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Alpus is a dictionary viewer and Wikipedia browser.

Alpus Features:
  • Fast and fully offline operation
  • Comfortable user interface
  • Typing friendly search with case, diacritics, and punctuation tolerance and phonetic matching
  • Wildcard, fuzzy, full-text search
  • In-page popup translator and many other browsing facilities
  • History, bookmarks, and save to file
  • Text Viewer applet for rapid lookups during readings
  • Vocabulary Exerciser applet for language practice
  • MP3 Player applet (desktop version only)
  • Portable configuration and

What's New

Version 7.5:

Note: while Finder indicates this as version 1.0, the developer refers to this as version 7.5.

  • Fixed matching bugs
  • Fixed UI/simplicity bugs
  • Fixed miscellaneous bugs

Note: Some of the improvements in this version require re-importing dictionaries from scratch to take full advantage of.


  • OS X 10.7.4 or later

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Current Version (7.x)


Downloads 559
Version Downloads 60
License Free
Date 22 May 2018
Platform Intel 64 / OS X
Price Free
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