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Dictionaries

Version 2.0

Translation and spelling dictionaries.

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Dictionaries overview

Dictionaries overcomes the Mac's support for only a few languages, installing language support and deeply integrating it into macOS. The dictionaries work exactly like Apple’s own and are available everywhere: in all your apps, in Look Up, and in Spotlight. Everywhere you type text.

That’s the best part about it: you don’t have to use a dedicated app to access the dictionary. Instead, the app extends macOS’s own Dictionary app as well the built-in Look Up functionality. The translation of an unknown English word is always just a force-click or triple-tap away.

Also included:

  • Spell checking (works in any app as well)
  • Pronunciation recordings
  • Emojipedia freebie, for when you’re not sure just what that emoji means

What’s new in version 2.0

Updated on Oct 03 2022

Reworked processing & updating engine:
  • The dictionary engine was reworked from the ground up, with much improved understanding of inflections, word forms and meanings. The new engine allows us to further improve the dictionaries in the future and to update them frequently.
Richer dictionaries:
  • Dictionaries now show word genders. Things like slang expressions etc. are marked as such. There are usage examples for many (non-English) words.
Ready for macOS Ventura:
  • The app was thoroughly modernized and works on macOS Ventura (while still continuing to support older versions down to macOS 10.11).
Improved pronunciation audio:
  • Pronunciation recordings are now volume-normalized, processed to remove noise and faster to play.
Improved dark mode and styling:
  • It was good before. It's better now.

Information

License

Shareware

Size

14.5 MB

Developer’s website

https://dictionaries.io

Downloads

1749

App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • Apple Silicon
  • OS X 10.11 or later
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lucycranetranslate
lucycranetranslate
May 14 2021
1.7
5.0
May 14 2021
5.0
Version: 1.7
I has been using Dictionary on both my computers for long time, I like how's it's integrated in OS environment and it's very handy!!!
johseb
johseb
Apr 26 2019
1.3.2
5.0
Apr 26 2019
5.0
Version: 1.3.2
A nice selection of dictionaries that integrates well into the system Dictionary app and are therefore available everywhere. I had an issue due to my Mac still running El Capitan (OS 10.11) and the developer sent me a working custom build 12 (twelve) minutes after my email report. Now, that's what I call support!
Meitnik
Meitnik
Feb 4 2019
1.2.7
0.0
Feb 4 2019
0.0
Version: 1.2.7
btw, its 10.00 now not 8; they need to be clearer offering paypal option.
lucycranetranslate
lucycranetranslate
May 14 2021
1.7
5.0
May 14 2021
5.0
Version: 1.7
kevocar
kevocar
Sep 25 2019
1.0
Sep 25 2019
1.0
Version: null
johseb
johseb
Apr 26 2019
5.0
Apr 26 2019
5.0
Version: null
Ervins Strauhmanis
Ervins Strauhmanis
Oct 30 2018
5.0
Oct 30 2018
5.0
Version: null
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