What app is your iOS device missing which is very fundamental and can be useful to everyone? Its a dictionary app. Now there are quite a few dictionary applications out there in the App Store, however most of them require an internet connection, limiting where and when you can use it. Or they just have a terrible interface and don’t give proper or full definitions. Well, SmartDict Dictionary, English is here to change all of that. With over 350,000 words and phrases in its database, it should have every word that you will ever need, also all of these definitions are stored on your device, no internet connection is required.
SmartDict is currently selling for half price, so if you need a good dictionary app for your iOS device, make sure you pick it up while its on sale. There are some other great features such as photo illustrations for 9,000 words, over 700,000 detailed meaning explanations, information about synonyms, grammar and more, to make sure you understand the word and use it correctly. You can even add favorites and view your search history. Also you can change the color scheme to your taste. Overall SmartDict Dictionary English is one of the best dictionary apps that I have come across so far.
- Platform: iPhone/iPod/iPad
- Price: $0.99
- Version: 2.1
- Category: Reference
- Size: 227 MB
- Developer: Linguatec
App Store Description:
Special offer: Until 03.10. discount by 50%!
SmartDict English is the vast English offline dictionary made by Linguatec:
* over 350.000 words and phrases.
* 9.000 offline pictures for illustration.
* over 700.000 detailed meaning explanations and information about synonyms, grammar and much more.
* Translations in more than 100 languages
* No internet connection is required.
!! PROFESSIONAL OFFLINE DICTIONARY INCLUDING OFFLINE IMAGE DATABASE:
Over 350.000 words and phrases.
9.000 offline pictures
Integrated thesaurus with synonyms and antonyms
Pronunciation guides in the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA and SAMPA)
Thousands of detailed inflection tables
Translations in more than 100 languages
Comprehensive definitions including root word origins, related terms and much more (hyphenation rules, diminutives, super- and subordinate terms, frequent word combinations, derived terms, dialect words…)
!! SMART USER INTERFACE WITH POWERFUL FUNCTIONALITY:
Mark the most interesting items as your favorites, so you can find them quickly at a later time.
Personalize your dictionary by integrating your own comments into its entries.
* Font size:
Adjust the font size to your needs in a flexible and convenient way.
* History function:
We support your research with the history function: It lets you look at previously visited entries and provides a direct way back! If you want to delete the history, simply press a button!
* Additional online picture search:
There is a reason why people say that “A picture says more than a thousand words.” And for this reason, we have spared no effort and provide you with an additional online image search to go with our offline dictionary.
* Your own color scheme:
Make yourself at home in your app by picking from 9 different designs to suit your mood today. From Modern Times to Flower Power. How would you like it?
* Table of contents:
Forget cumbersome scrolling through long dictionary entries: You can navigate to the article section you want to read with a single tap of your finger! Through the table of contents in every entry, you will save time and stay organized.
!! EFFICIENT WORKFLOW:
Incremental search: With every letter entered into the search window, the app will update the list of suggested dictionary entries. It will know what you are looking for before you are finished typing it.
You can either find a specific word or quickly browse through the list of index entries.
No more waiting: Thanks to the Live Filter search, search results are provided in real time. Thus, SmartDict English is the ideal dictionary to do some quick research in between appointments.
Links between words and corresponding articles let you navigate directly in the dictionary to find out everything you want to know. The links illustrate relationships between terms and add to the exceptional user comfort.
!! MOBILE SOLUTION:
The entire dictionary database including the image archive will be downloaded onto your handset.
Therefore, a complete offline use is possible (unless, of course, you want to use the online picture search).
This allows full use of all functionality in airplanes, abroad or even on iPods, without needing access to WiFi.
Thanks to the intelligent dictionary structure and despite the vast amount of content offered, the app will consume no more than 240 MB on your phone.