Paragon Updates Slovoed Talking Dictionaries
Paragon Software Group, a software developer of dictionaries and reference applications, has updated its talking Slovoed dictionaries for Android, iOS, Windows Phone, and Mac OS X with new features. Eleven new dictionary titles have been added to the Slovoed product line, and the addition of Finnish brings the total number of languages to 38.
Slovoed dictionaries are made available for FREE TRIAL within the free Slovoed Dictionaries app. Multiple reference apps and languages can be stored in the same app, with easy switching between them. In September, users will be able to use the new English-German Slovoed Learner's dictionary, with content from Oxford University Press, free of charge.
New features include the following:
- Free app trialling (limited to 100 definitions).
- Dictionary of the Month provides full access to a selected dictionary for 30 days (available to Mac OS X and Android users).
- Look up entire phrases of up to 16 words, including idioms, phrasal verbs, proverbs, sayings, and other multi-word expressions.
- New quick look-up capability that allows copying any word or phrase from another app (e.g. Web browser or email), to get its translation via notification without having to leave that app.
New dictionaries and languages include English to Finnish, Norwegian, Danish, Portuguese, Hungarian, Swedish, and Russian; and German to Portuguese and Danish.
New search options include the following:
- Headword search;
- Similar words search;
- Wildcard search;
- Anagram search;
- Search within entries;
- Full text search;
- Multi-word search;
- Converter for currency, size, length, temperature, weight, area, speed, torque, power, volume.
New learning tools include the following:
- Built-in tables of irregular verbs;
- Favorite articles;
- Audio pronunciations by native speakers (available for English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, and Russian);
- Conjugation tables (available for English, French, Russian and Spanish); and
- Flash cards
The Slovoed Dictionaries app is free to download and trial.Full dictionary versions start at $9.99. Until the end of September, Android and Mac OS X users can download and use the English-German Slovoed Learner's dictionary with content from Oxford University Press as the free dictionary of the month.