Dictan - Dictionary Viewer

Dictan - Dictionary Viewer


Dictan is a free Dictionary Viewer for Android which supports .fdb and .zd/.zpak dictionary bases. These formats are open, so you may download lots of free .zd dictionaries, handbooks, and encyclopedias from the Internet or create your own ones. Put .zd bases into /sdcard/dictan/ and they are ready for viewing! All extra info and the tools to create your own dictionaries are available at WWW.SOFTEX.INFO

The web-site also has the following free dictionaries in the 'Downloads' section (plus many others available over the section of 'ZD resources'):

English Wikipedia 2011
Russian Wikipedia 2015
Chinese Wikipedia 2015
Ukrainian Wikipedia 2010
Encyclopedia Britannica
Merriam-Webster
English Idioms
English Abbreviations
English Synonyms
Other various dictionaries

Recent changes:
New: Light demo base is deployed at /sdcard/dictan if no other bases are found
New: Minimum version of Android API is increased to 9 (2.3 Gingerbread)
New: Additional options for search from external applications
New: External search options are applied to 'plain text' requests
Improved: Words for external 'plain text' requests are added to 'recent words'
Improved: Adaptation for Android 5.0 (Lollipop) and above
Fixed: Layout window appeared on first start of Dictan from external applications
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4.7
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File size
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About Dictan - Dictionary Viewer
Dictan is a free Dictionary Viewer for Android which supports .fdb and .zd/.zpak dictionary bases. These formats are open, so you may download lots of free .zd dictionaries, handbooks, and encyclopedias from the Internet or create your own ones. Put .zd bases into /sdcard/dictan/ and they are ready for viewing! All extra info and the tools to create your own dictionaries are available at WWW.SOFTEX.INFO

The web-site also has the following free dictionaries in the 'Downloads' section (plus many others available over the section of 'ZD resources'):

English Wikipedia 2011
Russian Wikipedia 2015
Chinese Wikipedia 2015
Ukrainian Wikipedia 2010
Encyclopedia Britannica
Merriam-Webster
English Idioms
English Abbreviations
English Synonyms
Other various dictionaries

Recent changes:
New: Light demo base is deployed at /sdcard/dictan if no other bases are found
New: Minimum version of Android API is increased to 9 (2.3 Gingerbread)
New: Additional options for search from external applications
New: External search options are applied to 'plain text' requests
Improved: Words for external 'plain text' requests are added to 'recent words'
Improved: Adaptation for Android 5.0 (Lollipop) and above
Fixed: Layout window appeared on first start of Dictan from external applications

Android Market Comments
A Google User
Aug 17, 2015
Lack of "find in page" Add "find in page" feature would be quite perfect..
A Google User
Jul 10, 2015
Below average Poor UI, Sometimes shows random word meanings
A Google User
Jan 6, 2015
Great dictionary viewer! The interface is clear and straightforward, word lookup is very fast, plus it is open source and ad-free. I only miss integration with fbreader, but I guess it is up to the fbreader's developer. Good luck and thank you for dictan!
A Google User
Dec 28, 2014
Learning is just a click
A Google User
Jul 11, 2014
Cool Simple and perfect for duct format.