Fora Dictionary

Fora Dictionary


Fora Dictionary is a versatile dictionary manager application. It allows accessing both offline (StarDict, XDXF, DSL, DICTD, and Plain/TSV formats) and online (Wikipedia, DICT protocol) dictionaries.

Features:
• Suggestions as you type
• Installable packages (WordNet, FOLDOC, Factbook, Moby)
• Automated downloads (ENG-DEU, DEU-ENG, ENG-HUN, HUN-ENG, ENG-CZE, ENG-TUR, CRO-ENG)
• Support for StarDict, XDXF, DSL, DICTD and Plain (TSV) dictionary formats
• Wikipedia (with suggestions and random)
• Wildcard search
• Full-text search
• Fuzzy search
• DICT protocol
• Profiles (grouping)
• Reader mode
• History and navigation
• Word list with notes
• Clipboard activation
• Text-to-Speech/TTS
• Voice-search/dictation
• Customization
• Find in page
• Export
• Email/SMS
• Query API
• Tablet friendly
• Portable, all-in-SD configuration

Notes:
• This app is ad-supported and supports up to 5 dictionaries. Ads and the 5-dicts limit can be removed permanently by purchasing a license code using the License Manager app.
• There is also a version that works identically on Android/iOS/Windows/Mac/Linux. Desktop versions are distributed as freeware and can be used to set up dictionaries on a computer.

Homepage:
http://ng-comp.com/fora/android.htm

Contact:
[email protected]

Recent changes:
v16.0
• Added built-in stemmers for 19 languages, examples: http://mazko.github.io/jssnowball/
• Optimized stemming methods
• Added shortcut for fuzzy search
• Fixed bug when searching large number of dictionaries simultaneously
• Fixed full-text search bug when searching for phrases
• Fixed miscellaneous bugs
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Free
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4.4
User ratings
2082
Installs
100,000+
Concerns
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File size
1065 kb
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About Fora Dictionary
Fora Dictionary is a versatile dictionary manager application. It allows accessing both offline (StarDict, XDXF, DSL, DICTD, and Plain/TSV formats) and online (Wikipedia, DICT protocol) dictionaries.

Features:
• Suggestions as you type
• Installable packages (WordNet, FOLDOC, Factbook, Moby)
• Automated downloads (ENG-DEU, DEU-ENG, ENG-HUN, HUN-ENG, ENG-CZE, ENG-TUR, CRO-ENG)
• Support for StarDict, XDXF, DSL, DICTD and Plain (TSV) dictionary formats
• Wikipedia (with suggestions and random)
• Wildcard search
• Full-text search
• Fuzzy search
• DICT protocol
• Profiles (grouping)
• Reader mode
• History and navigation
• Word list with notes
• Clipboard activation
• Text-to-Speech/TTS
• Voice-search/dictation
• Customization
• Find in page
• Export
• Email/SMS
• Query API
• Tablet friendly
• Portable, all-in-SD configuration

Notes:
• This app is ad-supported and supports up to 5 dictionaries. Ads and the 5-dicts limit can be removed permanently by purchasing a license code using the License Manager app.
• There is also a version that works identically on Android/iOS/Windows/Mac/Linux. Desktop versions are distributed as freeware and can be used to set up dictionaries on a computer.

Homepage:
http://ng-comp.com/fora/android.htm

Contact:
[email protected]

Recent changes:
v16.0
• Added built-in stemmers for 19 languages, examples: http://mazko.github.io/jssnowball/
• Optimized stemming methods
• Added shortcut for fuzzy search
• Fixed bug when searching large number of dictionaries simultaneously
• Fixed full-text search bug when searching for phrases
• Fixed miscellaneous bugs

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User reviews of Fora Dictionary
Best offline dictionary on the market, and the only ad-free and low resource option on the market. Colorization configuration is a touch non-intuitive.
Jul 10, 2012
This would be even better if there was an option to import all dictionaries within a certain folder recursively. I had to manually add 25 dictionaries one by one!
Mar 3, 2012
Remember, this is just a shell. You still need to download or import the actual dictionaries. But if you do, you'll be blessed by a very functional dictionary app, that can be customized as you wish. Now I have several groups of dictionaries on it, and it's made very simple to alter between them. Highly recommended!
Feb 13, 2012
text-to-speech just disappear after the last update. thats so aweful.
Jan 12, 2012
the best dictionary shell i've tried so far — and i have tried most free ones in the android market. probably not so polished interface-wise as some of the others, but versatile, without ads or stupid limitations. very useful. give it a try if you really do need a dictionary.
Jul 7, 2011
Android Market Comments
A Google User
6 days ago
Good and nice
A Google User
6 days ago
Must download ^_^
A Google User
Sep 21, 2014
Awesome was using since long time
A Google User
Sep 20, 2014
Surprised! Do not have the meaning for common words like 'you' and 'your!! '... But for complicated words, it is ok..
A Google User
Sep 17, 2014
could not import local dictionary Error: java.lang.StringIndexOutOfBoundsException