Scrabble Assistant Lite

Scrabble Assistant Lite


Scrabble Assistant will find you the best playable words and improve your game for Scrabble, WordSmith, Words With Friends and loads of other word games!

Features:
- Offline support when searching for words!
- Application minimises to Status Bar for quick access
- Supports finding word definitions (requires online access)
- Supports official international (SOWPODS/Collins/CSW) and USA/Canada (OWL/TWL) Scrabble dictionaries (OWL, CSW 2007 and CSW 2012)
- Supports ENABLE dictionary used by Words with Friends and more!
- Calculates the word scores based on the currently selected game type (choose between Scrabble, Wordsmith and Words with Friends)
- Supports moving the application to SD card to free up more space! (Android 2.2+)
- Has four search modes to cater for all your needs: Word Judge, Anagram generator, Pattern Matcher and Word Builder.
- Supports blank tiles (wild cards) without any limits
- Options to sort search results alphabetically, word length and score!
- Filter searches based on word length (in Pattern Matcher and Word Builder modes)

Limitations of Free version (compared to the Full version):
** Limited to a maximum of 6 letter words (except for Anagram search which allows 7 input characters, but results limited to 6 letters). The full version supports a maximum of 15 characters!
** Is ad supported (Full version has no ads)
** Word definitions are obtained from a single dictionary (Full version supports multiple dictionaries, and users can specify which dictionary to check first!)

Keywords: Scrabble, Scrabblet, Word Assistant


*** FAQ ***
Q: Why can't I use more than 6 letters?
A: Anagram search allows you to enter 7 letters (i.e. full set of YOUR rack letters) but other modes are limited to 6.

Q: Why are the results limited to 6 letters (at most)?
A: This is the free version, and is intended to give you a "feel" as to what Scrabble Assistant is like. If you find it useful, please buy the full version, which doesn't have length-restrictions.

Q: This isn't a game!
A: It is an application to help word game players to improve their game!

*** Explanation of Android Permissions ***
Here is a detailed list of Permissions used by the application and reasons why it needs them:
1. android.permission.INTERNET - Required to go online to fetch word definitions and display ads.

2. android.permission.ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE - Required to display ads within the application.

Recent changes:
- Added support for the latest SOWPODS/CSW 2012 dictionary (with 270163 words).
- Can enter up to 7 characters when performing anagram searches. The search results are still restricted to 6 characters.
- Displays the title of the currently selected dictionary as part of the application title.
- Fixed issue where the anagrams are not being generated property with TWL/OWL dictionary.
- Minor UI improvements (help text and labels)
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Free
66
3.3
User ratings
36
Installs
10,000+
Concerns
0
File size
526 kb
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About Scrabble Assistant Lite
Scrabble Assistant will find you the best playable words and improve your game for Scrabble, WordSmith, Words With Friends and loads of other word games!

Features:
- Offline support when searching for words!
- Application minimises to Status Bar for quick access
- Supports finding word definitions (requires online access)
- Supports official international (SOWPODS/Collins/CSW) and USA/Canada (OWL/TWL) Scrabble dictionaries (OWL, CSW 2007 and CSW 2012)
- Supports ENABLE dictionary used by Words with Friends and more!
- Calculates the word scores based on the currently selected game type (choose between Scrabble, Wordsmith and Words with Friends)
- Supports moving the application to SD card to free up more space! (Android 2.2+)
- Has four search modes to cater for all your needs: Word Judge, Anagram generator, Pattern Matcher and Word Builder.
- Supports blank tiles (wild cards) without any limits
- Options to sort search results alphabetically, word length and score!
- Filter searches based on word length (in Pattern Matcher and Word Builder modes)

Limitations of Free version (compared to the Full version):
** Limited to a maximum of 6 letter words (except for Anagram search which allows 7 input characters, but results limited to 6 letters). The full version supports a maximum of 15 characters!
** Is ad supported (Full version has no ads)
** Word definitions are obtained from a single dictionary (Full version supports multiple dictionaries, and users can specify which dictionary to check first!)

Keywords: Scrabble, Scrabblet, Word Assistant


*** FAQ ***
Q: Why can't I use more than 6 letters?
A: Anagram search allows you to enter 7 letters (i.e. full set of YOUR rack letters) but other modes are limited to 6.

Q: Why are the results limited to 6 letters (at most)?
A: This is the free version, and is intended to give you a "feel" as to what Scrabble Assistant is like. If you find it useful, please buy the full version, which doesn't have length-restrictions.

Q: This isn't a game!
A: It is an application to help word game players to improve their game!

*** Explanation of Android Permissions ***
Here is a detailed list of Permissions used by the application and reasons why it needs them:
1. android.permission.INTERNET - Required to go online to fetch word definitions and display ads.

2. android.permission.ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE - Required to display ads within the application.

Recent changes:
- Added support for the latest SOWPODS/CSW 2012 dictionary (with 270163 words).
- Can enter up to 7 characters when performing anagram searches. The search results are still restricted to 6 characters.
- Displays the title of the currently selected dictionary as part of the application title.
- Fixed issue where the anagrams are not being generated property with TWL/OWL dictionary.
- Minor UI improvements (help text and labels)

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A Google User
Jul 15, 2012
Awesome app
A Google User
Jul 15, 2012
Awesome app
Nitehawk
Jul 15, 2012
Awesome app
A Google User
Jun 14, 2012
Do not download thinking its free Its a whack app. Wish some developers could put up zyzzyva
Dez
Jun 14, 2012
Do not download thinking its free Its a whack app. Wish some developers could put up zyzzyva