WWWJDIC for Android

WWWJDIC for Android

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Japanese and kanji online dictionary

Android frontend for Jim Breen's WWWJDIC

Donate version available.

*** New: Version 2.0 now supports tablets and Japanese text-to-speech.

Features
* (new) Italian dictionary support
* (new) ICS support
* full tablet (Honeycomb) support
* Japanese pronunciation (install 'N2 TTS' from Market to enable)
* text to speech for kanji and dictionary entry translations (English/German/French/Spanish/Italian)
* multi-radical kanji search
* kanji of the day widget
* Japanese sentence translation
* example search with approximately 150,000 examples (Japanese/English pairs)
* example word breakdown/translation
* animated stroke order diagrams for over 6000 kanji
* history and favorites
* history and favorites backup and restore
* favorites export to CSV and Anki
* handwriting recognition (including offline via the Kanji Recognizer app)
* OCR-based handwritten kanji recognition, does not require correct stroke order
* Optical Character Recognition (OCR) -- just take a picture of any kanji you want to look up
* multiple dictionary lookup (General/Japanese Names/Computing/Life Sciences and more)
* multiple languages supported (German/French/Russian/Swedish/Hungarian/Spanish/Dutch/Slovenian/Italian)
* romaji input
* kanji compound search
* kanji lookup by reading, meaning, radical or stroke count
* radical table showing radical variations
* automatic mirror selection for best performance

About permissions:
* Camera permission is needed for OCR
* Coarse location is needed to select the closest WWWJDIC mirror
* For more details, see the FAQ:

http://code.google.com/p/wwwjdic/wiki/FAQ

Email me for bug reports and feature requests:
wwwjdic.android@gmail.com

Follow me on Twitter for latest updates: @kapitanpetko
http://twitter.com/kapitanpetko

Release announcements and detailed explanation of new features on my blog:

http://nelenkov.blogspot.com/search/label/wwwjdic

Google+ page:

https://plus.google.com/105457662805333954065/

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Recently changed in this version

v2.3.7
* Scale stroke annotations
* Handwriting recognition fixes for some devices
v2.3.6.
* Bug fixes
v2.3.5
* Updated EU mirror (Germany)
v2.3.4
* Android 4.4 support
* Added backup file selection dialog (4.4+)
v2.3.3
* Use Japanese font on non-Japanese locales (4.2+)
* Added action to share Anki deck
* Bug fixes
v2.3.2
* White text for transparent widget
* Widget layout adjustments
* Search UI improvements


Comments and ratings for WWWJDIC for Android
  • (69 stars)

    by Jonnathan Marquez-Medina on 28/03/2014

  • (69 stars)

    by Eric Dale on 19/03/2014

    By far, this is one of the most useful apps for Japanese. Occasionally, finding the right definition can be a bit of a hunt, but the overall content is staggeringly great.

  • (69 stars)

    by Sutthapa Sutthentara on 19/03/2014

    would be the best if widget can show the kanji on favorite

  • (69 stars)

    by i has on 19/03/2014

    home screen is a little messy

  • (69 stars)

    by ちゃん愛 on 01/03/2014

    It's good. But i think it's better if we can use it offline.

  • (69 stars)

    by ちゃん愛 on 01/03/2014

    It's good. But i think it's better if we can use it offline.

  • (69 stars)

    by John K on 28/02/2014

    What's not to love?