Requirements: 4.0 and up
Overview: Android’s most popular Chinese dictionary – with handwriting recognition! Over 10,000 paid customers!
Details on how to get Pro version (living in China?): http://spam.com/YGonR
If you come across any problems please contact us directly. This is much better than leaving a comment on Google Play Store because we can then ask follow-up questions.
Pro version gives you:
★ Chinese handwriting recognition built in!
★ Mandarin audio* – over 2,200 audio files of a real native Chinese speaker (stored on SD card 7.7MB)
★ Homescreen Widgets (two sizes available) – flip through your favorite words from your homescreen
★ Multi-dictionary support – the superb ABC Chinese-English and ABC English-Chinese dictionaries (in-app purchases at extra cost)
★ No ads!
★ Search Hanzi / Chinese, Pinyin or English
★ Pinyin or Zhuyin (Bopomofo) pronunciation throughout
★ Both Simplified and Traditional Chinese characters supported
★ Live search – results update as-you-type
★ Progressive results – as you scroll down, progressively deeper searches are seamlessly performed
★ Enter long Chinese text in the search box and get instant Pinyinization as well as automatic vocab list
★ Offline access to all features (unless specified)
★ Starred words/phrases, Word lists, Search history
★ Custom search using wildcards
★ Clipboard support – copy Chinese from dictionary
★ Night mode (black background)
★ Quick Search Box support
★ Voice recognition (online only and only on supported devices)
★ Useful links to websites e.g. YellowBridge and nciku (online only)
★ Uses CC-CEDICT dictionary data (stored on SD card) and optionally (as in-app purchases) ABC Chinese-English and ABC English-Chinese dictionaries
★ Seamless integration with our Hanping Chinese OCR app (for camera-based character recognition)
★ Supports Move to SD card**
* Note: audio does not seem to work on some Archos devices.
** Note: “Move to SD” conflicts with Widgets in that you can only have one or the other. Please read: http://code.google.com/p/android/issues/detail?id=8555
IMPORTANT NOTE: Purchasing this app does NOT include the ABC dictionaries. For more details about these paid add-ons (which include the ABC Chinese-English Dictionary (200,000 Chinese headwords & 10,000 example sentences) and the ABC English-Chinese Dictionary (62,000 English headwords and 6,400 example sentences)), please read: http://embermitre.com/abc
For Chinese character input via pinyin, use Google Pinyin IME.
Note – if you are having problems downloading dictionary or audio data, please read this: http://spam.com/Aj6r3
Note – if many Chinese characters appear as empty square boxes, or if you would like to use a nicer Chinese font, please read this: http://spam.com/0P1wu
Internal memory usage: 12MB
External/SD card usage: 34MB + 48.2MB(ABC CE Dictionary) + 12.9MB(ABC EC Dictionary)
Please use the forum (see below) to report any bugs or suggestions.
★ Minor bug fixes
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