Paragon Software Group & K Dictionaries Release PASSWORD Semi-bilingual English Dictionary Apps for 38 Languages
Available for Android, iPhone, iPad and Mac OS X; Each App Accommodates Multiple Language Dictionaries
FREIBURG, Germany, January 2014 – Paragon Software Group, the leading developer of dictionary applications for mobile, tablet and PC, and K Dictionaries, the global multi-language dictionary leader, announce their partnership and the release of PASSWORD semi-bilingual English dictionary apps for 38 languages for Android, iOS and Mac OS X. This new range adds languages such as Afrikaans, Indonesian, Malay and Portuguese Brazil to Paragon’s rich dictionary catalog for the first time.
The PASSWORD semi-bilingual English dictionary apps are the ideal learning tool for non-native speakers of English, containing the essential words and phrases for day-to-day use with the latest vocabulary in the areas of science and technology, entertainment, business and more. The dictionary apps can be downloaded and tested for free using a subset of the words from the complete dictionaries. Customers can therefore be confident that a dictionary matches their needs before purchasing it.
Each dictionary is developed to specifically suit the learner’s own native language, culture and education system. The following language versions are available in the current release:
Afrikaans | Arabic | Bulgarian | Chinese Simplified | Chinese Traditional | Croatian | Czech | Danish | Dutch | Estonian | Finnish | French | German | Greek | Hebrew | Hungarian | Icelandic | Indonesian | Italian | Japanese | Korean | Latvian | Lithuanian | Malay | Norwegian | Polish | Portuguese Brazil | Portuguese Portugal | Romanian | Russian | Serbian | Slovak | Slovene | Spanish | Swedish | Turkish | Ukrainian | Vietnamese
The apps offer sophisticated functionality with multiple advanced search capabilities, including fuzzy search and various grammatical word forms. Based on Paragon’s proprietary Slovoed engine, this app navigation enables the highest speed possible on the market today.
• Advanced search options, including full text search, wildcard and fuzzy search, search for anagrams and various grammatical word forms, search in either language
• Human-voice pronunciation, highlighting differences between American and British English
• Built-in handwriting recognition tool using Paragon’s PenReader technology (available on Android devices only)
• Integrated vocabulary test to learn new words efficiently
• List of favorite words
• Offline-use enabled
• Copy/Paste functions
• Search history
• A single app supports multiple dictionaries, conserving device storage
• Units converter for countries with different measurement systems
• Landscape-mode support
• Customizable settings
• Support for iPad, iPhone 5, and iOS 7
Requirements: iOS 6.0 and higher.
Android 2.2 and higher
OS X 10.7 and higher.
Availability: The PASSWORD apps are available for free from:
Mac App Store: https://itunes.apple.com/app/id687248017?mt=12
Full versions of individual language dictionaries for use with the app are available for $15.99 to $18.99 each.
About K Dictionaries
K DICTIONARIES develops lexicographic content, applications and tools, and creates monolingual, bilingual and multilingual datasets for 40+ languages and for all types of media. It cooperates on a wide range of dictionary products and services with publishing houses and ICT firms, as well as on new forms of Language Technology solutions. The Semi-Bilingual Dictionary was first introduced in Israel for speakers of Hebrew and Arabic learning English in 1986, and has since appeared in dozens of language versions worldwide.
About Paragon Software Group
Paragon Software Group is an innovative software developer focused on two dynamic growth markets. The company’s comprehensive product line for the data storage market addresses the needs of data security, storage and management for PCs, servers and networks. A second portfolio of products focuses on mobile productivity applications for handheld devices. Founded in 1994, Paragon Software Group has offices in the USA, Germany, Japan, Poland, Russia and China delivering its solutions to consumers, small business and enterprise clients worldwide through a network of Value Added Resellers, distributors and OEMs as well as online through the company website. For more information please visit the company’s mobility division site: www.slovoed.com