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GoldenDict

GoldenDict

GoldenDict is a feature-rich dictionary lookup program which gives translations of words and phrases for different languages. It supports multiple dictionaries' formats, perfect article rendering with the complete markup, illustrations and other content retained, and allowing to type in words without any accents or correct case.

The project aims to create a feature-rich dictionary search program.

 GoldenDict 1.0.1

Price
Free to download

Size
2.6MB
License

GNU GPL v3

Developer
Konstantin Isakov

Website
goldendict.org

System Requirements
Qt4

Support:
Forums, SourceForge Project Page, Forum (in Russian)

Selected Reviews:
Linux Magazine

Features include:

  • Accurate articles' representation, complete with all formatting, colors, images and links
  • Support of multiple dictionary file formats:
    • Babylon .BGL files, complete with images and resources
    • StarDict .ifo/.dict./.idx/.syn dictionaries
    • Dictd .index/.dict(.dz) dictionary files
    • ABBYY Lingvo .dsl source files, together with abbreviations. The files can be optionally compressed with dictzip. Dictionary resources can be packed together into a .zip file
    • ABBYY Lingvo .lsa/.dat audio archives. Those can be indexed separately, or be referred to from .dsl files
  • Support for Wikipedia, Wiktionary, or any other MediaWiki-based sites to perform lookups in
  • Ability to use arbitrary websites as dictionaries via templated URL patterns
  • Support for looking up and listening to pronunciations from forvo.com
  • Hunspell-based morphology system, used for word stemming and spelling suggestions
  • Ability to index arbitrary directories with audio files for pronunciation lookups
  • Full Unicode case, diacritics, punctuation and whitespace folding. This means the ability to type in words without any accents, correct case, punctuation or spaces (e.g. typing 'Grussen' would yield 'grüßen' in German dictionaries)
  • Scan popup functionality. A small window pops up with the translation of a word chosen from another application
  • Support for global hotkeys. You can spawn the program window at any point, or directly translate a word from the clipboard
  • Tabbed browsing in a modern Qt 4 interface
  • Use proxy server
  • Allows playback of pronunciation sound clips in different languages using the Forvo online service
  • Ability to use arbitrary websites as dictionaries added
  • Zoom
  • Support for printing
  • Ability to change dictionary order and deactivate selected dictionaries added

GoldenDict in action

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