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Dictionary Description
Dictionary is an application developed by Apple Inc. as a part of macOS. The application provides definitions and synonyms from various dictionaries, Wikipedia articles and a glossary of Apple-related terms.
Dictionary was introduced in OS X 10.4 with the New Oxford American Dictionary and Oxford American Writer's Thesaurus (as well as the Wikipedia and Apple sections). 10.5 added Japanese dictionaries, 10.7 added the British Oxford Dictionary of English, and 10.8 added French, German, Spanish and Chinese.
A list below shows Dictionary alternatives which were either selected by us or voted for by users. You can filter this list by tags and platforms

Latest version of Dictionary is 2.2.1 (169) and it was released on 2014-10-16.

Dictionary Alternatives

  • Babylon by Babylon Software Ltd.

    Babylon is a computer dictionary and translation program, developed by Babylon Software Ltd., an Israeli public company based in Or Yehuda. The company was established in 1997 by the Israeli...

    Tags: Dictionary Software, Machine Translation, Windowsonly Shareware, Israeli Brands, Software Companies Of Israel, Companies Listed On Tase
  • FREELANG Dictionary by LingvoSoft Inc.

    The on-line and free dictionary FREELANG is a bilingual dictionary for Microsoft Windows. Founded in 1997 by Beaumont. FREELANG is free but is under copyright of the authors, and it is...

    Latest version of FREELANG Dictionary is 3.57 and it was released on 2008.

    Tags: Online Dictionaries, Dictionary Software, C Software
  • GoldenDict by Konstantin Isakov

    GoldenDict is an open-source dictionary program that gives translations of words and phrases for different languages. It allows the use of several popular dictionary file formats simultaneously and...

    Latest version of GoldenDict is 1.0.1-1 and it was released on 2010-12-04.

    Tags: Free Dictionary Software, Freeware, Dictionary Software, English Dictionaries, Translation Dictionaries, Dict Clients, Machine Translation, Dictionary Software That Uses Qt, Language Software For Linux, Language Software For Macos, Language Software For Windows
  • Lingoes by Kevin Yau

    Lingoes is a single-click multi-lingual translation software program released as a freeware translation utility. Lingoes is often compared to Babylon dictionary due to similarities in the GUI, same...

    Latest version of Lingoes is 2.9.2 and it was released on 2014-08-16.

    Tags: Dict Clients, Free Dictionary Software, Freeware, Dictionary Software, Translation Dictionaries, English Dictionaries, Free Software Programmed In C, Machine Translation, Windowsonly Software, Language Software For Windows
  • OmniDictionary by The Omni Group

    OmniDictionary is a DICT client by The Omni Group. Unlike Apple Computer's Dictionary, it retrieves definitions from the internet via the DICT protocol instead of a file on the hard drive. Starting...

    Latest version of OmniDictionary is 2.0.4 and it was released on 2006-01-10.

    Tags: The Omni Group, Dict Clients, Dictionary Software, Macosonly Software, Language Software For Macos
  • PowerWord by Kingsoft

    PowerWord is a collection of Chinese, English and bilingual dictionaries and supporting proprietary software, published on CD-ROM in China by Kingsoft, which claims to have 20 million users...

    Latest version of PowerWord is PowerWord 2011 and it was released on 2012-01-13.

    Tags: Dictionary Software
  • StarDict

    StarDict, developed by Hu Zheng (胡正), is a free GUI released under the GPL for accessing StarDict dictionary files (a dictionary shell). It is the successor of StarDic, developed by Ma Su'an (馬蘇安),...

    Latest version of StarDict is 3.0.6 and it was released on 2015-01-27.

    Tags: Dict Clients, Dictionary Software, Free Dictionary Software, Free Software Programmed In C, Dictionary Software That Uses Gtk, Machine Translation, Translation Dictionaries, Dictionary Formats, Language Software For Linux, Language Software For Windows
  • Ultralingua by Ultralingua Inc.

    Ultralingua is a single-click and drag-and-drop multilingual translation dictionary, thesaurus, and language reference utility. The full suite of Ultralingua language tools is available free online...

    Latest version of Ultralingua is 7.1.10 and it was released on July 2011.

    Tags: Dictionary Software, Classic Mac Os Software, Macos Textrelated Software, Windows Textrelated Software, Online Dictionaries, Reference Material Lists
  • WordWeb by Antony Lewis

    WordWeb is an international English dictionary and thesaurus program for Microsoft Windows, iOS, Android and Mac OS X. Available for download online, the program is partly based on the WordNet...

    Latest version of WordWeb is 8.04 and it was released on 2016-12-05.

    Tags: Web Services, Dictionary Software
  • GNU Aspell by GNU Aspell developers

    GNU Aspell, usually called just Aspell, is a free software spell checker designed to replace Ispell. It is the standard spell checker for the GNU operating system. It also compiles for other...

    Latest version of GNU Aspell is and it was released on 2011-07-04.

    Tags: Gnu Project Software, Spell Checkers, Free Software Programmed In C, Free Spelling Checking Programs, Language Software For Linux, Language Software For Macos, Language Software For Windows
  • Hunspell by László Németh

    Hunspell is a spell checker and morphological analyzer designed for languages with rich morphology and complex word compounding and character encoding, originally designed for the Hungarian...

    Latest version of Hunspell is 1.6.1 and it was released on 2017-03-26.

    Tags: Free Spelling Checking Programs, Spell Checkers, Language Software For Linux, Language Software For Macos, Language Software For Windows
  • AirDrop by Apple Inc.

    AirDrop is an ad-hoc service in Apple Inc.'s macOS and iOS operating systems, introduced in Mac OS X Lion (Mac OS X 10.7) and iOS 7, which enables the transfer of files among supported Macintosh...

    Tags: Macos, Ios, Articles Created Via The Article Wizard, Macos File Sharing Software
  • ArchiCAD by Graphisoft

    ARCHICAD is an architectural BIM CAD software for Macintosh and Windows developed by the Hungarian company Graphisoft. ARCHICAD offers computer aided solutions for handling all common aspects of...

    Latest version of ArchiCAD is 21 and it was released on {{dts|2017|06|14}}.

    Tags: Computeraided Design Software, 3d Graphics Software, Building Information Modeling, Macos, Macos Computeraided Design Software, Computeraided Design Software For Windows, Hungarian Inventions
  • Bcfg2

    Bcfg2 (pronounced "bee-config") is a configuration management tool developed in the Mathematics and Computer Science Division of Argonne National Laboratory. Bcfg2 aids in the infrastructure...

    Latest version of Bcfg2 is 1.3.6 and it was released on 2015-06-11.

    Tags: Configuration Management, Linux Configuration Utilities, Macos, Linux Package Managementrelated Software, Unix Package Managementrelated Software, Software Using The Bsd License
  • cdist

    cdist is a free software configuration management system, which declares to adheres to the KISS principle. It manages nodes over SSH and requires only Bourne Shell to be installed on them and no...

    Latest version of cdist is 4.6.1 and it was released on 2017-08-30.

    Tags: Configuration Management, Free Software Programmed In Python, 2010 Software, Linux Configuration Utilities, Macos, Linux Package Managementrelated Software, Unix Package Managementrelated Software
  • DIPS by DIPS Development Group

    DIPS (Digital Image Processing with Sound) is a set of plug-in objects that handle real-time digital image processing in Max/MSP programming environment. Combining with the built-in objects of the...

    Latest version of DIPS is 4.1.1 and it was released on 2009-08-01.

    Tags: Visual Programming Languages, Audio Programming Languages, Computer Graphics, 3d Graphics Software, Educational Programming Languages, Macos
  • Disk Utility by Apple Inc.

    Disk Utility is a system utility for performing disk and disk volume-related tasks on the macOS operating system by Apple...

    Latest version of Disk Utility is 16.3 and it was released on 2017-03-27.

    Tags: Macos, Disk Partitioning Software, Hard Disk Software, Data Erasure Software, Backup Software For Macos, Macos Archivers And Compressionrelated Utilities
  • Grab by Apple Computer

    Grab is an application created by Apple Inc. for Mac OS X, used to take screenshots. Grab is also present in OS X's progenitors NeXTSTEP and OpenStep. It supports capturing a marquee selection,...

    Latest version of Grab is 1.9 and it was released on 2016-05-06.

    Tags: Macos, Screenshot Software
  • Installer by Apple Inc.

    Installer is an application included in macOS (and in its progenitors OPENSTEP and NeXTSTEP) that extracts and installs files out of .pkg packages. It was created by NeXT, and is now maintained by...

    Latest version of Installer is 6.2.0 and it was released on 2017-01-23.

    Tags: Macos, Installation Software
  • launchd

    In computing, launchd, a unified service-management framework, starts, stops and manages daemons, applications, processes, and...

    Tags: Macos, Software Using The Apache License, Unix Process And Taskmanagementrelated Software
  • Messages Server by Apple Inc.

    Messages Server is a component of OS X Server from Apple Inc. It was first introduced as iChat Server with the release of Mac OS X Server 10.4, and was upgraded to version 2 with the release of Mac...

    Tags: Instant Messaging Server Software, Online Chat, Macos, Macos Server
  • Remote Install Mac OS X by Apple Inc.

    Remote Install Mac OS X is a remote installer for use with MacBook Air laptops over the network. It works by having it run on a Macintosh or a Windows-based PC with an optical drive and then...

    Latest version of Remote Install Mac OS X is 1.1.1 and it was released on 2009-08-28.

    Tags: Macos, Installation Software
  • Rosetta by Apple Inc.

    Rosetta was a dynamic binary translator for Mac OS X that allowed many PowerPC applications to run on certain Intel-based Macintosh computers without modification. Apple released Rosetta in 2006...

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  • Rudder by Normation

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    Latest version of Rudder is 4.1.3 and it was released on 2017-05-23.

    Tags: Configuration Management, Virtualizationrelated Software For Linux, Software Using The Gnu Agpl License, Linux Configuration Utilities, Macos, Linux Package Managementrelated Software, Unix Package Managementrelated Software, Remote Administration Software, Software Distribution, Free Software Programmed In Scala
  • xinetd by Rob Braun

    In computer networking, xinetd (extended Internet daemon) is an open-source super-server daemon, runs on many Unix-like systems and manages Internet-based connectivity. It offers a more secure...

    Latest version of xinetd is 2.3.15 and it was released on 2012-05-09.

    Tags: Unix, Macos, Linux Security Software