Proficiency in English language is almost a must for a successful academic and professional career in Pakistan. Dictionaries are the first tool for learning any language. Fortunately in the age of internet, we have the technology to make using dictionaries most accessible and hassle-free. Gone are the days of sifting through those thick printed volumes. Now you can have your very own 'Desktop Dictionary Genie', standing by your command (CTRL + Right Mouse Click) whether you're online or offline! Want to look-up meaning of any text any where on screen, any webpage or any document? Just point the cursor to the word and hit hotkey (CTRL + Right Mouse Click), It will do all the searching for you and serve instant results in a pop-up (check screen shots below). And it's ALL FREE!!!
Unfortunately, there had not been any such free English-to-Urdu / English-to-English dictionary available, until recently. There are online dictionary services but in order to use them, one needs to be online first and then there's all the copy paste hassle. There are also a few good desktop software like Babylon, but they come with a monthly subscription of almost $10!!!
Thanks to the Lingoes Project, the wait is over, finally! The Pakistan Open Knowledge Foundation is most happy to announce that there is now one such desktop software available that can take care of all your dictionary requirements, absolutely FREE!
Lingoes is an award winning full featured multipurpose FREE Desktop Software for learning languages.
Being a desktop software means that you no longer need to be online in order to look-up Dictionaries, Thesauruses, Encyclopedias. No need to visit those old fashioned websites and all the copy-paste hassles. After installation, Lingoes is your most accessible language assistant whenever you need it, whether online or offline!
Lingoes even makes it possible to have an offline version of the world's largest Encyclopedia, the WIKIPEDIA!
A MUST-HAVE desktop tool for all students, Lingoes also comes with a very handy collection of built-in utilities. Whether you are in primary school or preparing for any national or international entry test like IBA, LUMS, IELTS, TOEFL, ICAP etc. Lingoes is the one-stop solution for all your dictionary needs.
Dozens of dictionaries, thesauruses & encyclopedias are available for free download!
- English-to-English and English-to-Urdu word translation
- Full text translation (Over 80 Languages)
- Capture word on screen
- Translate selected text
- Pronounce text! (for Spoken English)
- Dozens of FREE downloadable dictionaries!
- Global Currency Converter
- Full-Featured Unit Converter (Weight, Length, Area, Energy, Power etc) for example, convert Miles to Kilometers with just one click!
- International Dialing Codes
- International Time Zone Converter
- Interactive Periodic Table of Elements (for Chemistry)
- Full-Featured Scientific Calculator