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Babylon Alternatives

Babylon is described as 'is the easiest way to translate a word. With just a click you can find translations from different dictionaries and different languages' and is a Dictionary in the education & reference category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Babylon for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Online / Web-based, Android, Linux and Mac. The best alternative is Google Translate, which is free. Other great apps like Babylon are GoldenDict, Crowdin, QuestSoft QTranslate and Tatoeba.

Babylon alternatives are mainly Translators but may also be Dictionaries or Text to Speech Services. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Babylon.
This page was last updated Jun 28, 2022
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  • FreemiumProprietary
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • iPhone
  • Windows Phone
  • iPad
  • Kindle Fire

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  1. Google Translate is a free online translation service that can instantly translate text and web pages between over 50 languages.

    Google Translate vs Babylon opinions
    This alternative is disputed. Google Translate is still a legitimate alternative to Babylon, but it might have issues that some users think are important.

    Google is an online web service, babylon is a desktop tool that offers offline word translation.

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  2. GoldenDict

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android

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

    GoldenDict vs Babylon opinions
    Almost everyone thinks GoldenDict is a great alternative to Babylon.
    xahkyen

    Amazing. GoldenDict can index the Babylon .BGL and many other dictionary files.

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    ushabuntu

    Does the job, indexes .BGL files like a boss, and can add more sources (Wikipedia) or dictionaries.

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    Goldendict is good, but is not the same as Babylon. Babylon is strictly a translator and not trying to be like wikipedia.

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  3. Get quality translations for your app, website, game, supporting documentation and on. Invite your own translation team or work with professional translation agencies within Crowdin.

    Almost everyone thinks Crowdin is a great alternative to Babylon.
  4. QTranslate is a free translator for Windows. With this small utility, you simply select the text you want to translate and then press hot key (Ctrl+Q to show translation in the popup window or Double Ctrl click to show the translation in the main window).

    This alternative is disputed. QuestSoft QTranslate is still a legitimate alternative to Babylon, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
  5. Tatoeba

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online

    At its core, Tatoeba is a large database of example sentences translated into several languages. Search example sentences translated into many languages. Add and translate your own sentences. It's collaborative, open, free, and even addictive.

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    It is WEB-BASED, so it is not an offline translator.

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  6. Lingoes is an easy and intuitive dictionary and text translation software.

    Discontinued

    The program is no longer updated. Last version, v2.9.2, released in August 2014, can be still downloaded from the official website.

    Lingoes vs Babylon opinions
    Most users think Lingoes is a great alternative to Babylon.

    the look and feel is similar, and it added not too long ago professional dictionaries look ups such as 'le petit robert' and the 'michaelis'. Mostly it worked fine and didn't demand no paying upgrades. Pure wholehearted gift from those gifted programmers.

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  7. dict.cc

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    dict.cc is not only an online dictionary translating from English and German to 21 languages. Its an attempt to create a platform where users from all over the world can share their knowledge in the field of translations.

  8. Lion (LEO dictionary)

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Symbian S60
    • HP webOS
    • Blackberry
    • Windows Phone

    Lion allows you to send a query to the German-English, -French, -Spanish and -Italian LEO dictionaries (Chinese is currently not supported) with a click of your mouse from almost all MS Windows applications.

  9. Tagaini jisho

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Tagaini Jisho is a free to use Japanese dictionary. It is available in several languages such as german or french.

  10. StarDict

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • AmigaOS

    StarDict is a Cross-Platform and international dictionary Software. It has powerful features such as "Glob-style pattern matching", "Scan selection word," "Fuzzy query," etc. Stardict Version3.

    Discontinued

    The project seems to be no longer updated. Last version, 3.0.6, released in January 2015, but it can be still downloaded from SourceForge.

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