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Dictionary Universal Alternatives

Dictionary Universal is described as 'An application for viewing StarDict dictionaries and dictionaries in Lingvo DSL format' and is a Dictionary in the education & reference category. There are nine alternatives to Dictionary Universal for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Android, Windows, Mac and iPad. The best alternative is GoldenDict, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Dictionary Universal are StarDict, dictd, MDict and ColorDict.

Dictionary Universal alternatives are mainly Dictionaries but may also be Translators. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Dictionary Universal.
This page was last updated Jan 29, 2021
  • iPhone
  • iPad

An application for viewing StarDict dictionaries and dictionaries in Lingvo DSL format.

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  1. 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.

  2. 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    The project seems to be no longer updated.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.



  3. dictd

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Client/server software, human language dictionary databases, and tools supporting the DICT protocol (RFC 2229).

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  4. MDict

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Windows Mobile
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • iPad

    MDict is a multi-platform open dictionary. It doesn't have built-in datas but use database convert/built by other users. Features:

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  5. ColorDict

    • FreeProprietary
    • Android

    ColorDict is a StarDict compatible universal dictionary for Android. You can search words and idioms in many dictionaries at once. You don't need an internet connection to search because StarDict dictionaries are stored in the sdcard.



  6. QStarDict

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    QStarDict is a free dictionary program written using Qt4. The user interface is similar to StarDict.

  7. Lexpanse

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Android
    • Android Tablet

    2450 free basic offline dictionaries in 50 languages available for download. In-built WordNet dictionary, the biggest English language free dictionary. Self-learning module in the form of flashcards. Lexpanse also uses Wikipedia and Wiktionary.

  8. Dicty

    • FreeProprietary
    • iPhone
    • iPad

    Thanks to Dicty, thousands of free dictionaries become available for use with your iPhone, iPod touch or iPad .

  9. redictionary

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Arch Linux
    • Kubuntu
    • Ubuntu

    Redictionary will pop up when specific criteria are met after copying. It is built with Electron and Vue, according to the needs of a Chinese Linux user

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