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Apple Dictionary Alternatives for Windows

Apple Dictionary is not available for Windows but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Windows with similar functionality. The best Windows alternative is GoldenDict, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Apple Dictionary and 11 are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to Apple Dictionary are dict.cc, Lingoes, Translatium and Ultralingua.

Apple Dictionary 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 Apple Dictionary.
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  • Mac

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  1. GoldenDict icon

    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.

    ⚫︎ PortableGoldenDict can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ Website TranslationGoldenDict uses a built-in translator to translate content into any language in real time.
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  2. dict.cc icon

    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.

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    Translation from German to 21 languages


  3. Lingoes icon

    Lingoes

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

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

    ⚫︎ PortableLingoes can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsLingoes can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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    Discontinued

    The program is no longer updated.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

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  4. Translatium icon

    Translatium

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Translate 100+ Languages Instantly with Translatium for macOS, Windows, Linux, Android, iPhone and iPad.

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  5. Ultralingua icon

    Ultralingua

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    At Ultralingua, we make software for people who love languages. We focus on high quality consumer applications for mobile devices, and offer our linguistic APIs to partners in a variety of fields.

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  6. Oxfordify English Dictionary icon

    Oxfordify English Dictionary

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Chrome OS

    Oxfordify dictionary is powered by Oxford University Press to provide users with meanings,pronunciation and examples of a given word. It also supports language translation in 12+ languages.

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  7. Dixio icon

    Dixio

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • iPad

    Dixio is the solution for all those who care about their language.

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    Discontinued

    Website and app unavailable.

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  8. Blueseal Dictionary icon

    Blueseal Dictionary

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Blackberry
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad

    Multilingual dictionary. The Blueseal dictionary provides translations of words and expressions between German, English, Spanish and French in all possible combinations. It also provides a synonym dictionary for all these languages.

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  9. Dictionary .NET icon

    Dictionary .NET

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Dictionary .NET is a tiny, easy and smart multilingual dictionary translating from/to 65 languages using Googles and Bing services.

    ⚫︎ OCRExtract the text from a screen capture or file and paste it into another document for edits.
    ⚫︎ Website TranslationDictionary .NET uses a built-in translator to translate content into any language in real time.
    ⚫︎ PortableDictionary .NET can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Translation
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    Babiloo

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Babiloo is a free open source software developed to read offline dictionaries.

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    Discontinued

    Note: Babiloo development is inactive, thanks to all the developers and translators. We recommend the use of GoldenDict icon GoldenDict from now on.

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