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DimSum Alternatives

DimSum is described as ': a program designed to help you learn and use Chinese' and is an app in the education & reference category. There are more than 10 alternatives to DimSum for a variety of platforms, including Android, iPhone, Online / Web-based, Android Tablet and Mac. The best alternative is Ninchanese, which is free. Other great apps like DimSum are wenlin, Pleco, Youdao Dictionary and MDBG English to Chinese dictionary.

DimSum alternatives are mainly Dictionaries but may also be Language Learning Tools or Flashcard Learning Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of DimSum.
This page was last updated Mar 11, 2019
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  • Mac
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DimSum: a program designed to help you learn and use Chinese.

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  1. Ninchanese

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online
    • Android

    Ninchanese.com is a complete method to learn Chinese, built for beginners and advanced Chinese learners alike.

  2. wenlin

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows

    Wenlin software makes learning Chinese easier and more interesting, for begining students, life-long speakers, and scholars alike. It combines a comprehensive Chinese dictionary, a Unicode text editor, and flashcards. For MS-Windows and Macintosh.

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    It is just a dictionary and even if there is still a freeware, you are asked to enter too many details to get it.

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  3. Pleco

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    Pleco is the ultimate Chinese learning companion - an integrated Chinese English dictionary / document reader / flashcard system with fullscreen handwriting input and live camera-based character lookups, from a company with 15 years' experience making mobile Chinese learning...

  4. Youdao Dictionary

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

    Youdao is a search engine released by Chinese internet leviathan, NetEase in 2007. It is the featured search engine of its parent company's web portal, 163.com, and lets users search for web pages, images, news, music, blogs, Chinese-to-English dictionary entries, and more.

  5. MDBG English to Chinese dictionary

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online
    • Facebook

    This website offers more than just a dictionary, it offers various tools such as: flashcards, quizzes, text annotation, Chinese text input and more. The MDBG dictionary is used in many schools and universities all over the world, discover why!.



  6. ChineseSkill

    • FreeProprietary
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    Chinese language has and does deserve its notoriety for heartbreaking difficulty. If that wasn’t bad enough, most of the resources available for learning Mandarin Chinese are expensive, and time-consuming.

  7. Syng

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Syng is a free, open source, cross platform Chinese to English dictionary and study toolset made for the desktop operating systems.

  8. Hanping Chinese Dictionary

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Android

    Hanping is Android's most user-friendly offline dictionary for learning Chinese. Includes handwriting recognition, native speaker audio, stroke animations, AnkiDroid integration and much more. Free (Lite) and paid (Pro) versions available.

  9. YiXue Chinese Dictionary

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows Phone

    YiXue Chinese Dictionary is a comprehensive Chinese dictionary and learning assistant for Windows Phone.

  10. Zizzle

    • Android
    • iPhone

    Zizzle turns Chinese characters into engaging visualizations and memorable short stories with funny heroes. The University of Munich has independently verified the effectiveness of the Zizzle approach for learning Chinese: student performance increased by at least 79%.

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