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PONS is described as 'Germany’s most-trusted foreign-language dictionary. Includes language-learning materials, definitions, examples, pronunciation tips and a vocabulary trainer' and is a Dictionary in the education & reference category. There are more than 50 alternatives to PONS for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Android, iPhone, Windows and iPad. The best alternative is Google Translate, which is free. Other great apps like PONS are Wiktionary, Linguee, Tatoeba and dict.cc.

PONS alternatives are mainly Dictionaries but may also be Translators or Text to Speech Services. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of PONS.
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  • FreemiumProprietary
  • Online
  • Android
  • iPhone
  • Android Tablet
  • iPad

Germany’s most-trusted foreign-language dictionary. Includes language-learning materials, definitions, examples,...

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  1. Google Translate icon

    Google Translate

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Symbian S60
    • Blackberry
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Google Drive - Docs

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

    ⚫︎ Text to SpeechGoogle Translate allows you to transform written text into spoken text.
    ⚫︎ Works OfflineGoogle Translate can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    ⚫︎ Website TranslationGoogle Translate uses a built-in translator to translate content into any language in real time.
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  2. Wiktionary icon

    Wiktionary

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Android

    Wiktionary is a multilingual, web-based project to create a free content dictionary, available in 158 languages.

    ⚫︎ Works OfflineWiktionary can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
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    Linguee

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    • Apple Watch

    Linguee is a new kind of dictionary app for French-English, Spanish-English and other language pairs. You will find reliable translations in the shortest time, even when you're offline.

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    Linguee start page
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    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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    Main Page
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    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


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    WordReference

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    • Android Tablet
    • Alfred

    WordReference is a free online Oxford dictionaries for Spanish, French, Italian, German and more.

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    Homepage
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    Merriam-Webster

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • iPad

    Free online dictionary, thesaurus, spanish-english and medical dictionaries, audio pronunciations, Word of the Day, word games, and many more high-quality Merriam-Webster language resources.

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    Homepage
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    Dictionary.com

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Windows Phone

    The free Dictionary.com app delivers content from Dictionary.com and Thesaurus.com, including nearly a million words and definitions and 90,000 synonyms and antonyms. No internet required!

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    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.

    Main Window (several other view types possible)
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    LibreTranslator

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    • F-Droid

    LibreTranslator is an Android translation app with translations from LibreTranslate.

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