Yomichan Alternatives

    Yomichan is described as 'turns your browser into a tool for building Japanese language literacy by helping you to decipher texts which would be otherwise too difficult tackle. Inspired in part by Rikaichan, it stands apart as an all-encompassing learning tool' and is an app in the Web Browsers category. There are six alternatives to Yomichan for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Online / Web-based, Google Chrome, Firefox and Thunderbird. The best alternative is Rikaichamp, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Yomichan are rikaikun (Free, Open Source), rikaichan (Free), Popup Japanese Dictionary (Paid) and Memento (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Apr 17, 2021

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      • Google Chrome
      • Firefox
      Look up Japanese words with the hover of a mouse. Rikaichamp is a port of rikaikun, which is a port of rikaichan, which is a port of rikaiXUL. It aims to be simple, reliable, fast, and up-to-date.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Google Chrome
      Translate Japanese by hovering over words.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      • Thunderbird
      • SeaMonkey
      • Firefox
      Rikaichan is a popup Japanese-English/German/French/Russian dictionary tool for Firefox, Thunderbird and Seamonkey.
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      • Windows
      • Android
      • Android Tablet
      Japanese-English popup dictionary that lets you look up Japanese word definitions without leaving your current screen! Look up Japanese words simply by copying to the system clipboard, from anywhere, including web browsers, PDFs, ebooks and emails.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Memento is a FOSS, mpv-based video player intended for studying Japanese.


      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      Generate website Furigana by your Japanese level With ReadNihon you can Automatically create Furigana for any Japanese site. You can change the level of the text to match your Japanese speaking level.
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