Free to try translation tool
- Translates both ways
- Word meanings provided
- The app uses a widely respected dictionary
- Automatic language recognition
- Only English and French supported
- Not all words offer audio examples
- Requires over 125 MB of space
- Free for a limited period only
The dictionary app anyone learning French will find useful
A good choice for students and those who have some French language experience already, this app will assist novices and intermediate linguists. It has over 28,000 French words in its audio files ready to playback so you can hear the correct way to say them and there are in the region of 96,000 meanings held within its dictionary. Clicking on a word with your mouse will bring up a translation of it but a full translation is required to understand more complex or idiomatic expressions.
What's the word?
French-English Collins Dictionary is a handy app for those who are going on vacation to France and who'd like to be able to speak with a better accent by following the program's examples. The use native French speakers really helps and it works reasonably fast for handling those awkward moments when you're trying to make yourself understood.