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Learn 5,000 most frequently used Chinese characters in order. With English translation and clear spoken Chinese, it is an ideal application for Chinese learners aiming to cover 99.9% characters used. This app is optimized for iPad for full screen reading. It is currently available for free with non-intrusive ads at the bottom to support our development.

Each Chinese word is provided with an English translation, native speaker recording and writing in both Traditional and Simplified Chinese.

This application has the following features:

⊛ 5,000 Chinese characters sorted by frequency of usage.
⊛ User friendly interface to browse characters in full screen
⊛ Click on the pinyin to have the Chinese word pronounced to you accurately
⊛ Beautiful page turning effect is building one of the leading app suite for learning Chinese as a foreign language. Don't forget to check out our Pinyin Chart, Vocab List, HSK Vocab List and PROnounce apps.

Please understand that this is an ongoing development. If you have found any issues or bugs, please let us know by email, We will solve them with free updates.

COMING SOON: Our team is already working on new features including Pinyin Sound Set purchase, Chinese Tutor platform and Learners Exchange. Stay tuned for the free update and feel free to contact us for any feedback so we can improve the app for you.

Our Production Team
iOS Development: Risa Chen
Graphic Design: Zoe Zheng
Administrative Support: Sai Wu
Producer: Edward Tsang

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What's New in Version 1.3

* Further improvements, stability improvements, and bug fixes.


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Customer Reviews

Very sad, this could be the Best...

Could be the best, but has two major problems. Test settings cannot be changed because this crashes the app every time. Only tests sound, with 4 multiple choice options. If you get the sound right but were wrong about the meaning, you cannot mark yourself wrong, which makes the SRS useless. In study mode, it makes you review every card in a group of 500, including the ones you have mastered, so you see the same 500 cards in the same order every time. A real shame, as this is the only app on the market with 10,000 characters. If these problems were fixed, I would give it 6 stars.

Good study aid

I just wish my fingers were smaller so that I could tap the arrows easier.



Character List 5k - Learn 99.9% Chinese Characters in Usage Frequency Order with
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
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  • Category: Education
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  • Version: 1.3
  • Size: 76.5 MB
  • Language: English
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 6.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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