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Dicty - universal dictionary shell

By Aliaksandr Strakovich

This app is only available on the App Store for iOS devices.


Dicty is a viewer application for dictionaries in StarDict format. Thanks to Dicty, thousands of free dictionaries become available for use with your iPhone, iPod touch or iPad ¹.

* StarDict format support (plain text, html, xdxf).
* Fast search over all dictionaries while typing.
* Contextual word lookup. Tap and hold on a word in the text to lookup it in all dictionaries.
* Special "Dark" color scheme. Makes the text easier to read in the dark and saves your eyes.
* Clipboard support. Allows to paste word from clipboard when switching to the application or copy translated word to clipboard.
* Portrait and Landscape viewing modes.
* iTunes File Sharing support.
* Share extension. Allows to translate selected words from other apps.

¹ No dictionaries are provided with the application. You can find them on the Internet free of charge and download inside of the application or copy using iTunes.

What's New in Version 1.5.1

Please extract dictionary files to corresponding folder(s) on your computer and copy them back using iTunes File Sharing, if you want to use your own collection of dictionaries.

• Bug fixes and performance improvements.


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Customer Reviews

Great new arrival among Stardicts

This is a great app that is functional and intuitive. In the meantime, Dictionary Universal was the best among the Stardict dictionaries. However, Dictionary Universal has been lagging behind with recent improvements (the app still does not support Split view). At this time, Dicty is well-formed to be more than a substitute for the Dictionary Universal. I would like to expect only two improvements to this app. First, I would like to be able to use the pronunciation voice files as supported by Dictionary Universal. Secondly, I hope that the search interface is improved so that one word at a time can be easily converted into multiple dictionaries (in Dictionary Universal I can swipe fingers left and right to change the dictionaries).

Dicty - universal dictionary shell
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • Free
  • Category: Reference
  • Updated:
  • Version: 1.5.1
  • Size: 20.9 MB
  • Languages: English, German, Russian, Spanish
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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