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Duden dictionaries

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*** Duden – Die deutsche Rechtschreibung, 26. Auflage awarded THE BEST of 2014 IT INNOVATION

Seven Duden German dictionaries with audio pronunciations recorded by native speakers

Have a look at each of the Duden apps and gain a first impression. With this app you can try out all the available Duden dictionaries – and, if you wish, you can buy the fully-fledged version In-App.

Study and test the different possibilities and features of the individual Duden apps at your leisure. You will then soon discover which dictionaries are the right ones for you.

NEW! Duden - German Etymological Dictionary, 5th Edition
Duden – The German Spelling Dictionary, 26th Edition
Duden – The Dictionary of Correct Usage, 9th Edition
Duden – The Dictionary of Foreign Words, 10th Edition
Duden – The Dictionary of Synonyms, 6th Edition
Duden – The Defining Dictionary, 4th Edition
Duden – German Dictionary, 7th Edition

Search features:

• NEW! Duden MorphomagicsTM dynamically finds all inclined and conjugated forms of your query, right while typing. You can tap any word from the instantly-built list to view its full grammatical details.
• Search through dictionary headwords.
• Fulltext search mode – to search for usage examples.
• List of similar words in case of misspelling.
• Wildcard Search if you are unsure of the exact word spelling. Use “?” and “*” symbols to replace the missing letters.
• Look up from other applications - while working in other applications you can easily and quickly look up any desired word without leaving that application.
• Search through Favorites.
• Search history - while you are using the dictionary, it saves all looked up and viewed words/phrases in the History.

Learning features:

• Audio pronunciations recorded by native speakers.
• Irregular verbs.

Interface features:

• Quick access to virtual keyboard.
• Synchronization of dictionary language with the keyboard input source.
• Favorites - to quickly access frequently searched words.
• Enlarge or reduce font size for your comfort.

Duden dictionary compatibility: Mac OS 10.7 (Lion) and higher.

What's New in Version 8.6.325

* A well-known Duden’s Dictionary of Synonyms, 6th Edition is now available for sale. This dictionary will supply you with a wide collection of synonyms made of over 20,000 frequently used keywords.


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Customer Reviews

Purhase history from the app is not honored in the Mac version

I have already bought two of the dictionaries which provide content for this product running on the iOS platform as in-app purchases. However, that (identical) content is not available to me when I try to “Restore Purchases” on the Mac platform. Since I already have been coerced into buying the iOS product twice, after Duden decided to desupport their Duden-branded app which had been developed and marketed by Paragon, I’ll be d****d if I’ll buy it a third time! Good dictionary, but sleazy marketing.

Duden dictionaries
View in Mac App Store
  • Free
  • Category: Reference
  • Updated:
  • Version: 8.6.325
  • Size: 220 MB
  • Languages: English, French, German, Italian, Russian, Spanish
  • Seller:
Rated 12+ for the following:
  • Infrequent/Mild Medical/Treatment Information
  • Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes
  • Infrequent/Mild Horror/Fear Themes
  • Infrequent/Mild Profanity or Crude Humor

Compatibility: OS X 10.7 or later

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