This unsophisticated electronic dictionary is handy for looking up some terms, but the extremely limited word base hinders its usefulness.
The program's drab interface is accompanied by background music; thankfully, there is an option to turn it off. To check a word, simply type it in the query box and the program quickly displays the meaning; However, we were dismayed that several simple words could not be found. The program only has 5,600 words in its database, though you can manually add entries.
For fun, HomeMade Dictionary features a rather challenging word game. Oddly enough, the Cancel button when selecting a dictionary to play actually launched the game.
You'll need Java 1.5 or higher to use HomeMade Dictionary, another hurdle in using this app. With its inadequate database, this freeware isn't one we readily recommend.
Open Source, customizable and easy to use dictionary, with good features including background music support. Also featuring a never before medical dictionary, a real sine qua non for budding doctors. The best item bundled is Test Your Word Power Game. The dictionary also has initial database of around 5800 words including slangs whose meanings are hard to crack. Version 2.01 has word list updated with new words and spelling errors rectified. Installation process simplified.