Vocaboly

Download Editors' Rating:
4
Excellent
Average User Rating:
2.8
out of 4 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    3.0
  • Total Downloads:
    38,209
  • Date Added:
    February 17, 2010
  • File Size:
    3.07MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    18
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows XP/2003/Vista/Server 2008/7

Editors' Review

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This program helps strengthen your vocabulary in preparation for a variety of exams. After installation, Vocaboly prompts you to choose whether you're taking the TOEFL, the GMAT, the SAT, the GRE, or the VOA Special English. The clear and direct interface lists all your study options on the main window's left side. We were impressed by the number of ways Vocaboly can help you learn. For example, you can have words and meanings randomly tick across your screen, take a multiple-choice test, spell words when given their definitions, and play several games. The only complaint we have is that the app's speech engine failed to work when we asked it to pronounce a word. You can study the app's entire database of words at once, or you can choose to concentrate on specific sections. Although the trial version doesn't let you access the program's entire word list, we think Vocaboly will assist a wide range of users studying for a number of tests.
 
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User Reviews
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  • 3 stars

    "Cool software but super costly"

    August 04, 2010   |   By Begemot2

    Version: Vocaboly 3.0

    Pros

    The games and test are great and are a helpful tool studying for various exams.

    Cons

    Price, no cheaper option for just one test.

    Summary

    Great software but whether you're only studying for one type of an exam or all - the cost of the same and it's pretty steep. After trying the shareware, I'd be happy to pay 20-25 bucks for something like this. But at $80 it's just not worth it. There are many free websites and resources for these exams and while vocaboly is cooler than most of its competitors, I can't bring myself to pay so much for it. I can't imagine many would.

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  • 4 stars

    "A must for all those preparing for GRE, GMAT and others"

    June 29, 2010   |   By twinkle_littleheart

    Version: Vocaboly 3.0

    Pros

    Good, Simple, Concise and wide no. of words 2 learn

    Cons

    I've not found any major cons that could effect its effectiveness.

    Summary

    Try it once before considering any other costly software.

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    Full Specifications

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    What's new in version 3.0
    Version 3.0 adds lesson support--now you can easily define lessons when create new books.
    General
    Publisher Vocaboly Software
    Publisher web site http://www.vocaboly.com/
    Release Date February 16, 2010
    Date Added February 17, 2010
    Version 3.0
    Category
    Category Educational Software
    Subcategory Language Software
    Operating Systems
    Operating Systems Windows Server 2008, Windows XP, Windows, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows 2003
    Additional Requirements None
    Download Information
    File Size 3.07MB
    File Name VocabolySetup.exe
    Popularity
    Total Downloads 38,209
    Downloads Last Week 18
    Pricing
    License Model Free to try
    Limitations Limited amount of words.
    Price $79.95

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