Vocaboly

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

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    3.0
  • Total Downloads:
    38,320
  • Date Added:
    Feb. 17, 2010
  • Price:
    Free to try (Limited amount of words.); $79.95 to buy
  • File Size:
    3.07MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    10
  • Platform:
    Windows

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 XP, Windows Vista, Windows, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, Windows 2003
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 3.07MB
File Name VocabolySetup.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 38,320
Downloads Last Week 10
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations Limited amount of words.
Price $79.95

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