iFinger Collins English Dictionary

iFinger Collins English Dictionary

Download Editors' Rating:
5
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Average User Rating:
3.3
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Quick Specs

  • Version:
    4.1
  • Total Downloads:
    3,483,395
  • Date Added:
    January 27, 2012
  • File Size:
    54.75MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    416
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows 98/NT/2000/XP/Vista/7

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The electronic version of the Oxford Dictionary of English is handy for quickly looking up a word as you read a Web page or other document. To check a word, you only need to double-click it. You have to install iFinger before you can use the dictionary, which takes a while. The dictionary interface is compact. The search bar installs right into the title bar of just about any Windows application, even for programs such as Ad-aware.

For faster lookup, the most common meanings come up first, but you can expand the article to see more detailed information. The articles are hyperlinked. You can also expand the dictionary base by adding your own dictionaries, either word-by-word or by importing them from text files. This dictionary is helpful, even if you have the printed version.

 
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    "Download just didn't work on Windows 7"

    March 12, 2012   |   By Tasiturn

    Version: iFinger Collins English Dictionary 4.1

    Pros

    I've used this product before and it's very convenient with a good range synonymns and antonymns - if you can get it to load.

    Cons

    The Collins spoken pronounciation dictionary (which originally cost me about $60) and iFinger are quite good, easily accessible and comprehensive dictionaries but are a cow to load on to new computers. I've wasted hours on this product and its shop-purchased (more featured equivalent) trying to get them to load. On this basis I'd steer clear of Collins' computer products.

    Summary

    Good handy dictionary if it works - a big "if".

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    What's new in version 4.1
    Version 4.1:
    • Spellchecker
    • Alpha Search
    • Windows 7 compability
    • Harper Collins
    General
    Publisher Ifinger
    Publisher web site http://www.ifinger.com/
    Release Date December 01, 2011
    Date Added January 27, 2012
    Version 4.1
    Category
    Category Educational Software
    Subcategory Language Software
    Operating Systems
    Operating Systems Windows 98, Windows, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows NT
    Additional Requirements None
    Download Information
    File Size 54.75MB
    File Name collins_english_dictionary.msi
    Popularity
    Total Downloads 3,483,395
    Downloads Last Week 416
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    License Model Free to try
    Limitations 10-day trial
    Price $14.9

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