If you use applications like Dictionary, Translator , Calculator, Convertors etc. and spend your time in searching for that particular application each time you want to use them, then we will be telling you about a tool named Lingoes which can not only perform all the above applications but can even be customized with much more other useful applications.
Lingoes is basically a dictionary and multi-language translation software which is capable of providing results in almost 80 languages. This tool consists of a basic English dictionary which consists of quite a few words but exciting feature is that you can download number of free dictionaries of your choice and use them within this tool only.
It is freeware and very simple to use. To use this tool as dictionary, type any word whose meaning you want to search and this tool will find its meaning using Essential English Dictionary. Like you can see below I have tried to search meaning of word “voracious”.
By clicking on dictionaries you can see all the dictionaries which are preinstalled in this tool. You can even add other dictionaries in this tool which are available for free, from internet by clicking on Download From Lingoes which is displayed on top, as you can see below.
Apart for using this tool as a dictionary, you can also use it as a test convertor. You can convert any text in your native language. For using this feature, you just need to press on Test Translation icon shown in main window.
Now you can choose any text translator of your choice. This tool is equipped with 13 text translators and is capable of converting text in around 23 languages. So after selecting name of translator, you will need to select the language in which you are entering your text and in its next tab you will need to select the language in which you want to change your text. After doing this just press Translate and this tool will now translate your text and show it in desired language. You can see picture below to see how it actually works.
If you want to listen to text, you can click on icon with a speaker shown on top screen of this tool. Like I have earlier said, you can not only use this as Dictionary and Translator, but can even use it to perform various other applications. To perform other applications just click on icon as shown below.
Now you will see various applications in Appendices like Currency Convertor, Weight Convertor, International Dial Code, Time Zone Convertor, Calculator, Periodic table and much more. All these application are just on single click. But If you want to map more applications in this tool, then click on Download option available on bottom left of your screen and then this tool will open the page as you can see below, from where you can map more applications in this tool.
Another exciting option available in this tool is mini window option. You can even open this tool in mini window using this option. If you are reading any text whether online or in document, and you want to see meaning of any word or want to translate any text in some other language, then this mini window option will be very handy for you. You just need to select that word and right click on it, then that word or text will be automatically displayed on mini window, and now you can see its meaning or can translate it.
The size of this tool is around 5 Mb and still it will not take much time to get installed and as usual it will create a desktop shortcut which can be used to use this freeware. This tool is compatible with all the versions of Windows and has been tested successfully on windows 7-32 bit edition.