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Description

The #1 French English Translator & Dictionary for iPhone, iPad & iPod Touch ◇ Offline Dictionary with Comprehensive Entries ◇ Sentence Translator ◇ Phrasebook ◇ Verb Conjugator ◇ Vocabulary Quizzes ◇ Flashcards ◇ Offline Audio Pronunciation ◇ iPad Enhancements ◇ Apple Watch Support

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“This app packs an undeniable allure for travelers.” - iPhone App Review

“This app is a godsend! I love that it has a fairly large standard dictionary, verbs, phrases, AND pronunciations!”

“My students are ditching their books for iPads so I looked at apps and web sites with quality material. This is the app I recommend.”

“Great for Travel. Very helpful to find words and phrases without an internet connection.”

“Great App! I've tried several apps… this is the best one I found so far. After trying the free version, I purchased the Extended Dictionary and Phrasebook.”

“Very helpful. This has been an extremely useful app as I prepare for a language exam and review verb conjugations.”

French Translator Dictionary + by VidaLingua transforms your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch into an advanced language assistant, always ready to help. Translator Dictionary + includes features you won’t find anywhere else such as adding notes, audio clips and images to dictionary entries. An in-app purchases extends the dictionary, phrasebook and verb conjugator making VidaLingua the most comprehensive French English Translator & Dictionary for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. Download Translator Dictionary + now and start learning French or English today!

FEATURES
- French English Dictionary with over 504,000 offline entries for free, over 748,000 with Premium.
- Voice search for Dictionary, Phrasebook and Verb Conjugator.
- Includes translations, usage examples, parts-of-speech and gender of French nouns.
- Compiled and updated by professional linguists.
- Sentence Translator.
- Online images for thousands of dictionary entries, tap icon to display.
- Phrasebook with 20 categories such as Conversation, Asking Directions and Making Friends. Over twice as many sentences with Premium.
- Conjugations of 6,438 verbs. More tenses and moods with Premium.
- Multiple-choice vocabulary quizzes.
- Flashcards.
- Offline, text-to-speech pronunciation in French & English.
- Audio settings for speed and accent (US, UK, Australia, South Africa, Ireland).
- Single index search for fast lookups in French or English.
- Reverse lookup of words found in translations.
- Online lookup of additional information with IAP.
- Lookup History.
- Add your own phrases to the phrasebook.
- Email dictionary entries to friends.
- Numerous enhancements for iPads.
- Add notes and images to dictionary entries.
- Record yourself saying a word and compare it with in-app pronunciation.
- iPad Split Screen with Drag & Drop.
- Apple Watch version with voice lookup.

Premium Features
• 1-year subscription includes extended dictionary, phrasebook and verb conjugations.
• Payment will be charged to iTunes Account at confirmation of purchase
• Subscription automatically renews unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24-hours before the end of the current period
• Account will be charged for renewal within 24-hours prior to the end of the current period, and identify the cost of the renewal
• Subscriptions may be managed by the user and auto-renewal may be turned off by going to the user's Account Settings after purchase
• Any unused portion of a free trial period, if offered, will be forfeited when the user purchases a subscription to that publication, where applicable
Terms of Service
https://vidalingua.com/terms-of-service

Language is living! Only VidaLingua allows you to add notes, images, phrases and audio to create an engaging travel companion.

Comments & questions are welcome at info@vidalingua.com.

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Screenshots

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Version History

Launched Jul 23, 2009 (almost 10 years ago).

Releasing new versions every 5 months, on average.

Jun 12
2019
(Current)
Version 7.2.9

Added thousands of words and examples to the dictionary.
• French Canadian words and expressions
• French Internet slang
• Romantic words and expressions
• French idioms

Added 2,612 translations of verb infinitives.

Fixed Restore Purchases for premium subscription users.

Implemented gender abbreviations (m, f) for nouns in the dictionary lookup list.

Added gender (masculine, feminine) to dictionary headword screens.

Implemented 3 easter eggs in the dictionary. Hints below.
• What happens when you shout into a canyon.
• What happens when you are embarrassed.
• When things become unclear.

Improvements to Apple Watch version.

Enhancements to screen layouts and help text.

If you have issues with this version, please email support@vidalingua.com
If you appreciate free updates, please rate our app favorably in the App Store.

Apr 21
2018
Version 7.1.2

- Added thousands of headwords to the Dictionary.
- Added thousands of examples to the Dictionary.
- Implemented iPad Split Screen to use Dictionary with other apps.
- Implemented Drag & Drop between Dictionary and other iPad apps.
- Added Copy to Clipboard to Dictionary. Tap word or example to show context menu.
- Improved voice lookup language selection on Apple Watch.
- Added 3D Touch Peek to see Dictionary entries for Quiz words.
- Improved use of Dynamic Type. See iOS Settings > Larger Font to adjust.
- Added deep linking so Dictionary headwords can be looked up using Spotlight.
- Improved audio speed selector in Voice Settings.
- Added Flashcards setting to display only Dictionary favorites.
- Improved Flashcards screen layout.
- Added South African accent to pronunciation choices.
- Adapted screen layouts for iPhone X.
- Changed dictionary favorites icon color to red.
- Fixed layout issues on iPhones Plus models.
- Eliminated truncation of long translator phrases.
- Corrected bug blocking purchase of Premium Features.
- Enabled Translate link on verb conjugation screen.
- Fixed favorites issue when over 100 dictionary words are starred.
- Fixed minor bugs and improved help text.
If you have any issues with this update, please email support@vidalingua.com
If you like free updates, please rate our app favorably in the App Store.

Apr 13
2018
Version 7.1.1(35)

- Added thousands of headwords to the Dictionary.
- Added thousands of examples to the Dictionary.
- Added over 50 restaurant menu items to French Dictionary.
- Implemented iPad Split Screen to use Dictionary with other apps.
- Implemented Drag & Drop between Dictionary and other iPad apps.
- Added Copy to Clipboard to Dictionary. Tap word or example to show context menu.
- Improved voice lookup language selection on Apple Watch.
- Added 3D Touch Peek to see Dictionary entries for Quiz words.
- Improved use of Dynamic Type. See iOS Settings > Larger Font to adjust.
- Added deep linking so Dictionary headwords can be looked up using Spotlight.
- Improved audio speed selector in Voice Settings.
- Added Flashcards setting to display only Dictionary favorites.
- Improved Flashcards screen layout.
- Added South African accent to pronunciation choices.
- Fixed pronunciation of certain French verb conjugations.
- Adapted screen layouts for iPhone X.
- Changed dictionary favorites icon color to red.
- Fixed layout issues on iPhones Plus models.
- Eliminated truncation of long translator phrases.
- Fixed minor bugs and improved help text.
If you have any issues with this update, please email support@vidalingua.com

If you like free updates, please rate our app favorably in the App Store.

Aug 24
2017
Version 2017-08-24T21:20:44Z

- Added 4,264 dictionary headwords and thousands of translation entries.
- Implemented speach recognition dictionary lookups.
- Fixed pronunciation so text-to-speach works on all devices and fixed default speed.
- Added slider to configure pronunciation speed.
- Added South African and Irish accents to pronunciation voice in addition to US, UK and Australian.
- Added hundreds of noun plurals to German, French and Spanish dictionaries.
- Implemented dictionary favorites.
- Implemented Flashcards to practice vocabulary.
- Fixed problems with French reflective verb conjugations.
- Added Nominal and Imperative verb tenses to French verb conjugations.
- Implemented support for 3D Touch to navigate to phrasebook, verb conjugations, translator, etc. from app icon.

Aug 24
2017
Version 7.0 (12)

- Added 4,264 dictionary headwords and thousands of translation entries.
- Implemented speach recognition dictionary lookups.
- Fixed pronunciation so text-to-speach works on all devices and fixed default speed.
- Added slider to configure pronunciation speed.
- Added South African and Irish accents to pronunciation voice in addition to US, UK and Australian.
- Added hundreds of noun plurals to German, French and Spanish dictionaries.
- Implemented dictionary favorites.
- Implemented Flashcards to practice vocabulary.
- Fixed problems with French reflective verb conjugations.
- Added Nominal and Imperative verb tenses to French verb conjugations.
- Implemented support for 3D Touch to navigate to phrasebook, verb conjugations, translator, etc. from app icon.

Aug 13
2014
Version 2014-08-13T08:46:07Z

- Added thousands of entries to dictionary including complete sentences in addition to compound forms.
- Included contemporary words like "selfie", "fracking" and "hashtag" that you won't find in other dictionaries.
- Improved availability of online images for numerous dictionary words. If online image is available an icon will appear beneath the Examples section.
- Integrated phrasebook with dictionary so phrases appear in the Examples sections of dictionary (premium versions).
- Localized user interface for French.
- Implemented alert if user taps word to hear pronunciation and speaker is turned off.
- Improved display of multi-line phrases added to My Phrases category of Phrasebook.
- Improved Suggest Improvement link at bottom of dictionary pages.
- Other bug fixes and enhancements.

If you like free updates, please review our app!

Aug 13
2014
Version 6.2.71

- Added thousands of entries to dictionary including complete sentences in addition to compound forms.
- Included contemporary words like "selfie", "fracking" and "hashtag" that you won't find in other dictionaries.
- Improved availability of online images for numerous dictionary words. If online image is available an icon will appear beneath the Examples section.
- Integrated phrasebook with dictionary so phrases appear in the Examples sections of dictionary (premium versions).
- Localized user interface for French.
- Implemented alert if user taps word to hear pronunciation and speaker is turned off.
- Improved display of multi-line phrases added to My Phrases category of Phrasebook.
- Improved Suggest Improvement link at bottom of dictionary pages.
- Other bug fixes and enhancements.

If you like free updates, please review our app!

May 21
2014
Version 2014-05-21T21:50:55Z

- Added online images to dictionary. If image is available, an icon will appear. Tap icon to display image (requires wifi).
- Doubled number of dictionary entries in free version. Five times more in paid versions (On Sale Today).
- Implemented offline pronunciation in addition to higher quality online TTS when available.
- Added Voice Setting for pronunciation with US, UK, Australian, French and Canadian accents. Tap speaker icon to select.
- Implemented Voice Setting to choose pronunciation speed (Slower, Normal, Faster).
- Improved voice management so voices are audible even if the ringer is turned off.
- Added thousands of dictionary entries. (Spanish, French, Italian)
- Implemented "Suggest Improvement" link at bottom of dictionary pages.
- Improved online lookup in Wikipedia, Wiktionary and other sources for words not found on device (IAP). Tap globe icon in search field.
- Improved typography for fonts and letter effects in iOS7.
- Added subtle paper texture as background for dictionary pages.
- Extended pronunciation to tenses, verb forms and words in translation entries.
- Added Translate button to verb conjugation screen.
- Enhanced support for iPad including split screen layout.
- Improved flags icons, app icons, launch images and phrasebook category icons.
- Added part of speech to headwords in dictionary lookup list.
- Enhanced user interface by moving dictionary attachments (notes, images, audio clips) to single menu. Tap Paperclip icon at top of screen.
- Improved dictionary page layout on iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.
- Added Facebook sharing of dictionary entries.
- Fixed iPad landscape layout issues.
- Fixed pronunciation issue which caused voice to turn off on iPad 2.
- Disabled autocorrect in search field.

May 21
2014
Version 6.1.65

- Added online images to dictionary. If image is available, an icon will appear. Tap icon to display image (requires wifi).
- Doubled number of dictionary entries in free version. Five times more in paid versions (On Sale Today).
- Implemented offline pronunciation in addition to higher quality online TTS when available.
- Added Voice Setting for pronunciation with US, UK, Australian, French and Canadian accents. Tap speaker icon to select.
- Implemented Voice Setting to choose pronunciation speed (Slower, Normal, Faster).
- Improved voice management so voices are audible even if the ringer is turned off.
- Added thousands of dictionary entries. (Spanish, French, Italian)
- Implemented "Suggest Improvement" link at bottom of dictionary pages.
- Improved online lookup in Wikipedia, Wiktionary and other sources for words not found on device (IAP). Tap globe icon in search field.
- Improved typography for fonts and letter effects in iOS7.
- Added subtle paper texture as background for dictionary pages.
- Extended pronunciation to tenses, verb forms and words in translation entries.
- Added Translate button to verb conjugation screen.
- Enhanced support for iPad including split screen layout.
- Improved flags icons, app icons, launch images and phrasebook category icons.
- Added part of speech to headwords in dictionary lookup list.
- Enhanced user interface by moving dictionary attachments (notes, images, audio clips) to single menu. Tap Paperclip icon at top of screen.
- Improved dictionary page layout on iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.
- Added Facebook sharing of dictionary entries.
- Fixed iPad landscape layout issues.
- Fixed pronunciation issue which caused voice to turn off on iPad 2.
- Disabled autocorrect in search field.

Oct 31
2012
Version 2012-10-31T20:31:43Z

✧ Added support for iPhone 5 and iOS 6.
✧ Improved dictionary usage examples which appear on keyword screen in addition to lookup list.
✧ Added reverse lookup for usage examples on dictionary keyword screen.
✧ Improved usability of My Phrases section of phrase book. Tap the plus icon ("+") to add a phrase. Tap the arrow ">" to edit a phrase. Swipe from right to left to delete a phrase.
✧ Added arrows to right side of dictionary lookup list to open keyword screen.
✧ Implemented info alert in search bar if word not found in free version but available in paid version.
✧ Improved phrase book by allowing user to tap on phrase in addition to flag icon to hear pronunciation.
✧ Improved icons in dictionary keyword toolbar.
✧ Fixed issue of repeating words in vocabulary quiz.
✧ Fixed problem of selecting last item in list when ads appear.

Oct 31
2012
Version 5.3.12

✧ Added support for iPhone 5 and iOS 6.
✧ Improved dictionary usage examples which appear on keyword screen in addition to lookup list.
✧ Added reverse lookup for usage examples on dictionary keyword screen.
✧ Improved usability of My Phrases section of phrase book. Tap the plus icon ("+") to add a phrase. Tap the arrow ">" to edit a phrase. Swipe from right to left to delete a phrase.
✧ Added arrows to right side of dictionary lookup list to open keyword screen.
✧ Implemented info alert in search bar if word not found in free version but available in paid version.
✧ Improved phrase book by allowing user to tap on phrase in addition to flag icon to hear pronunciation.
✧ Improved icons in dictionary keyword toolbar.
✧ Fixed issue of repeating words in vocabulary quiz.
✧ Fixed problem of selecting last item in list when ads appear.

Apr 18
2012
Version 2012-04-18T11:53:50Z

- Added noun gender to dictionary key words in addition to translation pages.
- Improved search algorithm to make it easier to find words with accented characters.
- Added reverse lookup on iPad so user can tap on any translation to lookup in opposite direction.
- Increased size and quality of phrase book.
- Implemented “My Phrases” category with ability to add, edit and delete phrases.
- Added ability to search phrases on keyword.
- Implemented single index search for verb conjugations.
- Enhanced verb conjugation screen to include buttons for scrollable table or list of tenses.
- Fixed text-to-speech issue for iPad users which required users to occasionally reboot for audio.
- Fixed scroll to bottom of word list issue.
- Improved quiz performance.
- Numerous other enhancements including improved tab menu, better in-app help, fixed conjugation of several verbs, added navigation improvements.
- Extended Dictionary (in-app purchase) with over 250,000 translations.
- Extended Phrase Book (in-app purchase) with over 500 phrases.
- Extended Conjugator (in-app purchase) with over 6,000 verbs.

Apr 18
2012
Version 5.2.11

- Added noun gender to dictionary key words in addition to translation pages.
- Improved search algorithm to make it easier to find words with accented characters.
- Added reverse lookup on iPad so user can tap on any translation to lookup in opposite direction.
- Increased size and quality of phrase book.
- Implemented “My Phrases” category with ability to add, edit and delete phrases.
- Added ability to search phrases on keyword.
- Implemented single index search for verb conjugations.
- Enhanced verb conjugation screen to include buttons for scrollable table or list of tenses.
- Fixed text-to-speech issue for iPad users which required users to occasionally reboot for audio.
- Fixed scroll to bottom of word list issue.
- Improved quiz performance.
- Numerous other enhancements including improved tab menu, better in-app help, fixed conjugation of several verbs, added navigation improvements.
- Extended Dictionary (in-app purchase) with over 250,000 translations.
- Extended Phrase Book (in-app purchase) with over 500 phrases.
- Extended Conjugator (in-app purchase) with over 6,000 verbs.

Apr 08
2012
Version 2012-04-08T10:14:51Z

- Added noun gender to dictionary head words in addition to being displayed in translations.
- Improved search algorithm to make it easier to find words with language specific characters such.
- Added reverse lookup to iPad so user can tap on any translation to lookup in opposite direction.
- Increased size of phrase book to 530 phrases (265 in each language).
- Improved phrase book quality, categorization and graphics.
- Implemented “My Phrases” category with ability to add, edit and delete phrases.
- Added ability to search phrases on keyword.
- Implemented single index search for verb conjugations.
- Enhanced verb conjugation screen to include buttons for scrollable table or list of tenses.
- Fixed text-to-speech issue for iPad users which required users to occasionally reboot for audio.
- Fixed scroll to bottom of word list issue.
- Improved quiz performance.
- Numerous other enhancements including improved tab menu, better in-app help, fixed conjugation of several verbs, added navigation improvements.
- Added in-app purchases to free versions for extended dictionary, extended phrase book and extended verb conjugations.

Apr 08
2012
Version 5.2.9

- Added noun gender to dictionary head words in addition to being displayed in translations.
- Improved search algorithm to make it easier to find words with language specific characters such.
- Added reverse lookup to iPad so user can tap on any translation to lookup in opposite direction.
- Increased size of phrase book to 530 phrases (265 in each language).
- Improved phrase book quality, categorization and graphics.
- Implemented “My Phrases” category with ability to add, edit and delete phrases.
- Added ability to search phrases on keyword.
- Implemented single index search for verb conjugations.
- Enhanced verb conjugation screen to include buttons for scrollable table or list of tenses.
- Fixed text-to-speech issue for iPad users which required users to occasionally reboot for audio.
- Fixed scroll to bottom of word list issue.
- Improved quiz performance.
- Numerous other enhancements including improved tab menu, better in-app help, fixed conjugation of several verbs, added navigation improvements.
- Added in-app purchases to free versions for extended dictionary, extended phrase book and extended verb conjugations.

Sep 27
2011
Version 2011-09-27T18:06:03Z

- Added text-to-speech French & English audio to dictionary, phrasebook and verb conjugations (requires internet).
- Doubled size of French English Dictionary.
- Implemented single search so user doesn’t have to choose French or English to lookup a dictionary word.
- Added French & English flag icons to dictionary.
- Implemented reverse lookup so user can tap on any word in dictionary definitions to display the translation.
- Integrated translations and conjugations so user can easily switch back and forth.
- Increased size of phrasebook to include 8 new categories and 80 new entries in French & English.
- Added over 1,400 French & English verbs conjugated in all major tenses.
- Added verb forms to dictionary.
- Improved vocabulary quiz.
- Added Help menu option which opens online user manual.
- Implemented numerous usability improvements including defaulting to screen keyboard for lookups, better iPad screen layout, larger quiz font size, high-resolution tab icons, fixed tab menu issue.

Sep 27
2011
Version 5.1.5

- Added text-to-speech French & English audio to dictionary, phrasebook and verb conjugations (requires internet).
- Doubled size of French English Dictionary.
- Implemented single search so user doesn’t have to choose French or English to lookup a dictionary word.
- Added French & English flag icons to dictionary.
- Implemented reverse lookup so user can tap on any word in dictionary definitions to display the translation.
- Integrated translations and conjugations so user can easily switch back and forth.
- Increased size of phrasebook to include 8 new categories and 80 new entries in French & English.
- Added over 1,400 French & English verbs conjugated in all major tenses.
- Added verb forms to dictionary.
- Improved vocabulary quiz.
- Added Help menu option which opens online user manual.
- Implemented numerous usability improvements including defaulting to screen keyboard for lookups, better iPad screen layout, larger quiz font size, high-resolution tab icons, fixed tab menu issue.

Mar 02
2011
Version 2011-03-02T18:53:41Z

- Added conjugations for 184 of the most commonly used verbs in French and English including all major moods; Indicative, Subjunctive, Conditional and tenses; Present, Past, Future, Perfect, Pluperfect, Future Perfect, Imperfect.
- Enhanced conjugation screen interface on iPhone with tense picker scroll wheel.
- Implemented History button to browse through previous lookups.
- Added Clear button to erase lookup history.
- Enhanced word roll view to include abridged translations. Tap to display full translations.
- Added ability to email translation.
- Enhanced support for multi-tasking in iOS 4 and above which can be useful for cutting & pasting translations into emails or other applications.
- Improved support for iPad landscape mode on conjugation and translation screens.
- Implemented return to last lookup when quitting and restarting application.

Mar 02
2011
Version 4.3.1

- Added conjugations for 184 of the most commonly used verbs in French and English including all major moods; Indicative, Subjunctive, Conditional and tenses; Present, Past, Future, Perfect, Pluperfect, Future Perfect, Imperfect.
- Enhanced conjugation screen interface on iPhone with tense picker scroll wheel.
- Implemented History button to browse through previous lookups.
- Added Clear button to erase lookup history.
- Enhanced word roll view to include abridged translations. Tap to display full translations.
- Added ability to email translation.
- Enhanced support for multi-tasking in iOS 4 and above which can be useful for cutting & pasting translations into emails or other applications.
- Improved support for iPad landscape mode on conjugation and translation screens.
- Implemented return to last lookup when quitting and restarting application.

Nov 24
2010
Version 2010-11-24T03:02:53Z

This version is ad-supported and includes the following enhancements.
- Increased number of headwords from 2,000 to over 5,000.
- Implemented split screen for word lookups on iPad. Scrollable word list appears in left panel and translations appear in the right panel.
- Added pop-up window to enter notes and select images for translations on iPad.
- Implemented split screen for phrases on iPad. Categories appear in left panel and phrases appear in the right panel.
- Implemented split screen for verb conjugations on iPad. Scrollable verb list appears in left panel and conjugation table appears in right panel.
- Improved support for portrait and landscape modes for all screens on iPad.
- Added several commonly used verb conjugations.
- Enhanced graphics including improved launch screen, about screen and application icon for iPhone 4 and iPad.
- Fixed word lookup bug.

Nov 24
2010
Version 4.2.7

This version is ad-supported and includes the following enhancements.
- Increased number of headwords from 2,000 to over 5,000.
- Implemented split screen for word lookups on iPad. Scrollable word list appears in left panel and translations appear in the right panel.
- Added pop-up window to enter notes and select images for translations on iPad.
- Implemented split screen for phrases on iPad. Categories appear in left panel and phrases appear in the right panel.
- Implemented split screen for verb conjugations on iPad. Scrollable verb list appears in left panel and conjugation table appears in right panel.
- Improved support for portrait and landscape modes for all screens on iPad.
- Added several commonly used verb conjugations.
- Enhanced graphics including improved launch screen, about screen and application icon for iPhone 4 and iPad.
- Fixed word lookup bug.

Dec 17
2009
Version 2009-12-17T22:28:35Z

- Added ability to record audio clips and associate them with keyword translations.
- Added ability to take a photo or select an image and display it with keyword translations.
- Increased number of travel phrases from 20 phrases in 1 category to 50 phrases in 5 categories.
- Added icons to categories list.
- Added flags to phrases screen.
- Improved application icon, splash screen and About screen graphics.
- Added ability to take photo and display image with dictionary translation.
- Enhanced audio recording for dictionary keywords.
- Improved screen text and help alerts.

Dec 17
2009
Version 4.2.1

- Added ability to record audio clips and associate them with keyword translations.
- Added ability to take a photo or select an image and display it with keyword translations.
- Increased number of travel phrases from 20 phrases in 1 category to 50 phrases in 5 categories.
- Added icons to categories list.
- Added flags to phrases screen.
- Improved application icon, splash screen and About screen graphics.
- Added ability to take photo and display image with dictionary translation.
- Enhanced audio recording for dictionary keywords.
- Improved screen text and help alerts.

Jul 23
2009
Version 2009-07-23T20:03:39Z

Jul 23
2009
Version 4.1

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