About & Pics

Description

Learn how to read and write Chinese with the #1 character-learning app. You choose the vocabulary lists and Skritter handles the rest—a writing coach in the palm of your hand. Say goodbye to forgotten characters, tone mistakes, and your pile of flashcards. Say hello to the Chinese language learning app of the future.

• 10,000+ characters and 400,000+ words
• Study offline, auto-sync when you reconnect
• Hundreds of textbook lists
• Handwriting recognition with instant feedback
• Advanced study algorithm designed just for Chinese
• Simplified and traditional character support
• Cancel any time, keep reviewing for free
• One week free trial, $7.50-14.99/month after that

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“If I could only keep one app on my iPod, this would be it without a doubt. Skritter will change your life!”
― Wendy Werneth, UN Translator, Switzerland

“Learning to write Chinese characters has never been so fun. From writing zero to 2000+ characters in six months!”
― Brian Jackson, Economist, Alaska
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After your free week, Skritter subscriptions are available for purchase inside this app.

One month subscription (automatically renewed until canceled).
Six months subscription (automatically renewed until canceled).
One year subscription (automatically renewed until canceled).
Two years subscription (not automatically renewed).

Your subscription will be charged to your iTunes account automatically at confirmation of purchase and will automatically renew at the same price unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24 hours before the end of the current subscription period.

Current subscriptions may not be canceled during the active subscription period, but you can manage your subscriptions by visiting your iTunes Account Settings after purchase.

Please see https://www.skritter.com/legal for our privacy policy and http://docs.skritter.com/article/133-terms-of-use for our terms of service. Have questions, problems, or feedback? Reach out to us at team@skritter.com.

 Free in iOS App Store

Screenshots

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Version History

Launched May 31, 2012 (almost 7 years ago).

Releasing new versions every 4 months, on average.

Sep 11
2018
(Current)
Version 2.7.5

Performance improvements and bug fixes.

May 01
2017
Version 2.7.4

In accordance with our humane bug catch-and-release principles, we gently shepherded some bugs out of the app and into the wilderness of California's serene redwood forests, where they will live out the rest of their days harmlessly trying to crash the beauty of nature.

(... we killed them.)

Sep 20
2016
Version 2.7.3

Updated compatibility with iOS 10. Improved Apple Pencil support.

Dec 06
2015
Version 2.7.2

Restored Pleco button for users with the Pleco Chinese dictionary installed.

Nov 20
2015
Version 2.7.0

Supports 3D Touch and force-sensitive writing for new devices.

Mar 31
2015
Version 2.6.3

More speed! Improved accuracy of tap areas, tap sensitivity, and pronunciation audio files. Fixed stroke rendering lag when returning from word details screen.

Oct 29
2014
Version 2.6.2

Updated pronunciation files and re-enabled mute switch behavior.

Oct 14
2014
Version 2.6.1

Fixed a bug with large Chinese text not rendering on 32-bit devices.

Sep 30
2014
Version 2.6.0

Updates for iOS 8, many bugfixes, and a big graphics performance upgrade.

Jun 13
2014
Version 2.5.0

Fixed bugs.

Dec 15
2013
Version 2.4.0

Tons of new sound files, with new text-to-speech for words with no audio.

Sep 18
2013
Version 2.3.0

Skritter now syncs your reviews in the background when your device is powered and online, so you stay up-to-date across devices without even opening the app. We've also fixed dozens of bugs.

Jun 19
2013
Version 2.2.1

Example sentences!

Jan 18
2013
Version 2.1.0

Fixed many bugs. Look forward to example sentences in the next update!

Nov 27
2012
Version 2.0.1

Universal iPad and iPhone 5 support is here, along with single-list study and improved stroke recognition!

Nov 25
2012
Version 2.0.0

Universal iPad and iPhone 5 support is here, along with single-list study and improved stroke recognition!

Aug 27
2012
Version 1.0.4

Fixed bugs! Made it faster!

Jun 20
2012
Version 1.0.2

Fixed a bug where the demo would show a black screen.

Jun 12
2012
Version 1.0.1

Launch sale! 33% off 6 months, 42% off 1 year, or 50% off 2 years.

May 31
2012
Version 1.0.0

Previous 3 versions
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Total Ratings

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3
4
1
3
0
2
1
1
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640

Total Ratings

5
500
4
60
3
19
2
23
1
37