Yomiwa is a fast and modern offline Japanese dictionary, including many features to help you read and learn Japanese. Yomiwa features powerful offline Optical Character Recognition (OCR) technology, developed in-house and continuously improved over the past 6 years. Yomiwa's algorithms let you recognize over 4000 Japanese characters in your pictures or with your device camera. Japanese text is detected, recognized and parsed into words in a fraction of a second. Detailed information of each word and Kanji is then provided such as their pronunciation, conjugation, and their definition into many target languages. Yomiwa is the perfect companion to help you read books, mangas, signs, menu, and improve your Japanese reading skills while enjoying your favorite reading material. Yomiwa also has a built-in drawing feature for you to draw and translate Japanese characters on your touch-screen with very high accuracy.
Features: • A complete and powerful built-in dictionary with full informations about words, kanjis (on-yomi, kun-yomi, meaning, stroke order etc.) and example sentences. • A powerful Optical Character Recognition (OCR) engine which lets you translate Japanese characters with your camera or from your camera roll pictures • Many target languages available: English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Hungarian, Dutch, Slovene, Swedish and Hungarian. • Search definitions from any kind of alphabet: Kanjis / Hiraganas / Katakanas / Romajis. You can search from Japanese words or from foreign words. • Input characters by: Drawing / Radical search / Keyboard • Furiganas with the Text Analyzer: Paste some text, or import it from the OCR modes, into the text analyzer to get furiganas and definitions of each word in the text • Furiganas in Safari: whenever you are browsing on a web page with some Japanese text, tap the "share" button at the bottom and select "Yomiwa Add Furiganas" to display all furiganas • Listen to the Japanese pronunciation of words thought the "Speak" function • Draw characters on the screen to translate them and practice writing Japanese • Read either horizontal or vertical Japanese text • Build vocabulary lists of Japanese words and Kanjis (which you can share as files or text in many ways) • A proper names database (such as people names, places, locations...) • Get help from the user community by sharing pictures on the Yomiwa Wall • And many other features to discover :)
Yomiwa is perfect for: • Upgrading your reading skills to the next level by reading any Japanese text with Yomiwa OCR technology • Using as your everyday Japanese dictionary • Increasing your vocabulary by building your own word lists • Learn and study Japanese Kanjis • Improving your Japanese skills!
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*Recent changes: • Added Portuguese as a target language • Add Furiganas in Safari! Whenever you are browsing on a web page with Japanese text, tap the "share" button at the bottom and select "Yomiwa Add Furiganas" to display all furiganas. • You can now listen to the pronunciation of words and example sentences • Added conjugations in the word detailed information • Added a history list to see previously looked-up words • Export pictures directly in Yomiwa to recognize the Japanese characters inside • Added search by radicals • Text Analyzer: Paste some text, or import it from the OCR modes, in the new text analyzer mode to get furiganas and definitions of each word in the text. • When you enter Japanese text in the dictionary search bar and no results are found, the text may be decomposed into several words for which definitions are provided • Better parsing of Japanese text • Better ranking of word translations in OCR modes • More detailed word informations (synonyms, antonyms, dialect, field etc.) • You can now add personal notes to word informations (and see all of them in the vocabulary-lists section) • In the dictionary mode, you can now search words that either start with / end with / contains the query word • More detailed information for each Kanji such as JLPT level, grade, frequency, compounds etc. • Added several languages to the dictionary, Yomiwa can now provide detailed information of Japanese words into: English, French, German, Spanish, Russian, Hungarian, Dutch, Slovene, Swedish and Hungarian. Check out the download menu! • Improved character recognition accuracy • Yomiwa can now recognize around 4000 Japanese characters (~3000 before) • Added more ways to share vocabulary lists • Recognition of words split across multiple lines