Webxicon.org is a Windows 8 Dictionary app. You can use it to conveniently get meanings for words and phrases. Along with that, you can get translation for that word or phrase in different languages. It provides translation, from and to, for a number of languages like English, Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, and various others.
In addition to that, it also provides pronunciation for the words you search for. There is also an option to listen to the pronunciation. The meanings and translations that are given here are from Wiktionary.org.
Webxicon.org is freely available in the Books & Reference category of the Windows store.
Using this free Windows 8 Dictionary app:
As you get to the main landing page of the app after launching it, the app’s interface to find meanings and translations would be shown to you. The app will also provide you with word of the day at the same page, so that you can always discover something new.
Click on the word of the day that is mentioned there, and you can see the search made for that, showing you the translation in the language for which it was made, and the meaning for it. Along with that, all your searches that you have made using the app would also be shown to you in a panel on the left side of the page in a vertical panel.
To start using the app for finding the meanings and translations for the words, you first have to select the intended languages which are to be selected in the From and To section. After that, click on the search option of the app, and the app will open up the Windows 8 Search Charm using which you can search. As you supply in the word or phrase there, the app will give you the translation, meaning, and pronunciation for it.
Now, what is really great about the app is that it has support for a number of languages that are spoken around the world. So, no matter what language you use, chances are that you will find it here. From among the languages it has support for, there are some of the mostly used like English, French, German, Italian, Latin, Dutch, and various others.
You can use the pronunciation option that is given there, to listen how the word is pronounced. This option is quite helpful for learning pronunciation for words and phrase.
Along with that, you can go the Widows 8 Settings Charm, and can change the app’s language also.
Key Features of Webxicon.org Dictionary App For Windows 8:
- Nice Interface.
- Easy to work with.
- Get meanings and translations for words and phrases.
- Support for a large number of languages including English, French, Italian, Czech, Dutch, Danish , and various others.
- You can also see and listen to the pronunciation.
- This Windows 8 Dictionary app is freely available in Windows store.
- Uses Wiktionary.org, which is one of the best source available on the Internet.
My Verdict on Webxicon.org
Going by my experience with the app, I would like to say that Webxicon.org is worth a try. Its ability to provide option to listen pronunciation for words and phrases is quite nice. Try it to know better.