GoldenDict is a computer open-source dictionary program that gives translations of words and phrases for different languages. It allows the use of several popular dictionary file formats simultaneously and without conversion.
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Pro Supports several popular dictionary file formats
Whereas Babylon and ABBYY Lingvo dictionary software support only one (native) format, and Stardict supports only two formats, GoldenDict offers support for many different formats.
Pro Shortcut to lookup words
Select a word and hold CTRL and press C twice and it displays a pop-up showing the definition.
Pro WebKit layout engine allows familiar webpage interface
The program's internal use of the WebKit layout engine allows displaying articles in a format similar to web pages in a web browser
Pro Full-text search in articles
The newest early access builds allow for full text search in articles.
Pro Can be searched with Albert (launcher), via a plugin
Pro Available also as an Android app
Con No text translation
can only translate single words/short phrases (idioms and such)