When comparing AnkiDroid Flashcards vs Lingvist, the Slant community recommends Lingvist for most people. In the question“What are the best language learning apps?” Lingvist is ranked 5th while AnkiDroid Flashcards is ranked 6th.
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Pro Sync with other computers and devices
Synchronize data with Windows/Mac/Linux/iOS and other Android devices.
Pro Displays flash cards based on need
Each time a card is remembered, the user rates how well they remembered it on a scale of 1-3. Tougher words will be shown more frequently, and easier words will be showed less frequently.
Pro Huge selection
AnkiDroid offers more than 6000 topics to learn from (not all are languages).
Pro Unmatched customizability
You can design your own cards and adjust the spaced repetition algorithm to match your learning preferences.
Pro Access to dialogues
Each language offers access to more than 150 dialogues between native speakers. These can help build a more natural understanding for the learner.
Pro Beautiful user interface
Pro Helps users learn thousands of words in a short amount of time
Pro Helps you to write fluently
Lingvist helps to greatly improve your target language vocabulary.
Con User-generated decks vary widely in quality and accuracy
Con Dated interface
Con Syncing style takes getting used to
Con Wonky audio performance
With certain decks, the audio feature in this app won't work.
Con Frequently gives you a word with different translations, of which it only accepts one.
No real way to discern what you are asked to enter.
Con Sometimes teaches vocabulary out of context
Con Few language pairs available
Currently only offers English and French. The website says there are 6 other languages in the works.
Con Not enough variety in exercises
Words are learned only through fill-in-the-blank style problems. The user is not challenged enough to be able to remember and use the learned words in circumstances different from the fill-in-the-blank sentences.