When comparing AnkiDroid Flashcards vs Tandem Language Exchange, the Slant community recommends Tandem Language Exchange for most people. In the question“What are the best language learning apps?” Tandem Language Exchange is ranked 3rd 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 Easy to use
Pro Meet and chat to cultures all over the world - A proper global society
So much better than facebook instagram, able to share experiences, knowledge. Imagine how the worlds troubles could be resolved if you all understood one another more effectively, able to engage and understand culturally the differences that make us all different. This goes a lot further, as you are actively seeking to converse with people you other wise wouldn’t meet or have anything in common. In this case the thing we have in common is the will to engage and understand our weaknesses in this case the language barriers.
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 Limited access to built in translation tool can be counter productive for beginners
Limited access to built in translation tool, even though it is a google API that powers it, which as we all know is called google translate. I had to finish a conversation part way due to the limitation of the free version and using (said had translated to many times - WTF) the translation tool. Seems a little counter productive, especially if you are new to a language and sometimes both parties need the support to get off the ground.
Con Some "unfair" benefits for "pro" members
Con Infinite waiting period
Con iPad version doesnt resize to landscape version only works in portrait mode
iPad Pro doesnt resize to landscape version because the app is made for mobile phones (which is great if you are on the move, but useless if you are studying).