- Content from nine different dictionaries
- Handwriting input
- Camera-based character lookups (OCR)
- Searching using Pinyin
- Audio pronunciation for characters and words
- Stroke order diagrams
- A built-in document reader
- A fairly advanced and customisable flashcard system
Note: The free version of Pleco does not come with all of the above features, but still works as a perfect dictionary app for your studies. Some of the add-ons, such as OCR, require purchasing. See the Pleco website or inside the Pleco app for up-to-date pricing details.
The free version includes features such as:
- Search Hanzi / Chinese, Pinyin or English
- Both Simplified and Traditional Chinese characters supported
- Starred words/phrases, Word lists, Search history
- Voice recognition (online only and only on supported devices)
- Chinese handwriting recognition built in!
- Mandarin audio – over 2,200 audio files of a real native Chinese speaker
- Homescreen Widgets
- Multi-dictionary support
- And most importantly – no ads!