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BDicty Dictionary Reader 5.3
BDicty Dictionary reader for PalmOS®

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from:  Beiks Ltd.



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BDicty (pronounced "bee-dikti") is a specialized application for reference (dictionary) content.

Powered with rich set of language, professional, scientific and even entertainment dictionary lexicons, BDicty will quickly become one of the most valuable and used applications in your handheld.

Pay attention that BDicty itself is only a dictionary program and not a dictionary; much like with the e-books, one needs a program and a document (in our case a dictionary) in order to do something useful.

There is a wide selection of lexicons available for BDicty dictionary reader - both free and commercial - at and all around the Net.

In the Palm world, BDicty Dictionary comes in two versions: Light (Public) and Pro (Commercial). Both versions can open and work with any of the available dictionary lexicons.
The light version is free for download and personal use, but lacks some of the features of the Pro version.

Except in dictionary bundles, the Pro version is a separate product from any of the commercially available dictionary files (lexicons) and can be purchased separately if needed.

We do not beat drums announcing we are the best on the market as others do, although this may very well be the case. But it is your judgment to make.
We dare to claim, however, that we are working hard to provide you - our customers - with what you request: a robust and useful Palm dictionary solution at a fair price.

This application is driven by you, our customers, and so are we. BDicty and Beiks are proud owners of the Handango Customer Reviews award for 2000.


Specialized for reference content (dictionaries), resulting in simplified interface and improved speed

Hundreds of language, specialized and entertainment dictionaries and phrasebooks, including free ones

Available on other mobile platforms (Pocket PC, Sharp Zaurus, Windows Mobile)

BDicty 5.3 is way faster on devices running Palm OS 5

Support for talking travel phrasebooks

Support for wide screen portrait and landscape modes /where applicable/

Instant lookup from within any other application

Extendable with custom articles

Standard travel phrasebooks

Unlimited unidirectional dictionaries

High data compression, leaving more memory for other applications

Dictionary browsing with dynamic word positioning

Cross-lookup feature

Two view modes with adjustable display panes

True support for MMC, SD, MS external media cards through VFS

Tested on the whole family of Palm OS® devices, up to and including Palm OS 5.2 (CLIE NX/NZ/UX series and Palm Tungsten series)

Adjustable font sizes

Horizontal / Vertical views

Smart view

Most recently looked up words list

Word of the day

Free software updates

Download availability online

Rich, up-to-date documentation

—  What's New!  —————

Version 5.3 (02 Dec 2003, free update, build 2161)

New: Support for portrait and landscape modes (Palm Tungsten T3, Sony Clie NR/NX/UX series)

New: Treo 600 resident invocation via hotkeys introduced (will also work on other OS 5 devices without command bar)

Fix: Significant stability improvement for ARM devices (the infamous "fatal error" when switching lexicons now gone)

Fix: 5-way navigator's action button (Palm Tungsten devices) can now be used to switch between word/article fields

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Palm IIIc


231 kb of free Palm memory

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