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What is DictionaryForMIDs?

DictionaryForMIDs is a flexible dictionary that can be set up with dictionaries for all languages around the world. For example it is possible to set up (= configure) DictionaryForMIDs with an English to Spanish dictionary as well as for an English to Chinese dictionary.

Beyond language dictionaries, it is possible to set up any other dictionary for DictionaryForMIDs, for example a ZIP-dictionary, a phone dictionary, a dictionary of medical terms, etc.

DictionaryForMIDs is an open source project and free software (the GPL license applies). Please note that the dictionaries that are set up for DictionaryForMIDs may have different copyrights. All dictionaries that can be downloaded from this site are free to use.

To set up a dictionary, look at the section Setting up a New Dictionary.

End users just download a DictionaryForMIDs package with the desired dictionary and install it on their cell phone or PDA or PC. Several dictionaries are provided in the section dictionaries for download.


Highlights of DictionaryForMIDs include:

DictionaryForMIDs implementations exist for

For more details about this, see here.


Sample 'screenshot' [this screenshot is from 2005 when the DictionaryForMIDs project was started !]:


This screenshot is from the English-Spanish mobile dictionary.