News - October 19, 2021 - 1 minute

A Deeply Enhanced Antidote Mobile

Druide informatique is pleased to announce the release of a major update for Antidote Mobile, the edition for iPhone and iPad of its famous language software. Antidote Mobile inherits important new features from the dictionaries of Antidote 11, our 25th anniversary edition, including the pronunciation of words in two accents, in English and in French, a new dictionary of rhymes and near-rhymes and 100,000 new translations between English and French.

The dictionaries of Antidote Mobile – English are making great strides, including the addition of 5000 words such as smishing and cleantech. How do you say gewurztraminer? Antidote can pronounce over 500,000 word forms, with a Toronto or London accent. Should one write replace with or replace by? One click reveals all possible prepositions directly among the definitions: more than 20,000 examples have been added to illustrate usage. Finally, a new search mode makes it possible to cross-reference the combinations of two words so as to display all their common combinations.

The new dictionary of rhymes pushes the search for similar sounds further, taking English prosody into account, distinguishing in particular between perfect and imperfect rhymes. Several smart filters help refine the many results.

Antidote Mobile – French gains over 3000 new words, such as écoanxiété and vaccinodrome. All word forms are pronounced with Montréal and Paris accents, and 5000 combinations, 20,000 examples and 30,000 synonyms have been added. The dictionary of rhymes offers multi-word rhymes and clever near-rhymes.

Antidote Mobile – Bilingual combines the new features of each language, but also more than 100,000 new translations of words, expressions and combinations, for a total of 2.7 million translations.

The update for each of the three applications is free of charge for Antidote+ or Antidote Mobile 4 subscribers. Apple’s App Store will offer the update corresponding to the current subscription.

Druide informatique produces and markets Antidote, the most comprehensive writing assistance software suite available for English and French, as well as Typing Pal, the renowned typing tutorial application. The company is also the creator of WebElixir, a quality assurance service for websites, while its subsidiary, Éditions Druide, specializes in the publication of French-language literature and reference works.

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