What's New

* Bug fixes

App Description

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Use your phone's camera to instantly lookup and define words, no typing needed.
Simply point your device’s camera at text you see in your day to day life to receive in-depth definitions, audio pronunciations and word origins.

WordSnap is powered by one of the largest and most detailed English dictionaries in the world, with cutting-edge instant character recognition technology.


WordSnap allows you to:
~Use your phone camera to get word definitions
~No typing necessary!
~Favorite looked-up words for future review
~Improve your English vocabulary on-the-go
~Copy text from the real world into your phone

~Instant Optical Character Recognition. Use your camera to look up words without having tedious typing
~Full English dictionary with comprehensive word definitions and contextual usage notes

1. Best used on clear English text
2. Currently does not recognize stylized fonts or handwriting
3. Intended for use on printed text, not computer screens
4. If the text is small, hold the phone farther away and use the zoom to view more clearly
5. If text is blurry, tap the screen to focus

Quotes from users:

“that’s really cool. that’s a new word I learned and that was really efficient to do that.”

“that’s neat”

“huge wealth of knowledge and I can just point and pull out that wealth”

“it’s definitely something that’s useful and cool. that’s a good combination for an app. It’s got a productivity element and it’s also appealing because it’s fast. it’s sleek, it’s a cool dynamic”

“I can have my whole page here. I want to look up these three words. Boom. Boom. Boom. and then have them looked up and saved in the app.”

“if you’re a language learner, get this app”

“if you’re reading a book…and you just point your phone at a word…it’s really simple”

“this app will come in handy so you don’t have to pull out your entire laptop to lookup a word”
Stop typing and just point your phone at confusing words

­­­­­­WordSnap is compatible with iOS devices running iOS 7.0 and up, as long as they have a rear-­facing camera.

iPhone Screenshots

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App Changes

  • December 02, 2015 Initial release
  • December 05, 2015 New version 1.04
  • December 16, 2015 New version 1.05

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