Thursday, March 28, 2019 zKanji, Portable Edition
A free and open source Japanese language study tool and dictionary (ta.o) is pleased to announce the release of zKanji, Portable Edition. It's the zKanji Japanese learning suite and dictionary with a launcher as a portable app, so you can take your Japanese language study suite on the go.
   It's free and open source.

Features zKanji, Portable Edition zKanji's features include:
    • Dictionary. Look up over 210,000 words from the JMDict Japanese dictionary database, with zkanji's easy to use dictionary interface. Bring up the popup dictionary with system wide shortcuts, type hiragana and katakana without switching to Japanese keyboard, search for inflected word forms and see what inflections affected the words, write kanji with your mouse, see information about kanji and browse example sentences, all in one place.
    • Japanese characters. zkanji offers several different kanji search functions and information based on data from KANJIDIC, a freely available kanji database. By combining details you can easily guess, it is fast to find any kanji even for beginners. Information about them includes how to read them, what they mean, reference numbers in the most popular dictionaries, similar kanji, kanji they are related to etc.
    • Animated kanji stroke order. See what strokes make up each kanji and their order, with easy to follow stroke order animations. With these stroke order diagrams, anyone can learn and practice writing kanji characters without any prior knowledge.
    • Vocabulary and kanji study. Learn words and kanji with zkanji's study groups and the long-term study list, a flashcard study system based on a spaced-repetition algorithm. The words you already know will not be shown in the tests, helping you concentrate on new and not yet learned words instead, making studying efficient.
Recommended: an IME installation, or (when not available) at least one Japanese font intalled on the system. Refer to your favorite web search for further information about Japanese character support under Windows. Learn more about zKanji... Installer / Format

zKanji Portable is packaged in a Installer so it will automatically detect an existing installation when your drive is plugged in. It supports upgrades by installing right over an existing copy, preserving all settings. And it's in Format, so it automatically works with the Platform including the Menu and Backup Utility.


zKanji Portable is available for immediate download from the zKanji Portable (32/64 bit) homepage—click to open it in a new tab. Get it today![]