The outcome of a more than 10 years long collaboration between Softissimo and HarperCollins, the new Collins collection combines the centenary experience of the famous Collins dictionaries'publisher and the expertise in information and linguistic technology that Softissimo has gained with Lexibase.
Collins Lexibase is a wide range of dictionaries, with rich and accurate content, an elaborated ergonomy and powerful search features, available for the individual users, the professionals and the business environment, through customized versions on various platforms...
In the same collection : English Dictionary & Thesaurus
The combination of the Lexibase technology and the resources of Collins dictionaries provides you with the electronic reference tool you need.
An extended source of information The Lexibase software uses the lexicographical base of Collins.
For example, the Spanish - English bilingual dictionary contains more than 430.000 translations.
A natural pronunciation of the words and expressions
This new version proposes a magic tool: the natural pronunciation of all words, expressions, and selected examples. This option can be activated, reinforcing the educational value of the dictionaries that become important tools in learning foreign languages(available on CD-ROM version).
A very efficient search format
The search features ease the user experience through a higher level of speed and accuracy. The user can find words from the same lexical family, similar words expressions comprising the searched word.
• Alphabetical research and simultaneous suggestions::
Allows you yo find the translation of an word even if you don't know the right spelling.
• "Full text" search and synthetic display:
This feature allows you to expand the search of an word or expression to the whole dictionary. The search has no more boundaries and can be applied to various fields: entries, compound words, examples, idiomatic phrases, meaning guidelines, contexts and translations.
This feature allows you to conjugate the verb of your choice (in English or French).
An ergonomic tool
The display is in color: the examples, the translations, the different contexts have their own defined color, the reading of the screen is fast and easy. You can clearly see the text thanks to the zoom option.
You have the possibility to choose the language of interface: English, French, German, Spanish or Italian.
Simple interaction with your Windows applications
The software can be activated from your document of origin by a hotkey that supplies the translation of the selected word.
You can also obtain the translation by making a simple Copy / Paste.