Improved Translation Dictionary Software for Macintosh - Ultralingua, Inc., Releases Version 5.0

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New version update offers many enhancements to their translation dictionary software for Macintosh, for English, French, German, Spanish, and more. : Ultralingua announced today the release of Ultralingua 5.0 for Mac OS X, a significant advancement for their line of powerful bilingual and monolingual dictionaries.

With the advent of version 5.0, Ultralingua Translation Dictionary software users will now have the benefit of vastly enhanced databases, stemming (recognition of conjugated and other inflected forms) for most languages, a special mini-mode (to take up less room on the desktop), seamless interaction with other applications, and much more.

"With version 5.0 of our translation dictionaries, we are providing our customers with significantly increased functionality in Ultralingua Translation Dictionary software products, while maintaining our easy to use interface. The increased interoperability, improved databases, and stemming in this version are outstanding," said Chad Johnson, Ultralingua General Manager. "We are especially excited about the ability for users to simply click a hot-key, and then roll their cursor over a word in another application to receive a pop-up translation."

Version 5.0 for Mac is the latest release in the company's strategy of providing ongoing updates on a variety of platforms. Later this fall the company plans releases of version 5.0 for Windows, an enhanced Internet subscription version ( ), and an update for the Palm OS.

About Ultralingua Inc.

Ultralingua is a leading provider of dictionaries and grammar/spelling checkers for educators, translators, and business travelers worldwide. The Company's product line consists of fourteen translating dictionaries, two monolingual dictionaries, four grammar and spelling checkers, and the Eureka thematic encyclopedia. Ultralingua distributors include McGraw-Hill, Apple Computer, Handango, PalmGear, and others. Ultralingua is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Ultralingua dictionaries include up to 250,000 indexed entries, along with thousands of idiomatic expressions, slang, and indications of usage. Standard features include stemming, interaction with other applications, reverse translation, online language references, grammar manuals, verb conjugation, pronunciation of English by voice synthesis, and more.

Language pairs include French-English, Spanish-English, French-German, French-Spanish, Spanish-Portuguese, Italian-English, German-Italian, French-Italian, German-Spanish, French-English Medical, Portuguese-English, Latin-English, Norwegian-English, and Esperanto-English. The company also offers French and English monolingual dictionaries.

Products are available to order online starting at $29.95, with a 10 day evaluation period and upgrades for $19.95 at: .

Inquiries and questions should be directed to Chad Johnson, General Manager, at, or visit their website at .

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