Dashboard Widget for Mac OS X Now Available

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A dashboard widget for Mac OS X is now available.

A dashboard widget for Mac OS X is now available.

Use this Mac widget to search for a German word in the dictionary.

The free widget was developed by user Olaf Marzocchi and can be downloaded from the following page:

A mirror is available on the website at:

Installing the widget

To install the widget on your Mac:

1. Download the widget and unpack the zip file.
2. Doubleclick the widget symbol.
3. Click Install to confirm that you would like to install the widget.
4. Click Keep to complete the install process.

Go to the Dashboard and type a German word in the input field. A web browser window opens and displays the corresponding page. Online Reference for German is available online since 2000 and has up to one million visitors per month. The entire content can be accessed by link from any external website, document or digital presentation. The site is used by native speakers, as well as German teachers and students to look up German spelling and grammar issues. Various sections can be accessed directly as part of a web-based language course or tutorial. includes:

  • Over 250,000 lexicon entries with spelling, inflection, morphology, and word formation dictionaries for all data,
  • Direct links to and from LEO, the largest German-English dictionary on the Internet, and various other German language resources.
  • An online grammar providing over 1500 pages of grammatical explanations in German and in English. is based on WMTrans products, demonstrating how this morphology software is integrated into language learning applications. For more information, please see the WMTrans product site at and the corresponding demo page.

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