Chinese Language Software
September 5, 2019: There
are a number legacy Bachelor degree program files of our
former institute (IFTS) HERE.
August 26, 2019: There are some new applications for preparing for
the TOCFL test (Chinese Language Proficiency Test) in the
Republic of China (Taiwan). There is more information HERE.
August 31, 2019 Here is a new application called READ CHINESE with texts both in simplified and traditional characters, sound output and interactive exercises and activities. Graded topic reading for elementary. intermediate and advanced levels. Third-party tool made at the National Foreign Language Centre at Maryland University; once avauilable for free download and licensed for free distribution; website seems to be offline now. Download HERE (219.42 MB).
August 19, 2019: Another application on Three Daoist
Classics is online and available for download HERE.
It contains the Chinese original texts of the Laozi
Daodejing, the Baopuzi and the Zhuangzi with annotations in
Hanyu Pinyin transcription above each character and optional
sound output. Download size of installation file is 110.10
Chinese/Japanese/Korean (CJK)-English Dictionary
August 05, 2019: An updated version of our Professional CJK-English Dictionary including all high-quality CJK databses currently available added and full TTS support is available. A complete new download version is HERE. Download size of the file is around 1069 MB. For further information on the program, look HERE. For the time being, this package is something like an ultimate edition without any further updates available for the foreseeable future. Unzip the package after successful completion of download and open the ReadMeFirst.html file. Follow the instructions given there.
June 15, 2019:
There are also a couple of e-books HERE.
May 29/31, 2019: A multimedia-featured and interactive application with flash animations for the stroke order of all Chinese charactes required for the HSK (Chinese Language Proficiency exam) is available for free download. Flash animations (videos) are in the *.mp4 file format. For more information, click HERE.
Update (May 27, 2019): A new appliction with annotated texts of Sunzi's Art of War with in-built reading aids and interactiove and multimedia features is online and available for download. For more information, click HERE.
Update (Febr 25, 2019): A web-based reading application on ancient Chinese Buddhist texts is online and available HERE. These texts have in-built reading helps such as transcription of Chinese characters in Hanyu Pinyin and English meaning definitions that will pop up when hovering with a mouse over an unknown word or character. Optional sound output for each of these texts is avaialable as well.
Update (Febr 18, 2019):
A new application "Chinese Bible" is online for free
download. It offers the Chinese Union translation Bible Text
from 1919 (text iu Wenyan,i.e., classical Chinese) in
traditional characters with Hanyu Pinyin transcription above
the Chinese characters. Download by clicking HERE.
(15 February 2019): A new application to
study and practice the 1500 Chinese Characters
Most Frequently Used in an interactive and
multimedia-featured manner is available for free download
Installation file download size is 93.13 MB; upon
completed installtion on the user's PC hard disk, about
199 MB of hard disk space will be taken.
Update (6 February 2019): A new appliction "Authentic Chinese Texts" with interactive and multimedia-based features is online.
You will find more
Update (1 November 2018): A new Web´Reader application on the Chinese original texts of Laozi Daodejing and ancient Chinese medical classics (Huangdi Neijing) [The Yellow Emperor's Classic on Internal Medicine] and Difficult Questions [Nanjing] is available for download. Chinese original texts with in-built helps for Western readers. More infomation HERE.
Update (October 17, 2018) A new Open Courseware for a systematic study of the Chinese language is online addressing absolute beginners with an interest to study Chinese up to lower intermediate level. For more information, see HERE.
Update (September 24, 2018): All
applications listed here and much more now on a single
DVD! Click HERE
for further details!
NEW! (September 8, 2018)
A new study application to train reading and listening comprehension of Chinese classical texts.
Texts covered: The collection of 300 Tang Dynasty poems in both classical and modern Chinese.
For download, go HERE.
Western Lake Folk Legends (Hangzhou)
Ten authentic Chinese texts to train reading and listening comprehension
Upper Intermediate Level (HSK Levels 3 and 4)
For further information look HERE.
A huge and comprehensive software package for preparation of the Chinese Language Proficiency Test (for all six proficiency levels)
For further information look HERE.
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