French Translator Dictionary ‪+‬ 4+

Translate Photos Voice Text

Ascendo Inc.

Designed for iPad

    • 4.8 • 415 Ratings
    • Free
    • Offers In-App Purchases


The #1 French English Translator & Dictionary for iPhone, iPad & Apple Watch ◇ Offline Translator & Dictionary ◇ Verb Conjugator ◇ Phrasebook ◇ Vocabulary Quizzes ◇ Flashcards ◇ Loved by Millions

"Apps from Vidalingua are hugely popular... they're free and they work offline, handy when you're actually abroad." New York Times

Selected by Apple as "What's Hot" in over 40 countries.

“This app packs an undeniable allure for travelers.” iPhone App Review


“This app includes more reliable features than any of the others I’ve tried. The customer service people are great.”

“My students are ditching their books for iPads so I looked at apps and websites with quality material. This is the app I recommend.”

“I use this everyday to help me with my work. I would recommend this to anyone who needs a translator better than google translate.”

“Great for Travel. Very helpful to find words and phrases without an internet connection.”

“I've tried several apps and this is the best one I found so far. After trying the free version, I purchased the Plus upgrade.”

French Translator Dictionary + by VidaLingua transforms your iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch into an advanced language assistant, always ready to help. It includes features you won’t find in any other app and it’s trusted by millions of users who have given it the highest ratings of any app in its category.


• Offline Phrase Translator using advanced Artificial Intelligence (AI), augmented by the Human Intelligence (HI) of our linguists, to deliver the best translations of any app.
• Photo Translator. Take a picture and translate any text in the image.
• Voice Translator. Say a phrase in one language and translate it to another.
• Text Translator. Type or copy text and generate accurate translations.
• French English Dictionary with over 753,000 offline entries. Includes numerous translations, usage examples, part-of-speech, images, and gender for French nouns. Compiled and updated by professional linguists.
• Best verb conjugator of any app including 7,679 French verbs, 4,318 English verbs. Over 1,329,730 verb forms in all!
• Phrasebook with 20 categories such as Conversation, Asking Directions and Making Friends.
• Multiple-choice vocabulary quizzes.
• Flashcards. Create study lists based on dictionary favorites.
• Offline pronunciation in French & English. Settings for speed and accent (France, Canada, US, UK, Australia, South Africa, Ireland).
• iPad Split Screen support so you can drag & drop words from other apps into French Translator & Dictionary + to translate them.
• Apple Watch support with voice lookups so you can say a word and find translations quickly.
• Advanced voice recognition to enter words and phrases hands-free. Useful for practicing pronunciation.
• Helpful dictionary features such as single index search, reverse lookup and sharing entries with friends.
• Integrated access to Wikipedia, Wiktionary and other online sources for dictionary words.
• Dictionary word attachments for notes, images and audio clips.
• My Phrases section of phrasebook to add your own translations.
• Vidalingua Pro includes more dictionary examples, more verb forms, a bigger phrasebook and no ads. By upgrading, you’ll be supporting our team of linguists, developers and customer success partners who greatly appreciate your support!

Terms of Use can be found at


“My go to app for everything French and English!

“This has been an extremely useful app as I prepare for a language exam and review verb conjugations.”

“I love this app so much! It is a complete package for finding almost anything starting from words to phrases in French.”

At Vidalingua, we consider every user a partner to help us make the best app in the world for learning a language.

Download French Translator & Dictionary + for free and start learning today!

Marc Bolh
Founder Vidalingua

What’s New

Version 8.3.15

Hi Partners / Bonjour Partenaires,

This version adds polish and a few creature comforts. A heartfelt thanks to our testers!

If you have any issues, please email

* Identified over 500 French verb conjugation errors found on many popular websites and corrected them.
* Added 260 definitions of seldom used French verbs to the dictionary that you won't find in any other app.
* Enhanced image capture for the Photo Translator.
* Improved support for Dynamic Text (large text sizes) on Dictionary history and favorites lists.
* Added the ability to delete words from the Dictionary lookup history list.
* Improved Dictionary entries for verbs such as “be”, “am”, and “are”.
* Fixed issue which caused words at the end of dictionary and verb lookup lists to be hidden under the keyboard.
* Added visual cue to alert people when they request a translation in the wrong language direction.
* Enhanced Flashcard screen layout, icons, and increased the tap-able area of the Next Card arrow.
* Added multi-line support for Flashcard words that exceeded the line length.
* Fixed issues with Quick Start menu that appears when you hold down app icon.
* Minor bug fixes, screen layout and help improvements.

If you like free updates, please rate our app 5-stars in the App Store. Thanks!

Marc Bolh
Founder Vidalingua

Ratings and Reviews

4.8 out of 5
415 Ratings

415 Ratings

Finlay skier ,

Brest off-line translator

I am a US traveler. I have been traveling in France for two weeks. All day long I’ve been using Google Translate and Maps to help me with French and GPS directions. Google Translate and Maps requires an internet connection, which, on the all-day-long fly, requires data connection with roaming charges. After about 8 days of travel in France, I received a text message that I had
reached my foreign data limit, so my service was instantly terminated. I couldn’t make any phone calls, no texts, no emails, absolutely no internet! When I finally reached (not easy task) Consumer Cellular, I found out I had already used $800 megabytes worth of roaming French data. So I was dead in the water in France. I quickly paid up so I could get French internet roaming service. WOW! French roaming charges are wicked expensive!!
That’s when I discovered Translate + which does everything Google Translate does, BUT OFF LINE!!!!!!! I wish I had known T+ from the beginning! My only issue with T+: I cannot figure out how to slow down T+’s vocal output which helps me pronounce French words and phrases.

Developer Response ,

Hi Finlay,
We are so grateful for your kind words. Thanks for sharing your review with us and the community.
Since the release of Version 8, the Translator works completely offline. Glad to hear you like it.
You can adjust the audio/pronunciation speed. Please tap on any word in the dictionary lookup list, then tap on the speaker icon (top-right) to view Voice Settings. There you have an option to adjust the phase of pronunciation from Slower to Faster.
Angelica, Customer Success

Marta Waterman ,

Wonderful app

I have been using this app for a long time. I speak and teach French, and I find it very useful. There are so many things I like about it. The dictionary is quite exhaustive pronunciation is great, many verb conjugations, useful phrases and lots more.

Following is an update to my old review. The developer not only fixed the problem that I wrote about below, but he has added lots more words. Everything works great now. Just tap any word or phrase and it will pronounce it for you. I highly recommend any app by Ascendo.

Old review: This app is just wonderful, but recently it stopped pronouncing words. I contacted the developer, and they responded immediately. Apparently Google changed something without notifying them, and that caused the problem. This is how to fix this issue on an iPhone: Tap the speaker icon at the top right of any dictionary word screen and turn off the switch for "Use better quality online voices when available." Then make sure the volume is turned up and try again. This totally solved the problem.

Developer Response ,

Hi Marta,
Thank you for your support through the years!
I really appreciate you took the time to update your review.
I am so happy to hear that everything works great for you and you find our app useful.
Angelica, Customer Success

MPryorK ,

Verb Conjugation & Pronunciation

Among all the the great features of this App, the most helpful are the conjugations of every tense of every verb PLUS spoken pronunciations of each. Anyone with any experience with French knows that you can’t look at a French word and immediately know how to pronounce it. This App has spoken pronunciation of every word (noun, adjective, adverb, verb, etc) in its dictionary. This is a priceless feature and will allow the learner to teach themself proper pronunciation w/o outside help. I have used this App for almost 10 years now and find it indispensable.
BUY IT!!!…you’ll find it well worth it.

Developer Response ,

Hi Mark,
We are so grateful for your kind words and for your support for almost 10 years now. Thanks for sharing your review with us and the community. We work hard to meet expectations like yours, and we’re happy to hear we hit the mark for you. We really appreciate the time you took to write such a detailed review!
Angelica, Customer Success

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