With a traditional dictionary, a document reader, and the ability to recognize Chinese characters from drawings or characters, Pleco is the perfect companion app for anyone learning Chinese. The free version of Pleco comes has a dictionary with more then 13000 words and 20000 pinyin phrases. But that's not all, you can download up to eight other dictionaries to the app, totally free! A great feature of Pelco is its character recognition engine, which allows you to draw freehand characters on the screen to have Pleco identify it and look up its definition. Alternatively, you can look up any character simply by taking its picture. Another very useful feature of Pleco is its ability to read characters out loud. Choose a masculine or feminine voice, and the app can read more than 30000 different words. But it's not limited to single words, select texts to have the app read entire sentences. Pleco is an excellent learning app for anyone studying Chinese, and can be a real lifesaver for anyone traveling to China.