Some big news! You may have heard that Japanese Level Up [https://japaneselevelup.com] (aka Jalup), the excellent Japanese learning tool created by Adam Shapiro, is shutting down [https://japaneselevelup.com/the-end-of-jalup/] later this year. I've long been a fan of Jalup, and was sad to see this great resource
Major Updates * Handwriting Search - Search for kanji by drawing them with your finger. Other Improvements * 1005 new word entries, 1754 new example sentences, and many more updates to existing word entries and example sentences. * Once we reach the last bucket of kana search results, don't prioritize hiragana results over
Improvements * The kanji drawing area's erase button will now move up when the tab bar is visible, so you can press it immediately after opening the app. * Updated in-app screenshots to reflect latest UI changes. Bug Fixes * Fixed an issue where "Done" text would not appear when flashcard session was
Major Updates * Flashcard Audio - Words can now be spoken aloud as you study them in flashcards. Other Improvements * Audio prosody and pitch has been improved for common and uncommon words using text-to-speech. * App will now take up about 200MB less space on your device. * Default font size for clippings
Major Updates * iPad Quick Notes - Add notes to dictionary entries, clippings, and flashcard decks, that will be synced with the Notes app. Requires iPad OS 15. Other Improvements * Over 800 new words, and 3000 new example sentences have been added to the dictionary. * Taking a screenshot on a dictionary
Improvements * Improve layout of subscription status screen at larger dynamic type sizes. * Expand the hit area for tapping on the existing photo count to view existing photos, when the "Attach Photo" button is visible on a word entry. * Reduce "rebases" during sync, which should make the slower syncs less frequent.
Nihongo is now on reddit! Come join the community to share tips, flashcard decks, workflows, and help shape the future of the app. [https://reddit.com/r/nihongoapp] Major Updates * More Pitch Accents - Pitch accents on over 35,000 additional words. Other Improvements * Dutch language support has been added.
Bug Fixes * Fix app getting stuck on "Changing language" screen when changing languages. * Fix crash when completing Nihongo Pro purchase from a word triage screen, after viewing multiple previous word triage screens. * Fix issue where pushing deeper into the navigation hierarchy on compact iPad multitasking, and then transitioning back to
Major Updates * Larger Text & Dynamic Type - Default font sizes throughout the app have been increased, and your iOS text size setting will now be respected throughout the app. * Auto Clipboard Search - Automatically search for Japanese text copied to the clipboard from another app, or from a nearby device
Major Updates * Cloud Syncing - Your flashcards, clippings, photos, and more will now be synced automatically to all your devices via iCloud. * Family Sharing - Nihongo Pro subscriptions can now be shared with up to five family members via Family Sharing. Other Improvements * Release notes no longer pop up on
Major Updates * Pitch Accents - Standard Japanese pitch accent pronunciation guides can now be displayed on over 40,000 word entries. Data is provided by the CJK Dictionary Institute, and requires a separate one-time purchase. * Photo Lookup (OCR) in China - Users in China, where Google is blocked, can now
Major Updates * Conjugation Tables - Entries for verbs and adjectives now contain a list of common conjugations. * Russian Language Support - Russian definitions can now be downloaded from the Settings tab, and if your device language is set to Russian, the app will now appear in Russian. * N1 Kanji Decks
Major Updates * New Audio Options - You can now select voice quality, gender, and speaking speed from the Settings tab. * Romaji Improvements - New clipping and flashcard formatting options are now available for users with romaji turned on. * N2 Kanji Decks - New decks have been added covering all of