The latest version of Dictionary App Builder can be downloaded here. Please see the Release Notes for details of what’s new in this version.

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Windows Version

Dictionary App Builder 3.1 for Windows EXE | 161.30 MB | 15 Mar 2018

This is the download for building Android apps on a computer running Windows.

Recommended system:

  • a laptop or desktop PC running Windows XP, 7, 8.x or 10;
  • 4 GB of free hard disk space;
  • 4 GB of RAM;
  • an Android smartphone;
  • a USB cable to connect the smartphone to the computer;
  • an internet connection (required only for the build of the first app).

Mac Version

Dictionary App Builder 3.1 for Mac DMG | 340.80 MB | 15 Mar 2018

This is the download for building Android and iOS apps on a Mac. Follow the installation instructions in the document 3. Installing and Building Apps on a Mac.

Recommended system:

  • a Mac running macOS 10.12 (minimum);
  • 12GB (minimum), 20GB or more (recommended) of free hard disk space for Xcode install;
  • 4GB of RAM (minimum), 8GB of RAM (recommended);
  • For building iOS apps:
    • iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad running iOS 8 or greater;
    • Lightning cable to connect iOS device to Mac;
  • For building Android apps:
    • an Android smartphone;
    • a USB cable to connect the smartphone to the computer;
    • an internet connection (required only for the build of the first app).

For details of which features are supported in the iOS app, please see Android and iOS App Features.

Linux Version

For instructions on how to download and install Dictionary App Builder for Linux, please see section 3 in the Installation Instructions document on the Resources page.

Documentation

Please see the Resources page for documentation to download.

Necessary Development Kits

In addition to the Dictionary App Builder (DAB) installation file, you will need to download and install the Java and Android development kits. These are used by Dictionary App Builder to compile the apps. The installation instructions, How to Install Dictionary App Builder, include step by step help for installing these development kits. If this is your first time installing DAB it is strongly recommended that you follow these instructions.

Java Development Kit SE – You need version 8 of the Standard Edition of the Java Development Kit (JDK).

Android Software Development Kit – Get just the command line tools (at the bottom of the page, under the title ‘Command line tools only’) rather than the full Android Studio.

Previous Versions

Older versions of Dictionary App Builder can be downloaded here.

Dictionary App Builder 3.0.1 for Mac DMG | 342.55 MB | 18 Dec 2017
Dictionary App Builder 3.0 for Mac DMG | 339.10 MB | 11 Dec 2017
Dictionary App Builder 3.0.1 for Windows EXE | 156.71 MB | 18 Dec 2017
Dictionary App Builder 3.0 for Windows EXE | 155.81 MB | 12 Dec 2017
Dictionary App Builder 2.0 for Windows EXE | 172.92 MB | 13 Jul 2017
Dictionary App Builder 1.0 for Windows EXE | 77.96 MB | 4 Mar 2016