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English iPad Apps
An amazing way to download and read books. iBooks includes the iBookstore. Browse your library on a beautiful bookshelf, tap a book to open it, flip through pages with a swipe or a tap, and bookmark or add notes to your favorite passages.
Dictionary .com: FREE
The free Dictionary.com app delivers content from Dictionary.com and Thesaurus.com, including nearly 1,000,000 definitions. No Internet connection is needed. The app also features audio pronunciations
In a World.... Drama: $1.99
Create your own movie trailer for any situation. With almost 400 audio clips to choose from, you have over 2 TRILLION possible combinations. Create scenarios to tell most any kind of story. You create the script, add your own images, choose the music, etc...
Create an electronic storybook. Create the text, add photos or drawings and then add sounds or music. This is perfect to share with friends or with a class or your stories can always remain private.
Strip Creator: $2.99
Create your own personal comic strips using the photos from your photo album or iPhone camera. You can even create cool strips that look like film-rolls! Add text balloons and boxes where you want and customize the font, colors and opacity and size.
The game for creating random, hilarious or emotional phrases or poetry from a selection of words. Take screenshots of your creations and send them to friends to let them know what's on your mind or pick a funky background and display your creation.
Flipbook: FREE + $4.99
FlipBook has everything you need to get started animating, from an eraser to onion skinning (which lets you see a faint image of the previous and next frames) to layered drawing. Load images from your photo library, including images taken with your iPhone's camera, and draw on top of them. Touch Play when you're ready your movie.
23,469 Books: FREE
Unlocks a menu of public domain content, allowing you to acquire some of the great books of human history. Letters of leaders, the collected works of geniuses, the finest Victorian novels, the plays of Shakespeare, the philosophy of Seneca and Marcus Aurelius, the autobiographies of Benjamin Franklin and Andrew Carnegie.
Free Audiobooks: FREE
We take 2,947 of the greatest classic books in human history, package up their audiobooks, and make them available to download and listen to anytime, anywhere. No nickel and diming, no extra fees- you get the entire collection for less than a cup of coffee.
YouTube for ebooks, Wattpad is the world's most popular ebook community where readers and writers discover, share and connect. Upload your own story With over 1 million downloads per month, Wattpad is the world's most widely used mobile ebook application and one of the world's largest collections of originally-created ebooks.
A fast-paced, arcade-style, word game for the Touch devices. Wordflick is truly addictive, because it is so intuitive; it is easy to play, yet a challenge to master. The goal of the game is to score points in the allowed time. Flick or drag game tiles to the bottom of the screen to spell words. The longer the word, the more points.
Lets you create storyboard style pages with your drawing in a top panel and typed text in a bottom panel like a storyboard used during movie production. Draw in fullscreen and optionally add a background or use as a tracing template with transparency control. StoryPages can be used for sketching movie scenes, animations, and comics.
Shakespeare - All the World’s a Stage: $3.99
Page Turning,Settings,Menus & Table Of Contents Uniquely Designed Rich Graphical User Interface Designed with focus on reading, menus and settings are out of the way but easily accessible. Intuitive Design, Sun Table Of Content System, 3D Page Turning, Search, BookMark.
A text editing software that allows users to enter text simply writing with your finger on the touch screen in either landscape or portrait mode employing your own handwriting style. It also allows easily switching between the handwriting recognition and the standard iPhone keyboard.
If you need to read huge PDF files, you've come to the right place. Faithful users of GoodReader have reported flawless performance with files over 1 gig in size; but that's only one of the many features that makes GoodReader the best app of its kind. Within moments of downloading GoodReader, you'll be transferring files.
Quote Book: $0.99
Quote Book is a fully featured book of quotes which allows you enjoy words of wisdom wherever you are. Specifically designed to utilize the features and navigation of the iPhone, this application allows you to browse, bookmark your favorite quotes, easily add your own quotes and even email a quote to your family and friends.
Idioms is a multiple choice quiz system for English which provides 700 common idiomatic questions. Designed to provide a method of acquiring idiomatic expressions and a context for using them in everyday English conversation.
A simple application helping you to learn new
English words. It shows you word definition and gives 4 choices as answer. Select one of the choices by dragging it on the hole in the paper. If you are correct, a green hock is displayed. If the selected word does not fit to the definition, you will see a red cross.
A world-class voice recorder with the one of the world’s top Transcription Services to provide you with the best dictation and transcription solution available. Record, edit and upload a digital recording then have the file accurately and efficiently transcribed to text anywhere, at anytime. All you need is an Internet connection.
3D Bookshelf: $0.99
Enjoy some of the most time-honored stories ever written with the world's first fully 3D eBook application for Touch devices. Each book is recreated in full 3D and can be taken from the shelf and opened to any page. Immerse yourself in the romance of reading with the sound of the leather-bound book covers creaking and the pages turning.
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