Babylon and Other Desktop Dictionaries – Understanding What the World Is Saying
Everyone who is somehow exposed to people from countries other than his own is more than probably aware of gaps created by languages differences.
For some, the need to communicate with people who talk in foreign languages arises from work related relationships while for others the cause may be less formal. Whatever the circumstances may be, we can't be expected to master every language used by those with who we're in contact.
Imagine you could have an online dictionary right on your desktop allowing you to consult with it and get real time translations for words or expressions that baffle you. How efficient such a tool would be while chatting online with people from different countries or while having to use different languages yourself.
Exactly for that end, some online dictionary desktop utilities had been invented and developed. Babylon for example, being the leading software program in its field supports over 33 languages and allows for spelling and grammar correction through an easy to use interface. In addition, it will supply you with results from leading publishing houses such as Britannica, oxford, etc. for additional fees. Most of these software programs are connected to other online dictionaries thus expanding the available database and equipping the user with a more comprehensive vocabulary at his disposal.
There's no doubt that for those with oversees communication needs such a desktop utility is a bare necessity.