Pleco is the best translation app for learning Chinese on the iPhone and iPad. One of the app’s biggest strengths is the ability to download add-ons. These come in the form of extra dictionaries, hand-writing aids, and document translators. The coolest add-on is an optical character recognizer that uses the device’s camera to live-convert characters to Pinyin and English.
Pleco is just one of our favorite Chinese learning apps for iPhone and iPad. We’ve collected all of our favorites here. And if you’d like to see more of our top app selections in different categories, just head on over to our Best Apps Series.
Here are a couple of our other picks of the best Chinese learning apps for iPhone and iPad: