Pinyin Converter brings iPhone and iPad users the ability to transliterate Chinese characters into their pinyin equivalent. We’ve all seen this done in pinyin literature and now Pinyin Converter enables you to perform this cool trick yourself. Here’s how it works.
Simply cut and paste Chinese characters from any source like a website or email into Pinyin Converter. You can also type characters too. Then click the Pinyinize button on screen. Right before your eyes, the app will connect to the Internet and generate the proper pinyin word above each character. If that’s not enough, Pinyinizer will also speak the words to you in clear Chinese language.
Once your text is transliterated, you can copy it or send it in an email. Printing is also supported if you have an AirPrint capable printer. Additionally, and maybe best of all, Pinyin Converter will export your results as a PDF which looks fantastic. If you’re looking to quickly read a lot Chinese characters on screen, Pinyin Converter is the way to go.
Pinyin Converter 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: