Dixio Desktop is a program that serves as a dictionary, either to find the meaning of a word, or to obtain translations of the text in other languages, quickly with just a click, avoiding having to resort to online dictionaries or search engines.
The service offered by Dixio can be accessed from any application, be it the web browser, PDF reader, text editor or any other application; By pressing the Ctrl key and clicking the right mouse button at the same time.
The dictionary of Dixio returns the definition of a given word, with the advantage that it does it within the context in which it is found, since it performs a semantic contextual analysis.
This tool is nourished by several dictionaries (Oxford, General Dictionary of Spanish VOX, Bilingual Semantix, etc.) and encyclopedias, in addition to wikipedia, totaling about 95 different services. It supports Spanish, English, Catalan and Basque, among other languages.
The program can be useful while writing an email or any other document and you have some doubt that the word is well written. When a query is made, using the commented key shortcut, in case the word does not exist, Dixio presents alternatives to it, being able to substitute it with the correct one.
Dixio Desktop 3.1 is the last update published in May 2013, of this dictionary that can be downloaded for free. It is available for Windows (8, 7, Vista, XP), Linux and Mac. There is a Premium version that adds more functions, such as the ability to get synonyms and antonyms of words.