HanYou - Chinese Dictionary and OCR 2.2

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Publisher Description

HanYou is a modern offline Chinese dictionary, including many features to help you read and learn Chinese. HanYou is the perfect companion to help you read books, mangas, signs, menu, and improve your Chinese reading skills while enjoying your favorite reading material.

HanYou features powerful offline Optical Character Recognition (OCR) technology, developed in-house and continuously improved over the past 6 years. HanYou's algorithms let you recognize over 13000 Chinese characters in your pictures or with your device camera.

Chinese text is detected, recognized and parsed into words in a fraction of a second. Detailed information of each word and Chinese character is then provided such as their pronunciation and their definition in English.

HanYou also has a built-in drawing feature for you to draw and translate Chinese characters on your touch-screen with very high accuracy.


• Multiple target languages availables: English, German, French and Hungarian

• Search Chinese words from in any kind of input: Traditional / Simplified / Pinyins

• You can also search the other way and input foreign words in the search bar

• Input characters by Keyboard / Drawing / Radicals

• Search words that either start with / end with / contain the query word

• Build vocabulary lists of Chinese words (which you can share as files or text in many ways)

• Listen to the Chinese pronunciation of words through the "Speak" function

Optical Character Recognition
: (one-time paid feature after a one-day free trial)

• A powerful Optical Character Recognition (OCR) engine which lets you translate Chinese characters in images

• HanYou recognizes more that 13000 Chinese characters

• HanYou recognizes both Traditional and Simplified characters

• You can recognize Chinese text with your Live Camera or on Still Pictures (from your camera roll)

• Read either horizontal or vertical Chinese text

Text Analyzer

• Add Pinyins in Safari! Whenever you are browsing on a web page with Chinese text, tap the "share" button at the bottom and select "HanYou Add Pinyins" to display all pinyins

• Paste some text, or import it from the OCR modes, into the text analyzer to get definitions of each word in the text

• Pinyins are also displayed automatically

• Listen to the Chinese text with the "Speak" function

HanYou Wall

• Get help from the user community by sharing pictures on the HanYou Wall


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HanYou - Chinese Dictionary and OCR is a free software application from the Teaching & Training Tools subcategory, part of the Education category. The app is currently available in English and it was last updated on 2019-06-17. The program can be installed on Android.

HanYou - Chinese Dictionary and OCR (version 2.2) is available for download from our website. Just click the green Download button above to start. Until now the program was downloaded 12 times. We already checked that the download link to be safe, however for your own protection we recommend that you scan the downloaded software with your antivirus.

Program Details


Publisher Yomiwa
Released Date 2019-06-17
Languages English


Category Education
Subcategory Teaching & Training Tools

System requirements

Operating systems android

Download information

File size
Total downloads 12


License model Free
Price N/A

Version History

Here you can find the changelog of HanYou - Chinese Dictionary and OCR since it was posted on our website on 2016-09-30. The latest version is 2.2 and it was updated on soft112.com on 2019-09-19. See below the changes in each version:

version 2.2

posted on 2019-06-17

*********** New Feature ***********
+ Web browser with pronunciation: use hanyou to browse the web and have pronunciation displayed above words

*********** Other Changes ***********
+ Image import fixed
+ Image sharing feature improved
+ Improved dictionary search
+ Other bug fixes


posted on 2017-03-11

****** Changes ******
- Added privacy policy
- Fixed out-of-the-screen recognitions
- Other minor interface fixes
- Minor bug fixes


posted on 2016-09-18

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Release Date: 2019-06-17
Publisher: Yomiwa
Operating System: android
Type: Free