Seattle based 7HillStudios today announces Spanish TouchLanguage 2.04, the ongoing success of Spanish learning for all iOS devices. This application utilizes an extensive database of educational resources that provide users with eight different educational aides, exercises, and games. TouchLanguage starts users on their journey towards mastering the Spanish language and providing them with over two thousand of the most common Spanish words and phrases to study.
Saggio Technologies today announces Spanish Flashcards 2.0 – 1,000 Nouns for iOS, their app that uses prioritization to help students learn Spanish. Unlike other flashcards that simply repeat words, the app employs the Leitner cardfile system. It keeps three lists, based on student performance: Unseen (new), Correct (right once), and Mastered (right twice). Each time a new deck is dealt, cards from each group are included in a ratio of 50%-30%-20%. A scoring system tracks the student’s progress.
Massachusetts based Ananse Productions today releases Stem Stumper 1.4, an update to their innovative blind accessible puzzle game for iOS devices. Stem Stumper is built from the ground up to be enjoyed by both the iPhone’s burgeoning blind community and fully sighted players around the world. It is fully integrated with VoiceOver, Apple’s built-in screen reader for iOS devices. Version 1.4 now supports French, Italian, German and Spanish.
Yokohama based SugoiSoft today released ImageXY 1.1 of their batch picture resizer application on the Mac App Store. ImageXY 1.1 makes the painless resize process available to Japanese and Spanish users. mageXY’s speed and presets make it ideal for both beginners and advanced users alike. Users can use one of the standard presets for common sizes, such as Email or Blog or they can create their own custom size presets in either pixels or percentages.
California based PhatWare has released a major update of WritePad French, German, and Spanish Editions, the company’s popular note taking and handwriting recognition software for iPad and iPhone devices. WritePad is an advanced notetaker for iPads and iPhones, which converts practically any handwriting into computer text. Version 5.0 allows synchronization of WritePad documents with Evernote, plus offers an improved handwriting recognition engine, document statistics, and more.
Instituto de Informatica Educativa today released Super Vocabulario 1.6 for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad users. The application is a fun teaching application, offering an easy method for learning seven categories of beginner words in Spanish or English. Super Vocabulario uses visual and audio tools in a game environment to provide learning and self-testing. This app is perfect for those who are short on time or money, or prefer a location-flexible learning tool.
Tampa based Wattanasoft today announces Immersive Spanish is being featured by Apple in the US App Store Education Category for the iPad. Immersive Spanish includes innovative features that take language learning to a new level of success. Advanced phonetic spelling gets students speaking correctly from the start; interactive multimedia aides the students learning process; unit reviews re-enforce vocabulary; and advanced intuitive sequential learning builds lessons progressively.
Tampa based Wattanasoft today introduces “Immersive Spanish – Learn and Study” for iOS devices. Immersive Spanish provides the user with a full multimedia learning experience by associating pictures with spoken words and sentences. The app works by teaching the user vocabulary words and then building off of those words to form complete sentences. It teaches the user how to pronounce each word correctly by providing the phonetic translation of every word.
Macuarium Network today announces macumag 1.0.1, their free reader app for iPad that offers single copies and subscriptions to macumag Magazine as in-app purchases. Designed especially for iPad, the magazine is published in Spanish, and is the only such Spanish language Mac magazine that is not a translation of another publication. With a focus on innovation and the Mac lifestyle, macumag exploits the knowledge and insight of the largest Spanish-speaking Mac community on the web: Macuarium.
Spanish Touch Trainer 1.0 for iOS provides the student with a fun and innovative way to learn, practice, and improve Spanish skills through an intuitive process. Each time the user accesses a particular sentence, word choices are automatically randomized. Word-level skills of vocabulary and verb conjugation will be improved; but more importantly, the student will be gently guided to think in Spanish by producing the correct words in the correct order – the key to acquisition of any language.
Buenos Aires based developer Kumquat today announces Villancicos Navidenos. Created to offer users a Spanish language alternative to conventional Christmas themed apps, Villancicos Navidenos offers users of any age a chance to experience a wealth of classic Christmas Carols sung in Spanish right from their mobile device. Each carol is accompanied by beautifully rendered original artwork as well as Spanish text to help users follow along with the apps vocal presentation of each song.
In cooperation with Lesson Nine, the creators of the Babbel platform, Aspirement today released Spanish Mobile – Vocabulary Trainer by Babbel 2.0.1 for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad users. The application incorporates a Babbel based platform to help users to speak and understand Spanish in various situations. With its three thousand word base, the app provides a unique language trainer, which includes a speech recognition tool to monitor a user’s progress and help them improve their pronunciation.
MosaLingua announces MosaLingua Learn Spanish and French for English-speaking learners. Using MosaLingua is like having your own portable teacher who adapts to suit you. MosaLingua uses a very effective and addictive teaching method called the Spaced Repetition System, the latest technology used to facilitate the memorization process. Mosa knows your difficulties and accommodates your schedule, giving you guidance and rewards your achievements throughout the learning process.
California based PhatWare Corporation today announces WritePad for iPad French, German, and Spanish Editions. WritePad is the first product to offer natural handwriting recognition input in the French, German, and Spanish languages on iPad devices. These new international versions of WritePad feature integration with the Twitter client and the advanced handwriting Input Panel for text entry, in addition to the full screen handwriting mode.