Understand and learn Chinese from the latest browsers from Microsoft, Mozilla and Google.
For legacy MDBG Chinese Reader 5 (and earlier) users, upgrade to Version 6.7. This major upgrade includes support for:
Take the Feature Tour to see highlights of Version 6
If you didn't receive our upgrade notice, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org with the email address you used when purchasing the program. For only $35 USD, you'll receive a new license for MDBG Chinese Reader 6. Feel free to use your original Chinese Reader 5 license with another computer.
Supports the newest browsers: Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Internet Explorer and Google Chrome
Point at Chinese text and the LiveScan window opens and auto pronounces every word in Chinese. Choose from new Mandarin text-speech voices
Multi-language extensions (MLX) auto-translations powered by Microsoft Bing
Identify the most common words with HSK proficiency levels.
Breakdown multi-character words and phrases
Copy+ generates formatted study sheets in Microsoft Word and Excel
Selective copy lets you choose what you want: simplified Chinese, traditional Chinese, Pinyin, English definition and Bopomofo
Professional Edition adds new capabilities to help users learn Chinese even faster and easier:
Support for additional Mandarin Chinese voice (3 voices total)
Speed-up adding new words and phrases with auto-translated suggestions
Import complete dictionaries--up to 250,000 entries
Simultaneous multi-dictionary integration in LiveScan, HighlightScan, Lookup, etc.
Find recently viewed words quicker with word tracking
Post screenshots to Facebook
Simple steps for installing Chinese Reader and other documentation