February 25, 2013
HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., February 25, 2013 — Farlex, Inc., publisher of the world's most comprehensive reference website (www.TheFreeDictionary.com), announced today that its mobile apps have been downloaded more than 10 million times.
TheFreeDictionary.com apps are available for iOS, Android, and Windows devices. All versions of the app consistently earn top ratings from users.
"We're thrilled that so many users have chosen our app as the way they access information on their mobile devices," said Steve Boymel, co-founder and executive vice president of Farlex, Inc. "We pride ourselves on incorporating user requests for new features and functionality in our effort to perfect the app. Our users deserve a lot of credit for making our app what it is today."
TheFreeDictionary.com serves a global network of users by offering free access to multiple dictionaries, thesauri, and encyclopedias, including dictionaries in more than a dozen languages and more than 50 translation options, all from the most authoritative sources. TheFreeDictionary app packages this vast amount of information in an intuitive user interface.
Since the app's debut, dozens of new features have been added. Users can now browse the huge amount of content with advanced search options and a multilingual interface that allows them to navigate the app in more than a dozen languages.
The app gives users the ability to listen to audio pronunciations of words, play four different word games, and share content via social networks, email, and text messages. Users can even learn something new every day with fresh daily content like Word of the Day, This Day in History, and more.
"Users often tell us they start their day with our app by reading the Word of the Day with their cup of coffee. We're glad to be part of their daily search for knowledge," said Nick Simonov, co-founder and president of Farlex, Inc. "TheFreeDictionary app gives almost anyone with a smartphone or tablet a way to access information anywhere, access it quickly, and have confidence in what they find."
The Farlex team plans to continue adding new features and content, and welcomes user suggestions for the app.
"We love the app that we've built, and we're very excited for what we have in store for the future," Mr. Simonov said.
A full list of TheFreeDictionary.com's mobile apps and where they can be downloaded is available at http://www.thefreedictionary.com/download.htm#mobile.
TheFreeDictionary.com is one of the most comprehensive reference resources on the Web. Launched in 2003, TheFreeDictionary.com has grown to include medical, legal, financial, and computer dictionaries, a multilingual dictionary tool, a thesaurus, several encyclopedias, a literature reference library, and a search engine. A prime online vehicle for active information seekers, TheFreeDictionary.com has been accessed by more than 4.8 billion visitors.
About Farlex, Inc.:
Farlex, Inc. (www.farlex.com) is an independent, privately held provider of online reference products based in Huntingdon Valley, Pa. Founded in 2004, Farlex, Inc. provides innovative, easy-to-use reference and learning tools. Farlex's flagship websites, www.TheFreeDictionary.com and www.TheFreeLibrary.com, contain more than 25 million pages of books, periodicals, and reference information from the world's most respected sources.
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