Vocopedia Pro Now Available on Amazon

Like Vocopedia and want to support its development.Please consider buying the paid version on Amazon (only for US). Coming soon on SlideMe as well. Also Like Vocopedia on Facebook to stay updated : And follow Vocopedia on Twitter as well @Vocopedia

Monday, 28 November 2011

Vocopedia v1.5

Vocopedia has been updated to v1.5 after a very long time and has some major changes that will be listed below.Also a paid version of app will be soon coming up as well .

If you don't have vocopedia for your android phone,you can download it from the market using the following link:

 and also on

Change log:

1.Favorites/Bookmarks: A major change in vocopedia is the inclusion of Favorites.Favorites is a separate word list which the user has the liberty to choose just like bookmarks.Favorites will appear as separate deck in the deck list.Ideally these words are the words you want out for a quick reference i.e important words to remember as per your requirement.To add/remove a word as a favorite just tap on the star icon available in flashcard and word browser selection.A yellow star indicates word is in favorite list while a grey star indicates the word does not belong to favorite list.

**The favorites  won't appear in the deck-list as long as a word is added as favorite and deck chooser is closed after that.  

2.The flashcard sessions except the Favorites,surprise and shuffled ones will be remembered i.e your progress in flashcard session will be remembered except for the ones given above.

The above two things require the external storage permission.

3.Now you can see your high-scores in hangman by pressing menu in hangman

4.For small screens, clue can also be viewed by tapping on the question.

5.Added text to speech support in hangman.

6.Added preferences.
     --a)enable/disable Text-to-Speech
     --b)enable/disable Auto-Pronounce
     --c)Change Keyboard in Hangman between Qwerty or Abcdef 
     --d)Clear the Favorites List

**For auto -pronounce to work text to speech must be enabled.
7. Auto-Pronounce:
      In flashcards session,if auto-pronounce is on pressing show button or tapping on screen will result in pronunciation of the word name and meaning to start on its own.Text to speech should also be enabled.This feature is disabled by default.

8.You can rate the app in android market from the menu in the starting page.

9.You can also share the app on Facebook, Twitter or any other medium from the starting page.Please consider to share this app if you like it and rate it in the android market.

Feedback and Suggestions are Welcome.

Thursday, 8 September 2011

Vocopedia v1.1.2

It's been a month or so since the last update.In this duration vocopedia got 1000 downloads and I'm really happy about its success.So I provided the next update.I also started another blog about android development.Take a Look at it here
Vocopedia is also available in SlideMe android Market.If you don't have internet connection on your android you can download it from here.....
Here's the change log.


1. Added Pronunciations feature in the Flashcards as well as the word browser.
        Vocopedia will pronounce the words as well as the meaning of the word you are currently on.
    This feature requires you have Text To Speech Libraries installed in your phone.You can install this on your  phone from  
Settings->Voice Input and Output -> Text To Speech Settings -> Install Voice Data
Currently the app only reads the word and the meaning for you.If you want to extend the functionality further.You can mail me.I'll try to add them as soon as possible.
Here are the screenshots of the new things in the current version. The orange button speaks the word while the blue reads the meaning for you.
flashcard with TTS buttons

word browser with TTS buttons.

Please Vote for Vocopedia in the market and spread the word about my app if you like it my liking this page or tweeting about it.Feedback and Suggestions are Welcome.

Saturday, 30 July 2011

Vocopedia V-1.1.1

Vocopedia v1.1.1

This is the first update after publishing Vocopedia in the market (update available in market).
If You like my app please spread the word, tweet it or share the link on facebook. It will be highly appreciated.

Here are the changes that have been done in Vocopedia.

Change log:
1.    Added support for small screens i.e. QVGA resolution. The app uses multi-apk feature and differs from the main app in certain features elaborated as below.
--The starting screen does not have a quit button.
--The clues and score will not be visible on the screen in Hangman.

--you can view score and clue by pressing menu and selecting the appropriate option.

--Rest all features are same as the larger screens.

If normal to large screen users want their app similar to the small screen please comment below or mail me your suggestions.

2.    The deck lists now show labels indicating starting and ending words’ initials.
 E.g. if one deck starts with abase and ends with say alliteration. The deck label will show “(ab - al)” so that you can choose according to your word requirement.

3.    The Flashcard session will allow you to reset your deck to beginning. It will also unshuffle your deck if you have shuffled it.

4.    A better and more efficient shuffle algorithm has been implemented.

5.   A feedback button has been added on the starting screen. You can access it by pressing menu and select feedback. A list will be generated select any email client like Gmail app and mail me your complaints, suggestions, and any queries you have through this button. 

6. Added app2sd feature for android 2.2+ phones.

7.    This app collects anonymous usage information for the purpose of improving the software. No personally identifiable information is collected.


Please reply to the following questions by commenting below or by email to akdroid1991@gmail.com

1.    Would you like an online dictionary feature to look up words not in the database?
2.    Would you like a pronunciations feature?
3.    Would you like to have bookmarks?
4.    Would you pay for an ad-free version?

Please do reply and help me make Vocopedia more user-friendly and useful.

Wednesday, 20 July 2011

Vocopedia help

Welcome to the VOCOPEDIA online help.

If you don't have vocopedia for your android phone,you can download it from the market using the following link:

          This document will guide you how to use Vocopedia on your android phone.A vocabulary building helper app for your android phone compatible from android 1.6 and above.

For QVGA screens there are some extra instructions.Go to the following link for more info see the above post.

Vocopedia consists of three basic features…
1. Flashcards
2. Word browser
3. Hangman

          Flashcards is a basic flashcard application. The database consists of more than 3900 words suitable for Verbal and vocabulary building having relevance to exams like GRE, SAT, TOEFL, CAT and exams involving verbal part.

Deck selection:

          The words are divided into decks of 90 words. To use flashcards, click on the flashcard button on the starting page. Choose your deck from the list generated.
  •           You can also select a random deck from the list. Press menu button, select random deck. This will select a random deck from the given list.
  •           You can even generate a deck containing random words from the whole word database called Surprise Deck. Press Menu and select Random Deck.

Managing Flashcard sessions:
          Once you select a Deck, you start a flashcard session. The goal of a flashcard session is to see a word guess its meaning and confirm it by revealing it.

  • The current card out of total cards and deck name is displayed at the top.
  •  When a word is loaded, only the word will be visible. To view the word information, press the SHOW button present on the bottom of the screen.
  • To go to the next word, press NEXT and to go to the previous word press PREV present at the bottom of the screen.
  • You can change your deck by pressing Menu and select Change Deck.
  •  You can shuffle your deck by pressing menu and select Shuffle.  
  • Gestures supported. You can swipe to the left to view next word and swipe right to view previous word.You can tap on the screen to view information about the word.
Word Browser:

          Word browser enlists the words in the database in alphabetical order where you can search for your required word. It is to be used as a reference.
          You can search for your word from the search box given on the top of the screen. The search will happen as you type. To view a particular word, click on the word. It will open a new window consisting of word and related available information. To Exit, Press Done

        Hangman is a Puzzle based game. A clue will be provided and you have to guess the word before the man is hanged. It can be used to test your vocabulary in a fun way and enjoy learning words. To play select a word from the given keyboard at the bottom and see the changes on the screen. The alphabet will turn blue if present in the required word and red if not;

Closing Vocopedia:

To quit from Vocopedia, press Quit in the starting screen.

If you have any questions or suggestions you can comment or mail me at akdroid1991@gmail.com