BeoLingus German-English


This plugins extends Apple‘s Dictionary application ( with a German-English dictionary.

  1. The search works in both directions, you can search for German or English terms.

  2. You don‘t need an internet connection, because the dictionary is included in the plugin.

The dictionary content is based on the online dictionary by TU Chemnitz.


The installation is very easy. Just download the disk image and launch the install package. If you start afterwards you should see Deutsch-Englisch like in the screenshot. The install package always installs the dictionary into /Library/Dictionaries.


You can uninstall the plugin by deleting the folder BeoLingus Deutsch-Englisch.dictionary in /Library/Dictionaries.


BeoLingus German-English

v2015.10.08 — 143 MB — OS X 10.6-10.10

This dictionary plugin is licensed under GPLv3

The source dictionary from BeoLingus is licensed under GPLv2

OpenThesaurus German is only available for OS X 10.6.x and higher (why?).