Hanping Chinese/Cantonese Dictionary 4.5.1/2/3 released

January 4th, 2016



  • (Paid apps only) Homescreen Widget improvements and bug fixes – can now reconfigure widget by clicking on the app icon (top-right corner of widget) and then you will see this:
    reconfigure-widgetNote: If you have configured the widget to not show the app icon, then you won’t be able to reconfigure it (i.e. you would have to create a new one instead).
  • Proper support for English letters in Chinese headwords (particularly an issue in Cantodict which has words like “唔啱key” (m4 ngaam1 ki1) and “kilo” (ki1 lou2)
    key
  • Updated CC-CEDICT, Cantodict and Unihan 8.0 data
  • Added YouTube channel to About screen
  • Fixed tone-marked Yale bug for third tone (Cantonese app only)
  • Internal database system update (Cantonese app only)
  • Minor bug fixes

The app is available on Google PlayAmazon Appstore.

Hanping Cantonese/Chinese Dictionary Pro & Lite 4.4 released

November 20th, 2015



  • Better Google Translate support
    • Requires Google Translate app to be installed
    • New translate icon appears next to not-in-dictionary search results
    • Click on translate icon to show Google Translate popup which gives translation
    • Then click ‘Replace’ to show the translation in Hanping
    • If you star the sentence, the translation will appear in your starred list
    • You can also translate existing starred words/sentences (those which are not-in-dictionary)
  • Tweaked search results formatting
  • Minor bug fixes

Sentence not in dictionary Translate! Translation added to sentence search result

Available from the Google Play Store & Amazon Appstore.

Hanping Cantonese/Chinese Dictionary Pro & Lite 4.3/4.3.1/4.3.2 released

November 12th, 2015



  • Better handwriting recognition
  • More Android Marshmallow support (regarding backups)
  • Minor bug fixes

Note: 4.3.2 fixes a lookup bug which only really affects Hanping Cantonese Dictionary.

Available from the Google Play Store & Amazon Appstore.

Hanping Chinese Popup 1.1.2 released

October 10th, 2015
  • Fixed Trigger on System Startup
  • Minor bug fixes

Available from the Google Play Store and Amazon Appstore

Hanping Cantonese/Chinese Dictionary Pro & Lite 4.2.4 released

October 8th, 2015



  • Better system Text-to-Speech support. If enabled in Settings, audio playback alternates between human TTS and system TTS
  • Long-press on Links icon to jump to first link
  • Minor bug fixes

Available from the Google Play Store & Amazon Appstore.

Hanping Chinese Popup 1.1.1 released

October 6th, 2015
  • Better popup swipe-to-dismiss: now nicely fades out as you slide left/right and animates away properly
  • Minor bug fixes

Available from the Google Play Store and Amazon Appstore

Hanping Chinese Dictionary Pro & Lite 4.2.3 released

October 3rd, 2015

This is an important bug fix update.

  • Performance bug fix – accidentally introduced a bug in 4.2.0 which made Chinese character searches very slow (noticeable on older devices)
  • Updated CC-CEDICT dictionary data
  • Minor bug fixes

Available from the Google Play Store & Amazon Appstore.

Hanping Chinese Dictionary Pro 4.2.2 released

October 1st, 2015

This is a minor bug fix update.

  • Long-press on audio icon to play audio using system TTS. This will only work if your device supports Mandarin TTS. Luckily most devices do because Google Text-to-Speeech app recently added support for this.  Please make sure you have downloaded the Chinese (China) voice data.  Actually, this was added in 4.2, but we forgot to mention it!
  • Fixed UI glitch when moving from Search screen to Details screen
  • Minor bug fixes

Available from the Google Play Store & Amazon Appstore.

Hanping Chinese Dictionary Pro & Lite 4.2.1 released

September 25th, 2015


  • Improved clipboard notifications
  • Improved External Links section
  • Redesigned navigation drawer
  • Removed lots of notifications
  • Fixed some dict formatting issues
  • Added support for Android Marshmallow
  • Minor bug fixes

Navigation Drawer in 4.2

Available from the Google Play Store & Amazon Appstore.

Hanping Cantonese Dictionary 4.2 released

September 24th, 2015
  • Improved clipboard notifications
  • Improved External Links section
  • Redesigned navigation drawer
  • Removed lots of notifications
  • Fixed some dict formatting issues
  • Added support for Android Marshmallow
  • Minor bug fixes

Please note: the version number has been fast-forwarded from 2.1 to 4.2 to keep it in line with our Mandarin dictionary apps which have many similar features.

The app is available on Google PlayAmazon Appstore.