Chinese Dictionary and Document Editor

ChinaScribe is a Chinese dictionary program that can be used to create professional-looking Chinese documents, including "3-line" documents with pinyin and English or another language above Chinese characters.

Demonstration Videos

Using ChinaScribe to automatically create a 3-line document from Chinese text.

Using ChinaScribe with Microsoft Word.

Main Features

  • More than 190,000 Chinese words many of which have English, German and French definitions
  • Import words from CC-CEDICT, HanDeDict, CFDict or other sources
  • Easily add and amend dictionary entries
  • Simplified or Traditional Chinese characters
  • Mandarin Pinyin or Cantonese romanizations
  • Easily create 2-line and 3-line documents with pinyin and definitions above Chinese characters
  • Store definitions in up to four languages (e.g. English, German, French etc.)
  • Add Chinese words to your documents, including Pinyin or other romanizations

ChinaScribe Screenshot - Main Window

ChinaScribe 1.33 Now Available!

ChinaScribe version 1.33 is now available to download. You can read more about the features or download it now and try it for yourself!

(Mac/Linux info)