ChinesePod's New App (Jan 2017)

Version 2 (0.8.1) is now available on the app store which fixes many of the bugs below. 

 

 

Today we are pleased to announce the release of our new iOS app, ChinesePod - Podcast

:fireworks: :fireworks:

This is an early-release version that we will update again in the coming weeks, and continue to actively develop and improve, based on your feedback.

Features of the new app

  • Watch video lessons in the app.
  • word-by-word translations
  • look up sentences and vocabulary in Pleco Dictionary for further study.
  • Improved UI across the app, with improved dialogue screen
  • Improvements to our API so that lesson data loads faster

Known Bugs/Missing Features

  • Can't delete offline content (Fixed in 0.8.1)
  • Offline content only includes audio(Fixed in 0.8.1)
  • No progress when downloading content (Fixed in 0.8.1)
  • word-by-word translation box only displays simplified Chinese, even if you have traditional on. (Fixed in 0.8.1)
  • No native iPad app (Fixed in 0.8.1)
  • highlighted text in word-by-word box included an underline.(Fixed in 0.8.1)

Fixes expected in next version (Expected next week depending on Apple review process)

  • delete downloaded files (Fixed in 0.8.1)
  • download multiple files at the same time
  • view lesson data for offline content (vocabulary/ dialogue etc) (Fixed in 0.8.1)
  • download in background mode (Fixed in 0.8.1)
  • show progress bar on download page when downloading (Fixed in 0.8.1)

Coming Soon...

  • Native iPad app
  • Other features based on your feedback.

We hope you enjoy this new version of the app. We have re-written it from the ground up, and our developers will be looking out for your feedback so that they can continually improve it.

Please leave your feedback below

Enjoy

-The ChinesePod Team :slight_smile:

 

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