Kotodama

Developer: Yasuyuki Kusaka

Current Version: 3.2.2

Last Updated: 1 year ago

Download Size: 5 MB - Download

Description:

Kotodama is a simple sentence exemplar to support academic writing effectively. You can find usage of words and phrases in practical situations from published scholarly articles to strengthen your academic text building skills.

You can of course use Kotodama to lookup practical word usages in other genres such as poems, novels, patents, legal articles, journals, business letters, etc.

Please find below detailed instructions.

HOW-TO GET STARTED (see screenshots and an instruction movie in support URL):

1. Create DB from the text files via [Create DB...].
2. Drag and Drop your PDF/Text Files to the main window.
3. Wait for a sec to complete...
4. Search a word and find suitable expressions!

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Release Notes:

A minor bug fix.

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Most Helpful Reviews

1/5
Version 2.1
Review by holger-dot-us

Defective!!! - VERSION 2.1: Still disappointing. - After some trial and error the app converted a folder with PDFs into raw text - Database got created - Getting there required some skill. - Searching works, but very slow - the results are extremely primitive - at least I would expect that I can click on a result to get to the corresponding file, to see more details. - The ABOUT box is still empty/useless. - The developer's website doesn't seem to exist. At the current state this app still appears to be an experiment; a test project, a rough proof of concept, but not an application worth $1.99. Why do I even bother? The underlying idea, the vision appeals to me; I would have a need for such an app. One day? Respectfully, Holger VERSION 2.0: This app is useless in its current version (2.0) on my OS X 10.8.4. The ABOUT box has no content, there is no help menu, the developer's website doesn't exist. The UI is anything but user-friendly. After some trial it started scanning pdfs and generating text only files. The database remains empty. It must be an oversight that this app is on the App Store!!!

Found helpful by 5 out of 5 people