Cinco de Mayo Pack

Cinco de Mayo is more than an excuse to drink Margaritas. Take advantage of this reminder of many Americans’ Hispanic heritage by learning or polishing up your Spanish, downloading an English-to-Spanish dictionary, or translating business documents for your Latin American colleagues into Spanish.

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Diccionario 1.0
Designed for anyone from students to businesspersons, Diccionario is a user-friendly dictionary/translation program that lets you translate from English to Spanish and back again. You can translate chunks of text including single words, phrases and even entire documents. The program uses frequently updated meta-syntax modules that let you analyze phrases, creating a syntactical structure for the best translation of the meaning of the text. With more than 72,000 terms and 200,000 word endings, Diccionario is powerful enough for translators, yet easy enough for beginners to use. This shareware version limits the length of the file you can translate, but is fully functional in all other aspects.

Licensing: Shareware, $12
Requirements: Win 95/NT
Publisher: Virsoft
Download size: 1540 KB

Talking Spanish 1.0
Teach the Spanish language to your kids, or yourself, with this bi-lingual teaching tool. Designed for all levels, from beginner to advanced, this tool can be utilized for children 1 and up. Talking Spanish teaches children how to speak, read and spell Spanish words and phrases. You can change the word lists to match what your kids are studying in language courses at school. You can even record your own voice, so the children learn Spanish from you.

Licensing: Shareware, $39
Requirements: Win 3.1x
Publisher: Dareware
Download size: 659 KB

Ventanas Spanish for Widows Deluxe
Ventanas does double duty as a Spanish language tutor and dictionary with a simple single window interface. As a tutor, it drills you on vocabulary words and verb conjugation. As an English-Spanish dictionary, it provides instant look-up and scrolling lists of English or Spanish words, singularly or in categories. Categories let you quickly create word groups for effective study. These word groups can easily be customized for a particular language course or textbook. Ventanas also displays synonyms, gender, part of speech, phrases and conjugations of all verbs. Words, categories and phrases can easily be added or deleted.

Licensing: Shareware, $29.95
Requirements: Win 3.1x
Publisher: Ford Software
Download size: 2643 KB

Hey Macaroni! Screensaver
Relive Macarena fever with the most popular Windows screensaver of last year. You’ll giggle as little pieces of elbow macaroni drop onto your screen, sprout arms and legs, and begin singing and dancing to the Macarena. The additional sound file download brings you an entire new verse to the song. The registered version of this screensaver includes new macaroni antics, including swinging on vines, doing acrobatic maneuvers and shooting meatballs at the screen.

Licensing: Shareware, $9
Requirements: Win 3.1x
Publisher: Rhode Island Soft Systems
Download size: 1117 KB

Spanish Helper for Business 2.0
Do you need to concentrate on Spanish for use in business? This program is designed for anyone with a rudimentary knowledge of Spanish who needs to apply those skills to doing business with Spanish-speaking colleagues. An interactive quizzing system encourages rapid learning, using either the included vocabulary database or lists you compose. The registered version contains more than 9,000 words and phrases, all tailored at business usage of the Spanish language.

Licensing: Shareware, $19.95
Requirements: DOS 6.0
Publisher: G. B. Blanchard
Download size: 255 KB

Frases Celebres (Quotable for Windows) 1.0
Looking for the perfect quotation for a school assignment, business presentation or E-mail signature? This version of Quotable for Windows in Spanish contains a database of famous quotations, all in the Spanish language. In fact, the entire program is in Spanish, including the installation and documentation. You can add your own quotes, and view quotes by author, subject or source. The registered version has a larger database of more than 10,000 quotes by more than 1,000 authors.

Licensing: Shareware, $24.95
Requirements: Win 3.1x
Publisher: EduSoft Technologies
Download size: 1669 KB