Complete Chinese Study Software for Windows

  • Immersive flash-card testing and review
  • Mouse or stylus-based character practice
  • Over 2,500 tone-pair drills
  • 120.000 word dictionary
  • Freehand dictionary search mode
  • Comprehensive stats and progress module

Character mine is a serious program for adult learners of Chinese who want to get to grips with memorising characters, building vocabulary and mastering tones. It continually cross references new vocabulary with your existing database to help you see at any moment how the new words you are learning fit into your expanding knowledge matrix. By keeping track of all your dictionary searches it helps you identify high frequency items that are especially worth learning. Much more than just a flash-card program, it a suite of tools for anyone who plans to really go the distance with learning Chinese, developed over fifteen years and in daily use by a programmer who is also very open to suggestions for new features and improvements.

It is available on an unlimited, free-trial basis.

Flash Card Testing
Comprehensive two-way testing

Flash-card testing with automated revision program and stats module to measure your progress.

Tone Testing
Hone your listening skills

Developed from the popular Mǎ or Mà website with over 2,500 minimal pair-based multiple choice questions.

Writing Practice
Mouse or Stylus

Integrate your character practice with your ongoing flashcard testing. Practice based on characters not words with complete control over retests.