- Besta's website includes their hand-held, checkbook-sized, Oxford English<->Chinese/Chinese electronic dictionaries and organizers, with speech output in Mandarin Chinese, Cantonese, and English; and multiple input methods (Zhuyin Fuhao, Pinyin, Cantonese, etc.), including handwritten (penned) input on a touch screen. (Tip from Loyd Mowry) (Big5)
- Chinese Star. SunTendy America's homepage for Chinese Star software.
- Cyberlink. PowerDVD and other software from Cyberlink for DVD-viewing, video-editing, DVD-burning, etc.
- DynaLab. Renamed DynaComware as of August 2001, it is the developer of DynaFonts for CJK computing.
- Microsoft Hong Kong Corp. Products for different Windows operating systems. (thanks to Thomas Chan). (Big5)
- NJStar. NJStar Software Co.'s Chinese (and Japanese) word processors, CJK viewer, and CJK encoder/decoder; and downloadable trial versions. Their NJStar CWP 5.2x is a stand-alone Chinese word processor designed to input, edit, format, convert and print Chinese documents on all language versions of Windows, and saves in their program-specific format as well as in RTF format for exporting to MS Word and other programs. NJStar Communicator is their software for Windows (for all language versions) for viewing, encoding, and CJK code conversion; support for Big5/GB/GBK/Unicode, etc.; conversion of MS Word RTF file to either Simplified or Traditional Chinese; support for direct Unicode input into MS Office, and typing directly into MS Word, etc., using Microsoft's CJK Unicode TrueType fonts; support for other Unicode-compliant software operating under MS Word; includes code-conversion utility; Unicode RTF input option; CJK=>GIF conversion; and Dai4 Diao4 Pinyin input method (a choice from among the Chinese input methods), a quick and convenient means to input Pinyin with tone diacritics in MS Word (e.g. "Zhong1wen2" yields tone 1 diacritic over the 'o' and tone 2 diacritic over the 'e'). NJStar Communicator 2.7x enables inputting of both standard Chinese characters and vernacular Cantonese characters using Jyutping input method.
- Quicktionary and other software at Quick-Pen.com. A portable, handheld scanner designed to change the way one translates, reads and studies a foreign language; a scan-and-see, English-to-Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), etc.
- Sunrise. Developers of (Xin)TianMa software, this is AsiaCom's site for their CJK software for English Windows and Macs.
- TwinBridge. TwinBridge Software Corp. has a host of CJK software for the Windows environment.
- UniEdit. Multilingual (including CJK and IPA) text editor from Duke U.'s Humanities Computing Facilities; for Win 3.1 or higher; incorporates support for Unicode 3.0/ISO 10646; downloadable, 45-day trial version available. (UniEdit is a by-product of WinCalis, their language learning and authoring system. Also check out MaxAuthor, a freely-downloadable, language learning and authoring system from U. of Arizon Computer Aided Language Instruction (UACALI) Group.) (Link to UniEdit updated, thanks to Gyula Zsigri.)
- UnionWay. UnionWay's site for their 32-bit, Unicode-compliant UnionWay AsianSuite 2000, which operates under Win95/98/2000 and WinNT (but not Win3.x). AsianSuite 2000 Internet Edition is distributed online and includes Chinese, Japanese and Korean. AsianSuite 2000 Premium Edition, distributed by normal software packages, comes in a choice of Chinese, Japanese, Korean or Asian (CJK) Edition. Both Internet and Premium Editions use Unicode TrueType fonts. Downloadable demos and trial versions are available.
For links to online vendors and their CD's and other multimedia programs for learning Chinese, visit Dr. Xie Tianwei's webpage, Learning Chinese Online. Software vendors and their products (and demos) Wenlin, etc.