Hanping Chinese Camera: Chinese OCR

Save time doing dictionary lookups with Chinese OCR! Simply point your camera at some Chinese text to get all the English definitions. No need to even touch the screen!

This app is compatible with our Mandarin and Cantonese dictionary apps.

If you're not satisfied, for any reason, within 30 days you get a full refund, period, no questions asked. We don't want your money if you're not amazingly happy.

PLEASE READ THIS FIRST: this app gives the dictionary definitions of Chinese words in the text, not whole sentence translations (although there is a button to quickly show the text in Google Translate popup). Therefore, this app is suited to those who are studying Chinese rather than those who are looking for a language-survival tool.

PLEASE READ THIS ALSO: when first using this app, it's tempting to try it out by pointing the camera at Chinese text on a computer screen. However, this is NOT supported because the Moire effect means the image is distorted in a way that cannot be used by the recognition engine. So please point the camera at Chinese text in the real world (e.g. in books) or load images (such as screenshots captured by the device).


★ Scans live camera preview as well as still images (such as photos and screenshots)
★ Works entirely offline!
Simplified and Traditional characters
Pinyin and Zhuyin (Bopomofo) pronunciation
Horizontal & vertical text
★ Optimized for pages of regular text (such as in a book)
★ Seamlessly integrates with Hanping Chinese Dictionary (which is free), with Hanping Chinese Dictionary Pro and Hanping Cantonese Dictionary (paid app)
★ Quick Settings Tile to toggle on/off
★ Shows HSK level and any custom tags

Please report any bugs or suggestions to us via e-mail.
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What's New

★ Reduced app size (over 13% smaller)
★ Minor bug fixes
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Additional Information

Eligible for Family Library
April 5, 2019
Varies with device
Current Version
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Requires Android
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EmberMitre Ltd. 12th Floor, No. 3 Lockhart Road Wanchai Hong Kong
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