What Japanese learning tools do you use on a regular basis?

This page summarizes the projects mentioned and recommended in the original post on /r/LearnJapanese

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  • mokuro

    Read Japanese manga inside browser with selectable text.

    Decent list. Some additions: exSTATIC, mokuro, migaku, TheMoeWay discord, compressed audio, and the coolest of all, JL

  • Textractor

    Extracts text from video games and visual novels. Highly extensible.

    Steam - lots of games in Japanese, including Visual Novels. Textractor - tool for extracting text from Visual Novels and copying them to clipboard. Combined with Clipboard Inserter, texthooker.html, and 10ten, it makes reading Visual Novels a breeze. ShareX - OCR tool, handy for games and manga. I use it similarly to Textractor, combined with Clipboard Inserter, texthooker.html, and 10ten.

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  • ShareX

    ShareX is a free and open source program that lets you capture or record any area of your screen and share it with a single press of a key. It also allows uploading images, text or other types of files to many supported destinations you can choose from.

    Steam - lots of games in Japanese, including Visual Novels. Textractor - tool for extracting text from Visual Novels and copying them to clipboard. Combined with Clipboard Inserter, texthooker.html, and 10ten, it makes reading Visual Novels a breeze. ShareX - OCR tool, handy for games and manga. I use it similarly to Textractor, combined with Clipboard Inserter, texthooker.html, and 10ten.

  • anki

    Anki's shared backend and web components, and the Qt frontend

    Anki

  • animebook

    For anyone using Anime for learning, Animebook is a great tool. If you have the video files + subtitles, you can use Yomichan + Animebook to automatically create Anki cards with a screenshot + audio clip.

  • Kindle2Anki

    Create Anki cards from Kindle's Vocab-Builder and Yomichan dictionaries (by Kartoffel0)

    Kindle2Anki

  • Mokuro2Pdf

    Create pdf files with selectable text from Mokuro's manga html overlay

    Mokuro + Mokuro2Pdf

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  • exSTATic

    Zero effort language learning reading tracker with graphs and stats

    Decent list. Some additions: exSTATIC, mokuro, migaku, TheMoeWay discord, compressed audio, and the coolest of all, JL

  • JL

    JL is a program for looking up Japanese words and expressions. (by rampaa)

    Decent list. Some additions: exSTATIC, mokuro, migaku, TheMoeWay discord, compressed audio, and the coolest of all, JL

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