Projects / kanjidrill


kdrill helps people learn Japanese 'Kanji' characters. Its includes a multiple-choice Kanji quiz program that helps people learn Japanese characters with different guess formats and history options. It also has a suite of dictionary lookup functions. Words can be found using a variety of methods including Romaji, SKIP, four-corner, cut-n-paste, radical lookup, and English search.

Operating Systems

Last announcement

MacOS binaries available at last 29 Jul 2012 05:49

At very long last, MacOS x86 binaries are now available for kdrill. Please see the main kdrill page at for details. Additionally, I updated the docs on the options web page, to document some of the keyboard accelerators

Recent releases

  •  08 Mar 2006 20:27

    Release Notes: This release fixes cut-n-paste to work with the latest Mozilla/Firefox format. There are misc. overflow patches.

    •  14 Jun 2005 00:18

      Release Notes: This release fixes the radical search window, and fixes resize to work better. The multi-search-result window works better. There are miscellaneous bugfixes.

      •  13 Aug 2003 22:48

        Release Notes: The search window display has been tweaked a bit.

        •  05 Aug 2003 10:46

          Release Notes: This version adds special middle-button click to the search results that splits up a multi-Kanji string into individual Kanji in the multi display popup. There are fixes to the 'radical' table.

          •  07 Oct 2002 08:10

            Release Notes: This version adds a "Radical search" method as an easy method of looking up Kanji chars.


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