FOLDOC source

The dictionary source is a single plain text file. Diffs are no longer available.

Other Media and Formats

FOLDOC on Android

NG-Computing released a version of FOLDOC ( download) for Fora Dictionary ( download).

FOLDOC for Psion

John Greenaway used to maintain a version of FOLDOC in TomeRaider format for EPOC machines such as the Psion.

FOLDOC on your Palm

Brad Hatch wrote a Web Clipping Application to allow users of wireless Palm PDAs to access the dictionary. You can get it from Tucows.

FOLDOC in MobiPocket Dictionary format

Adam B released FOLDOC in MobiPocket Dictionary format in preparation for dictionary support on the iLiad.


Flexdict is a commercial product that can look up any word on your screen in several dictionaries including FOLDOC. A free demo version is available.


FOLDOC is available on paper from your local printer for only £0.00 (plus paper etc.) But 180,000 lines at 100 lines per page would be 1800 pages!