ReadWrite Chinese (Simplified) - ReadWrite Chinese teaches the 1000 most frequently characters. The program features a flashcard-like review, and a number of exercises to assess progress. Also included is stroke order animation and an interactive stroke order practice exercise.
Panopreter Basic Chinese Simplified - Panopreter Basic reads aloud text, text file, rft file, web page and word document with natural sounding voices, and converts the text and files to spoken audio files in wav and mp3 file formats. Support a wide variety of languages.