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SmartHanzi (Mac version)

SmartHanzi for Mac was originally published only on Mac App Store.

However, in case of developer problem (COVID, etc.), the app would disappear shortly from Mac App Store (and from this website as well).

Frequent users

Below is a link for a more durable “SL” (Second Life) version:

Note: the SL version can be installed on the same machine beside (besides) the Mac App Store version.

New in this version

- User can choose Chinese font.
- Dictionaries updated.
- Bug fixes.

Older versions of macOS

Due to the expiration of an Internet root certificate on September 30, 2021 users of El Capitan or Sierra versions of Mac OS should download version 2021.09.01 SL before end of September.


Updates are notified but there are no automatic updates.

  1. Download the SL application below.
  2. (Uncompress if not done)
  3. Move it from the download folder to the Applications folder.
  4. Save a backup copy.

Download SmartHanzi (Mac) 2021.09.01 SL

SmartHanzi (Mac) 2021.03 SL

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System requirements

Mac OS El Capitan (10.11) or newer.