Translator for Android

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  1. Translate screenshots (.png files).

    Add support for screenshots on Android devices (.png image files)

    The workaround is to convert the .png file to a .jpg file and then translate it.

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      under review  ·  7 comments  ·  Android Ideas  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Add Copy, Save and Share option for Camera translations

      very very nice app. please consider adding an option for saving (in text format) the translation.

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        under review  ·  32 comments  ·  Android Ideas  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Camera shutter sound

        Please allow us to manage the shutter sound from within the app.

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          under review  ·  2 comments  ·  Android Ideas  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Sometimes when English is translated into Chinese, some Chinese translations are not accurate enough

          Sometimes when English is translated into Chinese, some Chinese translations are not accurate enough

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            2 comments  ·  Android Ideas  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

            Thank you for your message on the Translator forum. We appreciate your feedback.

            The translation system is constantly learning, making corrections, and improving its output.
            Automatic translations use statistical machine learning to translate from one language to another, and it works best when translating full sentences. In some instances, it can create errors, especially when the phrase lacks context.
            You can learn more about how automatic translation works at https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/translator/mt.aspx

            Thanks again for your feedback to improve our translation service.

          • Phrasebook customization

            The iOS phrasebook is easier to use because you can change part of the phrase which is convenient. The Android phrasebook is less user friendly. Please change the Android phrasebook so that it resembles the iOS one.

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              under review  ·  1 comment  ·  Android Problems  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                3 comments  ·  Android Ideas  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                under review  ·  Olivier responded

                What would you like to see on the Widget? Shortcut to specific language pairs and ways of entering information ?

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