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  1. Please add siri shortcut function image to text

    Detective text from photo and output text for Siri shortcut

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  4. 為什麼繁體中文會變成簡體!

    為什麼繁體中文會變成簡體!是在歧視台灣嗎!

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  5. Cantonese Offline Language

    One advantage this app has over other translator apps is support for cantonese Chinese. It would be good if we could offline download the language for use in Hong Kong instead of relying on constant data transfer.

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  6. 拍照翻译的关闭按钮

    拍照翻译的关闭按钮被部分挡住了

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  9. Support for split screen

    So this app is really awesome and for the iPhones is just perfect but for IPad is missing 2 features. I am talking as a guy who reads a lot in other languages than my native one so all the time I have 2 apps opened one of them being an translator. So the features that I am talking are landscape mode and split screen support for IPad.

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  10. Keep the mic on

    It would be a lot more helpful if the app wouldn’t auto stop the microphone. After maybe 10 seconds it will stop listening and play what they have said so far. I guess it’ll detect a slight pause but it would be better if we determined when to stop the recording.

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  11. 翻译功能加小冰

    识图翻译,如小冰贴切着我感觉好有安全感

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  12. Usage of Screenshot out from Clipboard

    Dear Translator Team,

    I am wondering if you could add a feature which is very common in some other app which are using a picture transfer mode. I mean especially if I want to translate something out of my phone from some foreign languages I usually make an Screenshot first and then jump into the translator app. In that Moment when I Click in the Camera Symbol of the translator app the picture from the Screenshot should be recognized and shown a an quick select pic. Without going into the camera roll and click through the picture folder and select…

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  13. Hello I am faizan

    You prefer not giving Urdu language other languages, but Urdu 600 to 700 million people have a spoken language.

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  14. Latin Language

    It would be great to be able to translate all the inscriptions in Churches (all Europe)

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  15. the request is not authorized because credentials are missing or invalid

    Hi, I can’t use the app anymore (the translation service) because this message continously pops up: “the request is not authorized because credentials are missing or invalid”. Does anyone has a solution?
    Thank you in advance

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  16. Vip

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  19. The translation is not smart when the sentence split into two line in camera mode

    The translation is not smart when the sentence split into two line in camera mode. The Mr.Translator has a”Join” function for this. I’ve tested it using English to Chinese.

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  20. Chinese Pinyin and Jyutping

    Please provide Pinyin for Mandarin Chinese and Jyutping for Cantonese. This will greatly help users pronounce the characters. Thanks!

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