Translator for Windows 10

The Microsoft Translator app for Windows desktop is retired and is no longer available for download from the Microsoft Store. Please read the Translator blog to discover all your options for translating on your Windows device.

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  1. How about improving it by not killing it? UNBELIIEVABLE

    The translator app is an integral part of our organization's workflow. It is shocking the MS choses to keep developing its applications for iOS and Android while deciding that cancelling an essential service for its core audience is the right outcome? We are now meant to work with an online only translator in a browser? Its incredible. Please MS, find a way to keep translator alive as a stand alone app that will run offline in windows.

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  3. Additional Language

    Is it possible to add Tigrigna (Tigrinya) to the MS Translator app

    2 votes

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  4. Scrolling

    When scrolling through typed words on the input column, the translation page should scroll accordingly.

    2 votes

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  5. Translate the GUI in more languages, like Dutch

    Translate the GUI in more languages, like Dutch

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  6. to upload more vocabularly word combinations Russian-English

    Translator is very simple and translation is incorrect sometimes. Online dictionary www.multitran.ru is far more advanced.

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  7. voice is too fast

    on ipad the voice can slow down, is this not possible in windows 10?

    9 votes

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  8. Image translation from Chinese signs (hanzi) to romanization (pinyin)

    For many Chinese-Students it would be incredibly helpful to get an image translation from Chinese signs (hanzi) to romanization (pinyin).
    When translating from simplified Chinese to traditional Chinese the app already provides the romanization, but only in a separate text-box. Especially for Chinese workbooks it would be very helpful if the romanization could be displayed in the image, just like English would.
    To me it seems like the technology is already there, but the option is not

    1 vote

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  9. Add "Did you mean?"

    I often use a translator when I write in a language new to me. I write it in, say, Spanish, and want to know if I wrote it properly.

    In google translator, they offer "Did you mean..." which in effect corrects my errors. Helps me a lot.

    Please add this feature.

    I much prefer to use Microsoft, but Google translate has this feature. So, Google translator is my go-to translator now.

    2 votes

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  10. Add option to see the translated text in your window

    It would be nice if you could see the translated text along with the original text. Similar to the show original text feature.

    This would allow you to see if there might be mistakes in the translation that is sent.

    2 votes

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  11. In Game

    Ce serait bien s'il y aurait une touche rapide permettant, lorsqu'on est dans un jeu vidéo, de pouvoir traduire en direct sur l'écran, ce qui est affiché.

    1 vote

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  12. Implement a switch to turn Translator into offline mode!

    Please implement a switch to forcefully turn on the offline mode!
    I'm using a firewall to keep my PC mostly isolated from the internet, but i can't use the translator as i get a translation error every time i try to translate a word. I've downloaded the offline language but it doesn't work after all. I think it'ld be fixed with a switch to forcefully go into offline mode.

    2 votes

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  13. I know Microsoft Translator for Windows 10 is for personal use, but If there is a function to set "Category ID" on this app to call custom m

    I know Microsoft Translator for Windows 10 is for personal use, but If there is a function to set "Category ID" on this app to call custom model that deployed on Cognitive Services Custom Translator Portal, that would be great. Is there any chance to get the function in near future?

    2 votes

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  14. Give it the ability to monitor your clipboard

    The App would be way cooler if it could monitor the clipboard.

    Then I wouldn't have to copy and paste every time I want a line of text translated. Just copy.

    Even better, when I play foreign video games, it is sometimes possible to have the game automatically send text to the clipboard.

    So, if the translator could monitor the clipboard, the whole process would be entirely automatic.

    It has an offline mode, right? So I'm not going to overburden somebody's server with requests.

    3 votes

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  15. On the LISTEN Feature, ADD a REPEAT!

    Let's say that I am listening to several sentences. It would be extremely helpful to be able to HIGHLIGHT a word, phrase or sentence and then be able to listen to that hard part several times.

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  16. On the LISTEN icon, ADD a PAUSE button!!

    I am learning (struggling to learn) German. I type in 8-10 sentences in English. Then I LISTEN to the translation over and over. It would be great to have a PAUSE button.

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  17. please add the Telugu language in Microsoft translator application

    please add the Telugu language in Microsoft translator application

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  18. please help to install!

    Just I bought new smartphone Windows 10 Microsoft 950. I can not install Translator!! I had one since 2 years on the old Mobile this same 950. Please send mir link to be able to install Translator again really that is the best of all!!!

    10 votes

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  19. Why the application for Windows 10 does not have the same as the Android APK, the ability to hear more slowly translated phrases. Thank you

    Why the application for Windows 10 does not have the same as the Android APK, the ability to hear more slowly translated phrases

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  20. 当一个词语有多种意思时,尽量在相应单词后面用括号标注一下

    经常会有翻译出的意思和真实语境意思不同的地方,标注一下,可以自主选择

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