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  1. Return the "use camera to translate text instantly" feature

    In older versions of Microsoft Translator UWP, you can use camera to translate text instantly and overlay the text with translation in realtime. This is very convenient and helpful in many scenarios. In 5.2.0.0 this feature is gone. Please bring it back!

    35 votes
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  2. To be able to listen to the source language

    I liked these new features, its icon, colors and others things, but one of the most important thinks is you could hear the other language.
    For example, I'm brasilian and when I write an English word, I would like to listen the pronunciation, but now I can't do this.
    Please, bring back, or show me how do this.

    26 votes
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  3. Windows 10 Mobile update

    Release the Translator app update also for ARM devices like Windows 10 Mobile (although as operating system is on the way to decline).

    Thank you

    10 votes
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  4. Offline translation

    Your translator crashing like a little boy when I try to translate offline. 0/10. shiat is not working!!!

    9 votes
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  5. FAVORITE languages

    I use the translator for several languages. Switching between them takes a lot of time - because of a long list of languages.
    Can you, please, introduce "last used" or "most used" languages as first items of the languages list. Or add some "quick" buttons (English-German, Spanish-Italian, etc.), which the user can have as favorites?

    Not a lot of work for you, but a huge time saver for users.

    7 votes
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  6. print translation

    provide provision to print translation

    7 votes
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  7. Issue in Croatian phrasebook

    Languages are not capitalised in Croatian, so "I don't speak Croatian." should be translated as "Ne govorim hrvatski.", not "Ne govorim Hrvatski.", and "I speak English." should be translated as "Govorim engleski.", not "Govorim Engleski."

    6 votes
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  8. Maori Language Pack

    As Maori is an official language of New Zealand and is making a strong revival it is about time Translator included it. Google has a Maori translator. This language is important to our culture and encourage the uptake of will mean the language will stay alive

    6 votes
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  9. Words with multiple meanings aren't properly displayed

    There is always only one meaning displayed for any word, including a word with multiple meanings. Try translating "content" from English to Chinese, and we get "內容" - when in fact it means "內容", "含量", or "滿足". Maybe displaying "內容; 含量; 滿足" would be better than just "內容".

    6 votes
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  10. Microsoft Translator

    we can not listening the word on both language and only available to listen to one language when you write the word !

    6 votes
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  11. Phrasebook

    There should be a way of alerting the developers that a translation is incorrect. Especially within the phrasebook! That incorrect sentences exist there is a big problem.

    For example in the German phrasebook, in the "shopping" section the translation for "Is it free?" should be "Ist das kostenlos?" but instead is "Ist hier frei?", which means "Is here available?" as though asking if a seat is taken.

    6 votes
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    planned  ·  Gwenda responded

    Thanks for your feedback on the Microsoft Translator forum.

    Your feedback has two issues. Firstly, the language mistake that you noticed. We will fix this shortly and thank you for pointing this out to us.

    Secondly the desire to be able to send in translation errors. For now, this forum is the way to send translation errors to the Translator Team.

    Sincerely,

    Gwenda
    Microsoft Translator Team

  12. Issue in French phrasebook

    Languages are not capitalised in French, so "I don't speak French." should be translated as "Je ne parle pas français.", not "Je ne parle pas Français.", and "I speak English." should be translated as "Je parle anglais.", not "Je parle Anglais."
    This issue also exists in the Croatian phrasebook, so you might want to check other languages for it as well.

    5 votes
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  13. Correct translation errors

    Installed latest version of Translator for Windows 10. Norwegian -> English "Unable to translate" error message when trying to translate lots of words; other words is translated wrong: Norwegian word for "vise" is translated to "clock". lots of other words also translate wrong. Only words that is equal or almost equal in Norwegian and English is translated correct.
    Synonyms get only one of the possible translation (has been a problem for a long time). This is giving strange results when a whole sentence is typed.

    5 votes
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  14. Offline translation

    Your translator crashing like a little boy when I try to translate offline. 0/10. shiat is not working!!!

    4 votes
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  15. pronunciation (Text to speech) is not available for the unknown world which is necessary but it's available for the translated word

    pronunciation (Text to speech) is not available for the unknown world which is necessary to improve pronunciation and listening skills about a new language, but it's available for the translated word in user's language of choice (usually user's mother tongue) which is pointless.

    4 votes
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  16. kurdish support language

    There are more than 15 million Kurds in the world, but Microsoft does not support Kurdish language in its applications. We would like to state that we are deeply saddened by the Kurds. Please include the Kurdish language in the most recent time.

    3 votes
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  17. Translations must be made to fit the live tile in the start menu

    It's very frustrating when you can't read the full translation of the live tile. This is especially an issue with the Medium size, because making the tile larger results in another word of the day! And there's no way to see the words of the day in the app itself or something either...

    For example, I have English -> Romanian on a live tile of Medium size. The word of the day is "record store", but I can't fully see the translation in Romanian, only "magazin de di". And when I type "record store" in the app, I get "magazin…

    3 votes
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  18. Have a "listen" icon on both ends of the traslation.

    have a "listen" icon on both ends of the translation. We do not always know how to pronounce what we want to be translated

    3 votes
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  19. Translator app crash on settings...general settings..

    App Close every time I click on Settings...General settings. Same With Settings...Live Tile.

    3 votes
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  20. Pinyin Notation

    Please add a button for selective Pinyin Notation feature.

    3 votes
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