Translator for Windows 10

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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!

    36 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

    11 votes
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  4. 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!!!

    7 votes
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  5. 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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  6. Show me the pin yin for Chinese I paste

    In Microsoft Translator, when I translate from English to Chinese it will show me the Chinese translation and also show me the pin yin pronunciation below. This is fantastic!

    Now I want to see the pin yin when I translate from Chinese to English.

    3 votes
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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. Could you add Mongolian language to the language packs?

    Could you add Mongolian language to the language packs?

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  10. Marathi Lauguage

    Please add Marathi language in translator app.

    2 votes
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  11. malayalam

    Kindly include Malayalam also in languages available translation.

    2 votes
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  12. Phonetic Translation!

    I think this concept will beat-out Google and others... Have a checkbox to display a third text frame that will show a phonetic version for the target language. The goal being to help the user (learn how to) say the phrase. It would be best if it showed along with the normal text so the user can correlate the two. There are also potentially two kinds of "phonetic". The primary (initial effort) would be the standards used in dictionaries. The other "seriously cool" version is to use syllables from words in the user's own language. This second approach is "out…

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  13. read aloud

    In the translator app can the translations have the read aloud feature in the conversation mode?

    2 votes
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  14. Semi-automatic foreign language website translation

    Semi-automatic foreign language website translation like with Google on Ipad, with start / back button

    2 votes
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  15. Please provide support for Marathi language for Indian Customers

    it will help many small scale business persons to easily translate in any native language without any problem

    2 votes
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  16. Provide articles for single words

    Supply word articles which shows different translations, meanings and different forms (e.g. Past, Perfect) such as Abby Lingvo has.
    Also within a text translation several word translations should be offered

    2 votes
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  17. Sería bueno que se agregara a la Traducción de cualquier idioma los fonemas de las palabras.

    Los fonemas en muchas de las ocasiones sirven como guia para el aprendizaje de un idioma pues permiten identificar la correcta pronunciación de las palabras. En ese sentido debajo de las palabras debería aparecer el fonema, esto en cuanto textos cortos o palabras. Cuando se trate de textos largos se podría agregar una opcion para que apareciera o no con los fonemas.

    2 votes
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  18. voice playback in both languages

    example: I'm Chinese like to learn English, translate English to Chinese, but the voice playback just for Chinese! this is Not reasonable! because I'm Chinese of cause i know how to pronounce in Chinese! important for me is the English pronunciation, is this make sense Microsoft?

    2 votes
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  19. I hope you can provide two translation results for our selection on the translation software.

    I hope you can provide two translation results for our selection on the translation software.

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  20. 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.

    1 vote
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