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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  3. Articles for German nouns

    It's important to include the article (der, die, or dad) with translations of nouns into German!

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  4. Falta a pronúncia no idioma de origem, não apenas no idioma traduzido

    Tão importante quanto a tradução, é ouvir a pronúncia da palavra, frase ou texto que se está traduzindo no idioma de origem e não consegui localizar essa função no app.

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  5. 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.

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  6. guía para aprender ingles

    seria genial tenga una guía para aprender ingles, esto nos ayudaría a muchos

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  7. Personal names and company names should not be translated

    Nombres propios y marcas comerciales no deberían ser traducidas.

    En Español, los nombres propios y las marcas comerciales, no se traducen, se escriben tal cual estén en el idioma de origen. Esto debería ser tenido en cuenta de algún modo, para evitar confusiones. Ej.: traducir General Electric como "eléctrico general" o John como "Juan" es absolutamente incorrecto.

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  8. There is a bug in the Hebrew translator.

    The Hebrew phrase:
    שבת שלום וחג שמח!

    (which literally means Good Sabbath and Happy Holiday)

    is translated to

    Shabbat Shalom and Merry Christmas!

    Obviously, it is not correct 🤔😎

    3 votes

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  9. 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.

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  10. Translation schould be also available on ARM Platform Mobile and Tablet!!!!!!

    Translator has to be available on ALL platforms, including Windows 10 Mobile and ARM

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  11. Translation schould be also available on ARM Platform Mobile and Tablet!!!!!!

    Translator has to be available on ALL platforms, including Windows 10 Mobile and ARM

    3 votes

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  12. Translation schould be also available on ARM Platform Mobile and Tablet!!!!!!

    Translator has to be available on ALL platforms, including Windows 10 Mobile and ARM

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  13. 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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  14. 能否提供翻译原文、译文的复制功能

    翻译完成后,可提供翻译原文、译文的复制功能,这样用户可直接通过复制,更便捷的使用翻译结果。

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  15. Could you add Mongolian language to the language packs?

    Could you add Mongolian language to the language packs?

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  16. Some language packs won't download on a particular computer

    On my computer, I am able to download the Chinese language packs, but when I try to do it on my friend's computer, they won't download. I can download the Vietnamese language pack on his, but neither of the Chinese language packs will download. I'm not sure why one downloads but others don't.

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  17. 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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  18. Text to speech should have a reading speed adjustment

    Just did some English<-->French testing. The French text-to-speech was stilted/choppy and the speed made it very difficult to follow. There should be a speaking speed adjustment right on the main window so the user can easily select a comfortable speed using the current translation as a sample over and over.

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  19. read aloud

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

    3 votes

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  20. enable sync of win10 pc app history | pinned items with win10 mobile app favorite items

    Enable sync of win10 pc app history | pinned items with win10 mobile app favorite items. I realize the latter is not the mainstream android and ios targets but there are those of us still using win10 mobile with no desire to change.

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