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  1. test

    test

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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. pinyin

    Not sure if this has been mentioned before, but we desperately need a pinyin translation feature when making mandarin translations.

    Basically, if you can't read hanzi (Chinese calligraphic symbols) then the app is essentially useless for you. You would need a second app/ dictionary to translate from hanzi to English. And essentiall ALL BEGINNERS CAN'T READ HANZI! sooooo.... pls guys? pretty pls? A pinyin button that toggles on and off pls?

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  5. kurdish(Kurmanci) Support language

    The Kurmanci dialect of the Kurdish language is missing in the display languages. please add the Kurmanci dialect.

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  7. 2 votes
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  8. read aloud

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

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  9. Semi-automatic foreign language website translation

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

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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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

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  13. How can I force Microsoft Translator to work offline?

    Locking down Translator in firewall rules doesn't work. Just produces an error. Physically disabling the internet port then allows it to run offline. I just want the tool to run offline, while allowing other tools to work online with out having to visualize it.

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  14. 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

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  15. 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.

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  16. Translate PDF file

    I hope it can translate PDF format file and no limit file size.

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  17. 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?

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  18. Have a default or starting translation key

    Have a bottom to set the default setting - example detect > English. Currently if I get into translation and have to change languages I have to reset this up every time if I do not know the origin language

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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. Show what language was detected when using detect to another language

    Once detected show something that tells which language was detected as its not always obvious (for example Spanish and Portuguese)

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