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  1. Update the app (Translator for Windows)

    The Windows app lacks many essential features and looks so ugly at the moment. Phrasebooks, one-to-one conversations, alternate translations, and definitions are missing entirely. Offline packs are very limited compared to other platforms. Please update the Windows app and give it the same beautiful design and the same features as the Microsoft Translator app on Android and iOS.

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      320 comments  ·  Windows ideas  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

      Hi,

      Thank you for your comments, votes, and contributions to the Translator for Windows 10 forum!

      We are happy to announce the release of the new app featuring a redesigned, modern user interface, Cortana integration, support for Windows Ink and image translation, AI-powered offline translations, and lots of new capabilities.

      Read more about the latest features and capabilities on our blog: https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/translation/2018/05/02/windows10-2/

      You can download the app from the Microsoft Store here: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/store/p/translator/9wzdncrfj3pg?rtc=1 and find help articles here: https://microsofttranslator.uservoice.com/knowledgebase/topics/144418-translator-for-windows-10

      Due to the significant update to the app, older forum posts will be archived, and future posts will reflect the updated version.

      We value your ideas and feedback and would love to know what you think about this refresh. Please share your feedback, suggestions, and question in the User Forum: https://microsofttranslator.uservoice.com/forums/328971-translator-for-windows-10.

      Sincerely,
      Microsoft Translator Team

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        24 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

        Hi,

        We have just launched a new version of the app. Please uninstall the app from your device and download the latest version from the Store.

        Best regards,
        Gwenda
        Microsoft Translator Team

      • COPY AND PASTE OPTION

        it would be nice that we could copy the tranlated word to be able to paste it on the document where it is needed

        58 votes
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          5 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

          You can copy the text by tapping or clicking on the copy sign at the bottom of your screen. After that it is right mouse click or ctrl-v to paste it.

          Best regards,
          Gwenda
          Microsoft Translator Team

        • Automatic Language Detection

          Sometimes we are not sure that to which language the words belong to. So it would be better right after typing the words it should be detected automatically.

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            2 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

            Hello and thanks for your message.

            If you choose (Detect) as your from language then it will recognize what language the text is written in and you can translate it to your language.

            Please know that (Detect) only works while online.

            Best regards,
            Gwenda
            MSFT Translator Team

          • app translator on windows 10 can not download the offline language package

            app translator on windows 10 can not download the offline language package

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              8 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              completed  ·  Chris Wendt responded

              This was a server-side problem, now fixed. Thanks for reporting.

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                6 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                Hi, 

                Thanks for your feedback on the quality of Catalan translations. It is much appreciated and we are working on improving the quality of our translations.

                Please know that automatic Translations are usually of a lower quality than professionally translated texts, however the software learns from corrections and constantly improves its output. As automatic translations use statistical machine learning to translate from one language to another it works best when translating full sentences. It can make errors, especially when the phrase lacks context.

                You can learn about how automatic translation works at https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/translator/mt.aspx 

                Best regards,
                Gwenda

              • No censor

                Don't censor my words. I need to know what they mean, as well as how they're written. This defeats the purpose of the app.

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                  3 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                  Hi,

                  Thanks for your feedback. I knew we turned the profanity filter off in the Android and the iOS app but wasn’t sure about the Windows Translator. I just tested away and even though I don’t always agree with the translations of swearwords I can promise you they are there.

                  Kindly,
                  Gwenda
                  Microsoft Translator Team

                • New app does not work for Norwegian to English...

                  when i click on translate it says.. "Sorry, we couldn't translate that. Please try again." Even when i have downloaded offline language pack. Old app was working great!!
                  I promise I tried very simple words.. :P

                  4 votes
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                    4 comments  ·  Windows 10 issues  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                    Hi,

                    This issue has been fixed in the latest version of the app: v5.2.4.0.

                    Please try to translate a phrase from Norwegian to any of our offered languages.

                    You can check if you have the latest version by tapping or clicking on the settings icon at the top right of your screen and then clicking on About. If you don’t have the latest version then download it from the app store.

                    Apologies for the inconvenience this has caused and thanks for your patience.

                    Best regards,
                    Gwenda
                    Microsoft Translator Team

                  • please add bengali language.

                    One of the mostly speaking language is Bengali but unfortunately this great app doesn't support it. Even Google Translator got it. So as BENGALI language as soon as possible.

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                      1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                      Hi,

                      We have added Bangla as one of our supported languages!

                      With this new text translation language available, locals and travelers can communicate from and to Bangla throughout Bangladesh, the Indian subcontinent and around the globe by using the Microsoft Translator apps on their preferred device (Windows, Android, Kindle, or iOS).

                      Please find more info on our blog: https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/translation/2017/03/28/microsoft-announces-bangla-the-latest-language-supported-by-microsoft-translator/

                      Best regards,
                      Gwenda
                      Microsoft Translator Team

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                        0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                        Hi,

                        We have added Bangla as one of our supported languages!

                        With this new text translation language available, locals and travelers can communicate from and to Bangla throughout Bangladesh, the Indian subcontinent and around the globe by using the Microsoft Translator apps on their preferred device (Windows, Android, Kindle, or iOS).

                        Please find more info on our blog: https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/translation/2017/03/28/microsoft-announces-bangla-the-latest-language-supported-by-microsoft-translator/

                        Best regards,
                        Gwenda
                        Microsoft Translator Team

                      • back my language

                        back my language .i living in iran,after last update persian language is deleted,whay?e need it,android softwar have it but window 10??????

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                        • Add Bangla as soon as possible.

                          Over 400million people use Bangla as their mother tongue. I think adding Bangla will be a great help for these people.

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                            Hi,

                            We have added Bangla as one of our supported languages!

                            With this new text translation language available, locals and travelers can communicate from and to Bangla throughout Bangladesh, the Indian subcontinent and around the globe by using the Microsoft Translator apps on their preferred device (Windows, Android, Kindle, or iOS).

                            Please find more info on our blog: https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/translation/2017/03/28/microsoft-announces-bangla-the-latest-language-supported-by-microsoft-translator/

                            Best regards,
                            Gwenda
                            Microsoft Translator Team

                          • Portuguese from Portugal is set, yet everything is still translating to Brazilian

                            I have made sure that the settings are set to Portuguese (Portugal) and yet every translation still only gives Brazilian Portuguese translations. For example:
                            What are you eating for breakfast
                            PT-BR: o que você está comendo no café da manhã?
                            PT-PT: o que você está a comer por pequeno almoço?

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                              0 comments  ·  Windows 10 issues  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                              Hi,

                              Thanks for your message on the Microsoft Translator forum.

                              The setting you chose only has impact on Text-to-Speech. This means that the spoken translation will have a Portuguese accent. The translation itself is not impacted by the setting.

                              Sincerely,
                              Gwenda
                              Microsoft Translator Team

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                                0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                Thank you for your feedback on the Translator forum.

                                The translation system is constantly learning, making corrections, and improving its output.

                                Automatic translations use statistical machine learning to translate from one language to another, and it works best when translating full sentences. In some instances, it can create errors, especially when the phrase lacks context.

                                You can learn more about how automatic translation works at https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/translator/mt.aspx

                                Thanks again for your feedback to improve our translation service.

                                Best regards,
                                Gwenda
                                Microsoft Translator Team

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                                  0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                  Thank you for your feedback on the Microsoft Translator forum.

                                  The translation system is constantly learning, making corrections, and improving its output.

                                  Automatic translations use statistical machine learning to translate from one language to another, and it works best when translating full sentences. In some instances, it can create errors, especially when the phrase lacks context.

                                  You can learn more about how automatic translation works at https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/translator/mt.aspx

                                  Thanks again for your feedback to improve our translation service.

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                                    0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                    Thanks for your message on the Microsoft Translator forum.

                                    Please know that Tagalog / Filipino is already available as a language on Translator.
                                    You can find the list of available translator languages and language features here: microsoft.com/en-us/translator/languages.aspx

                                    Best regards,
                                    Gwenda
                                    Microsoft Translator Team

                                  • Improve every language translation

                                    Some of word from Russian to English doesn't have translation into English.

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                                      completed  ·  0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Translating the word "metro" into Russian gives me the English version.

                                      Bug

                                      This is only concerning the Windows 10 Microsoft Translator app.

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                                          0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                          Thank you for your messages, posts and votes on the Microsoft Translator forum. We appreciate your feedback.

                                          The translation system is constantly learning, making corrections, and improving its output.

                                          Automatic translations use statistical machine learning to translate from one language to another, and it works best when translating full sentences. In some instances, it can create errors, especially when the phrase lacks context.

                                          You can learn more about how automatic translation works at
                                          microsoft.com/en-us/translator/mt.aspx

                                          Thanks again for your feedback to improve our translation service. Let us know if there’s anything else we can assist you with.

                                          Best regards,
                                          Gwenda
                                          Microsoft Translator Team

                                        • ‎There is a translation error in the Chinese version of the software‎

                                          中文版中软件有一个翻译错误,搜索页面中在无结果的时候显示“找不到喜欢的历史记录项”中“喜欢”应为“相似”(like)

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                                            1 comment  ·  Windows problems  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                            Thank you for your feedback on the Translator forum.

                                            The translation system is constantly learning, making corrections, and improving its output.

                                            Automatic translations use statistical machine learning to translate from one language to another, and it works best when translating full sentences. In some instances, it can create errors, especially when the phrase lacks context.

                                            You can learn more about how automatic translation works at microsoft.com/en-us/translator/mt.aspx

                                            Thanks again for your feedback to improve our translation service.

                                            Best regards,
                                            Gwenda
                                            Microsoft Translator Team

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