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  1. 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

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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

    • 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

      • to add a Tamil language

        Please add a Tamil language for good useful for windows phone Tamilnadu users

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          0 comments  ·  Windows problems  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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            0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

            Thanks for your message on the Microsoft Translator Forum.

            There are two ways to get a code.

            1. If you are the one who wants to set up a conversation:
            - Open Microsoft Translator
            - Tap the conversation icon
            - Tap “Start”
            - Add your name and your language
            - Tap “Enter” and you will see a Conversation code which you can share with someone who you want to have a conversation with.

            2. When someone has already started a conversation and gives you a code.
            - Open Microsoft Translator
            - Tap the conversation icon
            - Add the code at Join conversation
            - Tap “Join”

            Please learn more about using Translator live here: https://youtu.be/C5hrGKDdHkA

            Sincerely, Gwenda, Microsoft Translator Team

          • Please let myself change the words which don‘t need to translate!

            Please let myself change the words which don‘t need to translate!
            eg:
            Lex→Lex
            or:Lex→莱克斯
            insdead of:Lex→雷克斯
            !!!Pleeeeeeease~

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              0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

              Thank you for using Microsoft Translator. 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 https://www.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, Microsoft Translator Team

            • 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

              • fck you

                Why is it not like W7? Right-click / translate to English. ****** Windows is becoming more idiotic with every ****** version.

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                  0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                  Hello and thanks for your message.

                  We have created options for our users based on their requests:
                  1. If you have IE you can right click on the page and you’ll see the option to translate with Bing.
                  2. If you use Windows Edge and installed the Windows anniversary update then you can download the extension. Please find more information here:
                  https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/translation/2016/08/04/microsoft-translator-now-available-for-all-edge-users-with-the-windows-10-anniversary-update/

                  Best regards,
                  Gwenda
                  Microsoft Translator Team

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                    0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                    Hi, 

                    Thanks for your feedback. It is much appreciated!

                    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
                    Microsoft Translator Team

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                      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

                    • Catalan language

                      change of word

                      LLAGOSTES = LOBSTER

                      the meaning of the word is lobster NOT locust, I don't think that would be a tasty dinner order!!!

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                        Hi, 

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

                        Sincerely,
                        Gwenda
                        Microsoft Translator Team

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                          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.

                        • Petrolio

                          Petrolio , in italiano= petroleo in spagnolo. Aceite,in spagnolo = olio in italiano

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                            Thank you for using Microsoft Translator. 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 https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/translator/mt.aspx
                            Thanks again for your feedback to improve our translation service.

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                              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

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                              • Error in translation

                                I want show you a mistake in a translation: try "Get way" (English to Portuguese). It show me " Começ a maneira".

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                                  Thank you for using Microsoft Translator. 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 https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/translator/mt.aspx

                                  Thanks again for your feedback to improve our translation service. 

                                  Microsoft Translator Team

                                • Improve every language translation

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

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                                  • Flavorless & Unflavored translated incorrectly

                                    Unflavored is translated to Spanish as "Sin". Flavorless is translated as "Sabor". "Without flavor" is translated OK as "Sin sabor"

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                                      Thank you for using Microsoft Translator. 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 https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/translator/mt.aspx
                                      Thanks again for your feedback to improve our translation service.

                                    • 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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                                          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

                                        • O aplicativo poderia mostrar a definições das frases ou palavras traduzidas de acordo com o significado do seu conteúdo..

                                          ‎The application could show the definitions of phrases or words translated according to the meaning of your content. ‎

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                                            Thank you for using Microsoft Translator. 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 https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/translator/mt.aspx
                                            Thanks again for your feedback to improve our translation service. ‎

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