How do I get my language supported?

Text Languages:

We add new languages periodically. In the process of adding a new language to the automatic translation system, the most important learning material is existing high-quality translations—the same text in two languages.

A significant amount, typically 4 to 5 million words of this type of text, is needed to build a reasonable-quality automatic translation system for a particular language pair. Find out how automatic translation works at www.aka.ms/MT.

Speech Languages

Speech recognition is a totally different process than translation. It requires a whole new set of data (hundred of hours of recorded audios and their associated transcriptions) and trainings of our machine learning based engines to become available. Therefore, we cannot always deliver speech recognition as quickly as new supported languages become available for Microsoft Translator.

We continue to release improvements to the quality of our existing languages and to expand on our coverage of languages from around the world so that more and more people can talk to the Microsoft Translator in their own language.

Stay tuned on our blog (www.aka.ms/Translatorblog), Facebook page (www.facebook.com/microsofttranslator), or Twitter feed (www.twitter.com/MStranslator) for updates to our language coverage.

For the up-to-date list of supported language please go to www.microsoft.com/translator/languages.aspx


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  3. Kindly include Gujarati language and Sanskrit language

    Please include Gujarati and Sanskrit language.

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  5. Malayalam

    I only need additional languages on the app, especially Malayalam.

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  6. Malayalam

    I am living in Kerala in India. Malayalam is our language. Kindly request you to add our language

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  7. Sindhi - Sindh - Pakistan - India

    Sindhi /ˈsɪndi/[6] (سنڌي, सिन्धी, Sindhi) is an Indo-Aryan language of the historical Sindh region, spoken by the Sindhi people. It is the official language of the Pakistani province of Sindh.[7][8][9] In India, Sindhi is one of the scheduled languages officially recognized by the federal government. The native speakers of Sindhi are 75 million (2015)[1]. I and many of us have already helped Google Translate in adding Sindhi in its translation system and Google have ranked me major contributor and among top 5% of Google Translate Community. I am writing to request me along with my team/community members are ready to…

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  8. please include

    please include malayalam language

    5 votes
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  9. Albanian

    Please add in Albanian language

    7 votes
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  10. Add Burmese to the list of languages.

    At my plant we are hiring Burmese workers, but many of them do not speak English. I have researched and found very little support for this language with regards to language translation.

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  11. 56 votes
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  12. 55 votes
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  13. Kurdish

    Kurdî zimanê milyonan e.

    55 votes
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  14. Kurdish

    Kürtçe de dil seçimi olsun instegramda

    53 votes
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  15. 53 votes
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  16. Kurdish

    Dê bila zimanê Kurdî jî di nav zimanên dinyayê de cihê xwe bigre.
    Ma êdî ne bes e ev neheqî !!

    52 votes
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  19. malayalam

    malayalam language transalation is not available as of now anywhere.. i want microsoft to be the first to solve this issue which can address the issue of lot of keralites which is indeed a well known tourist place..

    8 votes
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  20. A Nigerian language called Igbo

    A Nigerian language called Igbo.

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