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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  1. Hebrew to English

    It would be fantastic to have conversations from Hebrew to English. Now there is no way to have the Hebrew converted to English in text, conversation or photo.

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  3. text speech: Pashto language

    please add text speech to Pashto language and text scanner to Pashto language.
    and also Pashto language assistant add please.
    Thanks
    دغه کومک وکی یارانو

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  4. Hebrew to english with cameta

    Can't get pic of the words and have it translated

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  5. На пущту 100 м гавор

    Язык пашто должен воити в майкрософт. На этом языки говорят около 100 мил человек мира.

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  6. 1 vote
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  7. Казахский язык

    Казахский язык

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  8. Chuukese

    Please add Chuukese / Trukese to your supported languages. Currently, there is no translation service available for this language from Micronesia. Many schools are struggling to support these students. The only way to translate currently is a hard copy book from before the language was re-named from trukese to chuukese.

    9 votes
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  9. When you wana add marathi language in Microsoft translator

    You add a marathi language Microsoft translator

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  10. Malayalam

    I need Malayalam language

    2 votes
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  11. 1 vote
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  12. We want to use Microsoft products in Kurdish.

    We want Kurdish language support in all Microsoft products. Microsoft should support a language that speaks about fifty million people. We want to use Microsoft products in Kurdish.

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  13. 1 vote
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  14. Apache

    Would like to see all versions of the athabaskan based languaged

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  15. please include

    please include malayalam language

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  16. Hebrew

    PLEASE ADD HEBREW ENGLISH CAMERA (OCR)

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  17. 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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  18. Albanian

    There are a lot of Albania people around the World we need Albanian language.
    In my family 5 person we use only Huawei. 😉😊

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  19. Bemba

    Bemba is the first most spoken Language of Zambia with more than 35% of Zambians in all parts of the country but mostly in Northern, Muchinga, Central, Luapula and Copperbelt Provinces.

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  20. 1 vote
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