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. Нужен перевод на шведский на английский на русский с латышского языка

    Нет перевода с латышского на английский с латышского на русский и на шведский. Для людей из Латвии которые живут в Европе. Будьте добры добавить. Спасибо

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  2. Malayalam

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

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  3. Malayalam

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

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  4. Please add marathi language also

    I saw here so many languages from India then why not marathi. So my humble request to you please add marathi language.

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  5. Navajo

    I believe this would help young Navajo retain their heritage, with this app. We owe it to the indigenous people, to keep their languages alive

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  6. Bulgaria

    Can you please add Bulgarian language

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  7. Gujarat, hindi, malayalam

    Need these languages

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  8. Hungarian

    Mikor elérhető a Hungarian speech

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  9. please add SETSWANA

    please add setswana/ tswana language tooo

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  10. Songhay

    تحسيات للغلة

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  11. Kannada Language support in outlook translator

    Kannada is the official language used by Karnataka State In India with a population of 66 million and growing . Kannadigas ( people who speak kannada) . We from the state of karnataka request Microsoft outlook team to provide support for the kannada translator. We are willing to provide the support for any information for making it a success. Please Kindly add support for kannada translator

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  12. s_s

    0551400220

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  13. 1 vote
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  14. uq

    question

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  15. sq1

    0555115648qq

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  16. Albanian language

    We need to have Albanian language

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  17. Venda

    I would like to have Venda to English translation

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  18. Albenian

    I want to translate from albenian

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  19. Dutch speech recognition

    It would be a great help if the Dutch language would be recognized for the powerpoint subtitles.

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  20. Dutch speech recognition

    It would be a great help if the Dutch language would be recognized for the powerpoint subtitles.

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