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. فارسی

    سلام لطفاً برای ترجمه مکالمه از
    زبانن فارسی به انگلیسی وفرانسوی برای اسکایپ لطفا

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  2. hmong

    Would like speech recognition services for Cortana and such for Hmong language. White or Green Hmong dialects is fine using the Nyiakeng Puachue Hmong Scripts that is being encoded by Unicode.

    2 votes
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  3. Russain (roman letter)

    Add Russian translation (Roman letters)under the (Cyrillic letters). Because we cannot read it. By the way, Google Translator had done it.

    2 votes
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  4. English Canada

    I Want to English translation. Canada

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  5. please add more languages. Philippines language must be required.

    ADD NEW LANGUAGE IMPROVE YOUR WORD TRANSLATION

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  6. Tongan - Tonga

    Tongan /ˈtɒŋən/[4] (lea fakatonga) is an Austronesian language of the Polynesian branch spoken in Tonga. It has around 200,000 speakers[5][not in citation given] and is a national language of Tonga.

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  7. s_s

    0551400220

    1 vote
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  8. 1 vote
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  9. uq

    question

    1 vote
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  10. sq1

    0555115648qq

    1 vote
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  11. Albanian language

    We need to have Albanian language

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  12. Venda

    I would like to have Venda to English translation

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  13. Albenian

    I want to translate from albenian

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  14. Dutch speech recognition

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

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  15. Dutch speech recognition

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

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  16. Pashto

    Pashto is one of the languages that is spoken in the world and millions of people use it so, it should also be add to Microsoft.

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  17. 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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  18. 1 vote
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  19. 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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  20. Hebrew to english with cameta

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

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