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. Malayalam

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

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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. Bulgaria

    Can you please add Bulgarian language

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  5. Gujarat, hindi, malayalam

    Need these languages

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  6. Hungarian

    Mikor elérhető a Hungarian speech

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  7. Songhay

    تحسيات للغلة

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  8. 1 vote
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  9. uq

    question

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  10. sq1

    0555115648qq

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  11. Venda

    I would like to have Venda to English translation

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  12. Albenian

    I want to translate from albenian

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  13. Dutch speech recognition

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

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  14. 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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  15. 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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  17. Hebrew to english with cameta

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

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  18. На пущту 100 м гавор

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

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  20. Казахский язык

    Казахский язык

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