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. Kurdish

    we want a free environment against millions of Kurdish bans

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  2. kurdish

    we need all microsoft products in Kurdish

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  3. Kurdish

    I am Kurdish and I want what my language have spoken around all world

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  5. urdu language in speech language

    please add urdu language in the speech recognition

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  8. Indian Languages

    1.3 Billion people live in India which is 18% of the world's population. Every 1 in 6 people are Indians. We are a very diverse country with many amazing cultures and especially languages, 22 official to be exact. Please add more Indian Languages! If you added languages like Kannada & Telugu, I'm sure the Indian community would be very grateful. We are very underappreciated in terms of our language count. Almost all the European Languages are up there but their population is 746 Million. Why can't we equally have Indian languages too. We need more representation!

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  9. Kurdish

    Kurdish is World Language

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  11. Kurdish

    Kurdish

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  13. Seychelles creole french

    It's a good platform to learn. A new language

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  14. Punjabi

    Please add Punjabi language

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  15. অসমীয়া

    অসমীয়া ভাষাৰ ব্যৱহাৰ আৰম্ভ কৰা প্ৰয়োজন ।
    Want to add assamese language. I am a language student. So if you need any kind of help to add assamese language please contact me or email me I will definitely help Microsoft team. Please let me know how do I add assamese language. I am from Assam.

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  16. 100 votes
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  18. Kurdish

    Em jî bi zimanê xwe malperekê dixwazin

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  19. Luganda

    A widely spoken language in Uganda

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  20. Irish

    Your app is fantastic, but was disappointed to find that Irish (Gaelic) is not a language included in your magnificent list. Please include Irish.
    Thank You.
    Go raibh maith agat.

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