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. Lotha

    I wish there were more languages of Northeast India supported by this software

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  4. urdu language in speech language

    please add urdu language in the speech recognition

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  5. Davionltaylor@0910E-mail .com

    Davionltaylor@0910E-mail .com

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  6. Romanian

    România

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  7. 杜娟

    找回点以前的资料

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  10. When i use the camera detect is displayed when i open detect Arabic is not on the list.

    When I use the camera translator it gives detect when I open dectect, Arabic is not displayed in the opened list of languages.

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  11. When i use the camera detect is displayed when i open detect Arabic is not on the list.

    When I use the camera translator it gives detect when I open dectect, Arabic is not displayed in the opened list of languages.

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  13. Tygrinnnnnnha

    I'm making this request in response to a request made by a classmate as he explained the needs of a student that he had from Erithrea.

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  14. Tigrinya

    Eritrean Sprache gibt nicht bitte machen sie was?

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  15. 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.

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  16. Kurdish

    I love Kurdish language.

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  17. Kurdish

    Google added , Facebook Added but we firstly expected that from microsoft. Use Kurdish language in Windows 10 and Bing search..

    159 votes
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  18. 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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  19. Albanian language

    We need to have Albanian language

    8 votes
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  20. Kurdish

    we want a free environment against millions of Kurdish bans

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