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

    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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  2. Tigrinya

    Eritrean Sprache gibt nicht bitte machen sie was?

    27 votes
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  3. 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.

    12 votes
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  4. Kurdish

    we want a free environment against millions of Kurdish bans

    144 votes
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  5. kurdish

    we need all microsoft products in Kurdish

    140 votes
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  6. Kurdish

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

    137 votes
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  7. 1 vote
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  8. 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.

    3 votes
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  9. Kurdish

    Kurdish is World Language

    124 votes
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  10. 1 vote
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  11. 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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  12. Kurdish

    Kurdish

    121 votes
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  13. 1 vote
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  14. 113 votes
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  15. Seychelles creole french

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

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  16. Punjabi

    Please add Punjabi language

    85 votes
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  17. 100 votes
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  18. Albanian language

    We need to have Albanian language

    5 votes
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  19. 97 votes
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  20. Kurdish

    Em jî bi zimanê xwe malperekê dixwazin

    96 votes
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