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. Albanian

    Please add in Albanian language

    4 votes
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  2. Kurdish

    Kürtçe'ye saygı istiyoruz. Dilimizi sosyal alemde kullanmak istiyoruz.

    34 votes
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  3. malayalam

    malayalam language transalation is not available as of now anywhere.. i want microsoft to be the first to solve this issue which can address the issue of lot of keralites which is indeed a well known tourist place..

    5 votes
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  4. 22 votes
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  5. Kurdish

    Kurdish is World Language

    33 votes
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  6. Kurdish

    I love kurdish

    33 votes
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  7. Kannada one of the Classical language of World..

    Kannada is one of the oldest language still spoken as mother tounge by at least 5-6 Crore people around the world, Please add Kannada to the translator as Kannada official language state Karnataka and Bengaluru is it's capital which is one of the highest migrated populus city today in India in fact in world it will help to migrants learn our Kannada to all who all intereste..

    17 votes
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  8. Kurdish

    Kurdish is World Language

    32 votes
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  9. Kurdish

    Dil, bir neslin bir milletin varoluşudur. Bu yüzden Kürtçe de 21.yüzyılda internet ve medyada yerini almalıdır

    32 votes
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  10. 32 votes
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  11. 32 votes
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  12. 32 votes
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  13. s_s

    0551400220

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  14. uq

    question

    1 vote
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  15. Albanian language

    We need to have Albanian language

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  16. 31 votes
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  17. Malayalam

    I need Malayalam language

    2 votes
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  18. 30 votes
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  19. Venda

    I would like to have Venda to English translation

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  20. Albenian

    I want to translate from albenian

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