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. Add Burmese to the list of languages.

    At my plant we are hiring Burmese workers, but many of them do not speak English. I have researched and found very little support for this language with regards to language translation.

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  2. Bemba

    Bemba is the first most spoken Language of Zambia with more than 35% of Zambians in all parts of the country but mostly in Northern, Muchinga, Central, Luapula and Copperbelt Provinces.

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  3. 1 vote
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  4. Thai language should be add

    Thai language not scan by this app

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  5. Kurdish

    Wexta zimanê Kurdî!

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  6. 1 vote
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  7. Mongilian

    I need Mongolian!

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  8. Kurdish

    Kürtçenin olmasını istiyoruz

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  9. Sindhi

    I love Pakistan I Love my Pakistan Army I love Sindhi Pakistan

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  10. Sindh topi ajrakh wahra g yin

    Sindh topi ajrakh wahra geyin

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  11. Kurdish

    Kürtçe telefon dili olsun

    15 votes
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  12. Share this

    Insha allah sindhi language sucessfull

    8 votes
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  13. Add language

    I’d like to see Irish Gaeilge added to your translating app

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  14. Shona

    That's my language

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  15. 1 vote
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  16. Speech to speech English to Vietnamese and reverse

    Speech to speech English to Vietnamese and reverse

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  17. 14 votes
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  18. Sicilian

    Sicilian dialect.

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  19. زه غواړم چي پښتو ژبه باندي په مایکروسافټ کي کار وسي

    پښتو ژبه باید په مایکروسافټ کي شامله سي

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  20. pashtoo

    Pashtoo

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