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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  4. Казахский язык

    Казахский язык

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  6. Kurdish

    Please Kurdish lanquage we need Kurdish lanquage.

    21 votes
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  7. 21 votes
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  8. Pashto

    If any support needed to add this language, we can help anytime.

    2 votes
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  9. 20 votes
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  11. سنڌي

    ھٿ وڌايو سنڌ بچايو

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  13. 19 votes
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  14. We want to use Microsoft products in Kurdish.

    We want Kurdish language support in all Microsoft products. Microsoft should support a language that speaks about fifty million people. We want to use Microsoft products in Kurdish.

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  16. Apache

    Would like to see all versions of the athabaskan based languaged

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  17. 18 votes
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  18. #kurdish

    Kurdish (sorani)

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  19. Sindhi is a best language

    Sindhi is most populer language. We almost uses sindhi keyboard.

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  20. 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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