Translator Live feature, Presentation Translator and Outlook Translator

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Microsoft Translator live feature transcribes and translates in-person conversations as you speak, with up to 500 speakers using their own smartphone, tablet, or PC. For FAQs related to the live feature, visit https://translator.microsoft.com/live/help

Translator for Outlook is an add-in that enables you to translate email messages on the fly.

Presentation Translator – a Microsoft Garage project – is an add-in for PowerPoint (Windows only). Presentation Translator displays live, translated subtitles as you speak while giving audience members the opportunity to follow along in their own language on their own device.

To download Presentation Translator, visit www.aka.ms/presentationtranslator
To learn more about how Presentation Translator works, key features, and tips for using the add-in, visit: www.aka.ms/PresentationTranslatorLearnMore

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  1. Increase Set Up Time Out

    This times out too fast, therefore difficult to get set up to check.
    Perhaps I am doing something wrong, but it should be clear too.

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    • świetna idea

      Dodajcie opcje do znajdywania i zapraszania do chatu ludzi z całego świata !

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      • Suggestion

        It doesn't work! It's humongously inefficient.

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        • Improve setup experience

          The setup failed on all our company computer.
          Here is the log file :
          The following properties have been set:
          Property: [AdminUser] = true {boolean}
          Property: [InstallMode] = HomeSite {string}
          Property: [NTProductType] = 1 {int}
          Property: [ProcessorArchitecture] = AMD64 {string}
          Property: [VersionNT] = 10.0.0 {version}
          Launching Application.
          URLDownloadToCacheFile failed with HRESULT '-2146697208'
          Error: An error occurred trying to download 'https://download.microsoft.com/download/6/6/5/665764A0-6696-42AE-8DEF-BA68CFFA2308/x86/Microsoft.Translator.PowerPoint.vsto'.

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          • Fun

            Good and had fun

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            • Translator to add Narrator to Edge browser

              Translator should also invoke Narrator in the Edge environment as an option instead of turning Narrator on through the Windows 10 menus.

              But overall, the translator is very accurate.

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              • AI artificial intelligence

                not much impressed,i just have looked at a tv show on AI (artificial intelligence).Well Microsoft,you are a long long way to home.

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                • Translation pronouncation

                  If I write something in Spanish I want to be able for non Spanish speaking individuals to be able to pronounce what it written

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                  • Translation of Slides fine - Voice recognition false

                    I love the Slide translator which is really helpfull. Tried the live translator and i does not work. does not pick up my voice and if it does i have funny results. As I would need it very much - have a sales force spread over 4 countries - i look forward to future improvements

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                    • Install Presentation Translator to All Users instead of single user?

                      Is there a way to install to All USers on Windows 7? Currently installs to One user profile

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                      • Display the target and original language on the same screen

                        If this can show multiple languages, target and origin languages, it would be even better! Sometimes, we are all sharing the same screen.

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                        • "The latest version of this customization is already installed" when attempting to install Presentation Translator

                          The Microsoft Office Customization Installer shows the above error when trying to install, even though I've never installed this add-on before and it does not show in my list of installed programs.

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                          • It would be fantastic if this was available on Mac OS and IOS

                            It would be fantastic if this was available on Mac OS and IOS

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                            • Allow me to invite via IM/Skype or email

                              Let me invite others to conversation using Skype/IM or email

                              Translate code does not copy/paste well into email.

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                              • Replay button

                                I like the interface. It is obvious you have put some thought into it. One feature that would be nice (particularly when learning a language) would be a speaker button on the split verbal translation screen. This would allow for convenient replay when learning.

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                                • Version for Mac OS

                                  I am missing a version for Mac OS.

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                                  • Fix download link

                                    Download link is broken

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                                      • 为什么没有Mac版

                                        没有Mac版很心痛

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                                        • MS Presentation translator for PowerPoint fails to install

                                          Tired to install the PP add on and during installation I get the following message:
                                          Component Visual C++ 2013 Runtime Libraries (x64) has failed to install with the following error message:
                                          "Fatal error during installation. "

                                          The following components failed to install:
                                          - Visual C++ 2013 Runtime Libraries (x64)

                                          See the setup log file located at 'C:\Users\Ron\AppData\Local\Temp\VSD180F.tmp\install.log' for more information.

                                          Running the latest Creators update to Win10 and latest Office 365 version of PP
                                          Sounds like a great addon but only if I can get it installed

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