Translator Live feature and Outlook Translator

NOTE: The Presentation Translator add-in for PowerPoint has been retired is no longer being supported. Please use the native PowerPoint subtitling feature to add live subtitles and captions to your presentations. Learn more in Microsoft Office Support.

In this forum, you’ll find answers to frequently asked questions and product improvement ideas for the Translator Live feature and Translator for Outlook. 

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.

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. Translation in Messenger

    Facebook messenger translation of foreign languages with friends directly or simultaneously will be very helpful

    5 votes
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  2. l

    ciao

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  3. 2 votes
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  4. let setup recognize which bit version of Office is installed

    Let setup recognize which bit version of Office is installed. On 64 bit Windows and 64 bit Office Presentation Translation is installed as 32 bit and of course doesn't start. Of this is to difficult, on its web page give two install options - 32 and 64 bit. I consider it as bug of installer.

    2 votes
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  5. SV 1 (translator.microsoft.com/neural) - not responding for a while

    SV 1 (translator.microsoft.com/neural) - not responding for a while...current status?

    2 votes
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  6. I need help in figuring out how I can translate videos in my presentations

    I need help in figuring out how I can translate videos in my presentations. If someone could reach out to me I would appreciate it. Thank you.

    1 vote
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  7. Please fix the installer for Presentation Translator and provide MSI file format to install this application in enterprise environments

    Please fix the installer for Presentation Translator and provide MSI file format to install this application in enterprise environments

    23 votes
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  8. "Oops, looks like the service is temporarily unavailable. Please wait some time (-5)" - Can you PLEASE help???

    When I click 'Start Subtitles', then choose whatever Languages, then Click 'Start Subtitles'......

    Error message pop up with "'Oops, looks like the service is temporarily unavailable. Please wait some time (-5)"

    Please can you HELP?????

    2 votes
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  9. как нам создать свой чат?

    как я могу пригласить моего партнёра с Китая общаться, как нам создать свой чат?

    3 votes
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  10. Could not connect to service. Please exit this slide show and try again. (WS.0-W.7.400.CPTR.3D16.03EEE379) How to solve this?

    Getting this error. How can I solve it?
    Could not connect to service. Please exit this slide show and try again. (WS.0-W.7.400.CPTR.3D16.03EEE379)

    1 vote
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  11. Could not connect to service. Please exit this slide show and try again. (WS.0-W.7.400.CPTR.3D16.03EEE379) How to solve this?

    Getting this error. How can I solve it?
    Could not connect to service. Please exit this slide show and try again. (WS.0-W.7.400.CPTR.3D16.03EEE379)

    1 vote
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  12. 6 votes
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  13. Will this work for a church group? Could we use head phones?

    I’m looking for a system where a person could speak into a microphone that sends a signal
    over the airways to a computer with speech recognition software installed that converts English into another language. A person could pick up a headset at the door that receives the converted signal from the computer enabling them to understand, in their own language, the person speaking.

    1 vote
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  14. 16 votes
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  15. Add Live Translator to Teams with subtitles and really break down barriers!

    Add live translator to Teams channels like the PowerPoint version which will display subtitles and break down the barriers for Global Teams, without having to press and hold the microphone button.

    6 votes
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  16. Adding translation feature to Onenote

    Hi Presentation Translator Team,
    I'm using Presentation Translator regularly in my lectures as it provides a nice and easy way for hearing impaired students to follow the class. It would be really cool to have the same Feature incorporated in OneNote as well. Secondly, it would be great if one would be able to record the translated text. Is there any way to do so?

    6 votes
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  17. Version for Mac OS

    I am missing a version for Mac OS.

    16 votes
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  18. has this been used in the classroom to help students understand the teacher when they dont speak the language?

    has this been used in the classroom to help students understand the teacher when they dont speak the language?

    3 votes
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  19. 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

    8 votes
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  20. Add option to video chat in Translator Live

    Can you add a video chat to the translator conversation

    4 votes
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