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. silent install or msi would be great. trying to install via SCCM and MDT

    silent install or msi would be great. trying to install via SCCM and MDT

    27 votes
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  2. 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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  3. how to deploy the current translator to install on many machines? The install seem to be per user so unable to deploy it in enterprise envir

    how to deploy the current translator to install on many machines? The install seem to be per user so unable to deploy it in enterprise environment.

    17 votes
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  4. 15 votes
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  5. Version for Mac OS

    I am missing a version for Mac OS.

    15 votes
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  6. Japanese as a speaking language

    Please add Japanese as a speaking language.

    10 votes
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  7. 6 votes
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  8. the "setting" menu does not work ! I can not allow my students to ask questions

    the "setting" menu does not work !
    I can not allow my students to ask questions...

    5 votes
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  9. 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?

    5 votes
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  10. mute all button won't turn off

    Can't turn off the mute all button

    4 votes
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  11. 4 votes
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  12. Türkçe dilinde mikrofon desteği yok

    Mükemmel bir program. Ancak türkçe olarak mikrofonu desteklemiyor. Bu bir sorun mu? Yoksa bizim tarafta eksik birşey mi var?

    3 votes
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  13. All participants are muted

    When on Microsoft Translator room, the mute button is enabled and will not turn off when clicked. How do I fix this issue?

    2 votes
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  14. Fix Japanese to English Translation

    I have been using English to Japanese and Japanese to English subtitles during presentations and the translation is very poor with not even 10% accuracy of what is being spoken.

    Especially from Japanese to English translation, you see a lot of profane words and unrelated content which is not even remotely connected to what is being spoken about.

    This needs fixing ASAP. Same for Traditional Chinese.

    2 votes
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  15. 2 votes
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  16. 不見翻譯員

    都沒有翻譯人員與我談?

    2 votes
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  17. Translate Entire PPT Presentation

    Is the Microsoft Translator able to translate all slides at once and keep the formatting of the slides? If not, can this be on the roadmap for enhancement?

    2 votes
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  18. "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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  19. multiple screens

    Presentation translator is great if you are displaying using mirrored screens, however it does not display when using presenter view and dual screens. Many presenters use presenter view, and it would be useful to still be able to use presenter view and translator at the same time

    2 votes
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  20. Is it possible to add hugarian as a language that I will be speaking in

    Can you please add Hugarian as a speaking language please?

    2 votes
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