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 Microsoft Translator for Android

Microsoft Translator helps you break the language barrier wherever you’re traveling or have a need to translate anything in your daily life. Quickly translate phrases on your Android-powered watch, or use the companion Android phone app when it’s more convenient.

  • On your watch: Speak to your watch and get instant translations in 50 languages
  • Not sure how to pronounce the translation? Let Translator speak the phrase for you.
  • Noisy environment? Just show someone your watch or phone. In addition, on the phone, large full-screen translation cards make it easy to show others what you're trying to communicate
  • Bookmark your translations for later use
  • All your translations and settings are synchronized between your watch and your phone
On the phone companion app: in addition to speech translations you can type on your keyboard (really useful for noisy places!), and copy & paste text and translations from and to other apps.Microsoft Translator supports over 50 languages including Spanish, Chinese, German, Italian, French, Dutch and Korean. To find the complete list of languages, visit the Microsoft Translator FAQ.

What's New:

October 19, 2016

Added 6 new languages from the Austronesian language family: 
  • Filipino
  • Fijian
  • Malagasy
  • Samoan
  • Tahitian
  • Tongan
View up to date language lists at https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/translator/languages.aspx   

October 11, 2016

Added Russian to the list of supported conversation languages.

View up to date language lists at https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/translator/languages.aspx     

August 8, 2016

New option in Settings to change the voice that reads out translation results.

See alternative translations of single words. Available in 100 language pairs.

Tap on the book icon at the bottom of the home screen to quickly access key phrases in 50+ languages. You have the option to favorite, listen to, share, and edit the phrases.

July 21, 2016

Added Cantonese to the list of supported languages. See updated language lists at https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/translator/languages.aspx.    

June 14, 2016

Added Afrikaans to the list of supported languages. 

June 3, 2016  

Now available on Android tablets in portrait and landscape mode!  

April 20, 2016
  • Image translation to translate from your camera roll or saved pictures rather than typing the text or speaking aloud
  • Inline translation to translate short phrases from apps, emails, or SMS without the need to copy and paste into the Translator app
  • 34 new downloadable language packs, for a total of 43 supported languages, to use when you’re not connected to the Internet  
View up to date language lists at https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/translator/languages.aspx  

March 8, 2016
  • Added Arabic to the list of languages for speech-to-speech translation in conversation mode 
  • Expanded support for Arabic by adding a downloadable package to use offline
  • Added Klingon for text and voice translation
  • Bug fixes

February 18, 2016  

Today, Microsoft Translator is introducing the world’s first Artificial Intelligence-powered translation engine to translate on your device even when you are not connected to the Internet.

 Available first in the Microsoft Translator app for Android, this new feature uses Deep Neural Networks, a state-of-the-art Machine Learning technology. Deep Neural Networks have been used for almost a year to deliver high-quality translations online, and are now available offline.

By downloading free language-specific packs, you can get near-online-quality translations, even when you’re not connected to the Internet, wherever you are in the world.

Language packs are available in the following languages:

  • Chinese Simplified
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Vietnamese

September 3, 2015
  • Localized the app in the following 11 languages: Arabic, German, Spanish, French, Italian, Japanese, Dutch, Portuguese, Russian, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional)
  • Added support for text-based language auto detection
  • Added minor user interface improvements and bug fixes

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