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
October 19, 2016
Added 6 new languages from the Austronesian language family:
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
March 8, 2016
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:
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