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Easily Translate a Movie to Another Language with Subtitles

Last Updated: May 22, 2023

This article was co-authored by wikiHow staff writer, Travis Boylls . Travis Boylls is a Technology Writer and Editor for wikiHow. Travis has experience writing technology-related articles, providing software customer service, and in graphic design. He specializes in Windows, macOS, Android, iOS, and Linux platforms. He studied graphic design at Pikes Peak Community College. This article has been viewed 219,420 times. Learn more...

This wikiHow teaches you one of the easiest ways to translate or add subtitles to a movie. If you downloaded a movie that's in the MP4, AVI, MKV, MOV, MKV, or other video file format, you can easily add subtitles in your preferred language.

Step 1 Download the movie you want to translate.

  • Be aware that using torrents to download copyright videos is illegal in most countries. Use torrents at your own risk.

Step 2 Find out the frame rate for the movie you want to translate.

  • Right-click the movie you want to translate.
  • Click Properties .
  • Go to the Details tab.
  • Note the frame rate .

Step 3 Go to a subtitle source site.

  • OpenSubtitles
  • YIFY Subtitles
  • TVSubtitles

Step 4 Search for the movie you want to translate.

  • If you don't find it, try other websites, or search it directly from Google for the name of the movie and "subtitles."
  • YouTube can automatically generate a transcript for most videos, and you can download subtitles from YouTube videos .

Step 5 Click a subtitle in the language you want to translate a movie to.

  • Make sure the file you download is from the same year as the video release, if available.

Step 6 Check the frame rate for the subtitles.

  • Not all subtitle files have the frame rate listed.

Step 7 Download the subtitle file.

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1. Download a video for a movie you want to translate. 2. Find out the frame rate for the video. 3. Download the subtitle in the language you want from a site like Subscene . 4. Extract the subtitle (.srt) file to the same folder as the video. 5. Rename the subtitle filename to the same filename as the video. 6. Open the video in a media player. 7. Select the subtitle language from the Subtitle menu. Did this summary help you? Yes No

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  • Translate Text With Google Translate
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  • For text: Select a language > Tap to enter text > begin typing > Enter .
  • For spoken word: Select a language > tap the mic > begin speaking at the beep. Tap the Speaker icon to hear the translation.
  • For conversations: Select a language > tap Conversation > begin speaking. Watch the screen for the translation.

This article explains how to use Google's Translate tool, which can handle text, images, speech, and even real-time conversations.

How to Translate Text With Google Translate

Translating text is the easiest and most well-supported function of Google Translate. Here's how to translate any text you come across.

Select the name of the source language you want to translate from in the top-left of the screen. In this example, we're using English .

Then select the name of the destination language you want to translate to in the screen's top-right. In this example, we're using Spanish .

Select the field that says Tap to enter text and either type or copy and paste (press and hold) the text you want to translate into this field.

You can also use the predictive text function to help write what you want to translate quicker.

The Google Translate app will continually translate what you're writing in the field underneath. At any time during this translation process, you can tap the Speaker icon to hear what it sounds like in your chosen translation language.

When you're finished typing you can use the right arrow or Enter key to return to the previous screen, then if you want to copy the translation, tap the three-dot menu icon and select Share .

How to Translate Images

Translating a foreign language from an image or picture using your camera or previous images is super handy when you're out and about. In our example, we'll use a food menu.

Select the source language and the translation language at the top of the screen. In this example, we are using Chinese to English .

Select the Camera icon.

Align what you want to translate in your camera window and select Instant .

If you want to translate an image you already have, select the Import button and then locate and select the image on your device. Then skip to Step 4 .

Google will translate the image on your device. It may take a moment for the translation to complete, but once it does, you'll be able to select individual words in the image to highlight their translation.

Some languages offer live translation, but others require a saved image. To scan and save a selection for translation, select the Scan button.

How to Translate Words and Speech

Translating what you say into a different language is one of the most useful features of Google Translate when traveling or just trying to learn a new language . Here's how to do it.

Select the source language and the translate to language at the top of the screen.

Tap the microphone icon and when prompted with a beep, begin speaking. Google will automatically translate your voice into text form.

Select the Speaker icon to hear the translation spoken back to you.

If you want to dictate what you say into a different language instead, select the Transcribe icon. Then begin speaking as before, and what you say will be translated into your destination language on screen.

Transcribing is different than dictating. When you're dictating, you're just using your voice instead of a keyboard or stylus to input data to be translated. When you're transcribing, you're creating a written output of your voice. Transcribing is especially useful if you need to send a message or write an email.

Tap the microphone and then begin speaking as before..

What you say will be translated into your destination language on screen. When you're finished speaking, tap the microphone again to end the transcription.

How to Translate Real-Time Conversations

You can also use Google Translate to facilitate a live conversation between you and someone who speaks a language you don't understand.

Select the source and destination languages at the top of the screen.

Select the Conversation icon. 

You can manually select the speaker's language at any one time to force the app to use that as the source or select the Auto button to allow the app to determine who is speaking at any one time.

Begin speaking. The translation of what you're saying will appear on screen, as will a translation for any replies from the person you are speaking to. This lets you both see what's being said in real-time.

Google Translate can translate about 103 different languages for text translation. Although not all of them are as natural as each other, and 59 are supported offline, it covers much of the world and its most populous languages.

New languages can often be added, so you can check out the complete list of languages supported on the Google site.

Real-time speech conversations support 43 distinct languages, while camera image translation is available in up to 88 languages. You might think handwriting is more challenging, but it supports 95 different languages.

How to Get Google Translate

To make the most of Google Translate, you'll need to download and install the app on your compatible Android or iOS device . Before beginning any of the instructions below, make sure the app is open and functioning.

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Is he "playing himself"? I've known Murray since his days at Second City. He married the sister of a girl I was dating. We were never friends, I have no personal insights, but I can fairly say I saw how he behaved in small informal groups of friends, and it wasn't like Bob Harris, his character in the movie. Yes, he likes to remain low key. Yes, dryness and understatement come naturally to him. Sharing a stage at Second City with John Belushi , he was a glider in contrast to the kamikaze pilot. He isn't a one-note actor. He does anger, fear, love, whatever, and broad comedy. But what he does in "Lost in Translation" shows as much of a reach as if he were playing Henry Higgins. He allows the film to be as great as Coppola dreamed of it, in the way she intended, and few directors are so fortunate.

She has one objective: She wants to show two people lonely in vast foreign Tokyo and coming to the mutual realization that their lives are stuck. Perhaps what they're looking for is the same thing I've heard we seek in marriage: A witness. Coppola wants to get that note right. There isn't a viewer who doesn't expect Bob Harris and Charlotte ( Scarlett Johansson ) to end up in love, or having sex, or whatever. We've met Charlotte's husband John ( Giovanni Ribisi ). We expect him to return unexpectedly from his photo shoot and surprise them together. These expectations have been sculpted, one chip of Hollywood's chisel after another, in tens of thousands of films. The last thing we expect is… what would probably actually happen. They share loneliness.

One of the strengths of Coppola's screenplay is that her people and everything they do are believable. Unlike the characters in most movies, they don't quickly sense they belong together, and they don't immediately want to be together. Coppola keeps them apart for a noticeably long time. They don't know they're the Girl and the Boy. They don't have a Meet Cute. We grow to know them separately.

We understand Charlotte loves her husband, and we understand how he wounds her, and why she cries on the phone. There's no possibility he will cheat on her with the Other Woman, the ditzy "star" Kelly, played by Anna Faris . John is simply a moth fluttering around her fame. That's what hurts Charlotte; he leaves her alone in the hotel for silly reasons that betray him as callow. We understand that Bob loves his wife and especially his children at home in America, but after years and years he knows and says that marriage and children are "hard." So they are. We know that. Few movie characters know it in the sense he means.

After they start talking, Johansson is instinctive in striking the right note of tentative friendliness. She knows Bob is a star, but doesn't care. Earlier their eyes met in the kind of telepathic sympathy strangers share when they know they're thinking the same thing about something happening in a room. Now they can't sleep and it's in the middle of the night in a hotel bar. She isn't flirting, and she isn't not flirting. He isn't flirting. He's composed and detached. He doesn't give away one hint of emotion. Without making it a big deal, he's almost studiously proper, as if making it clear he's not coming on to her. Of course he finds her attractive. He did when he saw her in the elevator and she didn't notice him. Or are we simply assuming he'd feel the same way we'd feel? Maybe he noticed her because they were the two tallest people in the elevator.

I can't tell you how many people have told me that just don't get "Lost in Translation." They want to know what it's about. They complain "nothing happens." They've been trained by movies that tell them where to look and what to feel, in stories that have a beginning, a middle and an end. "Lost in Translation" offers an experience in the exercise of empathy. The characters empathize with each other ( that's what it's about), and we can empathize with them going through that process. It's not a question of reading our own emotions into Murray's blank slate. The slate isn't blank. It's on hold. He doesn't choose to wear his heart on his sleeve for Charlotte, and he doesn't choose to make a move. But he is very lonely and not without sympathy for her. She would plausibly have sex with him, casually, to be "nice," and because she's mad at her husband and it might be fun. But she doesn't know as he does that if you cheat it shouldn't be with someone it would make a difference to.

There is wonderful comedy in the film, involving the ad agency's photo shoot for the Suntory Scotch commercial and Bob's guest shot on the "Japanese Johnny Carson." But Coppola remains firmly grounded in reality. The Japanese director seems to be spouting hysterical nonsense until you find a translation online and understand what he's saying and why. He's not without humor. The translator seems to be simplifying, but now we understand what she's doing. There's nothing implausible about the scene. Anyone who watches Japanese TV, even via YouTube, knows the TV show is straight from life. Notice the microscopic look Murray gives the camera to signal "just kidding."

What is lost in translation? John understands nothing of what Charlotte says or feels, nor does he understand how he's behaving. (Ribisi's acting in the scene where he rushes out saying he loves her is remorselessly exact). Bob's wife and assistant don't understand how desperately indifferent he is to the carpet samples. And so on. What does get translated, finally, is what Bob and Charlotte are really thinking. The whole movie is about that act of translation taking place.

The cinematography by Lance Acord and editing by Sarah Flack make no attempt to underline points or nudge us. It permits us to regard. It is content to allow a moment to complete itself. Acord often frames Charlotte in a big window with Tokyo remotely below. She feels young, alone and exposed. He often shows Bob inscrutably looking straight ahead (not at the camera; not at anything). He feels older, tired, patient, not exposed because he has a surer sense of who he is. That's what I read into the shots. What do you get? When he brings them together they are still apart, and there is more truth in a little finger touching the side of a foot than a sex scene.

Catherine Lambert, who plays the singer in the hotel bar, is every pretty good lounge act in the world. It's more or less a foregone conclusion that they will sleep with one another. In won't mean anything to either one of them. When Charlotte discovers the singer is in Bob's room, she's startled but not angry or heartbroken. Sex wasn't what she and Bob were about, and he made that clear. When they meet next, they step carefully around that glitch and resume their deeper communication.

So much has been written about those few words at the end that Bob whispers into Charlottes' ear. We can't hear them. They seem meaningful for both of them. Coppola said she didn't know. It wasn't scripted. Advanced sound engineering has been used to produce a fuzzy enhancement. Harry Caul of " The Conversation " would be proud of it, but it's entirely irrelevant. Those words weren't for our ears. Coppola (1) didn't write the dialog, (2) didn't intentionally record the dialogue, and (3) was happy to release the movie that way, so we cannot hear. Why must we know? Do we need closure? This isn't a closure kind of movie. We get all we need in simply knowing they share a moment private to them, and seeing that it contains something true before they part forever.

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AI makes it all up

I have used Google Translate for many years and some of the recent changes have frustrated me immensely. I use this primarily for Chinese language and often use the camera feature. Lately, it seems the app will not faithfully transcribe what is displayed, but will change the characters displayed. I can’t trust that the AI hasn’t decided to substitute what is displayed with something different and perhaps has changed the meaning, by even a slight, but significant amount. A faithful transcription will allow me to puzzle out what the meaning may by allowing me to review the characters displayed, not the characters that have been substituted. Also, with the same feature, I used to be able to view the characters in the photo and choose which characters to translate, but now, I can only choose the translated segments. If there is a way to view an untranslated version, other than sending it to the home page (with the already unreliable transcription of what is displayed), I haven’t figured it out.

Accessibility for Instructional Design

Google Translate is now a form of augmented reality and is adapted for educational purposes. This application provides users with tools to translate between languages and they now include an image option; users take a photograph of a sign, piece of paper, or other form of written text and receive a translation in the language of their choice. This augmented reality is ground breaking because this allows online learners to access content in other languages. The application also translates spoken word in real time, which allows all learners to access audio in written form, in their own language, online or in-person. This version of augmented reality that is adapted for education can be utilized in an online learning environment and can be utilized by instructional designers. One of the major challenges with instructional design is selecting the correct tools to build learning experiences. With this application, instructional designers are able to create a course in their own language and can make their lesson accessible to learners by recommending Google Translate for accessibility. I plan to utilize this in conjunction with my online lessons and videos in order to reach more students with diverse abilities and primary languages.

Horrible Application Given the Size of the Company

The Google translate app is a joke. There are very few apps that can lead someone to yell expletives while sitting in their kitchen trying to enjoy a cup of tea. Editing something you’ve written on the Google Translate App is a pitiful process filled with tapping the screen of your phone over and over attempting to unselect individual words or sentences. Sometimes it selects the entirety of what you’ve written and won’t allow you to unselect it without a fight. It’s unconscionable that the process for editing what you’ve written doesn’t follow every other smart phone format. Not only that, when you’ve finished writing of considerable length, in my case an email, and would like to highlight, copy and paste it, you will quickly realize you cannot highlight and scroll at the same time like you can on any other apple app that includes type. Instead, you’re forced to go through a ridiculous process of highlighting as much as you can see, pasting it, returning to the app, copying more and then pasting that. I repeated that process six time before I had copied my email over to gmail. If I had more time I would go into detail about the “define” tool that pops up unprovoked and further adds to the absolute farce that is the UX of this application. For a company like Google to have produced such a dysfunctional infuriating UI is truly shameful.

This used to be excellent. Google lens made it terrible!

As usual an update makes the produce worse instead of better. I live in a foreign country because of my husbands job. I use this app everyday. ALL THE TIME! Before, I could use the camera option to translate in real time or take a picture and let it scan for text. Then I could choose which text to translate, it could be 1 word or 1 sentence or 1 paragraph or the whole thing. The lastest update removed this option. Now when I click on the camera option it says “Google lens” it automatically blocks out the original texts and puts the translation over it, like it did previously but now when I take the picture I can not scan the text and choose what part to translate. It simply takes a screen shot of the translation already made on the first screen. If I try to select a specific word, it selects the translation and then translates it back into the original language. This does work well! The meaning gets more and more mixed up until it just makes no sense at all. Translating a translation instead of just scanning the original text is a huge downgrade. I am so frustrated! I am going to start looking for other translators because this has caused a lot of issues for me, on a daily basis. I’ll keep checking back to see if they ever fix this issue or not.

Great app ruined by update

This was an incredibly useful app that I used for reading Japanese characters that I was not familiar with. It would provide the reading in Japanese along with the translation into English or another language. The update changed the ocr function and now it uses google lens which is terrible in this case. The text is automatically translated into English and I have to change the setting every time I use it to “show original language” just to be able to find the character I am trying to read. Please add the option to disable the automatic translation function for the camera. Also the word selection is buggy. I used to be able to highlight exactly what I wanted to translate. Now it tries to auto-select words and frequently selects parts of text I don’t need or won’t select the text I want. Please switch back to manually highlight method or make it an option. Finally, please bring back the reading/pronunciation of the original word (the reading of the Japanese character in this case). This app was a 6 stars out of 5 before. After this update to google lens it’s just 2 since the functionality I relied on is gone now. I give it 2 stars because it is still useful for translating European languages.

The new update ruined a great tool to help learn Chinese

So, I’ve been learning Chinese for a few years now, and one of the most useful features has been the camera mode in Google Translate. When you learn a new character in Chinese, if you don’t know the pronunciation, it can be difficult to search up. Google Translate for full sentences in Chinese has always been iffy, so I usually found it most helpful to select “Camera” mode (instead of instant translation), SELECT THE COUPLE CHARACTERS I DIDN’T KNOW, and get the pinyin and English translation. But the update got rid of the ability to take the picture before translating, which makes it more difficult to find the characters I’m trying to learn. On top of that, when I click on the translation to learn the pinyin of the words (since the pronunciation doesn’t show in the preview) - it will TRANSLATE THE ENGLISH BACK INTO CHINESE TO GIVE YOU A DIFFERENT CHARACTER WITH THE “SAME” MEANING. The pinyin is very important so I can type the character and not have to rely on using a picture to translate in the future, but Googles update makes this impossible since you don’t get the original characters pinyin unless the “translation” back to Chinese gives you the same characters. Overall, a super infuriating update that ruined this app.

Pages of Translation Lightening Fast, and Reliable!

If if you are using anything but Google translate to do your Spanish work for you, you are missing the boat. It translates whole pages of text instantly without error. It uses understandable language for our US - Mexico border area. I was using a different translator when I saw a doctor using Google to communicate with a Spanish only patient. That’s when I learned about Google Translate and switched. For the past two years, I have used a different Spanish translator/dictionary App. It was slow and tedious, only would translate a short paragraph at a time, but worse - it inserted words which were clearly wrong. One time instead of asking my gardener to complete a task, it inserted the word marriage into the sentence! His wife would have not been happy! Luckily I caught it before texting as I had to double- check every phrase. But now I no longer have to worry and each phrase is spot on. ( at least so far I think it’s been!).

Now 5 Stars But Still Recommed Deepl

This is 1 of only 2 translator apps I will give 5 stars. It has gotten much better over time to the point that I can reasonable rely on it to doble check things. If you need real time transcription, Google Translate is the best. For anything else though including accuracy, definitely use Deepl. Google Translate has come a long way at figuring out Idioms, sayings, the right usage when something is ambiguous, etc. However, Deepl still gets things right more often, especially with the paid version when it can deep dive into things like verification of tone and level of formality for audience where what you have on paper may be 100% correct but may the verb usage is informal but a student is talking to a teacher. This is area Google Translate comes up short. Overall though, 5 stars and definitely far better than any of those other translator apps out there except Deepl.

Ruined image translation

They've replaced the google instant image translate with lens which is absolutely one of the worse things to ever exist in this apps history. It's difficult to translate text on an image because they separate each new line of text, on the image, with a new line for that text; it doesn't form complete sentences. For example- translating languages with different grammar will be incorrect due to it not putting the sentences together. Maybe if they add a "draw" feature like before, and didn't give you new lines of each new translated sentences, it would be better than the old one. But for now it's one of the most frustrating things; to have to form the sentences manually, and selecting the initial text is also a nightmare because you have to exit the lens and back into the returned text to copy the original text, if that's what you're looking for like me. Me and a bunch of other people are not happy with this new feature, would you enable us to use the old feature, or at least go through the effort to implement those old features into lens? I'm willing to wait as long as it takes for us to get those old features back.

Google Translate needs a massive overhaul!

FEATURE REQUEST: Since most people are translating from a foreign language to their native language, it would be lovely if you could make your chosen language “stick” at the top of the list. I would prefer to have the languages I use most frequently stick to the top of the list. For me, they are: English, French, German, Latin, Russian, and Spanish. That would solve the annoyance of having to reselect one or more my core languages every time I deviate from my norm. I would like to include Croatian in my core list, but the machine voice for Croatian is unintelligible, even to native speakers because the sound quality is so poor and it speaks far too fast. HEBREW & YIDDISH: It is not possible to learn to speak or translate from either of these languages. Google has NO VOICE, machine or natural, for EITHER of them, nor does it scribe the translation using our common alphabet, Latin. At least then, I could make an attempt at the pronunciation of the words. I would cheerfully give Google Translate 5 stars as soon as these deficits are dealt with.

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Google Translate for Android review: A feature-packed and reliable translator

Google Translate, with its versatile input methods, simple interface and offline support, is one of the best translation tools out there.

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Google Translate is a fantastic mobile translation tool that can help you read or communicate in up to 90 languages. The app goes beyond a simple phrase book with an SMS translator, text-recognition features and even audio recordings of translated words and sentences. It's a great travel tool for when you venture somewhere you don't speak the language, especially now that more features are available offline.

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Stay connected overseas with Google Translate, a simple app that can translate written, spoken or printed language. Now it's packed with even more offline features, so you can use it on the go.

The most basic feature of Translate is the text translation. Just type in a word or phrase and you'll instantly get a translation. Want to know how it sounds? You can also hear the translation spoken aloud.

Word Lens is a handy feature that overlays translations on top of printed text, such as a street sign. Just hold the app's viewfinder up to the words and you'll see the translation in real time as you move your phone.

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Pick your languages

Before you start translating, first tell Google which languages you need translated, French to English for instance. The app supports 90 languages including Spanish, French, Russian, Korean, Japanese, Arabic, Hebrew and Hindi, so there's a good chance you can find what you need.

Then you can type in a word or phrase and the app will give you the translation, showing it on the screen below what you entered. You can tap the speaker icon to hear the translation, copy it and save it to a digital phrasebook that you can sync across multiple devices.

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In the Android app, you can also choose to handwrite a word or phrase on your touchscreen, and the app can detect the language you're using and translate it. You don't get much space on the screen to sketch out your words, but once you finish one word, you can tap the spacebar to move on to another blank area to finish your phrase. When you're done, you can read the finished translation and hear it spoken.

Conversation mode

In a recent update, Google added a killer new feature to Translate called Conversation mode. It lets you have a free-flowing back-and-forth conversation in which two or more people can speak naturally and the app continues to listen and translate. You don't even need to tap the screen to keep speaking because the app will recognize someone talking, translate the phrase, speak it out loud and then go back to listening for the next translation. It's almost like having a human translator standing right there with you.

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The app detects the language being spoken and translates it into your chosen language. Before you start talking, you select two languages you want to translate between in the app. Then tap the microphone to begin a conversation. Speak a phrase in either of the selected languages and the app will pick up what you're saying and translate it.

Conversation mode feels natural in a real-life conversation, but it does have its drawbacks. Occasionally the app either won't listen for both languages or will start listening too soon and pick up words it shouldn't. Also, the translations are very literal, so colloquial phrases and slang rarely translate correctly.

One of the coolest features in Google Translate is Word Lens, which shows translations overlaid on signs and other printed text. All you need to do is tap the camera button in the app and point your phone's camera at the words.

You'll see a real-time translation of what it says into the language of your choice. You can also have the app scan the text and then highlight each word, getting a translation that you can save to your phrasebook. This works best with printed signs, especially the kinds you'll find on streets and in businesses. The camera struggled with handwritten text both small and large, sometimes failing to detect the original word or getting the translation incorrect.

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Word Lens is even better now because you can use it offline, without any kind of connection. The only drawback is that it's only available for select languages now; between English and French, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese and Russian.

Other extras

Along with the star features, Translate has many other tools that make it incredibly handy. The app automatically keeps a history of your translations, and lets you flag any of them for easy access later (even when offline).

Text-to-speech output is available for select languages, and can be a huge help when you're dealing with unfamiliar phonetics. And finally, the SMS translation feature can pull in any of your text conversations for quick processing. Overall, there are a lot of extras, all of which come in handy.

The app also lets you download language packs for offline support, so you can get translations without a connection. Since it's still common to travel without an international plan for your phone, that's an especially useful feature.

As you can imagine, these language packs are pretty hefty (from 150MB to 300MB, based on what I've seen), but the functionality they afford is worth it. You'll need to download both languages for translations to work, so keep that in mind.

One thing to note is that these language packs are not as comprehensive as the online databases are when you're fully connected to the Internet. However, they still appear to be good enough for basic translations that travelers might need. Offline translations are now available for nearly all of the languages in the app.

It's hard to beat Google Translate. The free app keeps getting better at helping you communicate in another language and comes with tons of features.

Word Lens is still a bit finicky, but it works well for street signs and other printed text. Conversation mode is almost like having a personal translator, though it still has a ways to go. Despite its flaws, this app is a must-have for traveling or connecting with someone who speaks a different language.

Overall, Google Translate is easy to use, can translate more than 90 languages and offers a variety of input options, making it one of the best translation tools out there. And now, with its new features and improved offline support, this app is even tougher to beat.

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Google Translate is a great tool for quickly understanding someone else's words in a language you don't speak or read. There are lots of ways you can use Google Translate on the web, on your phone and even with your smartphone camera.

So if you're looking to quickly translate text so you can understand it or so you can have a conversation who doesn't speak your mother tongue, then this is a great free tool to use.

Keep reading to find out all the different ways you can use Google Translate and how it can help you out.

At its core Google Translate is a tool that you can use to use to translate all sorts of things in your daily life. You can access it via a dedicated website , a smartphone app , browser extensions, via Google Assistant , directly through Google Search results and more besides.

Google Translate can be used to translate a multitude of different languages. In 2022, Google announced that it was able to handle 133 different languages using its translation service. You can even download them in some instances so you can translate offline as well.

One of the biggest highlights for us is Google Translate's ability to automatically recognise languages, so if you're not even sure what it is you're trying to read you don't need to worry as Google will know.

Google Translate has been getting better and better over the years. The system is now able to handle the translations of many different languages in all sorts of different ways:

  • Basic text translation - obviously you can use Google Translate on blocks of text. If you have a sentence, paragraph or even a lot more text you can just copy and paste it into Google Translate and use the system to translate that text into your own language. It can also be used to translate entire web pages if the site you're reading doesn't offer an option in your native language already.
  • Real-time camera translation - Google Translate is able to do live translations of whatever the camera is pointing at using Google Lens . This means that you can use it to do things like quickly translate a menu at a restaurant or the street signs in a foreign country that you're visiting.
  • Real-time interpreting - Google Translate also works via Google Assistant to offer you a live interpretation of speech . If you have a Google Assistant-capable pair of earphones (like Google Buds ) you can use this to understand foreign speech.
  • Photo translation - via the app you can also translate the text in images and screenshots. So you can take a photo and then get the app to translate the text for you.
  • Handwriting - Google is also able to translate handwritten text, though the success here will depend on how neat the writing is.

Google Translate has improved a lot over the last few years, though it's still not perfect. You won't be convincing native speakers that you're suddenly fluent in their language.

That said it doesn't necessarily use a word-for-word literal translation of the text and instead uses machine learning to provide a reasonably accurate translation of whatever you've asked it to look at.

Sometimes you'll find it hit-and-miss, other times it's brilliant. It is free to use though, so you can't complain too much whatever the results!

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Since it's a Google product you'll be unsurprised to learn that Google Translate is available to use easily in Google Chrome . If you're on a page that's in a different language and you want to learn what the text is about simply highlight the particular text and then right-click with your mouse. On the menu that appears you can then select either Google Translate or "Translate selection to..." (your language).

Google is also clever enough to recognise when you're looking at content that's in a different language and gives you the option to translate everything that's on the page.

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At the top of the browser in the address bar, you should find a little black-and-white Google Translate icon. Click on that and it will pop up with the option to switch the language to your native language (or other chosen language). The entire page will then be displayed in the other language in the blink of an eye.

Google Translate in Google Search

If your browser is set to default to Google as its homepage then good news as you can quickly use Google Translate directly from Google's results.

This is useful if you have some text from elsewhere that you need to translate. If it's in an email, a document or just elsewhere and you can copy and paste it then this is a quick way to do it.

Simply search for "Translate" in Google and you'll then be presented with a dialogue box to enter the text. Paste it into the left-hand box and then select the language from the drop-down and the language you want to translate to in the right drop-down.

You can then swap these around if you want to translate the other way around.

This tool is handy because you can also see both a microphone and speaker buttons in the translation boxes. If you click the mic then you can use your voice (or someone else's) to capture the language and then translate it. While the speaker button will then make Google read the translation out to you. This will give you an idea of how it sounds in the translated language and how to say it if you need to converse with someone.

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Google Translate is also integrated into Google Lens . This means you can use this app to get a live translation of whatever your smartphone camera is pointing at. In order to do this simply:

  • Install the Google Lens app on your phone
  • Open the app
  • Click on the translate option
  • Point your camera at the text you're trying to translate
  • Watch as it translates into your native language

If you find this isn't working for some reason you can click at the top of the screen to change the language options. As standard it's set to automatically detect the language, but this might mean an error occurs with similar languages so you can click to change to the specific one you're trying to translate.

Another option is to take a photo with Google Lens and then translate the photo instead. This can be more accurate than the live translation, especially if you don't have a particularly steady hand.

Google Translate offline

If you are worried about data usage or if you're going to be travelling to a foreign country where roaming plans are going to be costly then you might have thought about offline translations. The good news is Google makes it easy to use its app without using data if you plan ahead. You can choose to download languages to the Google Translate app so you can use them later without much fuss. To do this:

  • Open the Google Translate app on your phone
  • Click on the language button at the bottom of the screen
  • On the next page select the download button next to the language you want to translate from
  • You'll then see a warning about data usage for that download (do it over Wi-Fi if necessary)
  • Click to download and wait for the download to happen

If you're doing this we'd also recommend downloading Google Maps data so you can use that for offline directions as well. There's nothing quite like being prepared.

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Everyone's favourite assistant (bar ChatGPT of course) is able to work as a translation tool too. With Google Assistant you can turn on interpreter mode and translate back-and-forth conversations on the fly.

Google Assistant's translation capabilities are available on Android and iOS phones as well as various different Google Assistant devices . So whether you're out and about and in need of translations or have someone in your home who you need to speak to Google is there to help.

This live interpreter translation system doesn't support as many languages as Google Translate on the web but it's still a useful tool.

To use Google Assistant to translate like this say:

  • Hey Google, be my Spanish interpreter
  • Ok Google, be my Italian interpreter
  • Hey Google turn on interpreter mode

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As well as using Google Assistant to translate it's also possible to use your headphones assuming they're Google Assistant capable. The most obvious choice here is the Google Pixel Buds but other earphones will work too. Obviously, this requires a mic in the headphones so Google Assistant can hear you talk and the other speaker as well.

To do this:

  • Pop your headphones in and make sure they're connected and turned on
  • Launch Google Assistant via the command
  • Then say "help me interpret French" (or a similar command relevant to the language you're translating)
  • Start talking

You may also have controls to simply press and hold the headphones to activate conversation mode. You'll then need to tap the other language button when you're ready to listen to the language and have it translated. Watch the video above to see an example of this in action.

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Ok, this one isn't technically via Google Translate (yet) but Google has made it possible to use a tool to translate ancient hieroglyphs .

Fabricius , as it is known, is a tool that's been trained by machine learning to recognise the ancient Egyptian language and can translate it into English. It's not perfect, but it's a great demo of how technology can help us access other languages, even long-forgotten ones.

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It’s been twelve years since the launch of Google Translate, and since then Translate has evolved to keep up with the ways people use it. Initially translating between English and Arabic only, we now translate 30 trillion sentences per year across 103 languages.

Google Translate has become an essential tool for communicating across languages, and we recently redesigned the Translate website to make it easier to use. Here’s what you need to know:

  • The site’s new look is now consistent with other Google products, and updated labeling and typography make it easier to navigate. For instance, you’ve always been able to upload documents for translation, but now that feature is easier to find. 
  • Now it’s even more convenient to save and organize important translations you regularly utilize or search for. We’ve added labels to each saved translation, so if you speak multiple languages, you can sort and group your translations with a single click.
  • We've made the website responsive so it can adjust dynamically for your screen size. So when we launch new features, you get a great web experience across all your devices: mobile, tablet, or desktop. 

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25 movie title translations that are much better than the original

Translation is a tricky business. Idioms and turns of phrase that make perfect sense in one language will be utter gibberish in another. It takes more than a pocket dictionary and Google Translate to sell a movie, so who are we to judge?

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Pretty Woman

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China –  I Will Marry a Prostitute to Save Money

Hungary –  The Eighth Passenger: Death

Army of Darkness

Japan – Captain Supermarket

Czech Republic – Santa is a Pervert

The Sixth Sense

China – He's a Ghost!

Dirty Dancing

Poland – Spinning Sex

As Good as it Gets

China – Mr Cat Poop

Leaving Las Vegas

Japan –  I'm Drunk and You're a Prostitute

China – Run! Run! Cloudzilla

The Terminator

Poland – Electronic Assassin

The Producers

Italy –  Please, Do Not Touch the Old Woman

Boogie Nights

China – His Great Device Makes Him Famous

China –  Mysterious Murder in Snowy Cream

China –  A Very Powerful Whale Runs to Heaven

Poland –  First Shoot, Then Go Sightseeing

Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me

Malaysia –  Austin Powers: The Spy Who Behaved Very Nicely Around Me

China –  One Night, Big Belly

Mexico – Vaseline

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Google has updated its flagship translation app with new tools that promise to help even the most monolingual of travellers successfully negotiate their way around foreign parts.

The app has a range of new functions including a conversation mode, where two people can speak to one another in their own tongue with Google translating live, and a scanning mode, which translates text instantly on screen. So how well does it work?

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The old version of the Google Translate app allowed two people to speak to one another across languages by just touching a button to change the language detection mode.

The update goes one step further and can now listen for two languages simultaneously, meaning two people can speak into a device and have their words translated into the other person's language.

In a video review of the updated app, Mashable found that conversation mode can be a bit hit and miss, occasionally getting things very wrong indeed. Conversation mode also edits out expletives in a rather humorous way: "Holy s – asterisk, asterisk, asterisk".

More languages

The app's conversation mode used to only handle English to Spanish translation, but it can now manage French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish and Russian. Google says that more languages will be added in future as well.

Gizmodo says that Google's latest updates are an attempt to take on Skype, which recently released its own translation service. Adding as many languages as possible may be a part of that strategy, the site suggests.

Prior to the current release, users could take a photo of text in another language and have it translated into their language of choice. With Word Lens, the app goes a step further and will attempt to translate text live on screen as you aim your camera at a sign, menu or a page of text.

The system is impressive, but is hampered by its limited font recognition – it struggles with some serif fonts for example – and the inevitable wobble that occurs when you try to hold a camera steady in front of something makes it hard for the app to focus the camera's lens.

Handwriting

Google Translate now allows you to enter text by drawing it on the screen with your finger. It recognises printing and cursive, and is very powerful – accurately identifying even the most semi-legible scrawl.

Conclusions

Overall, the new features make Google Translate "a great companion for a trip abroad", says Time magazine.

The Verge 's Amar Toor agrees, saying that most of the new features work well. "The app's speech recognition is fast and mostly accurate, and the (language) it spits back is understandable, for the most part."

Ariane Bogain, a senior lecturer in modern foreign languages at the University of Northumbria told the BBC that the app will help people with simple interactions, but nothing more complicated than that. "For basic things, it might be very useful. My mother, for example, does not speak any other languages, but loves travelling, so she could find her way around a town. But it is never going to pick up the nuances, the cultural references or the humour," Bogain says.

According to Google, more than 500 million people use Google Translate every month, making at least one billion translations each day. The new app is available for free on iOS and Android now.

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Google Translate.. The most prominent and handy translation software.

I have been using Google translate for quite a lot of time and love it for its ease of use and the way it provides instant translations with great accuracy. It has made travelling to countries with language different than ours easy and has broken the language barriers that prevented visitors from communicating with locals.

Google Translate is by far the most excellent software that I have used so far for translation purposes. It is completely free and has a very simple user interface which futher add to its easy of use. It supports more than 100 major languages from around the world.. It enables its users to translate to and from language in to any other language rather than only english like most of its counterparts. It also transcribe the speech input into the same language and give voice output of written text. Along with input phrases/ sentences, it also provides its users to translate a whole documet into another language. Its best application its ability to enable a user to have live conversation with a speaker of another language, by adapting alternating languages, just by listening to the sentence and then giving an audio output. It readily integrates with Google Lens which enables you to translate any text on a billboard, book etc into your language just by aiming the camera. The best thing about Google translate is the face that you can download a language package to your mobile, which then enables you to use it even with out internet connectivity. It available and works flawlessly on all smartphone and computer platforms.

I personally find Google translate as a perfect sofware that serves its purpose very well but to mention one flaw that I have experienced firsthand in it is the problem that it have is constructing meaning from characters when translating Chinese or Japanese written text especially while using Google Lense.

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The best and most popular translation application there is around.

I have been using this application to translate many languages. It makes communication better especially between people hailing from different regions. It comes in handy when we travel to different countries. The number of users for this tool is vast and the language database is constantly upgraded, making this tool to improve it's accuracy.

The application is absolutely free and very fast. The setup is simple and the interface is smooth. It have many languages to translate and the accuracy is high. We can use the application mic to translate speech to text, making it easier to communicate.

One can not know if the translation done is correct. The security and privacy of this application is poor. The support team do not resolve the issues well. This application does not support many regional languages. The translator makes mistakes and can not be verified. It requires and internet connection to work.

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The languages are limited and the human translation feature is also very limited. It is still a work in progress application.

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Reviewed October 2021

Get the Gist with Google Translate

I use Google Translate every day, mostly with a combination of Polish, German, Hebrew and English translations. The benefit to me is that I can get a translation which is "good enough" and which is both fast and free. If the translation needs improvement, I can make suggestions which helps the software improve over time. The amount of text you can input is limited to 5000 characters or 10MB if you are uploading a file in any of the following formats: .doc, .docx, .odf, .pdf, .ppt, .pptx, .ps, .rtf, .txt, .xls, or .xlsx. That could be annoying if you have larger files, but I use Google Translate mainly for a sentence or two that I need to communicate without waiting for a human translator. For that purpose, I've found it to be invaluable.

I love that I can get the gist of any content by cutting and pasting it into Google Translate. So if people are commenting on a post using their mother tongue, it's easy to find out what they're talking about. It doesn't matter what the language is, basic communication is now easy. The same goes for using Google Translate when I speak with clients internationally. It's easy to have them type in a sentence or two when I know I haven't understood what they're trying to say in broken English. It saves a huge amount of time and stops most misunderstandings.

It's not the most accurate in terms of translation. I use it extensively and sometimes it does misunderstand the context and you get total nonsense. So you do have to be careful and use it as a rough guide. It won't give you a perfect translation by any means, but if your expectations are to get a good rough translation then it's a huge time-saver.

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Design , 2-10 employees

Reviewed December 2023

Very powerful and complete

The possibility to correct and improve the translation so the next time you have a similar text, it remembers. All the languages make it very complete.

If you are not into your own google account, the translations are still basic and literal.

E-Learning , 11-50 employees

Used monthly for more than 2 years

Reviewed August 2021

The Mishaps of Google Translate

Google Translate has solved some small language barrier issues for the duration of my use of it, it is easy to use and understand however, like I said before its illiteracy to colloquialism can causes major mishaps to occur.

Google Translate is a very easy software to use for very simple translations of languages. There is a web browser version and an app allowing for use wherever you happen to be. Google Translate has a plethora of languages and for the vast majority of people your desired language will be on this software. The speaking feature lets someone speak into the software to translate it which makes interactions easier and the mic features allow for you to not only get a translation, but also a sound. Google Translate also shows you the part of speech if you are translating a singular word and shows other variations that could be said.

The biggest problem with Google Translate is its accuracy of the translation. The software has almost no recognition of slang or lingo which causes a lot of casualties. One interaction I had on Google Translate when I was translating Filipino to English caused there to simply be no translation. The lack of human understanding in the software makes certain languages very difficult to translate. Even translating colloquial phrases in a language you can already comprehend can cause incorrect translations.

Google Translate is easier to use and more efficient speed wise.

51-200 employees

Used daily for less than 12 months

Becoming a Poliglote with Google Translate

It has been a key element on a daily basis because ithelps me save a lot of time while communicating with people from other countries.

It helps me learn a lot everyday without leaving my current tasks

I lacks the ability to overcome idioms and some very unique expressions.

Reason for choosing Google Translate

Because is much more complete and include a wider variety of languages.

because it is a Google Product

Used weekly for more than 2 years

Reviewed January 2022

The best translator out there, and free to boot

This app and online interface both are easy to use and just get the job done quickly and without fuss. The feature to read text from an item in front of you, using your phone's camera works well and is genius for things like reading a foreign menu or products in a store.

There's not a lot else that you might need from this—it can read out your response, translate text or from an image, and it's accurate. In short, it does exactly what it promises.

The fact that this app is free and has a robust database makes it the best option, bar none.

Reviewed October 2023

The first tool to use in case of any translation needed

It is really easy to get any translation in a short time

minimum of 5000 characters. Translation is not always the appropriate one

Deepl has the informal/formal option and suggest other vocabulary or expression for one sentence.

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Banking , 501-1,000 employees

Invitation to use Google Translate

It is a wonderful experience, and I advise everyone to use Google Translate, as it offers many advantages every time the application is updated or improved, and the nice thing about it is that you can use it on all platforms: Android, Windows, or other.

Google Translate enables me to translate any website on the Internet professionally and helps me a lot in my work and studies.

Sometimes the translation is very literal and is not consistent with the linguistic rules of the languages ​​into which it is translated

Google Translate is better and I can translate anything in the blink of an eye using the floating bubble feature without leaving the application I use on my Android phone.

Internet , 1 employee

Used daily for less than 2 years

Reviewed November 2023

Very good application, very easy to access and very quick to translate.

Overall, I really like it lately and it's my go-to app for my translations, I highly recommend it.

its translation speed and efficiency makes translations much more agile.

Overall, the app is very good, I don't have much to complain about, there are times when I get a little lost with the camera, but it's okay.

Computer Software , 1 employee

Reviewed February 2022

Rapid Translation

Google Translate is a fantastic tool having both the Web version and the mobile version. You can translate images by opening the camera on the phone, or you can translate by manually entering a text. Especially, when you were travelling, the mobile App is useful when you need to communicate with those who do not speak the same language as you. I had been using this App since my last travel to South Korea, and it was great to translate the words into my language

You can translate documents and even websites using Google Translate. The mobile application is very useful, especially when you are in a foreign country and don't know the language very well. It is more than a dictionary that translates from one language to another. When you are learning a language, the sound option can be instructive for learning the spelling of the words. If you have a long text to transfer to the computer and it feels too tiring to write, the microphone option is useful as you speak, and it writes your words. It recognizes almost all words, even those with accents. It is possible to specify in which language the original text is, but even if you do not specify it, it can be understood. Sometimes it's difficult for me to grasp an article, and Google Translate comes in handy to assist me get the full meaning of the articles.

I have security concerns that the text entered into Google Translate might be seen by other people. Sometimes, the meaning of the sentences is not right. It performs flawlessly if some nuances are not overlooked. For example, punctuation marks are very important. The whole meaning of the sentence can change. So be careful about punctuation and double-check the target language’s meaning.

Media Production , 1 employee

Reviewed November 2021

Google Translate

I am using Google Translate from a long time and love it for its simplicity and ease of use. I majorly use it to translate among Spanish, Urdu and English as I am trying to learn Spanish but also use it to translate other languages occasionally.

I love Google Translate as it let you understand and communicate actively in many languages and that too with out any fee or advertisements. It has a very simple and basic interface and is extremely easy to use. It supports all major languages including regional ones. It can translate both spoken and written sentences. It has recently integrated camera option with which you can use your camera to translate any thing written, to the language of your choice, also you can translate a picture that you already have in the phone gallery. Its smart algorithm automatically detects the input language, which is very useful if you don't know the name of that language. It works on all PC and smartphone systems perfectly. Apart from online working, it also offers offline support package for download, which helps you to use it even in the absence of internet.

The only thing that I don't like about Google Translate is that it do not have offline support package for all languages. Also the offline language pack do not offers as accurate translation as you get while it is connected to the internet.

Health, Wellness and Fitness , 2-10 employees

Reviewed May 2023

My honest review on Google Translate

Notwithstanding the fact that I am aware of Google Translate's limitations, particularly in terms of precisely conveying tone, intent, and cultural quirks, I have found it to be a great tool for removing language barriers and enhancing communication. It helped in developing global connections, encouraging understanding across cultures, and broadening my perspectives.

I have always found the variety of languages spoken throughout the world to be fascinating as a language enthusiast. My exploration of many languages has been greatly aided by Google Translate. Google Translate has continually astonished me with its wide range of language support, whether I wished to learn simple greetings in Swahili, comprehend a German article, or even delve into old writings written in Latin.

The ability of Google Translate to interpret tone and intent is restricted. Particularly in casual talks or while discussing sensitive subjects, the tool's problems in reading tone and meaning are clearly obvious.

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Logistics and Supply Chain , 11-50 employees

Reviewed November 2022

A comprehensive explanation of my personal experience with Google Translate

I have usedGoogle Translate On a daily basis, in most of my browsing on the Internet by translating whole pages or copying and pasting, and in shopping for some imported products whose words written on them are in a language other than mine by photographing the text written on the product, and also sometimes I use translation by pronouncing the words I want to translate through By pressing the mic and it automatically translates the text I want to translate and all these things are done with high precision and accuracy

The site is powerful and comprehensive for all the basic languages ​​of the world that everyone can use in their daily lives and benefit from it. I use it daily in most of my browsing for sites that speak a language other than mine. I used all the features on the site such as translation by writing and used it for short sentences and also used translation by photographing the text written on The products made me save a lot of time. I also used translation by pronouncing the text, which made it easier for me to do many things and made me do not need a translator, and I saved a lot of time and did not postpone anything because of the translation.

There are no negatives to mention, but it is possible that after the translation, you need to formulate some simple words

Hospitality , 2-10 employees

Saved the day when a housekeeper said there was an alligator in the room...

Since we use J-1 workers as seasonal housekeepers, we must communicate and efficiently. Twice did it cause us concern, once the shock wore off, we laugh about it now. One Hispanic housekeeper said there was an alligator in the condo. Now, that is not all that unusual in southeast Louisiana, so we were all on high alert and proceeded with the upmost of caution . Turns out, it was only a gecko, but she did not know what it was called, and to her alligator seemed to fit the body style, shape and head. thank goodness it was maybe 4 inches long and not 4 feet! Our second time was when from a different region of Spain, the words kept displaying wrong, to her speech. He kept telling us the flamingo was broken, but we knew there were no flamingo decorations in that condo at all. Turns out the software did not have his regions' dialect correct, and although it showed up as flamingo, the worker was talking about the fountain, which was actually the faucet. It all made sense when he showed us the broken kitchen faucet.

Once we know the language the J-1 worker speaks, we can communicate better.

Different regions of countries will have different dialects and figuring out certain words were an obstacle, but we made it.

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Computer Software , 10,000+ employees

Google Translate - A real Saviour

As i have mentioned earlier I am working on tickets which came from around the globe and we daily receives cases from different languages. So with Google Translate, we were able to translate what customer wrote in english and we make draft of our response and again put that in google translate to translate that in their local language. If there is no Google translate, then we have to hire people from all the languages. So with Google translate we are saving soo much

As i am working on tickets which came from around the globe and we daily receives cases from different languages. So with Google Translate, we were able to translate what customer wrote in english and we make draft of our response and again put that in google translate to translate that in their local language. If there is no Google translate, then we have to hire people from all the languages. So with Google translate we are saving soo much

At times i feel Google Translate will give you 95% of correct translation, remaining 5% can be incorrect as it wont translate properly

Furniture , 51-200 employees

Reviewed March 2023

Essential for anyone but not perfect

I used it a lot to interface with languages that I don't understand. Even for those that I understand, because sometimes it gives me important ideas and speed of execution.

Google Translate is a free and easily accessible machine translation service. It can translate texts, documents, web pages and even images into other languages. In particular, the real-time image translation function is essential and very useful when traveling abroad.

Translations are very often inaccurate and do not always reflect the meaning of the chosen words and phrases. It does not detect aphorisms, idioms and verbal language, which are in daily use today.In languages that use an alphabet other than mine, I've noticed that he struggles a lot in translating, very often inventing meaningless sentences.

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Motion Pictures and Film , 1 employee

Just Understand "Mother Language", You can Speak to the World !

Not having a good knowledge of the world's languages is not a problem, with Google Translate there are many things I can do to support the work, I usually look for references or communicate via chat and email with cross-country communities, use Google Translate to translate every word I write and they can understand it well, even the current review I translate with Google Translate, although they have high standards to pass the assessment, I have won this contest 3 times, Google Translate is amazing

Amazing is when you can talk to other people of different languages, they can understand what we write and say, many things can be communicated, this is good news for the world, all that can be done only with Google Translate.

In a very fast world of development, many new terms are popping up, this needs to be quickly anticipated to minimize errors in translation, if you want to get a good translation, of course, you have to pronounce or write it correctly, that's natural.

Research , 5,001-10,000 employees

Reviewed April 2022

Google translate is amazing for a day to day activities

I'm a big user and fan. I use it for everything and has helped me a lot in improving my vocabulary, double-checking my spelling and when the work is a lot, it simplifies the time management. I can trust the translation and that saves me effort so I can finish my day faster. I love how easy it is for the users to change between languages, and analyze all kinds of documents and pictures that might have important information, recently, I've been using it during conversations and has been pretty accurate.

I love how easy it is to use it, not only when writing the world directly into the app but using it from my phone and detecting the text in images and photos. It's fast and most of the time accurate. I like the website integration as in my job I work with a lot of different papers and sometimes it is better to read it right from the website.

When the languages are less common it commits more mistakes and the interpretation gets out of context

Marketing and Advertising , 51-200 employees

Reviewed June 2023

Accurate evaluation of Google Translator

My experience is wonderful. I have been using Google translator for many years. It has been my travel companion for several countries. It has saved me a lot. I recommend using it for travelers, students, or even employees, but with a little attention and scrutiny. In general, the application is very good, and I do not think that there is a mobile phone without it.

What I liked most about the program is the multilingualism and the feature of voice translation and also the feature of translation with pictures. Really, it is a program that I use on a daily basis due to the nature of my work.

Unfortunately, proofreading is still not good enough, and I hope that work will be done to develop proofreading

Breaker of Language Barrier

One of biggest application in helping people translating from any kind of different language in the world. Not just free, the application is an be used widely everywhere as long user have internet connection. Besides translating words, an essay, this application also can translate people’s voice in a very short time. The best part of this application is they help people on how to speech the words in the particular language correctly.

In my opinion, there is not too much cons in this application but the most significant cons is the way its translate to another language. Sometimes, I want to translate a word in informal way, but this application tends to translate it to formal language. I really hope Google Translate can upgrade to better version where it can detect or using informal texts while translating.

Automotive , 10,000+ employees

Reviewed June 2022

One of the tools to be able to translate all languages with the best speed

The best experience you have had with this application is to achieve ideal communication with companies, companies or people who speak different languages to establish communication with a good understanding for its quality in detecting the language and converting it to the language we want

I like to use Google Translate for its feature of being able to translate texts from one language to another desired language, which has tools such as using the microphone to record ourselves and then get the translation of said recording, as well as we can use it in files such as PDF, doc, xls and txt for their wide compatibility

What I don't like about Google Translate is that its use is limited only when we have a stable connection to the network, that is, when we don't have a connection, it loses its functionality

Biotechnology , 10,000+ employees

Life saver for a foreigner in another country

Most important feature I like is instant live translation and storage of multi-language files to translate without internet. I have been using it daily as being a foreigner, especially when I was living in Europe. You get all official documents in local language and Google translate is a time and life saver. Just turn on the camera in Translate app and you are done. I also the feature of web integration where with one click, you can translate everything on the website.

I like everything about Google translate. In the past years, it was not offering the live translation feature but still had the ability to translate by scanning the document but now live translation feature had made this super-perfect. Highly-recommended!

Information Technology and Services , 10,000+ employees

Translate - Don't worry about other language

I rely heavily on Google Translate for composing my emails and other written communications on a daily basis. Whenever I come across an unfamiliar English word, I turn to the translator to find its meaning.

We have the capability to efficiently translate between different languages, as well as to comprehend any text in a language other than our own. Furthermore, the most impressive attribute is the ability to utilize the microphone option to translate from our language to another language.

So far everything is good. I don;t have any dislikes.

Pocket-lint

How to translate live audio with Google Translate

  • Google Translate offers multiple options for live audio translation, making it convenient for various situations.
  • You can use Google Translate's audio translation features to translate short utterances, but also much longer lectures and even conversations.
  • Some of the features support only a few selected languages, while others are much more universal.

Thanks to the wonders of online translators, the barriers between various languages are starting to slowly disappear. Even now, you can easily go to a website in another language, and in just a few clicks Google Translate will quickly and quite correctly translate it for you.

However, even though translating the written word seems to be quite easy nowadays, there is still another, much bigger problem -- translating live audio. It comes with its own set of much bigger challenges - people speak with different accents and different speeds, and they can also make mistakes when talking. That’s why translating speech is so much more difficult and not as widespread.

How to use Google Translate in various useful ways

That said, if you go on a vacation abroad, and want to order something in a local restaurant or are asking the locals for directions, you have a way to translate audio on your phone. Google Translate has quite a few audio translating features that can help you communicate and understand. Here's how to translate live audio with Google Translate.

Can Google Translate translate live audio?

Google Translate not only has the ability to translate live audio for you -- it even offers multiple ways of doing it so that it fits well in different situations. Admittedly, some of them are still a bit limited when it comes to the number of languages that they support, but still, having more options that make different situations much more convenient is a great plus. You can even use some of these features with your Google Pixel Buds , so the audio is translated in real-time straight into your ears, making for a near-seamless experience.

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Option 1: live audio translation: basic translation.

Right now, you can find three different live audio translation modes within Google Translate. The first, a basic one, offers you the biggest versatility when it comes to languages, but it has limitations when it comes to the length of the sentences that it translates. The first time you pause, it'll translate what was said, and to continue with the translation, you'll have to ask it to translate once again.

Option 2: Transcribe mode: Translate and transcribe audio

The second mode is geared towards much longer translations. It's called a Transcribe mode, and it allows you to translate indefinitely, so time is no object here. You can also simultaneously get a text transcription that you can save and store for later use.

The downside, though, is that this mode does not support many languages -- for now, it only works between English and Spanish, French, German, Portuguese, Russian, and Thai.

Option 3: Conversation mode:Translate live conversations

The last translation mode is geared towards a two-speaker translation and is aptly named Conversation mode. You can use it to auto-detect speakers and translate what they're saying, helping you communicate with people without speaking their language.

No matter which of these translation modes is the most convenient for your use, you can use all of them in the mobile Google Translate app. If you do not yet have it, you can get it on both Android and iOS .

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How to translate live audio in google translate.

Google Translate Live Audio Translation is great for quickly translating short phrases or questions. It's straightforward: speak, and the app translates and displays the text almost instantly. This feature is perfect for travelers or anyone needing a fast translation for simple things like directions or greetings. The only drawback is having to the mic again for each new translation, which can be a bit cumbersome for longer chats.

This basic audio translation mode is extremely quick and easy to set up, letting you start translating audio in a matter of seconds.

Here's how to use it on your phone:

Live audio translation

  • Open the Google Translate app.
  • Set the language that you want to translate from by clicking the language bar on the left .
  • Set the language that you want to translate to by clicking the language bar on the right .
  • At the bottom of the screen you’ll see a microphone icon . Tap it to start recording live audio and getting it translated.
  • Once you finish speaking, the translation will appear on the screen . You can also tap the speaker icon on the left under the translation to play the translated version in the other language.

Note that you'll get the best results if you keep your phone as close to the source of the audio as possible . If your phone stops translating in this mode, you can just tap the microphone icon once again to turn translation on once again.

How to transcribe live audio with Google Translate

If you need to translate longer audio, transcription mode is the way to go. It takes things up a notch by handling longer pieces of audio, such as lectures or speeches, and turning them into translated text in real-time. It's a boon for students or professionals attending events in other languages, providing a way to follow along and save what's being said for later review.

Transcribe mode

  • At the bottom of the screen you'll see a microphone icon . Tap it to start recording live audio and getting it translated.
  • Don't start recording audio yet. Instead, at the bottom of the translation panel (just above the bars where you choose your languages) you should see a Transcribe option. Tap it.
  • Now you should be in transcription mode. You can start transcribing the audio by tapping the microphone icon .
  • Once you're done with transcribing, tap the Stop button.
  • You can save your transcription by tapping the Star icon in the top right corner.
  • In the pop-up menu, name your recording and tap Save to keep it for later.

How to translate live conversations with Google Translate

One of the most convenient translation features in Google Translate is the ability to help you with conversations in different languages. It's all about making bilingual conversations smooth and natural, by detecting who's speaking and then translating on the fly.

This is handy in social situations or meetings where participants don't share a common language, enabling everyone to keep up without a translator.

Here's how to use the two-sided translation feature in the app:

Conversation mode

  • On the bottom left of the screen you'll see a Conversation icon. Tap on it.
  • Google Translate will automatically detect which of the two languages is being spoken and translate it to the other one on your screen. When the speaker changes, the app also changes the language it’s translating.
  • You can also make the conversation even easier by splitting the screen into two translation sides -- one for your chosen language, the other for the other language. In order to do so, tap on the Speech bubbles icon at the top right of the screen.

Which Google Translate feature should you use?

The table below provides a quick reference to determine which Google Translate feature best fits your specific situation, whether you're looking to translate short-term interactions, attending longer lectures or seminars, or participating in bilingual conversations.

How to translate live audio with Google Translate

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Something always gets lost in translation.

That’s what IKEA found out when a Reddit user slipped its “Gosa Raps” pillow into Google Translate and got back “Cuddle Rapes.”

Now that Google Translate works in 50 languages offline for Android phones (which makes it sound like a great travel app), it seemed like a perfect time to test what works, and what doesn’t. Spoiler alert: Proper nouns, beware.

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We decided to send the following snippet from the  New York Times  to a group of translators working in French, Spanish, and Mandarin. The bit is a challenge to Google Translate because of the various forms of verbs, proper nouns, and language that’s idiomatically American. And f you think common colloquialisms won’t pop up when you’re traveling or need a translation, think about how often you’re looking for a “cool” restaurant – how likely are you phrase this as a “popular with fashionable people” restaurant? We’re willing to bet not all that often. Here’s the snippet: 

Elaine Stritch is leaving New York.

That is not last month’s news, it is simply her agenda for this early spring day: a trip to the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark, where she is to sit on a stage and chat about her career, first as a Broadway scene-stealer, more recently as a cabaret regular and a guest star on sitcoms like “30 Rock.”

It is only 10:30 a.m., and already there is trouble. The limousine service sent a sport utility vehicle to the Carlyle Hotel, where she lives. She had it sent back.

Here are the results. 

The French human translation:

Elaine Stitch quitte New York.

Ce n’est pas une nouvelle du mois dernier, c’est simplement son agenda pour ce jour de printemps : une excursion au Centre des Arts de Spectacle de Newark, où elle va se retrouver sur scène pour parler de sa carrière, d’abord comme une vedette de Broadway et plus récemment, comme habituée de cabaret et invitée des séries comme « 30 Rock ».

Il n’est que 10h30 et il y a déjà un problème. La compagnie de limousines avait envoyé un quatre-quatre chez elle, à l’Hôtel Carlyle. Elle l’a renvoyé.

And when it’s back in English via Google Translate:

Elaine Stitch leaves New York.

This is not a new last month, it’s just his agenda for this spring day: a trip to the Center of Performing Arts in Newark, where she will be on stage to talk about his career, first as a Broadway star and most recently as accustomed cabaret and guest shows like “30 Rock.”

It’s only 10:30 ET there is already a problem. The limousine company had sent a four-wheel her to the Hotel Carlyle. She returned.

Words like “sports utility vehicle” which can be described in different ways like Jeep, SUV, or four-wheeler with slightly different meanings don’t translate well. Neither do non-standard past, present, and future tenses of words to such an extent that the meaning is obscured. Possessives, especially in Romance languages where they are often attached to the verbs get lost as you can see from “She returned” at the end of the Google Translation, versus the “She had it sent back” in the original text. 

If you’d like a Google Translate alternative to compare, here’s the electronically generated French translation from the original text:

Elaine Stritch quitte New York.

Ce n’est pas les nouvelles du mois dernier, il est tout simplement son ordre du jour pour cette journée de printemps précoce: un voyage dans le New Jersey Performing Arts Center à Newark, où elle est de s’asseoir sur une scène et de discuter de sa carrière, d’abord comme Broadway scène stealer, plus récemment, un cabaret régulière et une guest star sur sitcoms comme “30 Rock”.

Ce n’est que 10h30, et déjà il ya des problèmes. Le service de limousine envoyé un véhicule utilitaire sport à l’Hôtel Carlyle, où elle vit. Elle l’avait renvoyé.

The Spanish and Mandarin translations prove quite the same.

Spanish, human translation:

Elaine Stritch se va de Nueva York.

No es una noticia del mes pasado, pero simplemente un punto en la agenda para este día de primavera: un viaje al centro de artes escénicas en Newark, donde va a sentarse y hablar de su carrera, primero como una estrella de Broadway, últimamente como asidua del cabaré y estrella invitada en comedias como “30 rock”.

Solo son las diez y media, y ya hay problemas. El servicio de limusina envió un todoterreno al Carlyle Hotel, donde ella vive. Ella tenía que devolverlo.

And back into English via Google Translate:

There is news of last month, but just a point on the agenda for this spring day: a trip to the Performing Arts Center in Newark, where it will sit and talk about his career, first as a Broadway star, most recently as assiduous cabaret and guest starred in comedies such as “30 rock”.

It’s only half past ten, and there are already problems. Limousine service sent a jeep to Carlyle Hotel, where she lives. She had to return it.

And the human, Mandarin version:

Elaine Stritch即将离开纽约。

这不是老消息,只是她这个初春天的计划:去纽瓦克的新泽西表演艺术中心分享她的演出经历,首先当在百老汇做演员,最近做一位卡巴莱歌手及美剧《我为喜剧狂》特别角色。

才早上10点半,但是已经有问题了。交通公司拍了一辆越野车到她定居的酒店。她把车拍会去了。

And back into English via Google Translate.

Elaine Stritch is about to leave New York.

This is not old news, but her plan in the early spring: Newark, New Jersey Performing Arts Center to share her performance experience, first of all when an actor on Broadway, recently did a cabaret singer and U.S. drama “mad comedy” special role.

Before 10:30 in the morning, but has been a problem. Transport companies took a sport utility vehicle to the hotel to settle her. She shot the car will go.

There you have it: Google Translate is not the be all, end all some of us might think it is. 

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As a forex trader, I use the app every single day to communicate with other traders who don't speak English on social media especially guys from South East Asia. They are good so we need their help.

Date of experience : 19 January 2024

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translate.google.com has been my companion since I started my work in the field of business correspondences a decade ago. With google translate, I have helped others and improved my English language skills. Thank you google team. Sincerely, Ali Ahmed

Date of experience : 08 November 2023

Fix up .. look sharp im gettinh mareied

Hey google I wanted to post a review today. My wife is a beautiful yemeni (i always wanted an arab women, quick confession shh).. . And im somali which makes my aunty somali too right?. Si!! Anyway google my wife finds it hard to speak somali so she has been using google translate to translate from Arab to somali.. some of the way its translating is correct however some i feel ur just waffling tbh😂 but i gotta appreciate the times u getting it right.. please work on ur dialect its so terrible that my aunty had to get her reading glasses on lmao. A whole reading glasses for the ridiculos words ur giving out.. Fix up look sharp on my wedding day google because I am getting married to a beautiful a yemeni girl. Hehehehhehehe🙈

Date of experience : 04 October 2022

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I AM USAING GOOGLE ONE DAY SO MANY TIME IF ANY THING SEARCHING ON THE GOOLGE SO SAME LIKE SHOWING ON MY SEARCH AMAZING APP GOOGLE IF ANY THING U WANT SEARCH ON GOOGLE LIKE THIS

Date of experience : 13 July 2023

Helps in understanding languages

It is an excellent experience to work with Google.It helps me to understand different videos.

Date of experience : 10 January 2024

google is king of all

Date of experience : 02 February 2024

good site i have great experience with…

good site i have great experience with this site

Date of experience : 02 April 2023

I have using this site for 7 years and…

I have using this site for 7 years and it's very helpful in many aspects weather it's about any search engine.

Date of experience : 20 October 2023

This is a good website.I have a great…

This is a good website.I have a great expierence with it.100000000000000% recommended🔥🔥💯💯💯💯💯💯💯💯💯💯

Date of experience : 05 November 2023

This site is Amazing Give Every…

This site is Amazing Give Every information with details on Any topic.And also increased your knowledge

Date of experience : 01 September 2023

Google is the best platform to work

It helps me to find answers to many questions, discover news and explore a wide range research topics. Thank you Google

Date of experience : 31 July 2022

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Google Analytics is king of websites it's easy to use and very good privacy feeling happy to use Google Analytics

Date of experience : 10 October 2022

They pretty much stole my money

They pretty much stole my money, well....not pretty much,lol THEY DID!!! My wife created another google account on our computer that we use for google advertising and then Bam!!! Shut down my advertising account!! Never heard back from them and they DO NOT reply to these comments when trustpilot asks if you want them to notify google about the review. I have sent them several messages. DO NOT DEPOSIT ANY ADVERTISING MONEY INTO GOOGLE ADS!!!! YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED!!

Date of experience : 24 April 2023

I'm rating google translate a 3!

I'm rating google translate a, 3! because it translated in Spanish that " I wanted to eat a cupid spear" instead of saying i want to trade for a cupid spear, as a gamer connecting with many people of different languages this Spanish gaming server, was filled with laughter luckily for me, we had a great laugh it was truly funny but I can't imagine how many times I have written something and it's been incorrectly written ( unknown to me ) This app is installed within my phones software, so, no Bueno!

Date of experience : 20 December 2021

its a great experience

its a great experience. i must say it is more then a school, where you can learnt different subject.

Date of experience : 01 August 2023

Very helpful for my office work on…

Very helpful for learn different languages and also useful for my office work on daily basis.

Date of experience : 14 June 2023

Google translate is a good platform…

Google translate is a good platform where all low levels English medium get help...

Date of experience : 17 July 2023

I use always google it's good sight…

I use always google it's good sight very informative I have learned each and every thing from Google

Date of experience : 12 July 2023

I am using google since i started using…

I am using google since i started using internet like 10 12 years ago ..it is master of all

Date of experience : 15 May 2023

Make the non-standard translator

This translate is great! But, the translator use standard words instead using non-standard words. I want to learn how to speak english. But, the words is standard and i want the non-standard one! Please make the non-standard translator!

Date of experience : 03 September 2023

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Google Translate has a rating of 3.95 stars from 20 reviews, indicating that most customers are generally satisfied with their purchases. Google Translate ranks 4th among Translation sites.

“No better translate site”

I've tried and tried but can't find a better translate service. Just point to any thing written in any language or have someone say something and you're Golden. Nothing super private here so you should be safe from the google spy network.

“Bullshit”

Google translate used to be ok. However, lately the translation has been awry. Sometimes I want to translate from German to English, yet a german word is somehow identified as English, and screws up my translation. Context of it is sometimes absolutely horrible. Sue me if you want to, this is my honest opinion, but there are many other translation apps out there that are at least 20x better than google translate. Like DeepL and iTranslate

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  1. Google Translate

    Google's service, offered free of charge, instantly translates words, phrases, and web pages between English and over 100 other languages.

  2. How To Translate Any movie To Any Language Using Google Translate

    Google language translation now supports 20 more languages, and real-time voice translations are much faster and smoother than they've ever been before.

  3. How to Translate a Movie: 11 Steps (with Pictures)

    2. Find out the frame rate for the movie you want to translate. Use the following steps to find out the frame rate for a video file you have saved on your computer: Right-click the movie you want to translate. Click Properties. Go to the Details tab. Note the frame rate. 3. Go to a subtitle source site.

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    4.2 star 8.83M reviews 1B+ Downloads Everyone info Install About this app arrow_forward • Text translation: Translate between 108 languages by typing • Tap to Translate: Copy text in any...

  5. How to Use Google Translate for Text, Images, and Real-time ...

    For text: Select a language > Tap to enter text > begin typing > Enter. For spoken word: Select a language > tap the mic > begin speaking at the beep. Tap the Speaker icon to hear the translation. For conversations: Select a language > tap Conversation > begin speaking. Watch the screen for the translation.

  6. Lost in Translation movie review (2003)

    Kevin Shields. Bill Murray's acting in Sofia Coppola's "Lost in Translation" is surely one of the most exquisitely controlled performances in recent movies. Without it, the film could be unwatchable. With it, I can't take my eyes away. Not for a second, not for a frame, does his focus relax, and yet it seems effortless.

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    4.6 out of 5 stars 5 star 76% 4 star 19% 3 star 3% 2 star 0% 1 star 0% See all 484 Google Translate reviews 484 reviews 34 discussions Save to My Lists Claimed This profile has been claimed by Google Translate, but it has limited features. Do you work at Google Translate? Upgrade your plan to update branding and connect with profile visitors!

  8. The Translator

    1:47 Added: Dec 10, 2021 View All Videos (1) The Translator Reviews All Critics Top Critics All Audience Verified Audience Michael Talbot-Haynes Film Threat This is an intelligent, well-crafted...

  9. ‎Google Translate

    Read reviews, compare customer ratings, see screenshots, and learn more about Google Translate. Download Google Translate and enjoy it on your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. ‎Translate between up to 133 languages. Feature support varies by language: • Text: Translate between languages by typing • Offline: Translate with no internet ...

  10. Google Translate for Android review: A feature-packed and ...

    The Good Google Translate can translate conversations in near real-time, and you can translate signs by pointing the in-app camera at them, with no Internet connection required. The Bad...

  11. How to use Google Translate in various useful ways

    Click on the language button at the bottom of the screen. On the next page select the download button next to the language you want to translate from. You'll then see a warning about data usage ...

  12. Rate movies you've watched in theaters

    Try these next steps: Post to the help community Get answers from community members You might get a notification on your Android device to rate, review, and tag a movie you've recently seen....

  13. A new look for Google Translate on the web

    Here's what you need to know: The site's new look is now consistent with other Google products, and updated labeling and typography make it easier to navigate. For instance, you've always been able to upload documents for translation, but now that feature is easier to find.

  14. Movie review in Spanish

    1. (general) a. la crítica de la película (F) After reading the movie review, I really want to see it.Después de leer la crítica de la película, tengo muchas ganas de verla. b. la reseña de la película (F) It took me longer to write the movie review than it did to watch it.Me tomó más tiempo escribir la reseña de la película que verla.

  15. 25 movie title translations that are much better than the original

    Translation is a tricky business. Idioms and turns of phrase that make perfect sense in one language will be utter gibberish in another. It takes more than a pocket dictionary and Google Translate ...

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    Pros. The app is great with a simple interface even a kid can work on it. The best thing about the app is that it is free of cost and gives you premium-level service. You can translate any language to the language you need as an output. The app has more than 95% accuracy and will give you desired results. Cons.

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    Tech in depth Google Translate review: how well does the new app work? (Image credit: Google) By The Week Staff published January 16, 2015 Google has updated its flagship translation...

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    1 ( 0) Secondary Ratings Ease-of-use 5 Customer Support 4.5 Value for money 5 Functionality 4.5 Pros and Cons "It has a very simple and basic interface and is extremely easy to use. It supports all major languages including regional ones." "The best feature of this product is the price, it is free."

  19. How to translate live audio with Google Translate

    Option 1: Live audio translation: Basic translation. Right now, you can find three different live audio translation modes within Google Translate.

  20. Google Translate Review for Teachers

    Take a look inside 4 images. Pros: Allows translation of documents and entire websites, as well as words typed into the translation box. Cons: Despite attempts at accuracy, translations are sometimes only workable, if not wholly inaccurate. Bottom Line: While it's a very handy tool for basic translation and improved communication, it won't ...

  21. Google Translate vs. ChatGPT: Which One Is the Best Language Translator

    Result 1: AI Chatbots Beat Google Translate. The results were shockingly consistent. Of the 12 examples we sent to our participants, they all preferred the AI chatbots—ChatGPT, Google Bard, or ...

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    Helps in understanding languages. It is an excellent experience to work with Google.It helps me to understand different videos. Date of experience: 10 January 2024. Ahmmad Raza. 1 review. PK. 2 Feb 2024.

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    21 reviews for Google Translate, 4.2 stars: 'Google Translate is a very cool and free tool to translate language. This tool totally save my time and make me complete my work more effectiveness. Whether it is a word or a sentence, it can be translated. This is great. It is said that the paid version features stronger and more accurate translation. I hope this version can be used by more people.'