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Google Translate App’s Instant Translation Feature Adds 60 More Languages

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Google Translate’s mobile apps have gained more feature today, with the addition of more languages to the instant camera translation feature, automatic language detection and an updated design.

According to Google, the instant camera translation feature has added 60 more languages, making it now possible to translate 88 languages into over 100 languages. Previously, you could only translate between English and other languages.

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Below is the full list of 88 languages you can translate into 100+ languages:

Afrikaans
Albanian
Arabic
Azerbaijani
Basque
Belarusian
Bengali
Bosnian
Bulgarian
Catalan
Cebuano
Chichewa
Chinese
Corsican
Croatian
Czech
Danish
Dutch
English
Esperanto
Estonian
Filipino
Finnish
French
Frisian
Galician
German
Greek
Haitian Creole
Hausa
Hawaiian
Hindi
Hmong
Hungarian
Icelandic
Igbo
Indonesian
Irish
Italian
Japanese
Javanese
Kazakh
Korean
Kurdish
Kyrgyz
Latin
Latvian
Lithuanian
Luxembourgish
Macedonian
Malagasy
Malay
Maltese
Maori
Marathi
Mongolian
Nepali
Norwegian
Pashto
Persian
Polish
Portuguese
Romanian
Russian
Samoan
Scots Gaelic
Serbian
Sesotho
Shona
Sindhi
Slovak
Slovenian
Somali
Spanish
Sundanese
Swahili
Swedish
Tajik
Thai
Turkish
Ukrainian
Urdu
Uzbek
Vietnamese
Welsh
Xhosa
Yoruba
Zulu

The updated version of Google Translate now also automatically detects the language in a region with multiple languages.

“Say you’re traveling through South America, where both Portuguese and Spanish are spoken, and you encounter a sign. Translate app can now determine what language the sign is in, and then translate it for you
into your language of choice,” explains Google.



Google also says for the first time, instant camera translation now have Neural Machine Translation (NMT) technology built-in, which brings more accurate and natural translations, reducing errors by 55-85% in some language pairs.

Languages with offline downloads–when connected to the internet will leverage NMT to bring more accurate translations.

As for the instant camera translation feature, Google says it now has an updated design to reduce flickering, while three features along the bottom are now quickly accessible: Instant; Scan; and Import.

Click here to download Google Translate for iOS in the App Store.

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