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Google Translate Introduces Support for 24 New Languages

During its I/O 2022 developer conference today, Google announced it is adding support for 24 new languages to its Translate tool, which now covers languages spoken by more than 300 million people, supporting a total of 133 languages. "We are expanding Google Translate to include 24 under-resourced languages. For these languages, we created monolingual datasets by...

Google Translate App’s Offline Translation Now Supports 59 Languages

In an official blog post, Google has today announced that the offline translation feature in its Google Translate app for iOS and Android devices now supports 59 languages. Moreover, the company says it has improved the accuracy of its offline translation feature by 12%. Google notes that its offline translation feature now offers improved word choice,...

Google Translate Usage Jumps by 2x During the World Cup

According to a new report from The New York Times, the usage of Google Translate has doubled during the World Cup this year. Fans were seen making huge efforts to communicate with Russian locals during the World Cup this year in their own language using Google Translate. The reports note that the phrases like "world cup" increased...

Google Translate Able to Interpret Language Pairs It Has Never Seen

Google has switched its machine translation service Google Translate to a new system called Google Neural Machine Translation (GNMT), which is an end-to-end learning framework that learns from millions of examples, providing a better translation quality (did you notice that?), the company has announced on its blog. Besides the challenges of supporting all 103 languages...

Google Translate Begins Using Neural Machine Translation For 8 Languages

Starting today, Google Translate will begin offering users more accurate text translations in a total of eight languages. The company revealed that its new Neural Machine Translation efforts, which were first revealed in September, have been extending to support translations to and from the following languages: English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Japanese, Korean and Turkish. These...

Google Translate for iOS Gets Offline Support for 52 Languages and More

Google Translate version 5.0 has been released for iOS users, and it now comes with offline translation for 52 languages, making it one of the best travel tools available. Also new is Word Lens support for translation from English to/from Simplified and Traditional Chinese. Instant camera translation means you just point your camera at text,...

Google Translate Hits 10 Years: Over 100 Billion Words Translated Daily

Google Translate today has reached a decade of service, according to Google: Ten years ago, we launched Google Translate. Our goal was to break language barriers and to make the world more accessible. Since then we’ve grown from supporting two languages to 103, and from hundreds of users to hundreds of millions. The company says...

How Google Translate Helps Syrian Refugees in Canada [VIDEO]

Google has released a pretty impactful video sharing how Google Translate on mobile is helping Syrian refugees settle in Canada, specifically children trying to learn English in school: In December of 2015, Emad and his family left their home in Syria for a safer life in Ontario, Canada. Day by day, they are growing accustomed...

Google Translate 4.0 for iOS Adds 20 New Instant-Translations via Camera

If you’re about to go travel internationally this summer, Google Translate for iOS has received a major update just in time for you. Version 4.0 today adds instant camera translations for 20 new languages, listed below, while adding improved conversation support for 40 languages as well: What's New in Version 4.0.0 Smoother conversation in 40...

Google Translate Gets Support for iOS 7, Adds New Keyboard, Status Bar

If you’re a frequent user of Google Translate, the company’s iOS app today received support for iOS 7 such as the system’s new keyboard and status bar, plus handwriting support for new languages. What's New in Version 2.1.0• Native iOS 7 support: new keyboard and status bar• Handwriting input for more languages: Arabic, Esperanto, Gujarati,...