Skip to main content

Microsoft Translator Blog

Microsoft Translator now available for all Edge users with the Windows 10 Anniversary update

Microsoft Edge – Turn on translation by clicking on the Translator icon in the top right corner of the browser

Skype Preview – Turn on translation by selecting “Translate” from the More (…) menu in the top right corner of the app

If you have received the Windows 10 Anniversary update, you can now translate foreign language web pages for 50+ languages in your updated Microsoft Edge browser by downloading the brand new Microsoft Translator Edge extension. You can also copy text from within the browser and right click to get quick translations of shorter passages.

Also included in the Anniversary update of Windows 10 is the brand new Skype Preview app featuring translation powered by Microsoft Translator. Using this app, you can carry on a fully translated conversation in 8 different languages, or IM in all of the languages supported by Microsoft Translator.

The Windows 10 Anniversary update has already begun rolling out. If you are a Windows 10 user, it will be available within the next few months. You can also update Windows 10 manually by following the instructions here.

The extension for Edge was previously only available for Windows Insiders, but it is now available to anyone using Edge on their Windows 10-powered device once they have received the update.

The Microsoft Translator Edge extension is one of the first group of extensions available for Edge to personalize and add new features to the browser. Thirteen other popular extensions are now also available from the Windows Store. You can learn more about all of the changes to Edge with the Anniversary update on the Edge blog.

Once installed, the translation icon will appear in the address bar when visiting a foreign-language webpage in Microsoft Edge. You can then click on the icon to instantly translate the webpage to your current Windows language. The extension works from and to of the languages supported by Microsoft Translator.

Be sure to let us know what you think about the new extension on our customer support and feedback page.

Learn more: