Microsoft Translator Blog

The Translator Web Widget will be retired soon

The Translator Web Widget will be retired on July 31, 2019. Beginning July 31st, the widget will no longer translate your webpages. There are several ways you can continue to use Microsoft Translator’s advanced neural machine translation to translate your websites. Web Translator: The quickest and simplest way to add translations to your site is using the free Microsoft Translator….

SwiftKey for Android integrates Microsoft Translator, instantly translating text and IM conversations in-app

Microsoft Translator is now integrated with SwiftKey for Android, a predictive keyboard that accurately captures your messages and instantly translates them into over 60 languages in-app for texts, Instant Messages, emails, and more. Simply download SwiftKey for Android, open a text or IM app, and select the Translator icon from the keyboard’s menu. Select your “From” language, and “To” language,….

Travel tools: 18 new AI-powered offline translation packs for your next adventure

In addition to the existing languages, you can now translate to and from the following languages without an internet connection using AI-powered Neural Machine Translation (NMT) technology: Bangla Bulgarian Czech Danish Dutch Estonian Finnish Greek Hebrew Hindi Hungarian Norwegian Polish Romanian Slovak Swedish Tamil Turkish   With these offline translation packs, users can translate text they type, share from a….

Assistive Technology podcast: Will Lewis talks about Microsoft Translator’s role in bridging communication gaps

Will Lewis, Principal Technical Program Manager with Microsoft Translator, spoke with the Indiana Assistive Technology Act (INDATA) Project at Easter Seals Crossroads about why Translator is an important assistive technology tool, and how this tool can impact how we engage and communicate with one another.   You have someone who is visiting from China, they don’t speak English.  How do….