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Description

• Text translation: Translate between 103 languages by typing
• Offline: Translate with no internet connection (59 languages)
• Instant camera translation: Translate text in images instantly by just pointing your camera (88 languages)
• Photos: Take or import photos for higher quality translations (50 languages)
• Conversations: Translate bilingual conversations on the fly (32 languages)
• Handwriting: Draw text characters instead of typing (93 languages)
• Phrasebook: Star and save translated words and phrases for future reference (all languages)

Permissions Notice
• Microphone for speech translation
• Camera for translating text via the camera
• Photos for importing photos from your library

Translations between the following languages are supported:
Afrikaans, Albanian, Amharic, Arabic, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Basque, Belarusian, Bengali, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Cebuano, Chichewa, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Corsican, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Esperanto, Estonian, Filipino, Finnish, French, Frisian, Galician, Georgian, German, Greek, Gujarati, Haitian Creole, Hausa, Hawaiian, Hebrew, Hindi, Hmong, Hungarian, Icelandic, Igbo, Indonesian, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Javanese, Kannada, Kazakh, Khmer, Korean, Kurdish (Kurmanji), Kyrgyz, Lao, Latin, Latvian, Lithuanian, Luxembourgish, Macedonian, Malagasy, Malay, Malayalam, Maltese, Maori, Marathi, Mongolian, Myanmar (Burmese), Nepali, Norwegian, Pashto, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Romanian, Russian, Samoan, Scots Gaelic, Serbian, Sesotho, Shona, Sindhi, Sinhala, Slovak, Slovenian, Somali, Spanish, Sundanese, Swahili, Swedish, Tajik, Tamil, Telugu, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu, Uzbek, Vietnamese, Welsh, Xhosa, Yiddish, Yoruba, Zulu

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Version History

Launched Feb 08, 2011 (over 8 years ago).

Releasing new versions every about 2 months, on average.

Sep 04
2019
(Current)
Version 6.2.0

• Improved support for Smart Invert Colors.
• Text to speech for more languages (Gujarati, Kannada, Urdu)
• Speech recognition input for more languages (Uzbek)

Aug 06
2019
Version 6.1.0

Instant camera translation just got better!
• Support for more languages: The camera can now recognize 88 languages and translate them into 103 languages.
• Automatic language detection: Choose “Detect language” and the app will automatically recognize and translate words.
• Better translation quality: Translations are now powered by Neural Machine Translation.

Jul 10
2019
Version 6.0.0

Start bilingual conversations using Siri Shortcuts on iOS 12

Apr 05
2019
Version 5.29.0

Several bug fixes and usability improvements

Mar 12
2019
Version 5.28.0

Start bilingual conversations using Siri Shortcuts on iOS 12

Feb 15
2019
Version 5.27.0

• Fixed an issue that prevented Camera translation from functioning on 2018 iPad Pro devices.
• With Google Assistant optimized headphones, you can ask your Google Assistant to help translate conversations using Google Translate.

Dec 11
2018
Version 5.26.0

Text to speech for more languages (Myanmar (Burmese))

Oct 25
2018
Version 5.25.0

• Fixed an issue that prevented the Clear Translation History button from functioning.
• Take a picture to translate more languages: Arabic, Bengali, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Nepali, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, Thai, Vietnamese.
• Fixed camera availability for Hebrew

Oct 02
2018
Version 5.24.0

Regional options now available for speech input and output in English (US, UK, Australia, & India), Bengali (Bangladesh & India), French (France & Canada), & Spanish (Mexico & Spain)

Aug 30
2018
Version 5.23.0

Thanks for speaking up! We've fixed several audio related issues.

Aug 18
2018
Version 5.21.1

Fixed the issue that sometimes Chinese can not be translated

Aug 16
2018
Version 5.21.0

Improved offline translations with upgraded language downloads

Jun 01
2018
Version 5.20.1

Several bug fixes and usability improvements

May 30
2018
Version 5.20.0

Several bug fixes and usability improvements

Mar 28
2018
Version 5.19.0

Several bug fixes and usability improvements

Mar 01
2018
Version 5.18.0

Text to speech for more languages (Filipino)

Feb 02
2018
Version 5.17.0

Several bug fixes and usability improvements

Dec 07
2017
Version 5.16.0

• Translate your clipboard with a 3D Touch shortcut
• Text to speech for more languages (Estonian, Javanese, Sundanese)
• Improved support for iPhone X

Nov 14
2017
Version 5.15.0

• Support for iPhone X
• Support for Drag and Drop on iOS 11
• Fixed an issue that caused offline translation and instant camera translation to fail for some languages

Sep 28
2017
Version 5.14.0

• Voice translation from 20 more languages
• Several bug fixes and usability improvements

Sep 06
2017
Version 5.13.0

• Offline translation, including instant camera translation from English, for more languages (Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu).
• Several bug fixes and usability improvements

Aug 07
2017
Version 5.12.0

• Several bug fixes and usability improvements

Jun 27
2017
Version 5.11.0

• Several bug fixes and usability improvements

May 31
2017
Version 5.10.0

• Several bug fixes and usability improvements

Apr 24
2017
Version 5.9.0

• Thanks for speaking up! We've fixed the low volume bug.

Mar 29
2017
Version 5.8.0

• Richer dictionary results with definitions, examples, and synonyms for English, French, Russian, and Spanish
• Instant camera translation: English to/from Korean
• Several bug fixes and usability improvements

Mar 02
2017
Version 5.6.1

Several bug fixes and usability improvements

Feb 27
2017
Version 5.6.0

Several bug fixes and usability improvements

Jan 26
2017
Version 5.5.1

Instant camera translation: English to/from Japanese
Fixed background audio issue
Several bug fixes and usability improvements

Jan 24
2017
Version 5.5.0

Instant camera translation: English to/from Japanese
Fixed background audio issue
Several bug fixes and usability improvements

Dec 21
2016
Version 5.4.1

Several bug fixes and usability improvements

Dec 14
2016
Version 5.4.0

Several bug fixes and usability improvements
Improvements to handwriting input

Oct 14
2016
Version 5.3.1

Several bug fixes and usability improvements
Improvements to handwriting input
Added more information to alternate translations

Oct 12
2016
Version 5.3.0

Improvements to handwriting input
Added more information to alternate translations

Jul 01
2016
Version 5.2.0

Several bug fixes and usability improvements
Offline translation in 52 languages
Instant camera translation: English to/from Chinese (Simplified and Traditional)
13 new languages

Jun 28
2016
Version 5.1.0

Several bug fixes and usability improvements
Offline translation in 52 languages
Instant camera translation: English to/from Chinese (Simplified and Traditional)
13 new languages

May 11
2016
Version 5.0.0

Offline translation in 52 languages
Instant camera translation: English to/from Chinese (Simplified and Traditional)
13 new languages

Nov 03
2015
Version 4.4.0

iPad Air 2: Split view support for easy copy-pasting on iOS 9
Instant camera translation now available from German and English to Arabic
Improved rendering for several writing systems
Support for Myanmar (Burmese) handwriting input
Several bug fixes and usability improvements

Oct 27
2015
Version 4.3.0

iPad Air 2: Split view support for easy copy-pasting on iOS 9
Instant camera translation now available from German and English to Arabic
Improved rendering for several writing systems
Support for Myanmar (Burmese) handwriting input
Several bug fixes and usability improvements

Oct 14
2015
Version 4.2.0

iPad Air 2: Split view support for easy copy-pasting on iOS 9
Instant camera translation now available from German and English to Arabic
Improved rendering for several writing systems
Support for Myanmar (Burmese) handwriting input
Several bug fixes and usability improvements

Sep 02
2015
Version 4.1.0

Improved stability. Fixed crash bugs.
Smoother conversation in 40 languages. Improved accessibility support.
Instantly translate printed text in 20 new languages with your camera:
TO/FROM English:
Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Filipino, Finnish, Hungarian, Indonesian, Lithuanian, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Slovak, Swedish, Turkish, Ukrainian
FROM English to:
Hindi, Thai

Jul 29
2015
Version 4.0.0

Smoother conversation in 40 languages. Improved accessibility support.

Instantly translate printed text in 20 new languages with your camera:
TO/FROM English:
Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Filipino, Finnish, Hungarian, Indonesian, Lithuanian, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Slovak, Swedish, Turkish, Ukrainian
FROM English to:
Hindi, Thai

Mar 19
2015
Version 3.3.0

• Improved stability. Fixed crash bugs.
• Improved support for the VoiceOver screen reader.
• Word Lens: Just point your camera to a sign or text and the Translate app will instantly translate the text, even without Internet/data connection. Currently available in: English ⇄ French, English ⇄ German, English ⇄ Italian, English ⇄ Portuguese, English ⇄ Russian, English ⇄ Spanish.
• Camera Mode: Snap a photo, highlight the text, and get a translation. Currently available in 36 languages.
• Automatic language detection in speech/conversation mode - start translating with speech input and Translate will recognize which of the two languages is being spoken, allowing you to have a more fluid conversation with another person.

Feb 19
2015
Version 3.2.0

• Improved stability. Fixed crash bugs.
• Word Lens: Just point your camera to a sign or text and the Translate app will instantly translate the text, even without Internet/data connection. Currently available in: English ↔ French, English ↔ German, English ↔ Italian, English ↔ Portuguese, English ↔ Russian, English ↔ Spanish.
• Camera Mode: Snap a photo, highlight the text, and get a translation. Currently available in 36 languages.
• Automatic language detection in speech/conversation mode - start translating with speech input and Translate will recognize which of the two languages is being spoken, allowing you to have a more fluid conversation with another person.

Jan 14
2015
Version 3.1.0

• Word Lens: Just point your camera to a sign or text and the Translate app will instantly translate the text, even without Internet/data connection. Currently available in: English ↔ French, English ↔ German, English ↔ Italian, English ↔ Portuguese, English ↔ Russian, English ↔ Spanish.
• Camera Mode: Snap a photo, highlight the text, and get a translation. Currently available in 36 languages.
• Automatic language detection in speech/conversation mode - start translating with speech input and Translate will recognize which of the two languages is being spoken, allowing you to have a more fluid conversation with another person.

Mar 06
2014
Version 2.1.1

• Fixed an issue with the status bar text color.
• Stability fixes.
• Handwriting input for more languages: Bosnian, Cebuano, Hmong, Kannada, Somali, Tamil

Feb 18
2014
Version 2.1.0

• Native iOS 7 support: new keyboard and status bar
• Handwriting input for more languages: Arabic, Esperanto, Gujarati, Hebrew, Javanese, Maltese, Maori, Marathi, Persian, Punjabi, Telugu, Zulu

Oct 09
2013
Version 2.0.1

More control over handwriting input. You can disable automatic confirmation for handwriting in settings.
Say goodbye to many pesky bugs and crashes!

Sep 19
2013
Version 2.0.0

• Translation is now available for 7 new languages: Bosnian, Cebuano, Hmong, Javanese, Khmer, Lao, Marathi
• A sleek and modern user interface
• Handwriting input - write words with your finger to enter text for 49 languages

Mar 13
2012
Version 1.3.1

Esperanto translation
Tap to copy translation
Added Thai and Slovak text to speech
Added Arabic and Hebrew voice input

Jan 05
2012
Version 1.3.0

Added support for iPad.

Dec 03
2011
Version 1.2.1

• Fixed crash on startup bug affecting devices running iOS 3.1.3

Nov 03
2011
Version 1.2.0

• Added support for 5 new languages: Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu
• Fixed bug that sometimes prevented voice input from working

Aug 09
2011
Version 1.1.1

Fixed crash on startup bug for devices with iOS 3.2 or earlier
Added voice input support for Malaysian and Indonesian

Jun 01
2011
Version 1.1

* Added Detect Language and Latin support
* Added ability to select dialect for English, Chinese, and Spanish voice input in Settings
* Fixed crash on startup bug, plus minor bug fixes

Feb 08
2011
Version 1.0.0.926

Improved text input behaviour.

Jan 22
2011
Version 1.0.0.763

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