download and overview of features

Google Translate is a translation service launched on April 28, 2006 by the internet giant Google. It currently has 109 translation languages ​​and is an automatic service that helps in translating texts and web pages.

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You can access this Google service for free through your Gmail account. Thus, during your research and discussions, you can use the application to translate your text. Other equally interesting translation options are available to you on Google Translate.

Who is Google Translate for?

Undoubtedly, the answer to this question is that this app is for everyone. In fact, the application was designed to meet the translation needs of the majority. The proof is that it has 109 languages ​​available for its translation service. This service aims to be a solution against the language barrier that once existed between peoples.

Thus, during your conversations, your research, the application can help you instantly translate texts. It also offers automatic translation with voice recognition. So you have less to worry about the language when traveling to new horizons.

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What are the features of Google Translate?

Google Translate over the years has brought new innovations to its service to make it very interesting. This translation tool is available on all your media and is a valuable asset when dealing with foreign languages. So you need to know its different features to make the most of it.

Text translation

The first feature that Google Translate offers is to translate any type of text. You just need to go into the app and set the starting language. Then you need to paste the text into the bar. The service has a “Detect language” feature that automatically detects the language of the text. However, you can help the application by selecting the starting language and launching the translation into the desired language.

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Translation_of_text – © Credit: fredzone.org

Conversation Translation

With Google Translate, you are in a new era of conversation. Indeed, the service allows you to chat in two different languages. How is it possible ? The application has an automatic translator with voice recognition available for 32 languages. It is enough for each interlocutor to speak in his language. Google Translate then takes care of the translation for the other party and vice versa. Each individual is therefore able to listen to the voice translation of the other or to read the text translation.

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Translation_of_conversation – © Credit: fredzone.org

Image translation

On the Google Translate mobile application, you are able to obtain the translation of a text by capturing its photo. What innovation! You no longer need to copy the text; just use the camera of your smartphone or tablet. However, this feature is only available for 38 languages. You can choose the source language or let the software detect it automatically. Then, you have the choice between an instant translation, a translation after taking a photo or a translation based on an image from the gallery.

The Instantaneous tab allows you to make a translation of what is immediately displayed on the camera. This translation is instantaneous and sometimes experiences poor performance.

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Instantaneous_translation – © Credit: fredzone.org

Thanks to the Scanner tab, you can take a photo of the text to be translated before proceeding with the translation. Thus, Google Translate will use the capture made to perform a more appropriate translation.

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Translation_after_photography – © Credit: fredzone.org

In addition, you can also import an image from your gallery and use this same functionality.

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Translation_of images – © Credit: fredzone.org

Translation of handwritten entries

It may happen that entering text via the keyboard does not suit your needs. Google Translate offers you to draw the characters. He then takes care of translating them into one of the 96 languages ​​presented.

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Translation_of_handwritten_data – © Credit: fredzone.org

Voice input translation

This option of the application is also a great asset for learning a language. You just need to choose your language and do a voice input. You will of course define beforehand the language in which the translation will be made. You can choose to listen to the voice synthesis in the desired language or to read the translated text. This feature allows you to learn a little more about the accent specific to a language.

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Translation_saisie_vocale – © Credit: fredzone.org

Transcription

The transcription feature allows lyrics to be translated into a target language automatically. Therefore, by using this feature, everything you say in French, for example, will be transcribed into English on your screen.

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Transcript – © Credit: fredzone.org

View and/or clear history

A database available within the application allows you to review the different translations you have done there.

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History_of_translations – © Credit: fredzone.org

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