Questions tagged [translation]

Translation tools handle the task of translating content in one spoken or written language to another. If your request is for tools to help with this kind of task, this is the appropriate tag. If it is to help make an application suitable to be used in different human languages, please use the [localization] tag instead.

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Looking for a translation app I can wear in my ear

I'm looking for a translation app that I can wear in my ear - turn on my bluetooth headset, turn on the app, maybe select a language (I'm specifically after Mandarin), put my phone back in my pocket (...
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A browser and maybe an extension to translate websites

I live in Turkey but I speak only Russian and English. I want to browse Turkish websites and shop in Turkish online shops. What's the best browser (and, possibly, an extension for it) for Linux, ...
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Looking for a software that allows to add translation manually, manage several languages and to save/export file format / extension yaml

I'm developing a project that requires support for multiple languages: English; Spanish, French, Portuguese, German, Russian, Mandarin, Hindi, Arabic, Bengali, Indonesian. The general indication is ...
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My YouTube channel: managing all options on all videos, including translations of titles, descriptions, and captions

Overview One of my YouTube channels has around 3000 videos (of gameplay). Managing the videos individually is impossible. I want to manage all of the videos or a subset of the videos, as necessary. I ...
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Software for remote access with on-screen auto-translation

I often have to connect remotely to foreign clients and sometimes language problems arise. Yes, you can use Google Translator, but it takes time to copy the text and translate it, and there isn't much ...
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Offline Android translation app - which you have actually used

A friend, who is not very tech-Savvy, is going to Cuba in a few weeks. He has no Spanish, so I am looking for an app to help him. Since internet access may not be assured, I am looking for an app that ...
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Is there some program to speak on the micropohone and get the recognized text along with a translation to other language

I'm looking for a sowftware where I can speak to the microphone and get the recorgnized text and also a suggested translation in a different format. The objective is to help people have written online ...
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Are there any good projects for converting internet slang to formal English?

Are there any good existing projects to convert internet slang to formal English? The best I could find was slangit.com/translator, but the quality leaves much to be desired. For example, "I ...
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Best ru-en translation library for Python - that is not googletrans

I realise that there are several language translation related questions on SO, but as far as I could tell my question hasn't been asked before. Background I have a project where I need to translate ...
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Translation tool for desktop with glossary

At my job I have to translate a lot of text from one language to an other one. It's a software and procedure manual. This tool I would like to use it also in future. I prefer open source. I'm looking ...
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App or web-app to decode encoded strings (better than CyberChef's "magic")

I often have strings that are encoded with unknown encoding methods that I need to decode. Note that these strings are not encrypted; they are simply encoded. I typically use CyberChef for these ...
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Translated subtitles for online videos on the fly

Though it is not difficult to make, I want to check if already online tool is available. I can switch on the English subtitles for online video. I want some browser plugin or js code which can pick ...
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Is there such a thing as a free command line application for Windows which will translate English to Spanish/French etc. without network connections?

I'm not looking for an "API", free or not. Not a service, not something which has to in any way contact the outside world. I want a single application with every freely available dictionary/...
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Looking for react component for inline (live) translations

I am looking for solution to create inline translation similar to that one from magento 1. I was faced with that for many years, but this days we decided to move magento 1 to something more modern. ...
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Is there a free LOCAL "translation blackbox"?

I'm trying to gain the ability to translate any given string in English, into a bunch of other major languages. Or vice versa. It is completely unacceptable for my data to ever leave my computer, so ...
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Looking for word processor/plugin to machine translate selected text segments

I'm basically looking to translate language text embedded in source code. It's about 16.000 lines and 2mil symbols(japanese), so it's a bit of an undertaking. It should be machine translated, the ...
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OCR software with automatic translation

I'm looking for an application that will allow me to swiftly select a portion of my screen, (like the snipping tool does) preferably by hotkey, and then return me the text translated to English. ...
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What solution can truly replace Google Translator Toolkit?

Sad to see that Google Translator Toolkit closes in less than a month, as I have not been able to find a replacement that can do what we need: Full page HTML editing shown side by side (source<->...
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English-Russian dictionary

I'm looking for a free English-Russian dictionary for offline use in my project. It can be txt/csv/xml/sql database, I don't care. If the translations come with additional descriptions/examples that ...
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Software to translate small business English names into Spanish?

I need to translate the names of many small businesses (e.g. Main Street Laundromat, 6th Avenue Cafe) in the US from English into Spanish. What software can I use?
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Video dubbing software for translators

My friend works as a translator and has to write dubbing (speech) with the correct timing. He makes it manually with MS Word. Is there a software (for Windows 7) that is able to be connected with ...
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Alternative for googletrans module in Python

The googletrans module in Python is unstable and closes connections for large texts (ie: above 1000 lines). I want to translate large amounts of texts stored in multiple files. The speed doesn't ...
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Python library for Arabic transliteration, that transliterates to only a-z letters without accents or symbols

Consider this word ميشلين, the correct way to write it in english, is michelline more or less. Using Buckwalter from CLTK , I get my$lyn Using ISO233-2 from that same library, I get myšlyn I'm ...
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Desktop version of/front-end to Google Translate

With Google Translate, I can hold my Android 'phone and translate any text which the camera can see: Now, I have a bunch of Chinese user manuals and would like to scan them in and have Google ...
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Android app: read texts in foreign language with translations

I'm looking for: I'm searching for Android app that allows user to read texts in foreign language. The main feature I look for is ability to click on word / sentence and get translation for this in ...
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Community plattform to translate free or open source software

In the past I found web communities where you can upload language files of your own (free / open source) software. And the community will translate it for you and you can monitor the progress, etc. ...
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An open source PDF reader with built in dictionary or plugins?

I'm using Adobe Acrobat for my daily PDF reading and there are a lot of words I need to translate. Now I have to double click > copy > open browser > past > search for meaning > go back to PDF reader. ...
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Software for active reading

Back in 2009, a promising company named Kno, Inc was founded. They provided an educational textbook reader and later on, even their own single and double screen tablets (see picture). I would love to ...
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Free translating tools have comparing view between source and translation?

MemoQ and Trados have this feature, but the free tool OmegaT doesn't: So in the segmentation panel the source and the translation are separated. Requirements: Windows software Free Works with .docx ...
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Poedit alternative for WordPress

I need an alternative to Poedit¹ which can suggest translations from an online source. I'm going to use it to translate WordPress (CMS) themes / plugins. The program should be free or open source. My ...
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Do you know some good python script for getting bilingual dictionaries or translating multiple words from Glosbe?

I am looking for a python script or API with I can translate multiple words from Glosbe and some detail about the usage.
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Japanese to English OCR & Translation

I am developing an app in which I have to convert Japanese text based images (computer & hand written) to English text. Currently I am using tesseract to convert image to text and then translating ...
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Translator software

Is there a software that can translate to your preferred language in while using another software i.e you download a file only to find some text is in Russian. Which software can I get to the text ...
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Website Interface Translation Chrome Extension

I work with the Process Street website but my users are not speaking English. I've successfully made it RTL using the Chrome stylish extension. But is there also an extension which will allow me to ...
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Translating source-code into Java

Source-to-Source Conversion I need to translate much source code from an obscure programming language into Java. The other language is relatively simple, Pascal-like. No structs, no objects. Has if ...
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Book Translator

I sometimes need to read (often old) books of other language in mathematics, physics and philosophy. I need to translate the entire books to English. Which is the optimal software for me? Edit: I ...
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Vocabulary building browser extension

Are there any extensions for browsers where I can add words and build vocabulary to learn added words later? I currently use Google Translate extension for Chrome, which is very useful. If I read an ...
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Is there an online service which translates text from English to 'Hinglish'?

'Hinglish' = Hindi + English(written script of english) Translation from English to Hindi: Hi -> नमस्ते Translation from English to ‘Hinglish’: Hi -> Namaste Basically, I need to translate text ...
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A Chrome extension to translate text while writing?

Scenario: Imagining you are composing text in an online editor, be it a blog post, a journal entry or a question on Stack Exchange. You are composing the text in your non-native language and at point ...
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Web application for recognizing Russian cursive

My father recently passed away at the age of 92. I found numerous letters written to him in the mid-60s from my grandfather. My father was a prisoner-of-war in the slave camps in Germany and wound up ...
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Manage iOS and Android app localization/translation

I am starting on a project to internationalize and localize a mobile app. The app comes in an iOS and Android version. They are two native apps, so they do not share any code, but obviously they ...
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Mac OS or iOS video player with current subtitle dictionary lookup capabilities

Daum PotPlayer for Windows has this feature - while watching a soft-subtitled video, you can click on any word, and browser page with this word in an online dictionary will open. I'm looking for ...
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Translate GUI from another language?

translate.google.com can translate texts and sites from language to language. What about translating GUI, i.e. window titles, button captions and etc? Are there some software acting like this? Need ...
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Automatic translation of messages & conversations in Facebook Messenger, Instant Messaging IM and Chat Apps

Automatic translation of messages & conversations in Facebook Messenger, Instant Messaging IM and Chat Apps I have friends from many countries and their command on English and mine over those ...
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Non-stop voice-to-text translation

There are a lot of great voice-to-text translation apps out, including Google Translate, Microsoft / Skype Translate, and various smaller names like Speechlogger and iTranslate Voice. I work in an ...
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Offline English-German dictionary for Android

A friend asked for this and I don't have an answer. Must be: Android Gratis Offline, with complete dictionary in SD card Nice to have: large vocabulary declension & conjugation in both ...
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Translate a word while reading a PDF on Android

I've been reading a lot of English books lately. I need an Android app that can translate a word when I highlight it when I'm reading a PDF.
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Translation manager

I am looking for a software where I can add texts and images which are later translated by our translation experts. It would be best if the translators could access it via the cloud for example a web ...
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Japanese/English speech translator

During my previous visit to Japan (2013) I twice saw an app that was able to translate from (spoken) Japanese to English and viceversa, with acceptable results and performance. One man used an app on ...
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Open Source Chromium/Chrome extension for translating text selections on right-click

I am looking for a Chromium/Chrome extension that offers translation for text-selections in the right-click context menu. It should be Open Source and support at least english-english (dictionary) or ...
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