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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 [tag:localization] tag instead.

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Local language / dialect translation software/API/code recommendation

I am looking for a recommendation for a new home project I am thinking about. I want to create a online website/tool that translates UK English into a UK regional dialect. There are many different UK ...
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RFC 5090 to Draft-Sterman-AAA-SIP proxy/translation

I am looking for a proxy/translation agent, where we can match or tranlate a Draft-Sterman-AAA-SIP-01 authentication (and later accounting) request to a RFC 5090 request. We have a case in which we ...
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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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Software to translate a Russian map to English

I need a website that allows me to type in Russian to English translate because I have the 1990 Russian map that was given to me a long time ago. I would like to look it up what it is and write it ...
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Versioning system for translations

I am looking for a versioning/tracking system (commercial or free it doesn't matter) to handle the translations of a large number of documents that are constantly under development. The text can ...
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Software to publish transcripts in multiple languages

I would like to transcribe and publish a number of talks that will hopefully be translated to many different languages and so I am looking for something, some kind of wiki perhaps, that will help me ...
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Translate by moving mouse curser over word (similar to TranslateIt!)

TranslateIt! (for Windows and Mac) can translate words in any place of the desktop (or almost any) under the mouse cursor. The main requirement is that the application can recognize words under the ...
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English to Tamil Translator for Windows application

In my application, I need an English to Tamil Language translator. When the user types in English, I need it to then convert to Tamil language. So I am searching for a translator which can be used for ...
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Offline Japanese to English Translator with Command Line Support

I am looking for a program I can use (either open-source, or free/gratis) to translate a bunch of text files from Japanese to English. There seems to be very little support for this from the ...
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Android app to OCR and then translate a scanned document

The title says it all. I have a document which was scanned to PDF and I would like to translate it (German -> English). Does anyone know of such an app? Preferably free. Bonus if it can also handle ...
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Software to translate text entered in Chrome browser from English to Russian in real-time

Let's say you want to chat with a Russian who doesn't know English, but you don't want to copy and paste text into a translator for every message. How do you translate the English text as you type, ...
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GUI for managing translations in i18n JSON files

We use JSON files in the standard i18n format like: locale-en_US.json { "hello.world": "Hello World!" } locale-de_DE.json { "hello.world": "Hallo Welt!" } Does anyone know a good GUI for ...
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Speech-to-text / Translation app recommendations?

Are there any good (preferably Windows or Android) apps that will do speech-to-text and also translate the text from English to Spanish or from Spanish to English. I know they would not be perfect, ...
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Is there a webapp that can translate obscenities?

Originally Posted on the WebApps community but they suggested it might be off topic and that I should try here instead. I seem to be seeing more and more articles that have great messages but ...
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Should I use gettext for a PHP application?

I'm trying to add i18n support for my open-source PHP project. I've been trying to use gettext, but I am running into some issues which I could see being a problem down the road. For example, the ...
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“Translated foreign pages” has been discontinued. Are there any alternatives to it?

I used to rely on Google's "translated foreign pages" tool, but it was discontinued in May 2013. Are there any other search engines that can retrieve search results in multiple languages using ...
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Chrome extension to translate selected text on keyboard shortcut press

I am looking for a Chrome extension that translates the selected text into a selectable language after pressing a shortcut. It should: be free auto detect the selected text's language ask me which ...
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Aligning Chinese and English translations

I have some text in both an English and Chinese translation. I need to align the text, e.g. putting each sentence on separate lines and matching the English lines to corresponding Chinese lines. ...
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Command line japanese-english machine translation

I'm writing a small app for translating Japanese text to English. The idea is to split the text into paragraphs, machine translate each paragraph and then let user correct the translated text. The app ...
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Translation software for documentation

I'm a software developer and my company has a product with a documentation system composed by a (big) number of documents. These pages need to be periodically translated in english or other languages. ...
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Automatically translate the words in a Japanese document as I pass the mouse cursor over them

Is there software I can install on my Mac with OS X 10.6.8 which will automatically translate the words on a PDF/Word/Excel(/other) document as I pass the mouse cursor over them? This sort of thing ...
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Translating Web Pages (Plain HTML) in-line

Purpose So I have a web page I want to translate. It's just HTML for the most part, but it's in a language the people I want to read it can't understand. I tried using the dev tools in Chrome to just ...
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I need Android program for learning foreign word with ability for adding these words and translations

I need Android app for learning foreign word with ability for adding these words with translations. It will be perfect, if I can manually add some count of words with translations from file, or other ...