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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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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Translation exchange webapp (reward system, translating unrelated strings makes strangers translate your strings)

I have a thousand strings and want them translated to Hindi. I don´t want to pay money and I don't speak Hindi. I am looking for a "translation exchange" platform: I translate unrelated strings into ...
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Translation collaboration software for writing articles

We are interested in translating articles (meaning long paragraphed text) from our language to a few of the more widely used languages in Europe. To that end, I was looking for a way to do 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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Add real-time subtitles during lecture, projected on-screen

Is there software that could be used to allow someone to type a translation of a lecture as it was being given and to display that translation on a projection screen? Requirements: The displayed ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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English to Greek Translator

I want to translate text from English to Greek. Requirements: Takes English text (copy-pasted) as input, outputs Greek text. Runs on Windows, or online webapp Preferably free, but can pay up to 100 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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Searching for online language translate the PDF files with By saving its format

I am searching for online translate site or app for translating the PDF files to another language, (like the below sample): So I have googled the online translation PDF file terms, and found this ...
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Poedit-like softwares but for other formats

I'd like a Poedit-like software to translate some JSON/YAML and I don't need a heavy service such as Weblate or Crowdin. So I'd like a simple software like Poedit. Also it's important to me to be able ...
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Open source neural machine translator?

Is there an open source neural machine translation (NMT) software, analogous to the proprietary DeepL?
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Software to Translate Foreign Language Twitch Streams

Suppose an English speaking viewer wants to watch a Twitch stream being broadcast in a language other than English. Is there free software available that will provide live closed captioning in ...
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Open source web software to help translate song lyrics

Hi sfellow Stackexchangers I wonder if there is a good more or less out of the box open source solution to set up a website for translating songs, open for the public to join. As there is a Thai ...
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What software I need to use for translate a video?

I have some video material with original audio track of foreign language. I want to make a translation to this. I know, I can just start audio recorder and read the translated text and then put the ...
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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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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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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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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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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.