Microsoft Translator

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Wednesday, October 4, 2017
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Description of App

Microsoft Translator helps you break the language barrier wherever you’re traveling or have a need to translate anything in your daily life. Quickly translate
phrases on your Apple watch, or use the companion iPhone app when it’s more convenient.

• On your watch: Speak to your watch and get an instant translations in 50 languages
• Not sure how to pronounce the translation? Let Translator speak the phrase for you.
• Noisy environment? Just show someone your watch or phone. In addition, on the phone, large full-screen translation cards make it easy to show others
what you're trying to communicate 
• Bookmark your translations for later use the translations you want to save and look-up recent translations
• All your translations are synchronized between your watch and your phone, settings too
• On the phone companion app, in addition to speech translations from your watch’s language, you can select other speech languages or you can type on your
keyboard (really useful for noisy places!). You can also and copy & paste translation from and to other apps

The Microsoft Translator app is powered by cutting edge technology that's also used by Office, Bing, Skype, Internet Explorer as well as partners such
as Twitter, Yelp, eBay, WeChat and many more. 

Microsoft Translator supports: 
Arabic, Bosnian (Latin), Bulgarian, Catalan, Chinese(S), Chinese(T), Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek,
Haitian Creole, Hebrew, Hindi, Hmong Daw, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latvian, Lithuanian, Malay, Maltese, Norwegian, Quer'etaro
Otomi, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian (Cyrillic), Serbian (Latin), Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian,
Urdu, Vietnamese and Welsh, and Yucatec Maya.

Version

1.1

Free or Paid

Free

Apple Watch Support

Yes

Device(s) App Was Tested On

iPhone

Accessibility Comments

Mostly accessible and easy to use. There are only a few buttons that are not labeled. Overall, it works rather well.

iOS Version

8.4.1

VoiceOver Performance

VoiceOver reads most page elements.

Button Labeling

Most buttons are clearly labeled.

Usability

There are some minor accessibility issues with this app, but they are easy to deal with.

Developer's Twitter Username

@MSFTEnable

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Comments

Submitted by Holger Fiallo on Friday, August 21, 2015

I used it and consider it better than google translator. It is simple to use and itis not complicated.

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