Microsoft Translator Goes Offline With Language Packs for Android

No Internet connection? No problem. Downloadable language packs enable the Translator app to keep working even if users can’t access Microsoft’s servers. Microsoft’s Translator app for Android has learned a new trick: offline translations.Microsoft announced today that the app now supports offline language packs based on the company’s research on machine learning and artificial intelligence. Currently, nine languages are available, namely Chinese (simplified), French, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish and Vietnamese.The offline translation tech solves a potentially pricey dilemma for avid travelers, according to the Translator team at Microsoft.”Since we launched the Microsoft Translator app for Android last August, one of the key user requests was to support offline translations for situations where Internet access was unavailable or cost prohibitive, such as with international roaming,” wrote the group in…


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