What's New

Bug fixes and general improvements.

App Description

Microsoft Translator is a free, personal translation app for more than 70 languages, to translate text, voice, conversations, camera photos and screenshots. You can even download languages for offline translation for free to use when you travel!

• Text translation into over 70 languages*, for online and offline use
• Camera translation to translate text within photos and screenshots
• Voice translation to translate speech, and a split-screen mode for two participants having a bilingual conversation
• Multi-person conversation translation - connect your devices and have in-person conversations with up to 100 people across multiple languages
• Phrasebooks for verified translations and pronunciation guides to help you learn important phrases in foreign languages when you travel
• Look up alternate translations and meanings of a word to find the best translation to express yourself
• Download languages for offline use for when you travel without an internet connection
• Hear your translated phrase out loud to help you learn how to say the translation
• View transliterations (pronunciation guides) to help you pronounce the translation (includes Pinyin support for Chinese)
• Share your translations with other apps
• Pin and save your most frequent translations for later
• Translate websites on Safari using the Microsoft Translator browser extension
• Speak to your Apple watch to get an instant translation
• Automatically sync translations between your phone and Apple watch

Translator supports the following languages:  Afrikaans, Arabic, Bangla, Bosnian (Latin), Bulgarian, Cantonese (Traditional), Catalan, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Fijian, Filipino, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Haitian Creole, Hebrew, Hindi, Hmong Daw, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Kiswahili, Korean, Latvian, Lithuanian, Malagasy, Malay, Maltese, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Quer'etaro Otomi, Romanian, Russian, Serbian (Cyrillic), Serbian (Latin), Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Tahitian, Tamil, Telugu, Thai, Tongan, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu, Vietnamese, Welsh, and Yucatec Maya.

Microsoft Translator is powered by cutting-edge technology used by Office, Bing, Skype, Internet Explorer as well as by partners such as Twitter, Yelp, eBay, WeChat and more.
*Some features are not available in all languages.

// Request for User Permissions //

[Mandatory access]
1. View Network access
To detect whether the device is on Wi-Fi, mobile data, or not connected to a network. This helps the app know whether it should translate while online, or use an offline language pack.
2. Network access
For access to Wi-Fi or mobile data to perform text or speech translations, and download offline language packs.

[Optional access]
1. Camera
To take pictures for image translations, and to scan QR codes when joining a conversation.
2. Microphone
To translate speech.
3. Photos/Media/Files
To open photos from the device for image translation.
4. Storage
To open photos from the device for image translation, and to save downloaded offline language packs.

iPhone Screenshots

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iPad Screenshots

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App Changes

  • August 09, 2015 Initial release
  • August 13, 2015 New version 1.1
  • August 26, 2015 New version 1.2.1
  • September 04, 2015 New version 1.3.0
  • October 13, 2015 New version 1.4.0
  • November 02, 2015 New version 1.4.2
  • December 20, 2015 New version 1.5.0
  • January 27, 2016 New version 1.6.1
  • February 03, 2016 New version 1.7.0
  • February 20, 2016 New version 1.9.0
  • February 20, 2016 New version 1.9.0
  • March 02, 2016 New version 1.11.0
  • March 09, 2016 New version 1.12
  • March 16, 2016 New version 1.13
  • March 26, 2016 New version 1.15
  • July 13, 2016 New version 2.25
  • August 05, 2016 New version 2.32
  • November 09, 2016 New version 2.36
  • December 14, 2016 New version 3.0
  • June 14, 2019 New version 3.2.13
  • September 24, 2019 New version 3.2.14
  • October 29, 2019 New version 3.2.15
  • November 05, 2019 New version 3.2.16
  • November 26, 2019 New version 3.2.17
  • July 15, 2020 New version 3.2.19
  • October 22, 2020 New version
  • December 10, 2020 New version