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  • img Community
    Many people love Google Translate for its translating abilities but few know that it has a text to speech option as well. This makes it perfect for those who are visually impaired to know what a page says whether it’s 100 words or 400 words.
    img by Sharon
    2 years ago
  • img Community
    Moving to a foreign country is full of surprises and adventures, but more than likely, you're going to need to translate a conversation. Google Translate is the best translation app out there. Whether you want to translate live chats or pictures (which is perfect for menus): this app does it all.
    img by John
    1 year ago
  • img Community
    Google has been proven to be a great option for many things. When you are in Bangladesh, it can help you translate anything from the word 'hello' to the number 100. It will make your trip much easier and more pleasant. I have used it lots of times when I have a client who may not speak English so I understand what they are saying. It's a handy app.
    img by Din
    1 year ago
  • img Expert
    1. Efficient and effective translations between 103 languages, you can tap to translate, and translate anywhere in 59 languages even when offline
    2. 2 great ways to learn: conversation mode (2-way instant translation in 32 languages) and handwriting (draw characters, no keyboard necessary)
    3. Take a picture for easy translation with instant camera translation in 38 languages and camera mode in 37 languages

    Reviewed by Laura S on January 26, 2018

  • Oct 17, 2021

    By Madhu Jain
    This app is good but sometimes it doesn't work even it's camera takes a lot of time to scan any picture even it's speaker doesn't work properly.......... Whenever I want to listen the pronounciation of any word or sentence it always seems loading and loading ....... Even sometimes doesn't translate the words ....... Please fix the problems......... So I will rate it 5 stars, but for now I am giving only 3 stars ⭐⭐⭐........ Hope you understand
  • Cool google translator app Dec 4, 2020

    By NickPark2018
    Plz add more languages all the time new languages even the languages rarely spoken in case someone wants to learn that language possibly and also add a updated brand new redesign of google translate so it will be better and cooler looking and the option to translate the letters translation language into pink text for girls or blue text for boys Keep up the excellent work please also add Bosnian Cyrillic pretty please and also add Armenian Cyrillic lots of Armenians use Cyrillic in Armenian language when typing and also if possible please add the option to type in Cyrillic for Finlandian Cyrillic language because Russia took over control of a part of Finland and Now Like 11 percent of Finland belongs to Russia so it makes sense to have Finlandian Cyrillic and please pretty please add the option to type in Blue color for boys on google translate and pink color for girls on google translate and not the pink color that is not attractive on google translate but the one that is pleasant and looks nice on the app when typing and same thing for blue color oh and one more thing please add the languages Irish for voice translation and transcribe fearure and Scots Gaelic for voice translation and transcribe feature and also please pick the 100 next coolest languages to learn that are different and add them to google translate
  • Sep 23, 2021

    By Joseph C.
    Although I have no other experience with other translation apps. Mainly because this app works fairly well. Translation is quick and concise. Only reason I did not give it 5 stars was sometimes the voice recognition would not translate the final word or two causing me to have to type it in which is very inconvenient when you're translating on the fly for the person that doesn't speak the same language.
  • Accessibility for Instructional Design Oct 24, 2018

    By kkennedy555
    Google Translate is now a form of augmented reality and is adapted for educational purposes. This application provides users with tools to translate between languages and they now include an image option; users take a photograph of a sign, piece of paper, or other form of written text and receive a translation in the language of their choice. This augmented reality is ground breaking because this allows online learners to access content in other languages. The application also translates spoken word in real time, which allows all learners to access audio in written form, in their own language, online or in-person. This version of augmented reality that is adapted for education can be utilized in an online learning environment and can be utilized by instructional designers. One of the major challenges with instructional design is selecting the correct tools to build learning experiences. With this application, instructional designers are able to create a course in their own language and can make their lesson accessible to learners by recommending Google Translate for accessibility. I plan to utilize this in conjunction with my online lessons and videos in order to reach more students with diverse abilities and primary languages.
  • Pages of Translation Lightening Fast, and Reliable! Oct 31, 2019

    By rsmith7
    If if you are using anything but Google translate to do your Spanish work for you, you are missing the boat. It translates whole pages of text instantly without error. It uses understandable language for our US - Mexico border area. I was using a different translator when I saw a doctor using Google to communicate with a Spanish only patient. That’s when I learned about Google Translate and switched. For the past two years, I have used a different Spanish translator/dictionary App. It was slow and tedious, only would translate a short paragraph at a time, but worse - it inserted words which were clearly wrong. One time instead of asking my gardener to complete a task, it inserted the word marriage into the sentence! His wife would have not been happy! Luckily I caught it before texting as I had to double- check every phrase. But now I no longer have to worry and each phrase is spot on. ( at least so far I think it’s been!).
  • Google Translate needs a massive overhaul! Sep 29, 2020

    By Lacemaker 427
    FEATURE REQUEST: Since most people are translating from a foreign language to their native language, it would be lovely if you could make your chosen language “stick” at the top of the list. I would prefer to have the languages I use most frequently stick to the top of the list. For me, they are: English, French, German, Latin, Russian, and Spanish. That would solve the annoyance of having to reselect one or more my core languages every time I deviate from my norm. I would like to include Croatian in my core list, but the machine voice for Croatian is unintelligible, even to native speakers because the sound quality is so poor and it speaks far too fast. HEBREW & YIDDISH: It is not possible to learn to speak or translate from either of these languages. Google has NO VOICE, machine or natural, for EITHER of them, nor does it scribe the translation using our common alphabet, Latin. At least then, I could make an attempt at the pronunciation of the words. I would cheerfully give Google Translate 5 stars as soon as these deficits are dealt with.
  • Oct 17, 2021

    By Madhu Jain
    This app is good but sometimes it doesn't work even it's camera takes a lot of time to scan any picture even it's speaker doesn't work properly.......... Whenever I want to listen the pronounciation of any word or sentence it always seems loading and loading ....... Even sometimes doesn't translate the words ....... Please fix the problems......... So I will rate it 5 stars, but for now I am giving only 3 stars ⭐⭐⭐........ Hope you understand
  • Cool google translator app Dec 4, 2020

    By NickPark2018
    Plz add more languages all the time new languages even the languages rarely spoken in case someone wants to learn that language possibly and also add a updated brand new redesign of google translate so it will be better and cooler looking and the option to translate the letters translation language into pink text for girls or blue text for boys Keep up the excellent work please also add Bosnian Cyrillic pretty please and also add Armenian Cyrillic lots of Armenians use Cyrillic in Armenian language when typing and also if possible please add the option to type in Cyrillic for Finlandian Cyrillic language because Russia took over control of a part of Finland and Now Like 11 percent of Finland belongs to Russia so it makes sense to have Finlandian Cyrillic and please pretty please add the option to type in Blue color for boys on google translate and pink color for girls on google translate and not the pink color that is not attractive on google translate but the one that is pleasant and looks nice on the app when typing and same thing for blue color oh and one more thing please add the languages Irish for voice translation and transcribe fearure and Scots Gaelic for voice translation and transcribe feature and also please pick the 100 next coolest languages to learn that are different and add them to google translate
  • Sep 23, 2021

    By Joseph C.
    Although I have no other experience with other translation apps. Mainly because this app works fairly well. Translation is quick and concise. Only reason I did not give it 5 stars was sometimes the voice recognition would not translate the final word or two causing me to have to type it in which is very inconvenient when you're translating on the fly for the person that doesn't speak the same language.
  • Accessibility for Instructional Design Oct 24, 2018

    By kkennedy555
    Google Translate is now a form of augmented reality and is adapted for educational purposes. This application provides users with tools to translate between languages and they now include an image option; users take a photograph of a sign, piece of paper, or other form of written text and receive a translation in the language of their choice. This augmented reality is ground breaking because this allows online learners to access content in other languages. The application also translates spoken word in real time, which allows all learners to access audio in written form, in their own language, online or in-person. This version of augmented reality that is adapted for education can be utilized in an online learning environment and can be utilized by instructional designers. One of the major challenges with instructional design is selecting the correct tools to build learning experiences. With this application, instructional designers are able to create a course in their own language and can make their lesson accessible to learners by recommending Google Translate for accessibility. I plan to utilize this in conjunction with my online lessons and videos in order to reach more students with diverse abilities and primary languages.
  • Pages of Translation Lightening Fast, and Reliable! Oct 31, 2019

    By rsmith7
    If if you are using anything but Google translate to do your Spanish work for you, you are missing the boat. It translates whole pages of text instantly without error. It uses understandable language for our US - Mexico border area. I was using a different translator when I saw a doctor using Google to communicate with a Spanish only patient. That’s when I learned about Google Translate and switched. For the past two years, I have used a different Spanish translator/dictionary App. It was slow and tedious, only would translate a short paragraph at a time, but worse - it inserted words which were clearly wrong. One time instead of asking my gardener to complete a task, it inserted the word marriage into the sentence! His wife would have not been happy! Luckily I caught it before texting as I had to double- check every phrase. But now I no longer have to worry and each phrase is spot on. ( at least so far I think it’s been!).
  • Google Translate needs a massive overhaul! Sep 29, 2020

    By Lacemaker 427
    FEATURE REQUEST: Since most people are translating from a foreign language to their native language, it would be lovely if you could make your chosen language “stick” at the top of the list. I would prefer to have the languages I use most frequently stick to the top of the list. For me, they are: English, French, German, Latin, Russian, and Spanish. That would solve the annoyance of having to reselect one or more my core languages every time I deviate from my norm. I would like to include Croatian in my core list, but the machine voice for Croatian is unintelligible, even to native speakers because the sound quality is so poor and it speaks far too fast. HEBREW & YIDDISH: It is not possible to learn to speak or translate from either of these languages. Google has NO VOICE, machine or natural, for EITHER of them, nor does it scribe the translation using our common alphabet, Latin. At least then, I could make an attempt at the pronunciation of the words. I would cheerfully give Google Translate 5 stars as soon as these deficits are dealt with.
  • Oct 11, 2021

    By Molly R.
    I use this with high school students and it can be incredibly helpful. I know Burmese has been added to google translate on the web, but is not yet available in the app. When I can use it with my students from Myanmar (my second most common population of non-English speaking students) then I will increase the rating. But for now I'll keep it at a three.
  • Sep 29, 2021

    By Zehani Mohamed Youssef
    This app is good but from my experience , I could install about 4 languages but the only problem I have faced is the inability to install Japanese or any other language as it always shows errors , so I can't download Japanese or any other language and install it for offline translation , even though I have sufficient memory for installation , I had 4 languages installed : Arabic , French , English and Portuguese. if it weren't for this problem I would have rated you 5 stars
  • Indispensable app Aug 20, 2018

    By Mobjack11
    I use many different languages throughout each day, usually just little phrases here and there in my writing. This app is indispensable to me as I work, and the translations seem to just get better and better with each update. I’ve read a few of the negative reviews, and while I’m sure the inconveniences described by these folks are real, it also seems they me be expecting a bit too much. The app is very straightforward in its basic function of translating text that is input by the user. The app is also by Google, and thus it is highly aspirational in its features, and each update seems to bring further enhancements that may or may not be truly useful. I understand how this might get frustrating, but that’s just Google’s style. Eventually the kinks get worked out based on user feedback, which is how I think it should be. As far as a basic free translation app, this one is far and away the best.
  • Sep 30, 2021

    By Ronald Safarov
    The audio input won't stay on long enough to listen to the entire sentence. I'm not talking about long and complex ones, just a normal length sentence which I'm saying over the course of 2-3 seconds. The audio input stops after 1-1.5 seconds into recording me and then the app translates only a portion of what I meant to say and after trying 5 times, you just want to smash the phone. Kind of annoying.
  • Oct 7, 2021

    By Ali B
    I've used this quite often, sometimes I think it gives Brazilian translation, but I figure it out, or someone tells me I'm wrong! but recently it has stopped translating. The message of 'translation has failed' appears as soon as I type in the first word. Why has this started and how can this be fixed? I deleted then added again, but translation is still not working
  • Oct 6, 2021

    By K P
    I used to love thus app (in Android 9); it was amazing. Last week, I bought an Android 11 phone and the OS changes resulted in this app becoming infuriating. The floating icon is permanent, until explicitly removed. Once removed, it can't be reinstated. Google claims this is due to security-related changes to the OS. It seems to me that someone simply lacked imagination when redesigning the app behaviour. It is now incredibly frustrating to use.
  • Hard to Use, Inaccurate, Barely Works Dec 28, 2018

    By Lizzie Licious
    Many times when I record audio or pictures, the translation doesn’t even come up. The audio is worse since no matter what I do, speaking into the microphone is just a bust. I’ll say something into the microphone, and it won’t do anything. It doesn’t even load, it just indefinitely waits for me to say more. No matter how much I say, real words or not, it doesn’t ever even acknowledge that I’m done talking and if I hit any buttons, the X to close it or microphone button that you’d think would tell what it said, just cancel out of it. Not to mention, taking pics is a nightmare. You have to highlight with your finger the phrases you want translated, but you can’t move the picture around easily. So if you zoom into a certain part, it’s hard to zoom back out, and you can’t move the picture at all without zooming in or out. So if you zoom out in a way that makes the pic go off to the side, well, too bad. Why can’t it just detect the words itself? Or at the very least, why can’t I translate more then one thing in a picture, and do I have to take the same picture again and again just to see everything it says?
  • Terrible design - using the browser version is better Jul 6, 2018

    By NYCJames
    I installed this because I frequently use the browser version in Google to translate between English and French and I thought the app would be more convenient. Took me less than a minute to see the flaws in it. It's a horribly designed app - for example, in the browser version you can "switch" the languages around to make the destination language the source language. This is really helpful if, for example, you wish to practice making sentences in a language and then switch them around to compare your sentence to how Google translates it. In the app, there is a switch button but it switches the TEXT between windows instead of just switching which is source and which is destination - so my French sentence goes into the English window and vice versa, meaning they don't get translated. This is either a really stupid bug or an inexcusable design flaw, and to be honest it's entirely what I've come to expect from Google software. There are ALWAYS really stupid bugs and oversights which people complain about for years but which they never fix. Oh well, uninstalling it now.
  • Oct 6, 2021

    By Alexandru George
    You should add a new line key to your app and maybe fix the tap to translate or improve it. Switched from an old Android 8 phone (Samsung S7 Edge) where if I would copy any text, the translate bubble would pop up to ask if I want to translate, but this function is not working properly on Android 11 (S21), where I either have the option for the bubble to be turned on all the time or have a "Tap to Translate is on" notification present in the Notifications all the time => garbage.
  • Oct 17, 2021

    By David Franck
    Could you please add something in this App, and please make this app to translate the words to another languages exactly what it's saying sometimes this app gives me a wrong translation I know you're trying to help but make it better app and best app translation. and please adds some stuffs in it like dictionary, vocabulary, idioms, new word of the day, grammar, tong twister and many more others.
  • Oct 8, 2021

    By Feras Al Mahmoud
    Greetings, I would like to report about the inconvenient issue It's the translation icon that always appears on the phone screen. In my old phone (Samsung note 8 + all the same generation phones) It's only appeared when we're copied the text, but with the new generation phones like what I have now Samsung note 20 ultra, it's always be on the screen when activating the tap to translate option... We asked you please to find a solution for this issue, please
  • Gogle translate bad Aug 5, 2021

    By Cmvflash
    google translator is bad because it automatically corrects what you say so if somebody in another language says something that is spelt badly it will automatically correct and that is bad when you tryings to understand them because they might say something else rather then what it automatically corrected one and it doesn’t detect some languages that are supported by apple so if you use a language that isn’t in google translator it will say its english instead of the actual language and it is when it is annoying because if you are trying to understand what you are saying in that language it will not work and there isn’t lots of translators as good as google translator which means you will never know the language where its from and maybe you would want to know but you can’t so thats why google translate is bad because people who speak different language and you tell back to them in they can tell you are using translator and so use a different translator instead of google translate.
  • Flawed text scanning and translations Jan 31, 2020

    By CAD Programmer
    This is an amazing translation app, especially the real-time camera mode, straight out of science-fiction! However, it gives different results between camera Instant mode and Scan mode (often the Instant translation is close but a little off, Scan is more accurate but slower). A big problem with Scan mode is random omission of Japanese symbols from the source text and/or incorrect scans (wrong characters), so you’re unable to get a complete translation (frustrating). There are also frequent Google network errors resulting in delayed translation (or none at all), and frequent app crashes. You cannot pinch-zoom the camera, which is a problem on a smaller screen or text sizes. You can share/save only the translation results and not the scanned original foreign language text. I also don’t like how the camera mode always defaults to Instant instead of the last setting used. So although this is a convenient app for translations, it still needs a bit of work to get a higher rating from me.
  • Oct 15, 2021

    By Alexandr Suchkov
    You have a good translator, but why show me duplicate text in small letters. Only you have one. Make this feature optional. It interferes and takes up a lot of space, which you already have limited the amount of text copied.
  • img Community
    Many people love Google Translate for its translating abilities but few know that it has a text to speech option as well. This makes it perfect for those who are visually impaired to know what a page says whether it’s 100 words or 400 words.
    img by Sharon
    2 years ago
  • img Community
    Moving to a foreign country is full of surprises and adventures, but more than likely, you're going to need to translate a conversation. Google Translate is the best translation app out there. Whether you want to translate live chats or pictures (which is perfect for menus): this app does it all.
    img by John
    1 year ago
  • img Community
    Google has been proven to be a great option for many things. When you are in Bangladesh, it can help you translate anything from the word 'hello' to the number 100. It will make your trip much easier and more pleasant. I have used it lots of times when I have a client who may not speak English so I understand what they are saying. It's a handy app.
    img by Din
    1 year ago
  • img Expert
    1. Efficient and effective translations between 103 languages, you can tap to translate, and translate anywhere in 59 languages even when offline
    2. 2 great ways to learn: conversation mode (2-way instant translation in 32 languages) and handwriting (draw characters, no keyboard necessary)
    3. Take a picture for easy translation with instant camera translation in 38 languages and camera mode in 37 languages

    Reviewed by Laura S on January 26, 2018

  • Cool google translator app Dec 4, 2020

    By NickPark2018
    Plz add more languages all the time new languages even the languages rarely spoken in case someone wants to learn that language possibly and also add a updated brand new redesign of google translate so it will be better and cooler looking and the option to translate the letters translation language into pink text for girls or blue text for boys Keep up the excellent work please also add Bosnian Cyrillic pretty please and also add Armenian Cyrillic lots of Armenians use Cyrillic in Armenian language when typing and also if possible please add the option to type in Cyrillic for Finlandian Cyrillic language because Russia took over control of a part of Finland and Now Like 11 percent of Finland belongs to Russia so it makes sense to have Finlandian Cyrillic and please pretty please add the option to type in Blue color for boys on google translate and pink color for girls on google translate and not the pink color that is not attractive on google translate but the one that is pleasant and looks nice on the app when typing and same thing for blue color oh and one more thing please add the languages Irish for voice translation and transcribe fearure and Scots Gaelic for voice translation and transcribe feature and also please pick the 100 next coolest languages to learn that are different and add them to google translate
  • Accessibility for Instructional Design Oct 24, 2018

    By kkennedy555
    Google Translate is now a form of augmented reality and is adapted for educational purposes. This application provides users with tools to translate between languages and they now include an image option; users take a photograph of a sign, piece of paper, or other form of written text and receive a translation in the language of their choice. This augmented reality is ground breaking because this allows online learners to access content in other languages. The application also translates spoken word in real time, which allows all learners to access audio in written form, in their own language, online or in-person. This version of augmented reality that is adapted for education can be utilized in an online learning environment and can be utilized by instructional designers. One of the major challenges with instructional design is selecting the correct tools to build learning experiences. With this application, instructional designers are able to create a course in their own language and can make their lesson accessible to learners by recommending Google Translate for accessibility. I plan to utilize this in conjunction with my online lessons and videos in order to reach more students with diverse abilities and primary languages.
  • Pages of Translation Lightening Fast, and Reliable! Oct 31, 2019

    By rsmith7
    If if you are using anything but Google translate to do your Spanish work for you, you are missing the boat. It translates whole pages of text instantly without error. It uses understandable language for our US - Mexico border area. I was using a different translator when I saw a doctor using Google to communicate with a Spanish only patient. That’s when I learned about Google Translate and switched. For the past two years, I have used a different Spanish translator/dictionary App. It was slow and tedious, only would translate a short paragraph at a time, but worse - it inserted words which were clearly wrong. One time instead of asking my gardener to complete a task, it inserted the word marriage into the sentence! His wife would have not been happy! Luckily I caught it before texting as I had to double- check every phrase. But now I no longer have to worry and each phrase is spot on. ( at least so far I think it’s been!).
  • Indispensable app Aug 20, 2018

    By Mobjack11
    I use many different languages throughout each day, usually just little phrases here and there in my writing. This app is indispensable to me as I work, and the translations seem to just get better and better with each update. I’ve read a few of the negative reviews, and while I’m sure the inconveniences described by these folks are real, it also seems they me be expecting a bit too much. The app is very straightforward in its basic function of translating text that is input by the user. The app is also by Google, and thus it is highly aspirational in its features, and each update seems to bring further enhancements that may or may not be truly useful. I understand how this might get frustrating, but that’s just Google’s style. Eventually the kinks get worked out based on user feedback, which is how I think it should be. As far as a basic free translation app, this one is far and away the best.
  • Your best companion while traveling! Feb 21, 2019

    By PlatinumMedallion
    This is hands down the best partner you can have while traveling short of someone who know the local language. It’s just incredible what all it can do. It translates (augmented reality) live in the screen what ever you point at. No, no snapshots, Live, you point it at a Menu in a restaurant or instructions on the wall and it sees Spanish or Japanese or whatever language and you see English or whatever language you like. Then comes conversing with locals. It has a live translator which speaks the local language. My taxi driver knew about this app and used it on his own when tying to communicate with me. Amazing, you talk in English and it speaks it back in Spanish and your local language. Then the other person speaks in Spanish or your local language and it speaks it back to you (and also shows it on the screen) in English. That’s a live 2 way conversation. Something you saw in Star Trek back in the day. The universal translator. No it’s not done yet. Yes you need an internet connection (data plans) for the above two buddies to work. For those who don’t have a data plan or internet access it has offline translations. It won’t speak but will translate anything to anything as you type it in. I’ve travelled 4 continents with this app so far and like I said it’s my best traveling companion.
  • Super Helpful! Aug 16, 2018

    By is maggie okay
    I use google translate a lot, as a Korean pop fan, sometimes translations don’t come out and I have to use google translate to translate what I want to see. Using the app makes it SO MUCH EASIER. I love the writing and camera feature. Sometimes the camera doesn’t always find all the words, but the feature is so helpful when im writing and I want to check my work, or if something is in a different language and I want to know what it is. The writing feature is also super awesome because I can write in the word in example, Korean and it translates it for me. Sometimes I do feel like the translations are not very accurate as in when I put the other translation through to check and it comes out as something different, but of course the translations can’t always be correct. Overall, the app is easy to use and I love it! ♥️🤠
  • Awesome, and some recommendation (for now). Mar 17, 2020

    By Zzalp
    This app is awesome! Been using it for a year now. I have some recommendation tho'. Do you mind adding a feature where it shows various dialect (accent), both in writing, speaking, reading, etc...? For example, Japanese. Japanese have three writing system (Hiragana, Katakana, Kanji) as well as Romaji, which is the Japanese way of writing words in English. So do you mind putting them in category or organizing them if translated? Would be nice if you add footnote for each words that shows like in what way can this word be applicable. This is the recommendation I have for now, and I do think it will change this app greatly feature-wise because there is still confusion because one word can mean many things, and can be used differently depending on context.
  • I love this app Oct 31, 2018

    By Hosintoy
    I do not know enough Spanish and English is my primary language. So, I have had this app since Spring 2015 to communicate with my non English speaking friends who speaks only Spanish . It is so useful to show text info to a friend or to email to them. The speaker can talk for you in person. The reverse feature can help you check accuracy in the communicated info before you send email. I think they are getting better. Great in a debate with Someone. Your non English speaking friends can not fake ignorance: don’t know English to you. I have not had to use the picture translate mode much. I phone can Cut, Paste and Send in text or email. I am sure picture translate it just as good for reading materials. I use other language too and almost every day.
  • Fantastic app May 23, 2020

    By Malinastarplayz
    When I had this on my I pad I was so dumb because I didn’t know how to use it,* 2 years later * I was looking for a translator app on App Store and has to be free because I know my dad and mom can’t it for me so I looked and looked most of them wanted me to buy it and I can’t buy it so I looked and looked again and I found this app I download it and when Open the app it was free and you can use A lot of languages in the app, in most apps you could only use one language so that made me happy and the other stuff about it! I love the app! It’s the only app that I like to use for language! I hope other people like the app I saw some bad reviews I don’t know what’s their problem but yea I hope everyone likes it and yea! Thats all I wanted to say so yea, have a great day! :)
  • Oct 9, 2021

    By Super fruity
    Before this most recent update everything was fine with the appi had no troubles at all, but then after the new update dropped the translation speed with the camera was horrible and when it was finally done only some of the words were translated alot of the words were jumbled up. but everything else worked normally. pls fix so i'll give 5 stars
  • Sep 23, 2021

    By Joseph C.
    Although I have no other experience with other translation apps. Mainly because this app works fairly well. Translation is quick and concise. Only reason I did not give it 5 stars was sometimes the voice recognition would not translate the final word or two causing me to have to type it in which is very inconvenient when you're translating on the fly for the person that doesn't speak the same language.
  • Sep 29, 2021

    By Zehani Mohamed Youssef
    This app is good but from my experience , I could install about 4 languages but the only problem I have faced is the inability to install Japanese or any other language as it always shows errors , so I can't download Japanese or any other language and install it for offline translation , even though I have sufficient memory for installation , I had 4 languages installed : Arabic , French , English and Portuguese. if it weren't for this problem I would have rated you 5 stars
  • Oct 13, 2021

    By Jeff Johnson
    it's a good translation app. However, due to the Japanese language often omitting the subject and object of sentences and due to lack of AI Contextual Understanding and lack of AI Situational Awareness, it can make mistakes. um... it's not translating or "localizing crane games". contextual deep understanding algorithms need to be developed for AIs. context gives meaning and impact to language. ☮️
  • Oct 2, 2021

    By gz1wireless gmail
    Works great and incredibly useful to translate multiple languages. Offline option is great, allowing you to download a ''dictionary'' and translate when you don't have internet. Downside, anything you translate is entered into Google's logs and linked to you. To maintain privacy, use the Offline option and block Google Translate from internet access with something like NoRoot Firewall.
  • Sep 26, 2021

    By Aparajeeta Sinha
    Recently the app has not been functioning properly. The 'Tap to Translate' function would immediately pop up when I would copy a sentence. However that does not happen anymore. I have to go to the app, reselect the feature and then it functions every time. Please look into the issue
  • Really good for offline translation Aug 12, 2020

    By randomkid418
    Google Translate (the app) is much better than the browser version. You can translate offline and that is great. They’ve greatly improved their translations (their Latin is still pathetic, as it has been for many years). It still has problems picking up on nuances and dialects of certain languages. If you are speaking an uncommon language, expect your translation to come out like something from a textbook or hahaha Google Translate. The AI picks up on some slang and common sayings, but it’s sometimes inaccurate. Also, the app drains your battery like nobody’s business. I was translating for ten minutes and lost 14% of my battery. My phone is also inefficient, but all my other apps are much better with battery power than Google Translate.
  • Oct 2, 2021

    By Mr. Jagal
    Hi Google translate I am quite satisfied with the app, But during English to Punjabi translation I face grammer, word selection, semantical and correctness problems using this app. Also voice recognition system for Punjabi is also not available in this app. I have also seen the lacks of synonyms for Punjabi in the app. Recently Canada also recognize Punjabi as 3rd official language. That's why I hope this problem will be solved in the next first or second app update. Thanks and regards.
  • Oct 17, 2021

    By Madhu Jain
    This app is good but sometimes it doesn't work even it's camera takes a lot of time to scan any picture even it's speaker doesn't work properly.......... Whenever I want to listen the pronounciation of any word or sentence it always seems loading and loading ....... Even sometimes doesn't translate the words ....... Please fix the problems......... So I will rate it 5 stars, but for now I am giving only 3 stars ⭐⭐⭐........ Hope you understand
  • Google Translate needs a massive overhaul! Sep 29, 2020

    By Lacemaker 427
    FEATURE REQUEST: Since most people are translating from a foreign language to their native language, it would be lovely if you could make your chosen language “stick” at the top of the list. I would prefer to have the languages I use most frequently stick to the top of the list. For me, they are: English, French, German, Latin, Russian, and Spanish. That would solve the annoyance of having to reselect one or more my core languages every time I deviate from my norm. I would like to include Croatian in my core list, but the machine voice for Croatian is unintelligible, even to native speakers because the sound quality is so poor and it speaks far too fast. HEBREW & YIDDISH: It is not possible to learn to speak or translate from either of these languages. Google has NO VOICE, machine or natural, for EITHER of them, nor does it scribe the translation using our common alphabet, Latin. At least then, I could make an attempt at the pronunciation of the words. I would cheerfully give Google Translate 5 stars as soon as these deficits are dealt with.
  • Oct 11, 2021

    By Molly R.
    I use this with high school students and it can be incredibly helpful. I know Burmese has been added to google translate on the web, but is not yet available in the app. When I can use it with my students from Myanmar (my second most common population of non-English speaking students) then I will increase the rating. But for now I'll keep it at a three.
  • Sep 30, 2021

    By Ronald Safarov
    The audio input won't stay on long enough to listen to the entire sentence. I'm not talking about long and complex ones, just a normal length sentence which I'm saying over the course of 2-3 seconds. The audio input stops after 1-1.5 seconds into recording me and then the app translates only a portion of what I meant to say and after trying 5 times, you just want to smash the phone. Kind of annoying.
  • Good but not what is needed Aug 31, 2019

    By Scrabble Lover 44
    This program is useless when trying to overhear peoples conversations or listen to a speech. You can’t tell people to slow down and pause so you can translate each thing they said. That just does not work and is not practical. If I’m watching a show on TV in Chinese it is also fairly useless unless you want to press pause every few seconds. Also when people are talking, you have to tell them to speak slowly and carefully. That is ridiculous. And you have to wait until they have completed a sentence to translate. That is silly. What is needed is for the App to translate as a person is speaking. The user would just wear earphones an be able to listen nearly real time just like a real translator does. Or the translated words would appear as the person is speaking. The function that translates what is written kind of works. It fluctuate the transition consistently until you freeze the frame. Obviously this function needs improving.
  • Oct 3, 2021

    By David Wolff
    +/- ok but frustrating. Leaves out last word on audio. Goolge knows, it's been on boards for 2 years now. Many upgrades no effect Version 6.0 works fine, I keep a copy. If an upgrade slips through, I sigh, delete it and reinstall 6.0. On the plus side it does a first class job of lightning translation of couple of pages of text cut and pasted in. On bajance, life is better with it than without it.
  • Works decently well, but has some problems Aug 23, 2019

    By Audio-enslaved
    Google Translate certainly works quite a bit better than some random online translation service, but there are quite a few things that could be improved. Pros: - Does a generally good (though not perfect) job translating phrases and idioms. In particular, many expressions that mean something in one language but doesn’t make sense in another are correctly translated to the analogous expression in the other language. - Has an offline download feature that lets you translate without reception. This is of course very useful when your phone service doesn’t work overseas. - Allows the saving of translations for future reference, but that doesn’t seem extremely useful. Cons: - One cannot choose to switch between various forms of a phrase for languages that have multiple types of conjugations. For example, you can’t choose to have French use tu instead of vous. - The translation of a word does not show whether the word is masculine or feminine for languages where it’s relevant. - While the offline feature is useful, it’s *extremely* slow. In fact, the online feature can be quite slow sometimes too. I chose to give the app 3 stars because for me, the cons make it quite cumbersome to use this app as a general translation / reference manual.
  • Lots of merit, some drawbacks Aug 24, 2021

    By Mike Hallman
    NB: This review relates specifically to French-English usage. First, the good things. While no translator will ever offer a perfect translation, because there’s so much more that goes into it, Google’s well-designed app does an excellent job. It does a fair job of picking up colloquialisms and the nuances of context that can dramatically change the meaning of a word or phase. The camera, conversation, and transcribe features are excellent. My two primary complaints are related. First, as with other Romance languages, French uses the second person plural of the pronoun “you” (vous) as a first person singular in formal settings. So informal singular is “tu” and formal is “vous”. If you are typing something in English to translate to French, there should be a way to indicate whether you want the formal or informal translation. Especially with as many irregular verbs as French has, if it defaults to the vous version it may be a challenge to adjust the verb to informal if you wish to do so. This should be a super easy fix. Related to the above, not only does the app not let you choose, but it often times is inconsistent throughout a passage. It will switch back and forth between vous and tu for singular usage. This can create some laborious manual correction. This is something the developers here really need to address.
  • Oct 7, 2021

    By Ali B
    I've used this quite often, sometimes I think it gives Brazilian translation, but I figure it out, or someone tells me I'm wrong! but recently it has stopped translating. The message of 'translation has failed' appears as soon as I type in the first word. Why has this started and how can this be fixed? I deleted then added again, but translation is still not working
  • Oct 6, 2021

    By Alexandru George
    You should add a new line key to your app and maybe fix the tap to translate or improve it. Switched from an old Android 8 phone (Samsung S7 Edge) where if I would copy any text, the translate bubble would pop up to ask if I want to translate, but this function is not working properly on Android 11 (S21), where I either have the option for the bubble to be turned on all the time or have a "Tap to Translate is on" notification present in the Notifications all the time => garbage.
  • Gogle translate bad Aug 5, 2021

    By Cmvflash
    google translator is bad because it automatically corrects what you say so if somebody in another language says something that is spelt badly it will automatically correct and that is bad when you tryings to understand them because they might say something else rather then what it automatically corrected one and it doesn’t detect some languages that are supported by apple so if you use a language that isn’t in google translator it will say its english instead of the actual language and it is when it is annoying because if you are trying to understand what you are saying in that language it will not work and there isn’t lots of translators as good as google translator which means you will never know the language where its from and maybe you would want to know but you can’t so thats why google translate is bad because people who speak different language and you tell back to them in they can tell you are using translator and so use a different translator instead of google translate.
  • Oct 15, 2021

    By Alexandr Suchkov
    You have a good translator, but why show me duplicate text in small letters. Only you have one. Make this feature optional. It interferes and takes up a lot of space, which you already have limited the amount of text copied.
  • Oct 10, 2021

    By Emre
    I like the app and I'm also using as my own dictionary putting stars to new words. The problem is I can't change the meaning list as I want. For example, I want to remember XXX word's 4th meaning but it always appears the first one. It's should allow us to change which meaning we want to see first, at least for our favorites - starred ones.
  • Oct 5, 2021

    By Jan-Willem Grimbeek
    Had to download app because TTS didn't work on browser; I'd tap the speaker button & it just refused to speak for some reason. App helped thankfully. Tho i immediately noticed a problem: the text field is TINY when trying to type, with a massive blank gap between the field and the keypad. I can only see one line at a time, making typing and translating very hard, so pls fix. Also IPA transcription along with translations would help a lot
  • Oct 6, 2021

    By K P
    I used to love thus app (in Android 9); it was amazing. Last week, I bought an Android 11 phone and the OS changes resulted in this app becoming infuriating. The floating icon is permanent, until explicitly removed. Once removed, it can't be reinstated. Google claims this is due to security-related changes to the OS. It seems to me that someone simply lacked imagination when redesigning the app behaviour. It is now incredibly frustrating to use.
  • Hard to Use, Inaccurate, Barely Works Dec 28, 2018

    By Lizzie Licious
    Many times when I record audio or pictures, the translation doesn’t even come up. The audio is worse since no matter what I do, speaking into the microphone is just a bust. I’ll say something into the microphone, and it won’t do anything. It doesn’t even load, it just indefinitely waits for me to say more. No matter how much I say, real words or not, it doesn’t ever even acknowledge that I’m done talking and if I hit any buttons, the X to close it or microphone button that you’d think would tell what it said, just cancel out of it. Not to mention, taking pics is a nightmare. You have to highlight with your finger the phrases you want translated, but you can’t move the picture around easily. So if you zoom into a certain part, it’s hard to zoom back out, and you can’t move the picture at all without zooming in or out. So if you zoom out in a way that makes the pic go off to the side, well, too bad. Why can’t it just detect the words itself? Or at the very least, why can’t I translate more then one thing in a picture, and do I have to take the same picture again and again just to see everything it says?
  • Terrible design - using the browser version is better Jul 6, 2018

    By NYCJames
    I installed this because I frequently use the browser version in Google to translate between English and French and I thought the app would be more convenient. Took me less than a minute to see the flaws in it. It's a horribly designed app - for example, in the browser version you can "switch" the languages around to make the destination language the source language. This is really helpful if, for example, you wish to practice making sentences in a language and then switch them around to compare your sentence to how Google translates it. In the app, there is a switch button but it switches the TEXT between windows instead of just switching which is source and which is destination - so my French sentence goes into the English window and vice versa, meaning they don't get translated. This is either a really stupid bug or an inexcusable design flaw, and to be honest it's entirely what I've come to expect from Google software. There are ALWAYS really stupid bugs and oversights which people complain about for years but which they never fix. Oh well, uninstalling it now.
  • Oct 17, 2021

    By David Franck
    Could you please add something in this App, and please make this app to translate the words to another languages exactly what it's saying sometimes this app gives me a wrong translation I know you're trying to help but make it better app and best app translation. and please adds some stuffs in it like dictionary, vocabulary, idioms, new word of the day, grammar, tong twister and many more others.
  • Oct 8, 2021

    By Feras Al Mahmoud
    Greetings, I would like to report about the inconvenient issue It's the translation icon that always appears on the phone screen. In my old phone (Samsung note 8 + all the same generation phones) It's only appeared when we're copied the text, but with the new generation phones like what I have now Samsung note 20 ultra, it's always be on the screen when activating the tap to translate option... We asked you please to find a solution for this issue, please
  • Flawed text scanning and translations Jan 31, 2020

    By CAD Programmer
    This is an amazing translation app, especially the real-time camera mode, straight out of science-fiction! However, it gives different results between camera Instant mode and Scan mode (often the Instant translation is close but a little off, Scan is more accurate but slower). A big problem with Scan mode is random omission of Japanese symbols from the source text and/or incorrect scans (wrong characters), so you’re unable to get a complete translation (frustrating). There are also frequent Google network errors resulting in delayed translation (or none at all), and frequent app crashes. You cannot pinch-zoom the camera, which is a problem on a smaller screen or text sizes. You can share/save only the translation results and not the scanned original foreign language text. I also don’t like how the camera mode always defaults to Instant instead of the last setting used. So although this is a convenient app for translations, it still needs a bit of work to get a higher rating from me.
  • Was reliable but now its crap Oct 13, 2020

    By GTNLisaJames
    i used google translate for everything. I live in a nonEnglish speaking nation so it came in very handy. but since the latest update I've had innumerable issues with it. I can't copy and paste it just puts in "TEST" when I paste something. the keyboard is messed up with emojis instead of words in the predictive text lines. the keyboard is laggy and often replaces correctly spelled words with incorrectly spelled ones. the keyboard has a globe symbol at the bottom that opens first with a list of emotions instead of the keyboard. it doesn't auto capitalize the letter of a first word in a sentence. it doesn't input a period at the end of a sentence . many times it doesn't input the letter I type. if i capitalize something i have to hit the shift typea the letter and hit the shift again or it CAPITALIZES EVERYTHING. all the letters appear capitalized on the keyboard regardless if the shift is on or not. it does this in other internet based apps as well but it started with the google translate app.

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