Google updates Translate for Android, adds slew of new features

Published Date
06 - Dec - 2012
| Last Updated
06 - Dec - 2012
 
Google updates Translate for Android, adds slew of new features

Google has rolled out an updated Translate app For Android platform, adding a slew of new features such as camera-input support for new languages such as Chinese, Japenese and Korean. The update also includes handwriting support for 11 more languages.

The updated Google Translate for Android allows users to translate text between 65 languages. The handwriting recognition support now supports languages such as Afrikaans, Croatian, Czech, Icelandic, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Slovak, Slovenian, Ukrainian and Welsh. For Chinese, Japanese and Korean languages, the camera-input currently only supports horizontal text.

The updated app for Android comes shortly after rolled out an update for the Web version. The update for the Web version adds reverse translations and synonym clusters while prioritizing the most popular results. Download the updated Google Translate for Android from here.