Google Translate: Offline Feature Adds Seven Indian Regional Languages

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The Google Translate app’s offline feature now holds up seven more regional languages, which include Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu. The feature is already present in Hindi. And it is now being launched to support additional Indian languages.

Google is all set to bring its offline translation feature to users speaking languages such as Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu and Urdu. The new feature will let users experience offline translations and instant visual translation in their choice of language. The update also has an added support for a conversation mode in regional languages. These languages include Bengali and Tamil.

Google Translate: Bilingual Conversation

This latest conversation mode is a program, which will allow Google Translate users to have a bilingual conversation with people just by talking to the app. For activating the conversation mode, users need to tap on the mic. Then, they have to start speaking in a selected language and tap on the mic again. The Google Translate app will mechanically recognize the language being spoken. This will let users have a smooth conversation.

If you want to take advantage of this new feature, then you will need to first download both the language packs. With offline support, users can decode a word or sentence even when they are not connected to the Internet. Google also recently announced voice input support for eight supplementary Indian languages. These languages include Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu.

The Google’s Translate app obviously lets it users point their camera on the English text. Then, they get a translation for it in the previously mentioned Indian languages. With the Word help of the Lens feature, people can quickly translate text using their camera. All these features already exist in Hindi. They are now being rolled out to support additional Indian languages on iOS as well as Android. Google of late unveiled ‘The Feed’ for Indian users with support for Hindi. It has also been customizing its services for the regional users.

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