Translate text from pictures taken by your Android smartphone

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The update of the Google Translate app for Android, released on August 9, offers text translation from photos taken with a smartphone.

The translation, available in 64 languages??, is obtained by highlighting the text captured. The voice chat feature, introduced in 2011, is meanwhile still offered for 17 languages?? and the translation can be made in 40 languages??.


In a poston its blog in April, Google announced that translate.google.com had over 200 million monthly users (more if you count the Chrome users, mobile applications and YouTube users) . Nearly 92% of users are outside of the United States. According to the same post, the tool is mostly used by travelers.



The Google Translate 2.5, which requires Android 2.1 :Download here
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Jean-François Pillou - Founder of CCM
Better known as Jeff, Jean-François Pillou is the founder of CommentCaMarche.net. He is also CEO of CCM Benchmark and digital director at the Figaro Group.

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