Google Translatefor Android


This translator lets you do more things

Language barriers create negative effects in productivity. Traveling in places that do not share the same tongue as you gets tricky. Those are just some downsides when you don’t have anyone to explain things for you. Google released a Google Translate in 2006 to end language woes.

Wide reach

This versatile translator is at the forefront of the market’s best apps

Those languages are just some of the 103 languages you can use with the app. This converter supports languages spanning from different continents. Google Translate is constantly working towards add to their current roster of offered languages.

Be a part of a community that works to extend the app. The translate community constantly welcomes new members. Contribute by answering your own interpretation of phrases given by Google. Alternatively, you can also judge the accuracy of their interpretations. Translations for languages that are not yet available are also welcomed. 

Make traveling easy 

Create your own phrasebook with the translations you want on hand. Select commonly used words like “Excuse me” or “Help” and compile them for easy access.  You can operate this even if you don’t have an internet connection. The translator app will let you access translations for nearly 60 languages offline. 

Google provides more than just one way 

Instant speech translation can be done on the free translator app. Only 38 languages are available on the app’s two-way Conversation Mode. You can also decode signs and product labels with a single snap. Camera translation is done in the Camera Mode feature provides precise translations 

If you don’t have certain language alphabet keyboard on your phone. You can input phrases you want to comprehend using the Character Drawing feature. The app will let you draw characters from over 90 languages for interlingual rendition.

This translator also extends services to web developers. They offer Translation API and the beta version of the AutoML Translation. But the extension isn't free.

Where can you run this program?

Work with the app on any Android and iOS device to have a translator on the go. But if you’re dealing with long documents, you can access this on a desktop instead.

Is there a better alternative?

TripLingo works as a substitute for this app. This is also a good resource for culture guides that can be handy during travel. Plus, the app has a Wi-Fi dialer you can use to make free international calls.

Our take

Google is a reputable site with admirable values. Their projects reflect that. It’s good for getting the general idea of a sentence, but it still has a long way to go in terms of accuracy. It isn’t the be-all and end-all as far as translations go.

Should you download it?

Yes. With the app, you can understand other languages without spending hours trying to master them. Transcend limitations with Google Translate.


  • 103 languages are offered
  • Fast
  • Easy to use interface


  • Not 100% accurate
  • Accuracy varies per language
  • Translations contain grammar errors

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