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Google New App for iPhone Accepts Voice Translate

The internet search giant announced the official Google Translate for iPhone app now available for download globally from the App Store. Back in August 2008 Google had launched a Google Translate HTML5 web app for iPhone users.

Included with all the major features of the web app, Speak to translate is one among them

Speak to translate
The new app accepts voice input for 15 languages. Users can translate a word or phrase into one of more than 50 languages.
Voice input -
press the microphone icon next to the text box and say the word you want to translate.

Listen to your translations

Google software engineer Wenzhang Zhu said:-
"You can also listen to your translations spoken out loud in one of 23 different languages. This feature uses the same new speech synthesizer voices as the desktop version of Google Translate we introduced last month,"

Full-screen mode
Just by tapping on the zoom icon to quickly zoom in, easily enlarge the translated text to full-screen size. Easier to read the text on the screen, and share with others.


Translate words and phrases between more than 50 languages using Google Translate for iOS. For most languages, you can speak your phrases and hear the corresponding translations.

  • Translate text between 57 languages

  • Translate by speaking the text instead of typing it (15 languages)

  • Listen to your translations spoken aloud (23 languages)

  • Display translations in full screen mode to make it easier for others nearby to read

  • Star your favorite translations for quick access even when you’re offline

  • Access your translation history even when you’re offline

  • Spell out the translation of non-Latin script languages (e.g. Chinese, Japanese, etc..) in Latin characters to read it phonetically (e.g. Pinyin, Romaji)

  • View additional dictionary results for single words or short phrases

The app is available in all iOS supported languages; need an iPhone or iPod touch iOS version 3 or later.

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