Microsoft Translator

Microsoft Translator

 

Description

Microsoft Translator is a multilingual machine translation cloud service provided by Microsoft. Microsoft Translator is a part of Microsoft Cognitive Services and integrated across multiple consumer, developer, and enterprise products; including Bing, Microsoft Office, SharePoint, Microsoft Edge, Microsoft Lync, Yammer, Skype Translator, Visual Studio, and Microsoft Translator apps for Windows, Windows Phone, iPhone and Apple Watch, and Android phone and Android Wear. The service supports 107 languages and language varieties as of March 2022.

Types of use

·   Content Development

·   Communication

Indicative use in the classroom

Used to translate texts that students either find exploring information that relate to a school assignment or learning activity and are written in another language, or their own texts, in their native language, if they want to integrate them in a presentation or assignment in the context of a foreign language lesson.

Open access

·   Free access: all features are available

·   Paid plans: for focused used (e.g., in apps, games, etc.)