Microsoft Translator for iOS receives a large update, brings new speech translation animation and more

Microsoft has taken the wraps off of version 3.0.5 of its Microsoft Translator app for iOS. This update brings a number of enhancements and fixes, with an unusually long changelog.

To begin with, there’s a new animation during speech translations, here’s a look at the new animation:

Other notable changes include the addition of a profanity filter, and the ability to get support and share feedback from within the app:

Here is the full changelog for version 3.0.5:

  • Added a setting to turn off profanity filter
  • Added feature to show language detected in the format “English (Detected)” and let user swap “to” and “from” language
  • Updated offline behaviour to make it more intuitive to download and use offline packs for supported languages
  • Added action buttons in text mode while keyboard is up to let user take action on the translation like sharing and pinning
  • Fixed language scrolling behaviour for longer strings
  • Added prompt for app review after frequent usage
  • Updated animation to respond to user input in speech mode
  • Added in-app experience to let users create new bugs or vote for existing features inside the app

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