A few weeks ago, Microsoft Translator app on Android was updated to add offline translations for 10 languages. This a useful feature that allows you to use the app whether you’re connected or not, which can be really handy to avoid roaming costs when you’re travelling. Today, Microsoft is updating the Microsoft Translator iOS app to version 2.13, which bring the same offline feature to iPhone users, and more. Please find the full changelog below:
- Download language packages to access translation services without Internet connectivity in 40+ languages including Arabic, Chinese, Spanish, Portuguese, Japanese, and Korean.
- Translate text in web pages using our Safari Extension by turning it on in app settings.
While the previous update to the iOS app just added support for Klingon language, this last update is pretty substantial as it not only brings downloadable packs for 40+ languages but also a new Safari extension to translate web pages in the language of your choice. To use the feature, you first have to enable the extension in Safari’s share menu, and then click on the button and voilà! You can see a capture of the homepage of Winbeta translated in French:
Please tell us in the comments what do you think of these new features, and you can get the app from the download link below.