Google Translate may be the most famous language platform for translating texts, but it's not alone in offering free word and phrase conversions from one language to another. There are several Google solution alternatives that may be more useful in different scenarios, such as for getting synonymous, better context information, or offline operation on your computer. Here are five free alternatives to translate text and documents in your browser or in PC and mobile apps.
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The Microsoft Translator Translator is a Google Translator competitor that can work on the web and offline through mobile and desktop applications. The free software supports over 60 languages, allowing you to translate text, photos, screen prints and even voice messages, depending on the language. On the web, the feature is hosted at Bing at ww.bing.com/translator.
Microsoft Translator supports over 60 languages ??Photo: Reproduction / Paulo Alves
DeepL (deepl.com/translator) is a free translation service that works with neural networks, just like Google Translate. The technology allows you to deliver more natural looking language conversions, especially in longer and more complex sentences. It supports English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Dutch, Polish and Russian languages. However, the translator is only available in web version without PC or mobile application.
DeepL uses neural networks to improve long translations Photo: Reproduction / Paulo Alves
Linguee (linguee.com) is a language dictionary that can be useful when you only need to translate specific words. Although only compatible with Portuguese in Portugal, its versatility to show synonyms can help build texts in other languages. In addition to the web version, the service has apps for Android and iPhone (iOS).
Linguee has built-in dictionary of synonyms Photo: Reproduo / Paulo Alves
ReversoTranslation (reverso.net/text_translation.aspx) is an online translation platform compatible with 13 languages, including Portuguese. Its main advantage is to offer a list of phrases using translated words to show how the term can be applied in different contexts. In addition to a word translator, Reverso has a tool for converting entire documents from one language to another.
Reverso shows phrases to contextualize translated words Photo: Reproduo / Paulo Alves
Babylon has a powerful language translation tool that works on your computer. The software works offline and is already integrated with famous dictionaries such as Oxford, Britannica and Merriam-Webster. The 77-language compatible program has interaction with Office and lets you convert entire documents with one click.
Babylon translator works offline on computer Photo: Reproduo / Paulo Alves
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