When you travel abroad, it is inevitable to use the local language to communicate with local people. In this case, the language barrier is a big problem. However, voice translator apps solve this problem perfectly. Here are three best voice translator apps for travelers. They’ll make your journey more exciting!
The most popular application of any language service, Google Translate web platform, iOS application, Android application and an API that helps developers build browser extensions are constantly innovative. Their print translation function supports 133 different languages, many of which continue to work offline (which is perfect for your offline travel plans).
This app also offers offline translations and will work regardless of internet or wi-fi.
- Free mobile application
- Support available: Help Center, Email, Community Forum
- voice-to-text translation
- app translation
- camera translation
Microsoft Translator is a free personal translation application for 109 languages, to translate text, voice, conversations, camera photos, and screenshots. You can also download offline translation languages for free to use when traveling. It uses camera translation to translate text within pictures and screenshots, and uses voice translation to translate speech and a split-screen mode for two participants having a bilingual conversation.
Offering both enterprise and consumer versions, Microsoft Translator is probably the most versatile option on the market. Translator is also available as a Smartwatch app, for iOS and Android, making it easily accessible for travelers on the go.
- Free mobile application
- Support available: Help & FAQs, Forum, Email
iTranslate Voice is a professional translation app that uses voice to voice translation technology. You’ll just need to type or say the word and it will say it in the foreign language from the list.
As you can see in the screenshots below, the app offers both conversational voice translation as well as a helpful phrase guide with audio pronunciation.
iTranslate functions like many of the other apps on this list, which means that you can type, speak or point your camera at text to get a translation.
iTranslate has almost 350,000 ratings on both iTunes and Google Play — most of them with four and five stars. As well as translating speech and typed words and phrases, the app can also slow and speed up audio playback to help ensure you master the pronunciation. The option to save translations for future reference is particularly convenient, effectively allowing you to create your own phrasebook.
- Text, image and audio translation in about 100 languages
- A dictionary and phrasebook containing more than 250 predefined phrases
- Widgets and flashcards ~ learn a new phrase every day
- Offline translation function
- Detect language function
Price: Free, and paid to use advanced features (monthly/annual plan.