Translation apps are your lifesaver when you travel in a different place where you can’t depend on your native language. These smartphone apps are powerful to give an immediate translation to different language on demand.
Google Translate app supports translation in offline. This helps you to get the translation even with out Internet connection.
You can input the line or word to translate by speaking, typing or as a picture input using your smart phone camera. Translating a picture of words into a different language is a cool essential feature.
This app helps you to avoid manual typing as well as it makes you get a translated text just with a simple click on your camera.
Just imagine with out this cool feature, you are trying to type Chinese characters and this going to be a hilarious task for you.
Google Translate (iTunes, Google Play )
This famous apps is from Google for language translation that supports to translate between 80 languages. There are multiple way to input your language to the smart phone for translations. You can speak, type, write, or take a picture to translate and the apps return back the translated text into the same format like voice, text or picture.
You can use Google Translation with out Internet connection once you installed in your device. This app translates in offline and it is very useful while you traveling when you unable to access the Internet. You can save your translations in advance and access from any device (Camera input and offline translation are available for Android 2.3 and above).
iTranslate (iTunes, Google Play )
iTranslate is a good alternative for Google Translate apps. This app supports around 80 languages to translate. iTranslate can translate words, phrases and text in over 80 languages. With iTranslate you can select between lots of different dialects, choose a male or female voice and even control the speaking rate.
Premium app supports voice input and while you speaking, the app recognize your voice, transform it into text and translate it into another language. In addition to this, iTranslate gives you dictionaries for many languages to precisely solve that problem. You can get suggestions while you’re typing, turn your phone to the side and use both hands for typing with the bigger landscape keyboard. You can share end translations to your friends via Email, SMS, Facebook or Twitter or simply copy a translation and use it in any App you like. You can browse through recent translations or save a translation for later offline access.
Word Lens (iTunes, Google Play )
This app instantly translate printed words using your built-in video camera, in real time. You may need purchase language packs separately from within the app. You can buy as language pairs for your need like English ⇆ Russian + English ⇆ Portuguese + English ⇆ German + English ⇆ Italian + English ⇆ French + English ⇆ Spanish etc.
Special features include Reverse Words (spell all words backwards), Erase Words (digital white-out), on the go translation etc. The results appear immediately on your video screen when you need it, anywhere in the world. You can use smart phone camera to take picture and translate it or you can look up translations by typing them in.
These apps are not only useful while you travel. If you ever learned a second language in your school, this is a nice guide to refresh your language skill or practice while you playing with smart phone.