Can anyone recommend a good internet browsing translation program
Thread poster: Blackfire368

Blackfire368
English
Aug 6, 2008

I often visit foreign sites (mostly japanese) and am wondering if anyone can recommend a program that I can use to translate the text with. I don't really know if such a program exists (if it doesn't please tell me) but I want something that I maybe highlight the text, then am able to right-click and select translate and a small window pops up that has the translated text.

Like I said I don't know if such a program exists, but there just has to be something like what I described out there. Also, money is not an issuee. Any help would be appreciated.


 

FHvastija
Slovenia
Local time: 21:39
English to Slovenian
+ ...
yessir Aug 6, 2008

http://babelfish.yahoo.com/

http://translate.google.com/translate_t?hl=en

Both pretty solid.


 

MGL  Identity Verified
Netherlands
Local time: 21:39
Russian to English
I don't know about windows popping up Aug 6, 2008

but have you tried Google Translate?

http://www.google.com/webmasters/igoogle/translate.html


 

Nguyen Dieu  Identity Verified
Vietnam
Local time: 03:39
Member (2008)
English to Vietnamese
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Hi Aug 7, 2008

Have you tried somethings from Vietnamese products?

http://vdict.com/?autotranslation


 

Leif Karlsson  Identity Verified
Finland
Member (2008)
English to Swedish
Firefox addons Aug 7, 2008

If you use Firefox, maybe check these out:

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/6938
https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/2444


 

irene varela  Identity Verified
Uruguay
Local time: 17:39
English to Spanish
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PROMT software Aug 8, 2008

Haven´t u tried PROMT 8? It comes in almost all language pairs. You can download a trial version (30 days) for free.
It translates Word/Adobe/Excel files. It opens in a new document, window or translation bar. Even if you are working with Excel files you have the option of getting the translation next to the sentences chosen or in a new document.
As a translator machine it´s not perfect but if you want to work fast you can have a sort of "pre-translated" file and then check , edit and have the final version.

Hope it´s useful!


 

Jason Young  Identity Verified
China
Local time: 04:39
Member (2008)
English to Chinese
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Yeah Aug 10, 2008

Megan Lehmann wrote:

but have you tried Google Translate?

http://www.google.com/webmasters/igoogle/translate.html



Google has been helpful so far.


 

Jeff Allen  Identity Verified
France
Local time: 21:39
Multiplelanguages
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Automatic translation software Nov 11, 2008

Blackfire368 wrote:

I often visit foreign sites (mostly japanese) and am wondering if anyone can recommend a program that I can use to translate the text with. I don't really know if such a program exists (if it doesn't please tell me) but I want something that I maybe highlight the text, then am able to right-click and select translate and a small window pops up that has the translated text.

Like I said I don't know if such a program exists, but there just has to be something like what I described out there. Also, money is not an issuee. Any help would be appreciated.


irene varela wrote:

Haven´t u tried PROMT 8? It comes in almost all language pairs. You can download a trial version (30 days) for free.
It translates Word/Adobe/Excel files. It opens in a new document, window or translation bar.


Blackfire: Several automatic translation systems have the kinds of features you are looking for.

Irene: PROMT can also process HTML files.

For info, there are usually web browser translation modules as part of the package of the automatic translation systems. Also, the translation environment can often also process HTML content. It is in the translation environment (called PROMT for PROMT, or the STPM in SYSTRAN) that it is possible to highlight specific paragraphs or texts and translate them.
This is not possible with the online translation portals such as Google, Babelfish, and similar sites.

A list of software reviews of all such software is available at the Language Technology Evaluation site: http://www.geocities.com/langtecheval/

Jeff


 

Warren95
Local time: 20:39
English
good internet browsing translator Nov 19, 2008

There is Google.

 

Adi Al-Ka'bi
Local time: 00:39
Arabic to English
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Japanese Text Translators Dec 17, 2008

Here are two Japanese text translators plus others:

Text Translators:
http://dictionary.reference.com/translate/text.html
http://translation.paralink.com/

Web Site Translators (these also perform text translation):
http://www.intertran.net:2000/Translate/index.shtml
http://babelfish.yahoo.com/

Though not asked about, but following are some word translators as well:

Word Translators:
http://dict.pspinc.com/
http://www.linear.mv.com/cgi-bin/j-e/fg=r/dict
http://www.freedict.com/onldict/jap.html
http://www.foreignword.com/Tools/transnow.asp?p=mtfiles/f_5_40.htm
http://www.ectaco.com/English-Japanese-Dictionary/


 

Colin lee
Local time: 04:39
Chinese
Lingoes Dec 23, 2008

Lingoes is good for you.

 


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