Microsoft Rolls Out Real Time Translator For Skype For Windows

Microsoft Rolls Out Real Time Translator For Skype For Windows

Skype is one of the most used video and voice chatting tool used by millions of people all over the world to stay connected with their friends and families. There are more than 3 billion Skype users who make voice and video calls every day through the tool.

If you want your Skyping to be a meaningful one, you need to know the language in which the other person chats or talks with you. To ease this congestion, Skype has come out with a Skype Translator for the Windows users to help in breaking the language barriers that prevented them from making friends with other Skype users in foreign countries.

The Skype translator tool will work with six popular languages of the world like English, French, Mandarin, Spanish and German. You can now enjoy real time translation when you and the other person get involved in a conversation n through Skype. The Skype translator was launched by Microsoft, the software giant, about a year back as an app designed only for Windows 8. Now, Microsoft has integrated this translation software to the desktop version of Skype so that Windows 7, Windows 8 as well as Windows 10 desktop users can avail this new tool.

With the new Skype translation tool integrated into your Skype, you will now be able to make conversations with your friends in Germany or Spain without any language barrier. The Skype team said that the Skype translation tool was a big dream for everyone at Skype ad this will help in bringing together the people across the globe.

There have been many researchers, engineers and others who have worked behind this project to make the Skype dream of breaking the language barriers to a reality. Skype has plans to extend this translator tool facility to other devices as well in the near future.

The software giant will be offering the Skype for Windows update to its global users in the coming weeks. Once updated, the new translator button will start to show up when you are in a conversation with your contact or other Skype users. A total of 50 languages are supported for translation of the instant messages. The translation feature can be enabled for video as well as voice calls.

The early users during the Skype translation preview helped Skype to build a better tool through their feedbacks. The company is looking to make more progress with the tool as it is now available for Windows 7, 8 and 10 desktop users.

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October 2nd, 2015 by