iPhone Pulse - Translate for Free With Google Translate

Stephen Yagielowicz

Google has made world travel a whole lot easier for iOS users, with the release of its Google Translate app.

Now you can easily translate words and phrases between 58 languages and in most languages, speak your phrases and hear corresponding translations; allowing users to bridge cultural and language barriers, such as when attending overseas business events.

According to Google, its Translate app converts text in 58 languages.

According to Google, its Translate app converts text in 58 languages; by speaking the words instead of typing in 15 languages; synthesizes its translations spoken aloud in 23 languages; and automatically detects the language of text.

Translations are displayable full screen for easy reading; favorite translations may be starred for quick access, even when offline; and non-Latin script languages such as Chinese are phonetically spelled out.

Currently, Google Translate supports the following languages:

Afrikaans, Albanian, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Arabic, Basque, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Filipino, Finnish, French, Galician, Georgian, German, Greek, Haitian Creole, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Irish, Japanese, Korean, Latin, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu, Vietnamese, Welsh and Yiddish.

For digital content marketers serving a global audience and networking with contacts around the world, Google Translate is a musthave app — and best of all, it’s free.