Yandex has announced a new version of Yandex.Translator for Apple devices. The app, available on iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch, has learned to translate web sites entirely. Feature introduced in version 2.7.
Now in Yandex.The translator can translate any website with one of the available languages. It’s enough to copy the translation a link to the desired page. After clicking “Translate site” opens built-in browser in which a web page will be translated into the selected language. Also the update fixed the bugs and improved the stability.
A total of “Yandex.The translator” understands 60 languages. The app translates from Russian to English, German, French, Turkish, Italian and Spanish and Vice versa without a Network connection. The program and tells the meanings of individual words, and translates phrases and texts entirely. All that is required in order to translate without the Internet — it pre-download to mobile device data for the desired languages and enable offline mode in settings.
In addition, “Yandex.The interpreter” is able to recognize text from images: it is enough to take a photo or upload a to the app any picture with text and the program will show the translation over the image. The interpreter recognizes the text in 11 languages — English, Spanish, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Turkish, Ukrainian, French and Czech.
The service is based on the statistical machine translation technology, developed in 2011. The service has a web version and mobile apps for iOS, Android and Windows Phone. Every day Yandex.The interpreter used by more than half a million people that perform using the service from 2 to 3 million transfers.
“Yandex.Translator” for iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch can be downloaded for free at this link.