The holiday season is a popular app “Yandex.Interpreter and translator for iPhone and iPad learned how to translate text in 12 new languages and have mastered the system for writing Chinese words in Latin alphabet Pinyin.
In total, “Yandex.Translator” understands 60 languages. In the new list: Afrikaans, Basque, Welsh, Irish, Galician, Haitian Creole, Latin, Malagasy, Mongolian, Swahili, Tagalog and Uzbek. And the application has mastered Pinyin is the most popular system for writing Chinese words in Latin alphabet and the rules of transliteration for Arabic, Armenian, Greek, Georgian, Hebrew, Korean, Farsi and Japanese.
“Yandex.Translator” 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, is a pre — load on a mobile device, the data for the desired languages and enable the offline mode in settings.
In addition, Yandex.The interpreter is able to recognize text from images: simply take a photo or load an application from any picture with text and the program will show the translation on top of the picture. The interpreter recognizes text in 11 languages — English, Spanish, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Turkish, Ukrainian, French and Czech.
At the heart of “Yandex.Translator” is the statistical machine translation technology, created in Yandex in 2011. The service has a web version and mobile apps for iOS, Android and Windows Phone. According to the developers, each day the program is used by over half a million people that perform with the help of service from two to three million translations.
Updated “Yandex.Interpreter and translator for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch is available to download for free.