Whether you’re attempting to learn a new language or you’re traveling to a foreign country that speaks a different language, a language translator app is one of the best ways to help you adapt to your surroundings. If you want an app that is specified for the language you are needing instead of a more general one, here are the best apps for each language.
Google Translate – English
Available free on Android and iOS, Google Translate is the most comprehensive language translation app, It can translate up to 90 different languages, allows you to use your camera to translate text in 26 languages, and has two-way automatic speech translation in 40 languages.
SpanishDict – Spanish
This free app by Curiosity Media is available on iOS. It has an offline Spanish-English dictionary, audio pronunciations, conjugation tables, three different types of translators, a talking Phrasebook, and word games to help you learn the language at your own pace.
French Translator/Dictionary – French
GreenLife Apps’ free Android translator is advertised as French but it can actually translate over 30 languages. It also has an offline dictionary, a word of the day feature, transcription for most of its languages, and a sentence correction feature.
Italian Translator/Dictionary – Italian
Similar to GreenLife Apps’ French Translator, this app also supports many languages, has an offline dictionary, word of the day feature, sentence correction feature, and vocal recognition for its spoken translation feature.
Latin-English Translation Dictionary – Latin
Although Ultralingua, Inc’s iOS and Windows app is not free, costing $11.99, it does provide some great features. There are over 95,000 translations, offline capabilities, auto-correct features, and guaranteed accuracy because it is based on Lewis and Short’s 1879 Latin-English Dictionary.
Japanese Translator – Japanese
Yehia ElBehery’s free iOS app allows you to translate between English and the Japanese languages of Kanji, Kana, Furigana, Romaji, Hiragana, and Katakana. You can also see real worlreal-world of Japanese phrases, such as on social media.
Arabic English Translator – Arabic
GK Apps has a great Arabic translator available for free on Android. This app is able to translate both spoken words and written text from Arabic to English and vice versa. It translates very quickly, and those translations can be saved offline to use as a dictionary.
WayGo – Chinese
Available for free on Android and iOS, Translate Abroad’s WayGo is our favorite Chinese language app. No internet connection is required to translate food menus, signs, documents, and more. Simply point your camera at the Chinese phrases, and it will automatically translate them for you.
German Dictionary & Translator – German
Ascendo Inc. offers this German app on iOS for $9.99. This German Dictionary & Translator includes quite a bit for the price: an extensive offline dictionary, a Phrasebook with common words used in conversations, vocabulary quizzes, and spoken translation capabilities.
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