Microsoft Translator integrates into Windows version of Skype




Microsoft will integrate Skype Translator directly from the Windows desktop version of Skype. It starts with the versions for Windows 7, 8, 8.1 and 10. The different versions are rolled out in the coming weeks.

It writes Skype on his blog. Skype Translator can translate real-time video calls. The system converts the spoken word into text using Microsoft Translator technology to convert text into another language. A text-to-speech speaks bone under then out. The feature was first introduced on a trial basis in December 2014, but until now Skype Translator still a standalone application that could be added as a plug-in to Skype.

The number of languages ​​that can be used with spoken word, is six: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish and Mandarin. When it comes to typed text, the program can handle many more languages, namely fifty, including Klingon and Dutch.


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