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Microsoft Translator Now Supports 50 Languages with the Additions of Bosnian, Croatian, and Serbian

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Microsoft Translator Now Supports 50 Languages with the Additions of Bosnian, Croatian, and Serbian

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We are happy to announce that have added three new languages– Bosnian, Croatian, and Serbian to our list of supported languages. This brings the total number of languages supported by Microsoft Translator to 50!

Bosnian, Croatian, and Serbian are welcome additions to the list of Microsoft Translator’s supported languages. Although similar in form and structure, these languages belong to countries that have a unique histories and cultures. These languages are primarily spoken in South East Europe, in the region between Italy and Greece. The nations of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, and Serbia are major tourist destinations, with millions of people visiting each year. The capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sarajevo, is well known for its old bazaar known as Bascarsija, which was built in the 15th century. Croatia’s coastline draws hordes of visitors to its shores, and the capital of Serbia, Belgrade, has a booming nightlife. These three nations also host a variety of business and professional opportunities within their borders. We are excited to launch these translation systems, making it possible for people around the globe to have a richer understanding of these cultures and this area of the world.

Microsoft Translator’s automatic translation engine makes instant translation a reality no matter where you are. We offer a wide variety of languages spoken all over the world, and beyond— from Africa to Asia, North America to Europe...and even Klingon. Whether you use Translator via Bing.com/Translator, on your desktop using the Windows 8 app, in Office*, through Skype Translator, SharePoint, Lync, in your own app or service through the Translator API, or simply through your favorite social media or consumer review app, you will now be able to communicate in 50 languages and have your world in your words. You can even check out these new translation systems on the go using the Translator app for Windows Phone, featuring camera mode** for translating text on walls, signs, et cetera-- wherever they may be!

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* Newly released language will only appear in Microsoft Office applications if you update the service from within the app. See the steps here: http://aka.ms/TranslatorAddNewLanguageInOffice

** Serbian only support for the moment.

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  • Does this mean flow keyboard for these languages could be comming soon?

  • @davor: Sorry, no. These are two totally different technologies and are unrelated.

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