With the new update to the Google Translate app has added the offline translation feature. Just a few years back, we used to have just phones, a little gadget that was very useful in communicating via calls and messages. With the passage of time, phones got bigger with lots of capabilities added to it. Gradually it became a smartphone, and thus a companion that helps us in every walk of life.
It keeps us connected, entertains us, enhances our productivity and helps us do various things. One of the smart features of a modern smartphone is to let you communicate with folks who speak a different language than yours. A smartphone can be a lifesaver when traveling abroad.
With the growth of technology our world is shrinking and if it is so, why should we bound within the barriers of language. The Google Translate app is the world’s most used service for translating an unfamiliar language into a familiar one. Google today updated Google Translate for Android, giving it the power to perform language translations when there’s no internet connection. Now, this is a big step toward making us able to communicate without caring for mobile network even in most distant areas.
The new version (2.6) of the Google Translate app runs on all devices with Android 2.3 or higher and now it supports offline translation for fifty languages, from French and Spanish to Chinese and Arabic. Just select the offline languages to be translated from and to, let the app download the required language packages and you’re good to go.
Source: Android Blog