Microsoft’s updated iOS Translator app can now detect two different languages at the same time

Brad Stephenson

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The Microsoft Translator app updated on Apple’s iOS devices today to Version This latest update added improvements to the Language ID functionality, adding the ability for the app to listen for two languages at the same time, and also implemented a new UI for switching speech modes and setting text-to-speech playback speed.

Here’s the full release notes with all of the details:

  • Language ID feature for speech translation – “auto” mode

Pick two languages and the app will listen for both

After each utterance, the mic will automatically re-activate for the next utterance

  • New user interface to navigate between different speech modes
  • Swipe or tap on each label to move between the three modes: single, auto, and split
  • Set your text-to-speech playback speed directly from the speech screen
  • Support for 11 new locales
  • Bug fixes and general improvements.

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