Photo Translator

Photo Translator

5,000 - 10,000 downloads

Pros
  • Good idea
  • Ease of use
Cons
  • Takes too long to translate
  • Accuracy should be enhanced
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Expert's Review
5.0
Worthy

"Translating from your Android camera"

Reviewed by / Sep 26, 2012

Photo Translator is a simple app that allows you to translate any word captured with your camera

Actually, Photo Translator allows users to translate captured words by two different ways: from gallery pictures or from the camera. First off, users have to choose the languages. This full version comes with more than 25 languages. Second, choose the way the word is going to be captured and wait a few second to get it translated.

Photo Translator is inspired by a good idea. However, the app needs to be enhanced in some regards. On the one hand, it takes too long to translate the word. On the other hand, sometimes it doesn't recognize the word. From my point of view, this two points are basic to make it really usable.

This doesn't mean that the app doesn't work at all: the app works pretty good but should be enhanced in this regard. I wish developer will focused on this issue since the idea behind the app is really good.

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Developer's original description available here
Take a picture from your phone camera and translate it directly to any language.

Please take a picture of a black text on a white background, otherwise it won't work.

The app will recognize the text from your picture and translate it automatically. You can use this program in restaurants, airports, train stations, buses, etc. This application supports the following languages : Bulgarian, Catalan, Czech, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Danish, German, Greek, English, Finnish, French, Hebrew, Hindi, Croatian, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latvian, Lithuanian, Dutch, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovakian, Slovenian, Spanish, Serbian, Swedish, Tagalog, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese.

Recently changed in this version

20/03/2013
v1.3.4
- Fix camera and album issues on Android 4.1+

26/02/2013
v1.3.3
- Less permission required

v1.2
- Language list after translation
- Photo from album


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Comments and ratings for Photo Translator
  • (32)

    by brent morris on 07/04/2014

    This app can't do Chinese.

  • (32)

    by todd j Ivers on 25/02/2014

    I paid for it and it NEVER works

  • (32)

    by Dominick Ralston on 24/01/2014

    I want a refund

  • (32)

    by Jk Og on 18/01/2014

    This app don't work not even in my Samsung note, S4 and S3

  • (32)

    by Ryan McCarty on 14/01/2014

    I really should have read the reviews before paying money for this. Attempted to translate Japanese text. Did everything including scanning it into my computer and cleaning it up in Photoshop. Half the time it translated as nothing and the other half it

  • (32)

    by David Laurence Emerson on 14/01/2014

    I used this to translate some Chinese text to English. I was astonished at how well the text recognition worked, and was satisfied with the translation (I can't read Chinese so I don't really know how accurate it is) Rather than trusting this app to take

  • (32)

    by Jeremy G on 09/01/2014

    Took a screenshot of a Spanish facebook post. Gave up on waiting after 5 minutes of processing with no output. On HTC One X