With introduction of iOS 8, for the first time, Apple opened the gates to third party developers. Now, developers can make custom widgets and keyboards for iOS. We have been covering a number of iOS 8 keyboards regularly. Here, we make your introduction to the one which is quite different from previous ones in terms of functionality. It’s much unique! Especially, when you are having friends from different corners of the world, it is simply what you need. Translator keyboard for iOS 8 developed by Steven Barnegren enables you to translate text from one language to another.
Once installed, the handy keyboard can perform the task anywhere you want. The text will get translated as you type without requiring you to have even few seconds wasted. With Translator keyboard for iOS 8, you can translate text to languages as many as 44. The desired language can be selected right from keyboard. Here is the list of languages in which you can TRANSLATE TEXT TO:
Arabic, Bulgarian, Catalan, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Haitian Creole, Hebrew, Hindi, Hmong Daw, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Klingon, Klingon (pIqaD), Korean, Latvian, Lithuanian, Malay, Maltese, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukranian, Urdu, Vietnamese and Welsh.
You can also TRANSLATE TEXT FROM different languages. These amount to 30. Here is the list:
Catalan, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Haitian Creole, Hmong Daw, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Klingon, Latvian, Lithuanian, Malay, Maltese, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish, Vietnamese and Welsh.
So how the Translator keyboard for iOS performs its job? Well, it makes use of Microsoft Translate API. It can even auto-correct words. You need to have Internet connection when using the keyboard.
Have a look on the description of keyboard as mentioned at iTunes:
Translator Keyboard is able to provide a much simpler experience than the copy-paste workflow that many translation apps have had to settle for in the past. As well as making translation quicker and more convenient, Translator Keyboard is the perfect tool for bite-size translation, such as iMessaging colleagues abroad, participating in online chat or discussions in another language, or skypeing with those from another country.
Translator Keyboard for iOS 8 is available for iPhone, iPad and iPod. It costs only $1.99 which is not much as compared to what the keyboard has got!
Give the keyboard a try! Don’t miss to have your words regarding the comments below.