ImTranslator is a standalone application that performs an instant translation of words, phrases and text. It translates up to 10, 000 characters at once between 91 languages using 3 translation providers: Google, Microsoft Bing, and Translator. ImTranslator application has two translation modes: Translator and Dictionary which can be switched by using corresponding tabs.
How to run ImTranslator application
- click ImTranslator button on the Firefox toolbar
- click ImTranslator button menu on the Firefox toolbar
- use Firefox Tools menu, then ImTranslator
- choose ImTranslator item from the context menu
- use shortcut keys: Alt+ Z (default)
ImTranslator application opens. Type, paste or drag-n-drop text to the Original text window. Choose target language, then the translation provider and click Translate (shortcuts Alt+A).
How to translate with ImTranslator application
- type, paste, or drag-n-drop the text to the "Original text" window. Choose the translation direction, then the translation provider, and click Translate (Alt+A)
- select text on the webpage and click ImTranslator button on the Firefox toolbar
- select text on the webpage and choose ImTranslator from the context menu
- use the shortcut key Ctrl+Alt+Z (default) before or after selecting text on a webpage
ImTranslator window opens with the selected text and its translation.
If you don't know the language of the text you want to translate, choose "Detect language" to let ImTranslator identify the language for you.
When the automatic language detection is performed, the "Detected: language" appears.
ImTranslator Application Features
- translates words, phrases and text between more than 90 languages
- offers the choice of three translation providers (Google, Microsoft Bing, Translator)
- switch between Translator and Dictionary modes
- performs an automatic language detection of the source text
- locks the preferred language
- reverses the translation back to the original language using the back translation mechanism
- reads the original text and its translation
- records and store translations in the Translation history
- translates words using Google Dictionary
- customizes the translator's settings