PDA

View Full Version : Instant Global Translater Programs, Anyone Know of?



gza
10-01-2008, 10:46 PM
My flatmate is an avid IM addict.
Jetsets around the World on all manner of IM saucers for hours everyday.

A program that translates incoming & outgoing IM's into whatever is required to enable flow of words & understanding between two persons that aren't fluent
multilingual would be just the ticket to a new frontier.
Any ideas?? :)

davehartley
10-01-2008, 11:02 PM
Why not use Google's translator (http://translate.google.com/translate_t)? I've used it successfully to converse in Spanish :) Sorry, don't know of anything that will automatically translate IM's ...

gza
11-01-2008, 02:51 AM
With a bit of cut & paste I think Google translator will do nicely,thanks.
Even though there's a few laughs to be had when I see the translation of some colloquialisms.Reads like ....well ,its funny.Malapropisms at large.
Much obliged,sir. Cheers :)

davehartley
11-01-2008, 07:11 PM
:) My brother and I once had a week of taking an email, translating it from English to French, then to German, then back to English, then sending it ...

tutaenui
11-01-2008, 07:34 PM
Theres always that old favourite Alta Vista's Babel fish available on
http://babelfish.altavista.com/

gza
12-01-2008, 03:54 PM
This looks like it be worth a try,also.
Cheers.