Microsoft Translator makes the Web more worldly

Did you know that Microsoft Translator powers translations in Live Search Bing? 

For example, to translate this search result, click "Translate this page" at the end of the result description:

Image of Wikipedia search result

You'll see the page in a bilingual view, with the original page on the left, and the translated page on the right.

Here is the list languages we support today:

English to/from:

Arabic   French   Latvian    Swedish
Bulgarian  German   Lithuanian   Thai
Chinese Simplified  Greek   Norwegian   Turkish
Chinese Traditional  Haitian Creole   Polish   Ukrainian
Czech  Hebrew     Portuguese   Vietnamese
Danish  Hungarian   Romanian  
Dutch  Indonesian   Russian  
English  Italian   Slovak  
Estonian  Japanese   Slovenian  
Finnish  Korean   Spanish

We'll roll out more languages over the next several months.

So try clicking 'Translate this page' in your search results. Let us know what you think!

Bing Search Blog

Update (11/15): Edited the link to the Bing Search blog.

Comments (44)

  1. Our web page translation includes a user interface we refer to as the Bilingual Viewer . It offers 4

  2. brian thomas says:

    swedish/english – englih/swedish  please

  3. simla says:

    turkishenglish english turkish please but if it is possible turkishspanish spanish ‘ll be wonderfull.

  4. Our web page translation includes a user interface we refer to as the Bilingual Viewer . It offers 4

  5. I’ve just discovered that Microsoft Translator was part of Live Search (and now Bing).

  6. computerproducts says:

    I know that Microsoft Translator is a part of Bing. Helpful integration to Internet users.

  7. Pervboyraper says:

    the translator is failing to work !!

  8. Chris Wendt says:

    Let us know, please, what is not working as expected for you.

  9. MEHMET says:

    if can be Turkish-English and English-Turkish it will be super pls….

  10. says:

    deseo traducir los Emails recbidos del ingles al español

  11. facebook says:

    Microsoft offers a number of link button options so that third-party Web sites can link to a Microsoft site for information about specific software, products, and services from Microsoft.Facebook code error help services..View the code on this page.Before you get the code please enter your corret email address.

  12. maria says:

    muito complicado!não tem geito de traduzir uma pagina automaticamente como o googleo e o Explorer não deixa instalar o tradutor de pagina do google.Fica dificil pesquisar no Explorer.muito limitado.Confuso demais

    a gente perde tempo e não consegue nada!

  13. Hi Maria,

    Obrigado por seu feedback.  Vamos continuar a trabalhar arduamente para fornecer mais recursos para os usuários.  Atenciosamente.  Takako (translated by Microsoft Translator)

  14. Miguel Angel says:

    Como puedo escribir un correo en español y enviarle traducido al ruso ?

  15. Hola Miguel Angel,

    La forma más sencilla de hacer esto es traducir el texto del español al ruso usando nuestro traductor, y después copiar y pegar el resultado en el programa de e-mail que esté utilizando.

    The Microsoft Translator Team

  16. Jose says:

    I've tried to find a Dodig days than Javascrit to my page. The translator widget does not work on my page. Where I can get it and embed it on my page for entering can translate? Thanks.

  17. Hi Jose,

    Could you give me more information about your issue? From your post, I'm guessing that your Web page does not support Javascript?


    The Translator team

  18. Jose says:

    Os envie un mesaje contando que Microsoft translator no funciona en mi pagina. Ya que es un Javascript. La pagina es de Multiply. Os dejo el enlace de mi pagina por si la quereis mirar. Un saludo.

  19. Hi Jose,

    ¿Utiliza Framekiller en su sitio Web?  Esto puede impedir que nos traducir su sitio Web.  Se ha introducido su sitio Web en nuestra página Web (  Las partes de texto de su sitio Web pueden ser traducidas.  La esperanza de que esto sea útil.  Gracias.  Takako

    [English] Do you use Framekiller on your website?  This can prevent us from translating your website.  I typed your website at our homepage.  The text parts of your website can be translated.  Hope that this is helpful.  Thank you.

  20. Hi Jose,

    Una pregunta más.  ¿Qué navegador utilizas?  Cuando se ha introducido la URL de tu en nuestra página Web (, nuestro visor bilingüe podía traducir su sitio en IE8.  Esto puede estar relacionado con los tipos de tu navegador.  

    [One more question.  What browser you're using?  When I typed your URL at our homepage (, our bilingual viewer could translate your site on IE8.  This can be related to types of your browser.]—-Takako

  21. Jose says:

    Habéis encontrado una solución a mi problema. Hace días que os mande varios mensajes. Gracias.

  22. Hi Jose,

    La página funciona bien con nuestro traductor con IE8.  ¿Qué navegador usas?  También publicado algunos comentarios.  Espero que estos son útiles.  Gracias.  


  23. Will Dougan says:

    When will filipino be available?

  24. 井上 雅之 says:



  25. 井上さん、お役に立ててよかったです。もし、東北大地震で日本は大変かと思いますが、こんな時にこそ、お役に立てればと思ってます。これからも、よろしくお願いします。(Bing翻訳チーム、アイカワ)

  26. philip says:

    the translator voice is very poor

  27. Hi Philip,

    Thank you for your feedback.  Would you mind letting us know what language voice you're referring to?

    We continuously work on the improvement of voice quality.  Thank you.

    Takako (Microsoft Translator Team)

  28. gary bathurst says:

    a wonderful service…gracias, Obrigado y cok tesh ekurederem…..

  29. mopsley says:

    I think this is wonderful. Thank you so much. It has speeded up my language studies enormously.

  30. says:

    Can set up the default translation language ?

  31. Hello Hongjenlee,

    Microsoft Translator will honor your Internet Explorer settings, so if you set the default language in Internet Explorer, that will be your default "to" language on the "Translate this page" link in Bing.  To set your default language in Internet Explorer, go to Tools and select Internet Options.  From there, select the General Tab (which is likely already selected), and press the Languages button.  You will see one or more languages in a list.  If the language you're interested in is not in the list, select Add and you can add it from the list that is provided.  Once you have your "default" language on the list, move it up to the top.  Once it is at the top, Microsoft Translator will use it as your default "to" language in Bing.

    Hope that helps!!

    Will Lewis

    Microsoft Translator

  32. Rui says:

    como eu posso traduzir o office 2010

  33. Hello Rui,

    Microsoft Translator is fully integrated with Office 2010.  Just look for the Translate Button on the ribbon in Word or Outlook, and you'll be able to translate all or part of the current document or e-mail.

    Hope this helps,

    The Microsoft Translator Team

  34. español de españa says:

    gracias   para entender las cosa y sus escritos para hacer y poder difrutar de todas  las paginas y

    sus juegos.– gracias–

  35. jane hafker says:

    this is so wonderful.  Can I translate a spanish youtube video with written spanish and headings into english?  I try but it doesn't always work easy on the video pages.

  36. jorge says:

    muy bueno el traductor

  37. Hmong User says:

    how do we get ahold of some one to fix words that are mis-translated?

  38. hmong user says:

    my apologies…  mis-spelled would be the correct term….

  39. Hi Hmong User,

    Are you looking for a speller for English or Hmong?  Or, something else?  

    If you’re looking for the English speller, you can use Word to check your misspellings.  It might be a little bit inconvenient for you but that’s one way to check English spellings.

    We don’t know much about the Hmong speller unfortunately.  If you have any suggestion(s), let us know.

    Microsoft Translator Team

  40. ali says:

    not persian translator

  41. Issy says:

    I used to be able to hover my mouse over words to translate them individually. Is this service no longer available?

  42. Hi Issy,

    That feature still works.  If you go to, and specify a website to translate, in the translation you should still be able to hover over a sentence to see the original source.  Alternately, if you use BingBar in Internet Explorer, you'll have the same feature.

    Will Lewis

    Microsoft Translator

  43. Hi Ali,

    Since this is an older blog posting, the list of languages is a little out of date.  Microsoft Translator does currently support Persian.

    Will Lewis

    Microsoft Translator

  44. bodlivko says:

    Microsoft преводач е великолепна придобивка за мен,но не успявам да го инсталирам правилно,и често оставам без него при посещение на друга страница!В Google се справих блестящо и рядко се налага да го активирам с десния бутон на мишката.В Microsoft не ми върви,дори не успявам да превеждам съобщенията в пощата,което ме принуждава да използвам основно браузъра на Google Chrome.

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