Speech Recognition

Crow Translate – free desktop translation software

Summary

Crow Translate is a very useful translation utility. It offers a choice of engines, a simple to use interface, and has a very small memory footprint.

If you prefer a console interface, you’ll be pleased there’s a console interface for Crow Translate. There’s a good range of options too.

I’m not a fan that the software starts minimized by default, although that’s easy to rectify in the Settings section.

One of Google Translate’s useful features is it translates web pages. Paste a URL into the service, and it’s translated to the language of your choice. Sadly, Crow Translate doesn’t offer the ability to translate web pages.

Website: github.com/crow-translate/crow-translate
Support: Telegram
Developer: Hennadii Chernyshchyk
License: GNU General Public License v3

Crow Translate is written in C++. Learn C++ with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

Pages in this article:
Page 1 – Introduction / Installation
Page 2 – In Operation
Page 3 – Other Features
Page 4 – Summary

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5 comments

  1. Please recall there is a data security issue here. Your text is stored on the Google server if you use the Google API so you should not use this for anything confidential. Presumably the other APIs do the same to improve the quality of the translations.

      1. No, it isn’t. Doug is correct in pointing that out.
        Is it useful? Sure. Should it be used without care? Definitely not.

        Did you know Facebook registers everything its users write even if they eventually delete the text and decide not to post?

    1. Well, you shouldn’t use internet nowadays at all. Everything is tracking you. Do you give email and your name to leave commentary here, right?

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