Google Translate App exceeds 1 billion downloads worldwide – supports 108 languages

Translate is a pretty important app for many users around the world. For those who read documents widely, many documents online are not in our native languages. Although, English is the most used language on the internet, so many people can not read English language. In addition, for people visiting a new region, Google Translate comes in handy. It is not entirely a surprise that a recent report shows that Google Translate now has over 1 billion downloads on the Google Play Store.

Although this app is not perfect, it is sufficient in many cases. The app currently has over 7 million reviews and its rating is 4.5 points.


This application is very small and can support translation between 108 languages using the online translation function. In addition, 59 languages ​​support offline translation (language packs need to be downloaded in the app). The application supports the tap translation function, copy text on the device, and then click the floating button to translate.

Furthermore, Translate also has the function of favorites and multi-device synchronization. The text in the picture can be translated in time using the mobile phone camera. Currently, it supports 94 languages. The real-time bilingual dialogue function supports 70 languages, and the handwritten text translation supports 96 languages. This is very convenient for users who have not installed a foreign language input method.

Translate App processes more than 100 billion words a day. The app recently got an update and all the features in this update are free of cost.

Translate has been around for 11 years

In the category of language translation, Translate boast as the oldest apps. Over the years, the company has consistently updated the app with new features and an easier interface. Google can not say it is regretting all the investments on its Translating app, the app is doing quite well.

The language translating app from was released back in 2010. This means that this app is now about 11 years in the market. Hitting 1 billion downloads in 11 years is not excellent if you compare it with other apps like TikTok. However, it is s very fair record if you consider the total population of applications on Google Play Store. Since the application is not part of the mandatory Google Mobile Services core app package, the 1 billion downloads are from users and not OEMs.

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