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ImTranslator v. 8.2

 ImTranslator v. 8.2 for Firefox
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ImTranslator v. 8.2 Add-on for Firefox

ImTranslator is one of the most popular and highly demanded add-ons for Firefox received the highest rating from numerous users.
ImTranslator has been downloaded over 20 millions times.

4290 language combinations offered by ImTranslator gather a large multilingual audience around the world.

ImTranslator offers a selection of translation applications: Google Translate, Popup Bubble, ImTranslator and Web Page Translation.


What's New in Version 8.2

Improved Pop-up Bubble behavior
Optimized the language detection algorithm
Updated the add-on's compatibility to work with Firefox 34.*


How to run ImTranslator



Read more about ImTranslator

You can run any of the translators in a number of ways:

Select the text and:
    choose the preferred translator from the Firefox context menu
    choose the translator from ImTranslator button on the Firefox toolbar
    choose the preferred translator from the Firefox Tools, ImTranslator menu
    click on the floating button to open the pop-up bubble
    use the trigger key (Alt by default) to open the pop-up bubble
    select ImTranslator Widget from the Firefox Tools, ImTranslator menu
    use the corresponding hotkeys:
      ImTranslator v.8.2 ImTranslator: Ctrl+Alt+T
      ImTranslator v.8.2 Google Translate ImTranslator: Google Translate Ctrl+Alt+Z
      ImTranslator v.8.2 Web Page Translation ImTranslator: Web Page Translation Alt+P
      ImTranslator v.8.2 Options ImTranslator Options: Ctrl+Alt+O
      ImTranslator Widget ImTranslator Widget: Ctrl+Alt+W
      ImTranslator TTS ImTranslator TTS (voice): Ctrl+Alt+V
      ImTranslator Dictionary ImTranslator Dictionary: Ctrl+Alt+D
      ImTranslator Keyboard ImTranslator Keyboard: Ctrl+Alt+K

Web Page Translation

Web Page Translation


ImTranslator Web Page Translation translates an entire web page using Google Translate.
To translate a web page, choose ImTranslator Web Page Translation from:
    Firefox Tools, ImTranslator menu
    ImTranslator button on the Firefox toolbar
    Firefox context menu
    or use the hotkey Alt+P
The right-click context menu provides the choice of a web page translation mode:
    Translate the entire web page translate the entire web page
    Mouseover translation of the text segment mouseover translation of the text segment

Web Page Translation

When you choose the mouseover translation mode, hover your mouse over the original text, and the translation for the highlighted segment will be displayed in an pop-up bubble.

ImTranslator: Mouseover Web Page Translation


The right-click context menu allows you to change the translation language using the "Change language" menu. You can also change the translation language from the translation toolbar on the top of the page.


ImTranslator Bubble

This new module provides access to Google translation engine and performs instant translation between 66 languages.

You can run the translation in a number of ways.
Select the text on a webpage with the mouse and:
    click the floating button
    use a trigger key
    translate on mouse selection only (set this mode in Options)
The translation is displayed in a pop-up bubble without leaving the page.

ImTranslator Bubble can automatically detect the language of the selected text, so all you have to do is to select the target language to translate.
    Listen to the translation listen to the translation
    Auto copy translation to clipboard auto copy translation to clipboard
    Change the font size change the font size
    Pin/Unpin pop-up bubble pin/unpin pop-up bubble

Pop-up Bubble Options

ImTranslator Bubble Options


ImTranslator Bubble can be customized using Options.

Pin pop-up bubble
Check the box to pin the pop-up bubble translation window to the webpage, so it will be located on your right.

Show Translator's button
Check this box to see the floating button above a selected text to be translated.

Translate on mouse selection
Check this box to perform translation by selecting a text with the mouse and using a trigger key. Choose a preferred trigger key from the drop-down list. When choosing "None", the translation will be completed on mouse selection only.

Note: if both options "Show Translator's button" and "Translate on mouse selection" got unchecked, the pop-up bubble will no longer appear. To enable the Bubble again, go to ImTranslator Options, Appearance tab, and check the box "Enable ImTranslator Bubble".

AutoCopy translation to clipboard
Check this box to auto copy the translation to the clipboard to use the translation later.

Select source language
By default, the source language is detected automatically. But you can set the language of the source text, if you basically translate from the same language.


ImTranslator: Google Translate

This module provides access to Google translation service that performs instant translations between 66 languages.

To translate:
    enter text in the original text window
    choose the source and target languages
    hit Translate
If you don't know the source language of your text, choose "Auto detect" to let Google identify the language of the text to be translated. When the automatic language detection is performed, the label "Detected:Language" appears.

You can also highlight the text and:
    select ImTranslator: Google Translate from the Firefox context menu
    click on the ImTranslator: Google Translate button from the Firefox toolbar
    select ImTranslator: Google Translate from the Firefox Tools, ImTranslator
        menu
    use the hotkey Ctrl+Alt+Z

Clear Clear text: clear the original text window or translation window
Select all Select all: copy text of the original or translation window
Listen Listen: convert text into voice in 10 supported languages
Compare translations Compare translations: compare translations between several online translators
ImTranslator Video Tutorial ImTranslator Video Tutorial: watch ImTranslator instructional video
Switch direction Switch languages: change the translation direction of the selected language pair
Back translation Back translation: translate the target text back to the original language
Check mark the "Back translation" box to use this feature.

Note: The "back translation" is far from being the proper way to check the quality of translation due to the asymmetric sentence structure in different languages. However, this feature may give you additional benefit to make sure your text is understandable.


ImTranslator Widgets

The current version includes useful language widgets, which can be accessed via Mozilla Firefox browser.
    ImTranslator Widget ImTranslator Widget: a compact version of ImTranslator with all its functionalities
    ImTranslator TTS ImTranslator TTS (voice): text-to-speech application, which reads aloud any text in supported languages
    ImTranslator Dictionary ImTranslator Dictionary: looks up words in 20 language combinations
    ImTranslator Keyboard ImTranslator Keyboard: supports text input in over 40 languages

You can run these widgets in a number of ways.

Highlight the text and:
    select ImTranslator from the Firefox context menu
    select ImTranslator item from the Firefox Tools menu
    use the corresponding hotkeys:
      ImTranslator Widget ImTranslator Widget: Ctrl+Alt+W
      ImTranslator TTS ImTranslator TTS (voice): Ctrl+Alt+V
      ImTranslator Dictionary ImTranslator Dictionary: Ctrl+Alt+D
      ImTranslator Keyboard ImTranslator Keyboard: Ctrl+Alt+K

Widgets for Webmasters

We offer various ImTranslator widgets, which can be embedded into your web site. This service is free, and represents an ideal online solution for your web site visitors. You'll find below a list of useful tools that will bring you even more comfort. You can select them and adapt the parameters to your needs.


Options

ImTranslator Options provide a perfect way to customize ImTranslator according to your needs.

ImTranslator Options can be reached from:
    Firefox Tools menu, then ImTranslator, then ImTranslator Options
    ImTranslator button on the toolbar, then ImTranslator Options
    the right-click context menu ImTranslator Tools, then ImTranslator Options
    the hotkey Ctrl+Alt+O


ImTranslator Options

ImTranslator Language Options
Select the source and target languages you are using more often. This selection will be saved and used as default at every start of ImTranslator.

Detect source language automatically
Enable the automatic language detection tool, which will analyze the source text and set the correct language from the list.

Choose a preferred default language translation provider
Choose your preferred translation provider to perform translation. This selection will be saved and used as default at every start of ImTranslator.

ImTranslator Auto Options
These auto options, if checked, automatically enable speller, dictionary, decoder, back translation and Russian transliteration. This feature does the automatic synchronization with the selected language pair.

Hotkeys
Use these hotkeys to quickly and easily run ImTranslator.

ImTranslator Button
Set your preferred translation application to be run from ImTranslator button on the Firefox add-on bar.

Localization
Select the language to see all menus and messages in your native language. This will be your default localization language. ImTranslator's interface is localized to 23 languages: English, Arabic, Chinese, Czech, Danish, Dutch, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Lithuanian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish and Ukrainian.


Google Translate Options

Google Translate Language Options
Select the source and target languages you will be using more often. This selection will be saved and used as default at every start of ImTranslator.

Detect source language automatically
Enable the automatic language detection tool, which will analyze the source text and set the correct source language from the list.

Back Translation
Enable the back translation window.

Hotkeys
Use these hotkeys to quickly and easily run ImTranslator: Google Translate.

ImTranslator Button
Set your preferred translation application to be run from ImTranslator button on the Firefox add-on bar.


Pop-up Bubble Options

Pop-up Bubble Language Options
Select the source and target languages you will be using more often. This selection will be saved and used as default at every start of ImTranslator.

Detect source language automatically
Enable the automatic language detection tool, which will analyze the source text and set the correct source language from the list.

Enable Pop-up Bubble
Check this box to make ImTranslator Bubble available. When disabled, ImTranslator Bubble won't pop-up and its options will be hidden.

Pin Pop-up Bubble
Check the box to pin the pop-up bubble window to the webpage, so it will be located on your right.

Show Translator's button
Check this box to make the Translator's button visible. When disabled, ImTranslator will translate on mouse selection only.

Translate on mouse selection
Check this box to perform translation by selecting a text with the mouse and using a trigger key. Choose a preferred trigger key from the drop-down list. If you select "None", the translation will be completed on mouse selection only. Note: if both options "Show Translator's button" and "Translate on mouse selection" are unchecked, the pop-up bubble will no longer appear. To enable the Bubble again, go to ImTranslator Options, Appearance tab, and check the box "Enable ImTranslator Bubble".

AutoCopy translation to clipboard
Check this box to make the auto copy function available.


Web Page Translation Options

Web Page Translation Language Options
Select the source and target languages you will be using more often. This selection will be saved and used as default at every start of ImTranslator.

Hotkeys
Use these hotkeys to quickly and easily run ImTranslator: Web Page Translation.


Settings

Show ImTranslator button on toolbar
Check this box to enable the ImTranslator button on the Firefox add-on bar. Otherwise can run ImTranslator applciations from the Firefox Tools, then ImTranslator menu or the right-click context menu.

ImTranslator Button
Set your preferred translation application to be run from ImTranslator button on the Firefox add-on bar.

ImTranslator on Context Menu
Check these boxes to enable ImTranslator applications on Context menu.

Hotkeys
Use the corresponding hotkeys to get the more easy access to the widgets and ImTranslator Options.
    ImTranslator v.8.2 ImTranslator: Ctrl+Alt+T
    ImTranslator v.8.2 : Google translate ImTranslator: Google Translate Ctrl+Alt+Z
    ImTranslator v.8.2 Web Page Translation ImTranslator: Web Page Translation Alt+P
    ImTranslator v.8.2 Options ImTranslator Options: Ctrl+Alt+O
    ImTranslator Widget ImTranslator Widget: Ctrl+Alt+W
    ImTranslator TTS ImTranslator TTS (voice): Ctrl+Alt+V
    ImTranslator Dictionary ImTranslator Dictionary: Ctrl+Alt+D
    ImTranslator Keyboard ImTranslator Keyboard: Ctrl+Alt+K

Advanced Options

Window Positioning on Startup
The position of ImTranslator window, back translation window, Google Translate window and language widgets can be changed. Use the value between 0 and 700 to define the windows vertical and horizontal positions.


Translator - delivers real-time translation in 4290 language combinations for Afrikaans, Albanian, Arabic, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Basque, Belarusian, Bengali, Bulgarian, Catalan, Chinese (simplified), Chinese (traditional), Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Esperanto, Filipino, Finnish, French, Galician, Georgian, German, Greek, Gujarati, Haitian Creole, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Kannada, Korean, Lao, Latin, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish, Tamil, Telugu, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu, Vietnamese, Welsh and Yiddish languages.
TTS Voice presented by animated speaking characters will read the text in the most realistic, human-sounding way in a variety of languages: English U.S., Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Brazilian Portuguese, Russian and European Spanish.

ImTranslator for Webmasters

To incorporate ImTranslator to your website, copy the HTML code below and paste it into your web page.
* to avoid mistakes don't change this text.
 For Webmasters
During the last 15 years Smart Link developed unique integrated translation services including online translators, virtual keyboard, online spell-checker, decoder, dictionary and implemented these tools into new online services:
Smart Link Corporation sites attract more than 6.5 million unique visitors a month.

Development Timeline:

Download ImTranslator for Firefox
Download ImTranslator Add-on for Firefox

ImTranslator Add-on History:
Version 8.2 ( launched on 08/19/2014 )
Version 8.0.1 ( launched on 08/12/2014 )
Version 8.0 ( launched on 06/30/2014 )
Version 7.9 ( launched on 06/02/2014 )
Version 7.8 ( launched on 04/01/2014 )
Version 7.7 ( launched on 03/06/2014 )
Version 7.6 ( launched on 02/14/2014 )
Version 7.5 ( launched on 12/16/2013 )
Version 7.4 ( launched on 12/02/2013 )
Version 7.3 ( launched on 10/18/2013 )
Version 7.2 ( launched on 09/30/2013 )
Version 7.1 ( launched on 7/31/2013 )
Version 7.0 ( launched on 7/24/2013 )
Version 5.5 ( launched on 5/06/2013 )
Version 5.4 ( launched on 4/19/2013 )
Version 5.3 ( launched on 3/25/2013 )
Version 5.2 ( launched on 2/19/2013 )
Version 5.1 ( launched on 1/14/2013 )
Version 5.0 ( launched on 11/28/2012 )
Version 4.20 ( launched on 10/8/2012 )
Version 4.19 ( launched on 09/17/2012 )
Version 4.18 ( launched on 08/08/2012 )
Version 4.17 ( launched on 06/18/2012 )
Version 4.16 ( launched on 06/04/2012 )
Version 4.15 ( launched on 05/10/2012 )
Version 4.14 ( launched on 04/23/2012 )
Version 4.13 ( launched on 04/16/2012 )
Version 4.12 ( launched on 04/01/2012 )
Version 4.11 ( launched on 02/20/2012 )
Version 4.10 ( launched on 01/30/2012 )
Version 4.9 ( launched on 12/28/2011 )
Version 4.8 ( launched on 12/05/2011 )
Version 4.7 ( launched on 11/25/2011 )
Version 4.6 ( launched on 11/10/2011 )
Version 4.5 ( launched on 20/08/2011 )
Version 4.4 ( launched on 10/08/2011 )
Version 4.3 ( launched on 19/07/2011 )
Version 4.2 ( launched on 13/06/2011 )
Version 4.1.1 ( launched on 26/05/2011 )
Version 4.1 ( launched on 16/05/2011 )
Version 4.01 ( launched on 03/04/2011 )
Version 4.0 ( launched on 02/17/2011 )
Version 3.3.7 ( launched on 01/15/2011 )
Version 3.3.6 ( launched on 01/08/2011 )
Version 3.3.5 ( launched on 09/21/2010 )
Version 3.3.4 ( launched on 09/01/2010 )
Version 3.3.3 ( launched on 03/12/2009 )


ImTranslator Features:
Free
Translator - delivers real-time translation in 4290 language combinations for Afrikaans, Albanian, Arabic, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Basque, Belarusian, Bengali, Bulgarian, Catalan, Chinese (simplified), Chinese (traditional), Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Esperanto, Filipino, Finnish, French, Galician, Georgian, German, Greek, Gujarati, Haitian Creole, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Kannada, Korean, Lao, Latin, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish, Tamil, Telugu, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu, Vietnamese, Welsh and Yiddish languages.
TTS Voice engine - converts text into lifelike spoken audio in in the following languages: English U.S., Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Brazilian Portuguese, Russian and European Spanish.
  • get best quality voice and pronunciation
  • hear any text in the language you are learning
  • practice your speaking and listening skills
  • realistic animated speaking characters personalize your language experience
  • use audio player functions to replay text as many times as you wish
Virtual Keyboard - allows multilingual text input in Arabic, Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Farsi, Finish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Irish, Italian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish, Ukrainian, and Urdu languages.
Spell-checker - delivers full-featured high-quality spell-checking tool for accurate input of information in English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, and Ukrainian languages.
Dictionary - provides the translation of single words, common phrases and idiomatic expressions for English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Serbian (Cyr), Serbian (Lat), languages and their combinations.
Decoder - converts unreadable Russian text to the proper encoding
Transliteration - displays Russian text with Latin characters
Printing - prints original or translated text
Email - sends email in more than 40 languages
Interface localization - 23 languages: English, Arabic, Chinese, Czech, Danish, Dutch, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Lithuanian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish, Ukrainian

 ImTranslator Modules
Translator:
4290 language combinations for Afrikaans, Albanian, Arabic, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Basque, Belarusian, Bengali, Bulgarian, Catalan, Chinese (simplified), Chinese (traditional), Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Esperanto, Filipino, Finnish, French, Galician, Georgian, German, Greek, Gujarati, Haitian Creole, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Kannada, Korean, Lao, Latin, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish, Tamil, Telugu, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu, Vietnamese, Welsh and Yiddish languages.
Text To Speech (TTS):
TTS Voice presented by animated speaking characters will read the text in the most realistic, human-sounding way in a variety of languages: English U.S., Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Brazilian Portuguese, Russian and European Spanish.
Virtual Keyboard:
Arabic, Baltic, Bulgarian, Central European, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, English US, Farsi, Finish, French, French Canadian, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Irish, Italian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Polish, Russian, Romanian, Russian Transliterated, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish, Ukrainian, Ukrainian Transliterated, Urdu, US-Dvorak, Western
Spell-checker:
English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Ukrainian
Dictionary:
English to/from French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Serbian (Cyr), Serbian (Lat), Spanish, French to/from German, Italian
Decoder:
Russian
Interface:
English, Arabic, Chinese, Czech, Danish, Dutch, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Lithuanian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish, Ukrainian

 Specifications
Windows 95 / 98 / ME / NT / 2000 / XP / Vista / 7 / 8
Firefox 1.5 or higher
Macintosh
Firefox 1.5 or higher.
Linux
Firefox 1.5 or higher.

The known issue that may disturb ImTranslator functionality is the incompatibility with NoScript add-on.
If you use NoScript add-on, add imtranslator.net to the NoScript add-on Whitelist.
Tools-> Add-ons-> Extensions-> NoScript-> Options-> Whitelist.

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Download ImTranslator Add-on for Firefox
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