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ImTranslator v. 16.84

ImTranslator   v.16.84   Extension for MS Edge

How to install Chrome extensions on Microsoft Edge:
    Open Microsoft Edge.
    Click the Settings and more (three-dotted) button in the top-right.
    Select the Extensions option.
    Turn on the "Allow extensions from other stores toggle switch".
    Click the Allow button.
After completing the steps, you can use the Chrome Web Store to install ImTranslator for MS Edge

For your convenience we created user support documentation about our services, extensions and language tools, their features and functionalities.

What's new in version 16.84
    Added the possibility to set Negative Position Offset of Pop-up Bubble floating button
    Added shortcut "Alt+W" to Show original text for Webpage Translation.
    Added shortcut "Alt+Q" to Clear Webpage Translation.
    Added Yandex Translate for ImTranslator, Pop-up Bubble and Inline Translator.
    Added shortcut "Ctrl+Alt+S" to switch Target Language for Inline Translator.
    Added Backup and Restore Custom Settings.
    Added options for Delay and Position Offset of Pop-up Bubble floating button.
    Improved the Webpage Translation: added auto Language Detection with Switch Languages module.
    Added Dark Mode Theme for ImTranslator, Pop-up Bubble and Options.
    Added Microsoft Translator support for Inline Translator application. The new version allows you to choose between Google and Microsoft as the translation provider for Inline translator.
    Added support for Control a MS Edge Extension's Permissions.
    Improved Inline Translator's behavior for Chinese and Japanese languages.
    Added the option "Immediately display popup" to Auto Translate on mouse selection in the Pop-up Bubble.
    Improved Pin/Unpin Pop-up Bubble behavior for easy scrolling of the webpage.
    Added "Esc" key function to close Pop-up Bubble or eliminate Pop-up Bubble floating button.
    Added new translation provider Yandex Translate which supports 95 languages.
    Added the possibility to change the priority order of translation providers in Options.
    The new version allows you to listen to the translation as well as to the original text in ImTranslator Pop-up Bubble.
    NEW Webpage Translation Module allows you to customize the translation behavior of the website (domain and its subdomains), through the Translation Toolbar, set custom settings for domains, languages, perform automatic translation of websites.

ImTranslator translates text (5,000 characters), words (Dictionary), phrases and webpages between more than 100 languages using 3 translation providers.

ImTranslator includes Translator, Dictionary, Inline and Pop-up Bubble Translation, Webpage Translator and Translation History.

ImTranslator provides a convenient access to Google Translate, Microsoft Bing Translator and other translation providers.

ImTranslator is localized to 22 languages. It provides a unique switch of the ImTranslator interface language on the fly.

Translation applications:
Read more about ImTranslator

Improvements & changes:
    Fixed an issue with the "Full screen" mode on YouTube.
    Fixed Ukrainian and Russian localizations.
    Implemented new module to show a detected language in Pop-Up Bubble translator.
    Solved an issue with detecting Chinese Simplify and Traditional languages.
    Improved the Pop-up Bubble implementation and compatibility for the websites.
    Added new languages.
    Added new TTS feature to the dictionary ImTranslator module.
    Improved the design of TTS player.
    Fixed the left/right text alignment for Arabic, Hebrew, Persian (Farsi), Urdu, Yiddish, Pashto and Sindhi languages.
    Added "Enter" key translation feature to the ImTranslator dictionary module.
    Fixed Vietnamese localization.
    Fixed "Copy" function in to the Pop-up Bubble translator.
    Added new speaker icon "Listen to the translation" in to the Pop-up Bubble translator.
    Functionality of the Pop-up Bubble tool bar Speaker icon has been assigned to listen to the original (selected) text.
    Improved Chinese language detection algorithm.
    Optimized the engine to select a text with a hotkey.
    Added support for the touchscreen environment.
    Added the option to temporarily enable/disable Pop-up Bubble
    button on the fly.
    Added new localization for Chinese Simplified language.
    Implemented a new design of the user interface.
    Increased the quality of Google Translate engine.
    Optimized the back translation functionality.
    Added advanced functionalities to the dictionary.
    Added the ability to customize the set of languages for translation and to exclude unwanted languages.
    Added the option to save your recent work in the translation applications.
    Increased the translation speed in Microsoft translator.
    Increased the limit on Text-To-Speech service.
    Improved the language detection algorithm.
    Improved the text formatting.
    Added the function of the automatic detection of the default language for the translation direction.
    Improved the TTS functionality in the Pop-Up Bubble translator.
    Optimized the representation of the translation results in the proper format.
    Implemented Advanced Settings to manage text-to-speech service for more than 30 languages. Advanced settings allow to combine ImTranslator voices with the voices from other providers.
    Added the text-to-speech function for 20 languages.
    Now the TTS voice is available for 30 languages.
    Improved the Pop-up Bubble implementation and compatibility for the websites with specific CSS architecture.
    Added Translator and Dictionary tabs to ImTranslator application.
    Improved the stability of the Pop-up bubble translation appearance.
    Optimized the language detection algorithm.
    Added advanced functionalities to the dictionary.
    Enhanced the translation history algorithm.
    Improved the language detection module.
    Improved the extension functionality with disabled cookies on the browser.
    Optimized the error handling module.
    Assigned new default hotkeys for the Linux users.
    Implemented new technique of positioning the translation button and Pop-up window.
    Improved the stability of the translation algorithm.
    Optimized the splitting procedure in the Translation History
    Added new module to manage data in the Translation History.
    Updated Serbian localization.
    Improved the Pop-up Bubble behavior for long scrolling sites.
    Adjusted the appearance of the Pop-up Bubble button in the entry/search boxes (Google, Facebook, Amazon, eBay)
    Improved the Pop-up Bubble appearance on some specific type of page templates, such as Yahoo News pages or eBay listings.
    Improved the switch languages behavior algorithm.
    Enlarged fonts in Pop-up Bubble translation window.
    Enlarged fonts in Pop-up Bubble language drop-down boxes.
    Fixed the feature to disable pop-up bubble.
    Achieved the appearance of the pop-up bubble in iFrame sites (eBay).
    Changed the Translate button shortcuts (Alt+A) to Alt+Ctrl+A.
    Added shortcut to the Translate button of ImTranslator application.
    Added on the fly localization.
    Changed the Pop-up Bubble design and behavior.
    Added consolidated Shortcuts menu to ImTranslator Options.
    New Shortcut keys implementation (Webpage Translation).
    Enhanced the translation history system.
    Added some features in the context menu.
    Added new messaging system.
    Fixed some issues in the language detection algorithm.
    Improved back translation appearance.
    Re-designed Options.
    Changed the language detection algorithm in ImTranslator module.
    Optimized Inline Translator's behavior.
    Added Serbian localization
    Implemented the "Translation loading" visualization
    Added the fading attribute to the translation button
    Improved the ability to copy part of the text in Pop-up Bubble translator
    Fixed an issue in the back translation module
    Improved the switch languages mechanism in ImTranslator and Po-up Bubble applications
    Optimized the synchronization of the language detection with translation providers
    Improved the functionality of the ImTranslator module.
    Improved the Web Page Translation functionality.
    Added the ability to translate words on double-click in Pop-up Bubble Translator.
    Improved the shortcut key functionality.
    Improved the language detection tool for all translation applications.
    Added localization to the user interface: Hindi, Korean and Japanese.
    Added localization to the user interface: Dutch, Swedish and Chinese (Simplified).
    Restored the following voices: Arabic, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finish, Greek, Haitian Creole, Hindi, Hungarian, Latin, Norwegian, Polish, Slovak, Swedish, Thai and Turkish.
    Improved the positioning of Pop-up Bubble translation window.
    Increased the translation speed in Pop-up Bubble translator.
    Solved the issue of unwanted embedding of Pop-up Bubble into HTML-editors.
    Added localization to the user interface: Filipino, Czech and Turkish.
    Significantly improved the translation speed.
    Added localization to the user interface: Greek, Italian and Romanian.
    Added localization to the user interface: Polish, Portuguese and Vietnamese.
    Added localization to the user interface: French, German, Russian, Spanish and Ukrainian.
    Added 25 new languages: Bosnian, Cebuano, Chichewa, Hausa, Hmong, Igbo, Javanese, Kazakh, Khmer, Malagasy, Malayalam, Maori, Marathi, Mongolian, Myanmar (Burmese), Nepali, Punjabi, Sesotho, Sinhala, Somali, Sundanese, Tajik, Uzbek, Yoruba and Zulu.
    Improved the translation and back translation engines for Chinese Traditional and Chinese Simplified languages.
    Optimized the language detection tool for Chinese Traditional and Chinese Simplified languages in all translation applications.
    Refined the auto dictionary translation module for Chinese and Japanese languages
    Optimized the language detection tool for all translation applications.
    Improved the text-to-speech module for Pop-up bubble translator.
    Added the module to avoid the language resetting in Pop-up bubble translator.
    New Inline Translation tool.
    Completely rewritten Pop-up Bubble application.
    New shortcut key engine.
    Improved the functionality of the 'Text to Speech' engine.
    Added the module for translation of the secured (HTTPS) web page.
    Improved the pre-processing module for website translation.
    Improved the language detection engine in Translator module.
    Optimized the special characters' pre-processing in Pop-up Bubble and Translator applications.
    Improved the language management module in the Pop-up Bubble translator
    Improved the language detection module in the Pop-up Bubble, Translator, Translation History and Text-to-Speech service
    Added the source language drop-down menu in Pop-up Bubble Translator.
    Added the 'Switch languages' function in the Pop-up Bubble Translator.
    Added the 'Lock-in language' checkbox to secure the source language in the Pop-up Bubble Translator.
    Improved the Pop-up Bubble visibility during the webpage scrolling.
    Optimized the language auto detection algorithm in the Pop-up Bubble Translator.
    Added the advanced language auto-detection algorithm.
    Improved the auto-suggest function in the translation history module.
    Optimized the visibility for 'left-to-right' languages during translation.
    Optimized the 'Text to Speech' algorithm.
    Improved Pop-up Bubble translation engine.
    Refine Pop-up Bubble enable/disable settings.
    Improved the export translation history engine.
    Solved the issue with deleting all translation history in Mac OS.
    Solved the Pop-up Bubble translation issue with secure websites.
    Solved the issue on Chromium for Linux OS.
    Increased the translation history storage up to 100 records.
    Increased the translation speed in the Google Dictionary module.
    Added Dictionary for translation of words in ImTranslator and Pop-up Bubble applications.
    Updated Translation History to support Dictionary and export records to .cvs format.
    Solved the issue on Chromium for Linux OS.
    Improved Pop-up Bubble behavior
    Optimized the language detection algorithm
    The text translation has increased to up to 10 thousand characters per translation
    New voices: Arabic, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finish, Greek, Haitian Creole, Hindi, Hungarian, Latin, Norwegian, Polish, Slovak, Swedish, Thai, Turkish
    Changed ImTranslator behavior: it can be now used in standalone window
    Online help added
    Improved format of Bubble translator
    Increased the speed of translation
    Added Translation History
    Improved Bubble Translator capability to display right-to-left languages
    Language detection in Chinese Traditional & Chinese Simplified
    ImTranslator Bubble can be enabled and disabled
    Improved ImTranslator's button behavior

ImTranslator for MS Edge Tutorial

How to launch ImTranslator
    click "ImTranslator: Translator, Dictionary, TTS" button on the MS Edge toolbar

    choose ImTranslator from the right-click context menu "ImTranslator: Translator, Dictionary, TTS"

    use the shortcut keys Alt+Z (default) to launch ImTranslator

How to translate selection

Select the text on a webpage and:
    click the ImTranslator floating button, or use the context menu "Pop-up Bubble: Translate selection" to open Pop-up Bubble Translator (shortcut: Alt)

    click "ImTranslator: Translator, Dictionary, TTS" button on the MS Edge toolbar to open ImTranslator application, or use the context menu "ImTranslator: Translate selection" (shortcut: Alt+Z)

    use the context menu Inline Translation: Translate selection (shortcut: Alt+C)

Inline Translator

Inline Translator translates a selected text on a page by splitting it into sentences and inserts the translation into a webpage preserving the original formatting.
Based on settings, the translation can be placed before or after the selected text or simply replaced the original.

    Inline translator can be run on mouse selection from the context menu, or shortcut key.
    Insert translation after or before the selected text.
    Translation can replace the original text.
    Preserve the original page formatting.
    Display translation in brackets or without.
    Align translation for better visibility by using the line break option.
    Control of the text selection by observing the word boundaries.
    Select color of the translated text.
    Clear inserted translation and restore original page formatting.
    Auto language detection of the source text.
    Words translation using the built-in dictionary.
    Translation history.
    Shortcut key customization.
Inline Translator Options

Pop-up Bubble Translator

The Pop-up translator translates words, phrases and text on any webpage and displays the translation in a pop-up bubble without leaving the page.

To translate, select a text on a webpage with the mouse and:
    click the floating button

    use the context menu "Pop-up Bubble: Translate selection"

    use the shortcut key Alt (default)

    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 automatically detects the language of the selected text, so all you have to do is to select the target language to translate.

Pop-up Bubble Options


ImTranslator is a standalone application that performs an instant translation up to 5,000 characters using three translation providers (Googe Translate, Microsoft Translator, Translator).

To run ImTranslator:
    click "ImTranslator: Translation, Dictionary, TTS" button on the MS Edge toolbar

    choose "ImTranslator" from the context menu "ImTranslator: Translation, Dictionary, TTS"

    use shortcut keys: Alt+ Z (default)

    translates words, phrases and text between more than 90 languages
    5,000 characters per translation
    multiple translation providers (Google, Microsoft Bing, Translator)
    automatic language detection of the source text
    capability to lock in the source language
    back translation of the target text to the original language
    text-to-voice conversion of the original text and its translation
    Translation History
    words translation using Google Dictionary
    settings customization

ImTranslator Options

Webpage Translation

Webpage Translation tool translates an entire webpage between over 90 languages using Google Translate service.

To translate a webpage, choose Webpage Translation from:
    the context menu "ImTranslator: Translation, Dictionary, TTS".
    or use the shortcuts Alt+P

The context menu provides the choice of a webpage translation mode:
    translate an entire webpage
    mouseover translation of a text segment
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.

The 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.

Webpage Translation Options

Translation History

Translation History keeps track of all your translation activity and stores translation records in the Translation History.

To access Translation History click the History link on each translation tool, or go to ImTranslator Options, then Translation History panel.

    expand the translation record if it's over 200 characters
    split the record by sentences to display sentence-by-sentence translation
    see the source of the translation
    search and sort translation records
    listen to the original or translation
    export the translation history in .csv format
    delete records
    clear all history


ImTranslator Dictionary translates single words and displays alternative translations along with the part of speech.

The translations are provided by Google Translate dictionary.

The Dictionary can be used in ImTranslator application, Pop-up Bubble or Inline Translator.


ImTranslator implemented shortcuts to make the work with translation applications more convenient.

The shortcuts can be used to run ImTranslator applications, to make translations, or to perform other tasks.

ImTranslator shortcuts are fully customizable, and can be defined for each translation application.

ImTranslator Features:
Translate words, phrases and text in ImTranslator application
Translate selection in the Pop-up Bubble
Inline translation inserts the translation into a webpage.
Translate entire webpages into a selected language
Translate selection on mouse over
Auto detect language of the source text
Back translation: reverse the translation back to the original language
Text-to-Speech: convert text into voice in supported languages
Customize translation options
Set unique language settings for each translation tool
Languages: Afrikaans, Albanian, Arabic, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Basque, Belarusian, Bengali, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Cebuano, Chichewa, Chinese (Simp), Chinese (Trad), Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Esperanto, Estonian, Filipino, Finnish, French, Galician, Georgian, German, Greek, Gujarati, Haitian Creole, Hausa, Hebrew, Hindi, Hmong, Hungarian, Icelandic, Igbo, Indonesian, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Javanese, Kannada, Kazakh, Khmer, Korean, Lao, Latin, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malagasy, Malay, Malayalam, Maltese, Maori, Marathi, Mongolian, Myanmar (Burmese), Nepali, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Sesotho, Sinhala, Slovak, Slovenian, Somali, Spanish, Sundanese, Swahili, Swedish, Tajik, Tamil, Telugu, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu, Uzbek, Vietnamese, Welsh, Yiddish, Yoruba and Zulu.
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