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Comparison of machine translation applications

A machine translation application is a program which can translate text or speech from one natural language to another. Please see the individual products' articles for further information.

General information

Basic general information for popular Machine translation applications.

Name
Official Website
Platform
License
Price
Latest stable release
Source availa-
bility
Notes
Apertium Apertium Unix compa- tible
Precom-
piled packages available for Debian GNU/ Linux
GNU General Public License Free 3.0 Yes
Open-
Logos
Open-
Logos
Windows, Linux GPL or Paid Free or not 1.0.3 Yes
Google Translate Google Translate Cross-platform (Web application) Freeware Free Beta No Based origi- nally on SYSTRAN [1]
Babel Fish Babel Fish Cross-platform (Web applica-tion) Freeware Free ? No Based on SYSTRAN
Windows Live Translator Windows Live Translator Cross-platform (Web applica- tion) Freeware Free Final No Based originally on SYSTRAN
SYSTRAN SYSTRAN Cross-platform (Web applica-tion) Freeware Free ? No
GramTrans GramTrans Cross-platform (Web applica-tion) Freeware Free ? No
Promt PROMT Cross-platform (Web applica-tion) Freeware Free 8.0 No Rules based machine transla-
tion
Meta-Morpho webforditas.hu Cross-platform (Web applica-tion) Freeware Free ? No
SDL Interna-tional freetransla-tion.com Cross-
platform
(Web applica-
tion)
Freeware/ Human translation Free Automatic Translation / Human Translation 0.10$ per word ? No
Babylon babylon.com Windows, Mac Paid Depend on license (from 34$ to 89$ for one license) 7.0 No
Applied Language Solutions Applied Language Cross-
platform
(Web applica-
tion)
Freeware Free ? No
InterTran InterTran ? Paid ? ? No
World-
Lingo
WorldLingo ? Paid (30 USD/month for 2 languages, 203 for 14) ? No

Languages features comparison

The following table compares the amount of languages which the following machine translation programs can translate between.

Language Aper- tium Google Tran- slate Babel Fish Win-
dows Live Trans- lator
Gram- Trans SYS- TRAN 1-800-trans- late PROMT Meta- Morpho App-
lied Langu- age Solu tions
Tran- sla-
tion
Exp- erts
To Eng-lish Chinese (Simpli-
fied)
to English
No Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes No No Yes No
Chinese (Tradi-tional) to English No Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes No No Yes No
Spanish to English Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes
Japanese to English No Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes No No Yes Yes
German to English No Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes
French to English No Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes
Welsh to English Yes No No No No No No No No No Yes
Korean to English No Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes No No Yes No
Tagalog to English No No No No No No No No No No Yes
Italian to English No Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes
Portu-
guese
to English
No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes
Russian to English No Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes
Dutch to English No Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes No No Yes Yes
Arabic to English No Yes No Yes No Yes Yes No No Yes No
Polish to English No Yes No No No Yes Yes No No No Yes
Swedish to English No Yes No No Yes Yes No No No No Yes
Turkish to English No No No No No No Yes No No No Yes
Persian to English No No No No No No Yes No No No No
Roma-nian to English No Yes No No No No No No No No Yes
Czech to English No Yes No No No No No No No No Yes
Hebrew to English No Yes No No No No Yes No No No No
Danish to English No Yes No No Yes No No No No No Yes
Finnish to English No Yes No No No No No No No No Yes
Hunga-
rian
to English
No No No No No No No No Yes No Yes
Greek to English No Yes Yes No No Yes No No No No Yes
Catalan to English Yes Yes No No No No No No No No No
Norwe-
gian
to English
No Yes No No Yes No No No No No Yes
Serbo-Croatian to English No Yes No No No Yes ? No No No Yes
Ukrai- nian to English No Yes No No No No No No No No No
Hindi to English No Yes No No No No ? No No No No
Language Aper- tium Google Tran- slate Babel Fish Win-
dows Live Trans- lator
Gram- Trans SYS- TRAN 1-800-trans- late PROMT Meta- Morpho App-
lied Langu- age Solu tions
Tran- sla-
tion
Exp- erts
To Chinese (Simpl-ified) English to Chinese (Simpli-
fied)
No Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes No No Yes No
To Chinese (Tradi-tional) English to Chinese (Tradi-tional) No Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes No No Yes No
To Spanish English to Spanish Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes
Russian to Spanish No Yes No No No No ? Yes No No Yes
French to Spanish Yes Yes Yes No No Yes ? Yes No Yes Yes
German to Spanish No Yes No No No No ? Yes No No Yes
To Japa-nese English to Japa- nese No Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes No No Yes No
To Ger-
man
English to German No Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes
French to German No Yes Yes Yes No Yes ? Yes No Yes Yes
Spanish to German No Yes No No No No ? Yes No No Yes
Russian to German No Yes No No No No ? Yes No No Yes
To French English to French No Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes
German to French No Yes Yes Yes No Yes ? Yes No Yes Yes
Spanish to French Yes Yes Yes No No Yes ? Yes No Yes Yes
Russian to French No Yes No No No No ? Yes No No Yes
Dutch to French No Yes Yes No No Yes ? No No Yes Yes
To Korean English to Korean No Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes No No Yes No
To Italian English to Italian No Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes No No Yes Yes
To Portu-guese English to Portu-guese No Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes
To Rus-
sian
English to Russian No Yes Yes No No Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes
French to Russian No Yes No No No No ? Yes No No Yes
Spanish to Russian No Yes No No No No ? Yes No No Yes
German to Russian No Yes No No No No ? Yes No No Yes
Italian to Russian No Yes No No No No ? Yes No No Yes
To Dutch English to Dutch No Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes No No Yes Yes
French to Dutch No Yes Yes No No Yes ? No No Yes Yes
Language Aper- tium Google Tran- slate Babel Fish Win-
dows Live Trans- lator
Gram- Trans SYS- TRAN 1-800-trans- late PROMT Meta- Morpho App-
lied Langu- age Solu tions
Tran- sla-
tion
Exp- erts
To Arabic English to Arabic No Yes No Yes No Yes Yes No No Yes No
To Polish English to Polish No Yes No No No No Yes No No No Yes
To Swedish English to Swedish No Yes No No No Yes No No No No Yes
To Turkish English to Turkish No No No No No No Yes No No No Yes
To Persian English to Persian No No No No No No Yes No No No No
To Roma-nian English to Roma-
nian
No Yes No No No No No No No No Yes
To Czech English to Czech No Yes No No No No No No No No Yes
To Hebrew English to Hebrew No Yes No No No No Yes No No No No
To Danish English to Danish No Yes No No Yes No No No No No Yes
To Finnish English to Finnish No Yes No No No No No No No No Yes
To Hunga-rian English to Hunga- rian No No No No No No No No Yes No Yes
To Greek English to Greek No Yes Yes No No Yes No No No No Yes
To Catalan English to Catalan Yes Yes No No No No No No No No No
To Norwe-gian English to Norwe-
gian
No Yes No No Yes No No No No No Yes
To Serbo-Croatian English to Serbo-Croatian No Yes No No Yes No No No No No Yes
To Ukra-inian English to Ukrai-
nian
No Yes No No No No ? No No No No
To Hindi English to Hindi No Yes No No No No ? No No No No
Total (confirmed) 6 57 30 25 6 36 32 24 2 34 ?

See also

 


 

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_Machine_translation_applications

Published - November 2008



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