Open Source Google Translate Alternatives

    The best open source alternative to Google Translate is Apertium, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to Google Translate and many of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to Google Translate are Wiktionary (Free, Open Source), Tatoeba (Free, Open Source), OpenL (Free, Open Source) and Crow Translate (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated May 24, 2021

    Platforms

    • Online
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • iPad
    • Android Tablet
    • Google Chrome
    • Firefox
    • Self-Hosted
    • Apple Watch
    • Chrome OS
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    • Blackberry
    • Microsoft Edge
    • Windows Phone
    • Symbian S60
    • Opera
    • Android Wear

    Features

    • Multiple languages
    • Online translation
    • Translation-platform
    • Text to Speech
    • Portable
    • Firefox Extensions
    • Educational
    • Thesaurus
    • German
    • Works Offline
    • Spanish
    • Machine translation
    • Google Chrome Extensions
    • Encyclopedia
    • Artificial intelligence
    • Document translation
    • French
    • Real-time translation
    • Speech Recognition
    • Speech to text

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    • Apertium is a rule-based machine translation platform. It is free software and released under the terms of the GNU General Public License. View 40 alternatives to Apertium
      Most users think Apertium is a great alternative to Google Translate.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Android
      Apertium vs Google Translate
      pros, cons and recent comments
      Apertium is a rule-based machine translation platform. It is free software and released under the terms of the GNU General Public License. Languages supported in...
      Positive comment over 2 years ago

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      is is open source, and it is free
      Positive comment over 3 years ago

      6
      RemovedUser With Google Translate, we can translate any language to any language. Apertium only allows the translation of specific languages to other specific ones. Eg.: Portuguese to only Catalan, Spanish and Galician, but not English, French or German like Google Translate does.
      Negative comment over 3 years ago

      5
      riveravaldez GPLed, free-libre open-source software. So, not ending in the same problems as with Google (which is the case for DeepL).
      Positive comment 4 months ago

      2
    • Wiktionary is a multilingual, web-based project to create a free content dictionary, available in 158 languages. View 60 alternatives to Wiktionary
      This alternative is disputed. Wiktionary is still a legitimate alternative to Google Translate, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      • Android
      Wiktionary vs Google Translate
      pros, cons and recent comments
      Wiktionary is a dictionary, not a translator.
      Negative comment over 1 year ago

      9
      qweered Wiktionary is a dictionary, not a translator
      Negative comment about 1 month ago

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      All in one dictionary with references in all other languages including old and rare ones.
      Positive comment almost 6 years ago

      1


    • At its core, Tatoeba is a large database of example sentences translated into several languages. Search example sentences translated into many languages. View 65 alternatives to Tatoeba
      Some users think Tatoeba is a great alternative to Google Translate, some don't.
      No screenshots yet
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
    • OpenL Translator is an open source front-end android application to the high-quality DeepL machine translation services (available for English, German, French, Spanish, Italian... View 36 alternatives to OpenL

      Discontinued

      Since March of 2019, a "network error" message is showed when trying to translate text. An issue was opened in GitHub, without a definitive solution as of July 13th, 2019: https://github.com/anthony-reboul/AndroidDeepL/issues/54.

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Android
      • DeepL Translator
    • A simple and lightweight translator that allows to translate and speak text using Google, Yandex and Bing. View 14 alternatives to Crow Translate
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux


    • Translate Shell (formerly Google Translate CLI) is a command-line translator powered by Google Translate (default), Bing Translator, Yandex.Translate and Apertium. View 60 alternatives to Translate Shell
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
    • Google™ Translator is a powerful tool to translate selected words (or sentences) to a wide range of supported languages. View 49 alternatives to Google Translator
      Most users think Google Translator is a great alternative to Google Translate.

      Discontinued

      No updates since 2016, you can still download it and get the source on Github.
      Latest commit a4a7c39 on Feb 21, 2016

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Google Chrome
      • Firefox
    • Tagaini Jisho is a free to use Japanese dictionary. It is available in several languages such as german or french. View 64 alternatives to Tagaini jisho
      This alternative is disputed. Tagaini jisho is still a legitimate alternative to Google Translate, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
    • Translate 100+ Languages Instantly Work fast, communicate clearly, just a shortcut away. No browser switching. No interruptions. View 4 alternatives to Translatium
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
    • Alternative front-end for Google Translate, serving as a Free and Open Source translator with over a hundred languages available View 14 alternatives to Lingva Translate
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
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