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MacLinguist is described as 'Linguist is a light-weight translator for Mac OS X and Windows. It works by pointing your mouse cursor over some (possibly selected) text fragment and pressing Control button twice. Linguist shows a popup with a translation right where your mouse cursor is' and is a Translator in the education & reference category. There are more than 25 alternatives to MacLinguist for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Windows, iPhone, iPad and Android. The best alternative is Google Translate, which is free. Other great apps like MacLinguist are Linguee, Yandex.Translate, LibreTranslator and Microsoft Translator.

MacLinguist alternatives are mainly Translators but may also be Dictionaries or Text to Speech Services. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of MacLinguist.
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  • FreemiumProprietary
  • Mac
  • Windows

Linguist is a light-weight translator for Mac OS X and Windows. It works by pointing your mouse cursor over some (possibly...

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  1. Google Translate icon

    Google Translate

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Symbian S60
    • Blackberry
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Google Drive - Docs

    Google Translate is a free online translation service that can instantly translate text and web pages between over 50 languages.

    ⚫︎ Text to SpeechGoogle Translate allows you to transform written text into spoken text.
    ⚫︎ Works OfflineGoogle Translate can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    ⚫︎ Website TranslationGoogle Translate uses a built-in translator to translate content into any language in real time.
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  2. Linguee icon

    Linguee

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    • Apple Watch

    Linguee is a new kind of dictionary app for French-English, Spanish-English and other language pairs. You will find reliable translations in the shortest time, even when you're offline.

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  3. Yandex.Translate icon

    Yandex.Translate

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Telegram
    • iPad
    • Apple Watch

    Yandex.Translate - synchronized translation for 85 languages, predictive typing, dictionary with transcription, pronunciation and usage examples, and many other features.

    ⚫︎ Text to SpeechYandex.Translate allows you to transform written text into spoken text.
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  4. LibreTranslator icon

    LibreTranslator

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    • F-Droid

    LibreTranslator is an Android translation app with translations from LibreTranslate.

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  5. Microsoft Translator icon

    Microsoft Translator

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Windows S
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Apple Watch
    • Microsoft Edge
    • Microsoft Office Powerpoint
    • Android Wear
    • Kindle Fire

    Microsoft Translator is your door to a wider world. Translator apps are specially designed for all of your favorite devices to translate anything, anywhere, and anytime into 50 different languages.

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    Saladict

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Chrome OS
    • Google Chrome
    • Firefox

    Saladict is a professional inline translator browser extension, built for comparative reading, with comprehensive dictionaries covering all major languages.

    ⚫︎ CustomizableSaladict is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
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    Translate Shell

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Translate Shell (formerly Google Translate CLI) is a command-line translator powered by Google Translate (default), Bing Translator, Yandex.Translate and Apertium.

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    Mate Translate

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    • Apple Watch
    • Microsoft Edge
    • Google Chrome
    • Apple Messages
    • Opera
    • Telegram bot API
    • Firefox

    Looking for an easy and fun to use language translator app? Then download Mate Translate today. Mate Translate works in 103 languages and can perform text translations, speech-to-text translations and it even synchronizes between all your devices.

    ⚫︎ Privacy focusedMate Translate is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
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    S3.Translator

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • Google Chrome
    • Firefox

    S3.Translator adds the power of Google Translate’s automatic translations to your browser!

    ⚫︎ Website TranslationS3.Translator uses a built-in translator to translate content into any language in real time.
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  10. Bing Translator icon

    Bing Translator

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online

    Bing Translator (previously Live Search Translator and Windows Live Translator) is a service provided by Microsoft as part of its Bing services to translate texts or entire web pages into different languages.

    ⚫︎ Website TranslationBing Translator uses a built-in translator to translate content into any language in real time.
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