MacLinguist Alternatives

    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 an app in the Education & Reference category. There are more than 25 alternatives to MacLinguist for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, iPhone, Windows, Android and Mac. The best alternative is Google Translate, which is free. Other great apps like MacLinguist are Linguee (Free), Microsoft Translator (Free), Yandex.Translate (Free) and S3.Translator (Free).

    This page was last updated Mar 5, 2021

    1. Google Translate is a free online translation service that can instantly translate text and web pages between over 50 languages. The iPhone and Android versions offer voice input.
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      • 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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      • 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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    2. Yandex.Translate - synchronized translation for 85 languages, predictive typing, dictionary with transcription, pronunciation and usage examples, and many other features.
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    3. S3.Translator adds the power of Google Translate’s automatic translations to your browser! It supports translation of selected text, entered phrase or whole webpage between any of 100+ languages. Features:
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    4. Translate Shell (formerly Google Translate CLI) is a command-line translator powered by Google Translate (default), Bing Translator, Yandex.Translate and Apertium.
      • 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.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Firefox
      ImTranslator provides the access to online translation powered by Babylon, Google, Microsoft and other translation engines for over 66 languages. ImTranslator includes dictionary, text-to-speech, virtual keyboard, spell checker, back translation.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Google Chrome
      • Firefox
      Google™ Translator is a powerful tool to translate selected words (or sentences) to a wide range of supported languages.

      Discontinued

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

    5. PROMT Free Online-Translator.com is an online translation service from PROMT, a leading machine translation product and solution provider. Online-Translation.
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