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), Yandex.Translate (Free), Microsoft Translator (Free) and S3.Translator (Free).

    This page was last updated Mar 5, 2021

    1. Saladict is a professional inline translator browser extension, built for comparative reading, with comprehensive dictionaries covering all major languages.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      • Apple Watch
      • Google Chrome
      • Android Wear
      • Slack
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      • Opera
      The Lingvanex translator app is a modern translation software for 127 languages. All in one instruments for your tasks! You can translate text, voice, images, web pages and documents. Learn a foreign language with pleasure and The Lingvanex translator app for MacOS.
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    2. 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.
    3. Advanced English Dictionary is better than other dictionaries, not just because it contains far more words than a conventional paper dictionary, but because it uses a radically new approach to searching for words.
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    4. Break down language barriers and instantly translate between over 90 languages. Translation spoken in natural sounding voice. Great for traveling, classroom, learning a language or quick translations. Listen and share them easily.

    5. Translation of PDF book into another language.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Google Chrome
      • Firefox
      Select word or phrase with Alt key pressed - then hover over an icon below the selection. Almost instantly you will see a tooltip with the translation.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      BabelNet is both a multilingual encyclopedic dictionary, with lexicographic and encyclopedic coverage of terms, and a semantic network which connects concepts and named entities in a very large network of semantic relations, made up of about 15 million entries, called Babel...
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    6. Langenberg translator has many different language translators on one webpage. It can translate a word or phrase, a webpage, and can even guess the language of a particular word or phrase. Among language translation Langenberg can also search and do many other things.


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    7. Translate while you are typing by using Bing Translator. You no longer have to click on the translate button every time you edit the text. Getting real time feedback helps you improve the original text by making minor changes, so you get a better translation easily.
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