LibreTranslate - Free and Open Source Machine Translation API
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Free and Open Source Machine Translation API. 100% self-hosted, no limits, no ties to proprietary services. Run your own API server in just a few minutes.

I always used translation applications on my phone, when I still used google services the oblivious choice was google translate, but after learning what google does, I traded one evil for the other and turned to the Microsoft app.

I tried several app’s open source but none were 100% effective, when I saw a post on this site, open source, the first thing I did was put an icon for the site on my phone, I gave up all applications.

It is very good this project and everyone should support, good initiatives like this are worth a lot in the days running away from BigTech.

@Talkless
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Absolutely! Though none of my needed languages are supported :-/ .

@Atahualpa
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Very happy to learn about this!

One issue I found, it doesn’t accept single words in french

Cat -> Cat

If I use multiple words it’s fine

the cat -> le chat

@Reaton
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try without an uppercase letter at the beginning. Maybe it doesn’t translate “Cat” because, with the capital C, it thinks it’s a proper name.

IngrownMink4
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I’m using Deepl right now. Good to know that there is a true FLOSS translator, so I will use this instead of Deepl. Thanks :D

Thyristor
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This is actually a pretty good improvement compared to google translate. I made a couple of tries from english to portuguese and got results in european portuguese. Google always defaults to brazilian portuguese and it sticks out like a sore thumb while reading it in Europe, even from short simple sentences.

@ihaphleas
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Try deepl as well

@Echedenyan
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It is propietary software in both server side and client side (js).

@lorabe
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it’s pretty good, i have noticed some inconsistencies compared to google translate, but it’s usable.

Dreeg Ocedam
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Thanks, this is amazing! It seems to actually work pretty well.

Dreeg Ocedam
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It seems that the bulk of the work is done by Argos-translate.

@pescetarian
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What about the keyboard for smartphone?! Not using Google keyboard or Microsoft SwiftKey any open source project exist?!

Dreeg Ocedam
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I use OpenBoard and I’m quite satisfied.

Dessalines
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This is the only usable one I’ve found too.

@pescetarian
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But no swipe inside…

@Echedenyan
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Use AnySoftKeyboard.

Travis Skaalgard
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AnySoftKeyboard is the one I use. I don’t use swipe but it has it.

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Werwolf
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you can find openboard in F-Droid

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