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Skype Translator Preview Coming to Windows Desktop App This Summer

If you’re using Windows 10 and you’ve been aching to get your hands on Skype Translator, you won’t have to wait too much longer; Skype announced today that it’s “targetting the end of summer 2015” to begin its rollout for the Windows desktop.

As of last month, you no longer have to manually sign up for the Skype Translator Preview, and according to Skype, this lead to a “300 percent increase” in adoption of the translation software, which allows you to communicate through VoIP in real-time without those pesky language barriers. Skype Translator uses machine learning, so it learns as people use it.

As of today, the Skype Translator preview application includes four spoken languages: English, Spanish, Italian and Mandarin, as well as 50 written instant messaging languages,” Skype posted on its official blog. “We will continue to expand the repertoire of languages as they meet our quality standard.”

If you haven’t already, be sure to download the modern Windows Skype Translator Preview here.

A version of this post originally appeared on TruTower: Microsoft’s Skype Translator Preview Coming to Skype for Windows Desktop this Summer

Josh Robert Nay

Author: Josh Robert Nay

Josh Robert Nay is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of TruTower and the Editor in Chief of Pocket And PC. He has worked in the telecommunications industry since 2003 and specializes in GSM based technology. He also uses (too many) VoIP apps and is a long-time user of BlackBerry, Android, and Windows Phone. He adores anything having to do with space exploration and writing and is also an aspiring violinist.

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