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Read for Me!: Translate printed text from pictures

Translate a PRINTED text from a picture simply by shooting at it

Translate a PRINTED text from a picture simply by shooting at it

Read for Me!: Translate printed text from pictures

by Kevin TING WING YUEN
Read for Me!: Translate printed text from pictures
Read for Me!: Translate printed text from pictures
Read for Me!: Translate printed text from pictures

What is it about?

Translate a PRINTED text from a picture simply by shooting at it!

Read for Me!: Translate printed text from pictures

App Details

Version
2.0
Rating
(20)
Size
9Mb
Genre
Reference Travel
Last updated
November 3, 2014
Release date
August 27, 2011
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App Store Description

Translate a PRINTED text from a picture simply by shooting at it!
***No photo of screens (TV, computer, etc...) and no handwriting***

Read for Me! recognises up to 38 languages and translate them between 42 languages.

Why "Read for Me!"?

You may already have encountered a situation where you want to read signs, menus, notices, etc. written in a foreign language you don't know. Read for Me! will help you get a translation of that printed text simply by taking a close-up picture of it.

Features:

- Photo translation from up to 38 languages
- Translation into 42 languages
- Text selection for accurate translation
- Manual correction of the recognised text if needed
- Text-to-speech: listen to the original text and its translation or let Read for Me! speak for you! (28 languages available)
- History of all your translations
- Photo saved in the history if no network connection for later use
- Show the translation in full screen mode
- Share the translation

Languages available for input: Arabic, Bulgarian, Catalan, Chinese simplified, Chinese traditional, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latvian, Lithuanian, Malay, Maltese, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese.

Languages available for output: Arabic, Bulgarian, Catalan, Chinese simplified, Chinese traditional, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Farsi, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Haitian Creole, Hebrew, Hindi, Hmong Daw, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latvian, Lithuanian, Malay, Maltese, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese, Urdu.

Languages available for text-to-speech: Arabic, Chinese simplified, Chinese traditional, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish.

For better results please follow these tips:

- Hold your device vertically when taking a picture
- Focus on the text when taking a picture
- Avoid light reflections
- Try to select only the text you want to translate using the cropping tool
- Get the maximum light for while taking the picture
- Do not zoom, move closer
- Pictures of screens (TV, computer, etc.) will give poor results because of the refresh rate

Limitations:

- iOS 7.0 and higher
- Translate only printed text, handwriting doesn’t work
- OCR and translation requires an Internet connection