iTranslate Voice HD – Review – Say what you want

On August 4, 2012

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iTranslate Voice HD – Review – Say what you want

Our rating:

By: Sonico GmbH

Version #: 1.0

Date Released: 2012-07-24

Developer: Sonico GmbH

Price: 0.99

User Rating:

Similar to SayHi Translate, iTranslate Voice HD uses your iPad’s microphone, a data connection, some remote translation software and your iPad speakers to adapt whatever you speak into another language.

The app is amazingly simple to use. There are two buttons at the bottom of the screen to translate from one pre-chosen language to another. Tap either of them and speak into the microphone in that language. The program will then translate your words in sound and present text on the screen in both languages. You can translate between 31 languages, but 8 of them don’t have the text translation capability (probably because they use different alphabets).

There is a settings section to auto-detect the end of your speech and a variety of other functions (including shaking to repeat the spoken translation). You can also control the volume of both microphone and speaker from the app, you can choose between male and female response voice and you can use AirPlay to project the response to your Apple TV.

Naturally, this app would be an invaluable tool for travelling. Provided you had any sort of data connection, language would no longer be a barrier to going to many different countries. Translation isn’t perfect. I had one or two instances in my test where the microphone didn’t quite understand what I said. However it gets close enough to get the general idea of whatever the other person is talking about.

As with SayHi Translate, for 99 cents this app is a bargain. I suspect more apps like this will be available in the future. For pity’s sake, pick one up.

Quick Take


Would I Buy Again:Yes.

Learning Curve:Low.

Who Is It For:Those seeking to travel or learn another language.

What I Like:Simple interface. Excellent translation capabilities.

What I Don't Like:Would be nice to translate texts in different alphabets.

Final Statement:For excellent translation, get iTranslate Voice HD.

Read the Developer's Notes:


#1 App in many countries including USA and Australia

"iTranslate Voice is voice translation on the iPhone executed perfectly."
- Kilian Bell, CultofMac

"In my tests, iTranslate Voice has been extremely accurate and reliable. iTranslate Voice is impressive"
- Federico Viticci,

"Spectacular, real-time language translation by simply speaking into your iPhone"
- Brent Dirks,

"For the price, iTranslate Voice is very impressive stuff"
- Jennifer Allen, 148 apps


Instantly speak another language, voice to voice. Can you imagine talking into your phone in one language and immediately hearing yourself in another language? That’s exactly what iTranslate Voice does. Just speak into your phone and it immediately speaks back to you in one of our 31 languages.

With iTranslate Voice you can:

? Instantly speak 31 languages...
Instantly start a voice to voice conversation into one of our 31 languages and dialects.

? Look up words...
Look up definitions and meanings for common words & phrases, just using your voice.

? Share translations...
Simply click on a translation to copy, mail, text or tweet it.

? Super accurate voice recognition...
Forget typing... The accuary of our voice recognition is so amazing, that you don't need your keyboard anymore.

? Edit translations...
If you're old school you can always bring up the keyboard. Simply long click on a Mic and start typing.

? Perfect if you want to...
...learn a new language. to a foreign country. with people who don't speak your language.

Supported languages & dialects:
English (US), English (UK), English (Australia), Spanish (Spain), Spanish (United States), Spanish (Mexico), French (France), French (Canada), German, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin (China), Mandarin (Taiwan), Cantonese, Korean, Dutch, Norwegian, Swedish, Danish, Portuguese (Portugal), Portuguese (Brazil), Polish, Russian

Additional languages with voice output:
Arabic, Bahasa (Indonesia), Catalan, Greek, Hindi, Slovak, Thai, Turkish

What are you waiting for? Try the app while its on sale and start speaking different languages, voice to voice. Don't miss your chance!

P.S. If you have any suggestions, questions or need some help, just write us a letter to [email protected] We are always glad to help you as soon as possible

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