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Google Translate Question

Post by Duncan » Tue Dec 17, 2019 10:35 am

If I take a photo of a Khmer sign or document, then download it onto my laptop, can I use Google translate to translate it to English ?

If so, ,, how.
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Re: Google Translate Question

Post by Username Taken » Tue Dec 17, 2019 10:45 am

For documents

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Re: Google Translate Question

Post by Duncan » Tue Dec 17, 2019 10:50 am

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Tue Dec 17, 2019 10:45 am
For documents

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Yea but it's not a document, it a photo of a document or such.
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Re: Google Translate Question

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... give 'em a quick, short, sharp shock ...

https://BooksAboutCambodia.com
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Re: Google Translate Question

Post by Kammekor » Tue Dec 17, 2019 11:26 am

All nice, but at least on my phone Google tells me for Khmer the option is not available.
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Re: Google Translate Question

Post by timmydownawell » Tue Dec 17, 2019 12:23 pm

Same. It's available for some languages but not Khmer.
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Re: Google Translate Question

Post by explorer » Tue Dec 17, 2019 12:47 pm

If you do it with an English picture or document, you can use an OCR (optical character recognition) program to convert it to text. English OCR apps are getting more and more accurate.

Khmer OCR apps are being developed, but at this stage they are not very good. In a few years time they may be better.

If you can convert it to Khmer text, you can use a translation website to translate it. Even these are not very good yet.
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Re: Google Translate Question

Post by xandreu » Tue Dec 17, 2019 1:31 pm

I don't know about documents but some have commented that Khmer is not an option when using Google translate.

If you use the Google translate app to speak Khmer to you, it will tell you that Khmer is not available, but if you use the web browser version (on your phone or a computer) it does speak the Khmer words to you when you want to translate words from English to Khmer.

This might be the case for documents also. Worth a try....
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Re: Google Translate Question

Post by Freightdog » Tue Dec 17, 2019 1:58 pm

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In this day and age, we have become accustomed to the benefits of technology, and how quickly things may be done using technology. But it all has to start somewhere.
Duncan wrote:
Tue Dec 17, 2019 10:35 am
If I take a photo of a Khmer sign or document, then download it onto my laptop, can I use Google translate to translate it to English ?

If so, ,, how.
There's an alternative App for that. It's possibly not as quick as Google translate if google could translate it. However, it frequently is more accurate.
So, if you need to know now, then it may not be for you. This app may not fit on your mobile device, so any attempt to do so may invalidate the device' warranty.

If you have a little time to spare, then I offer you the

JamieLambo v1.0**
Simply take a photo
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Re: Google Translate Question

Post by timmydownawell » Tue Dec 17, 2019 2:24 pm

xandreu wrote:
Tue Dec 17, 2019 1:31 pm
If you use the Google translate app to speak Khmer to you, it will tell you that Khmer is not available
Weirdly this used to work on my phone, then suddenly a couple of months ago Khmer voice output was not available, and more recently it has started working again.
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