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Unlock multilingual conversations: Know how to use Google Translate's real-time interpreter feature

Unlock the power of real-time conversations with Google Translate. Also, know how to effortlessly bridge language gaps and make your global interactions smoother than ever.

By: MD IJAJ KHAN
| Updated on: Jan 15 2024, 17:34 IST
Google Search 2023: Jawan, Gadar 2 to Pathaan, check these top 10 most-searched movies
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1/11 As 2023 draws to a close, most people would be eager to know the cinematic gems that captivated audiences throughout the year. Google, the search engine giant, compiles its 'Year in Search' lists, revealing what captured the attention of the masses in various categories. Here, we'll explore the top 10 most searched movies on Google India in 2023.
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2/11 #1. Jawan: Released in September 2023, Shah Rukh Khan's 'Jawan' made a significant impact with its gripping action sequences, compelling storyline, and thought-provoking social commentary. (Red Chillies/ YouTube)
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3/11 #2. Gadar 2: In August 2023, 'Gadar 2' rekindled the passion of millions, continuing the love story of Sunny Deol and Ameesha Patel against the backdrop of India-Pakistan tensions. (ZEE5)
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4/11 #2. Oppenheimer: Christopher Nolan's 'Oppenheimer' delves into the life of scientist J. Robert Oppenheimer, exploring his role in the Manhattan Project and the moral dilemmas surrounding the development of the atomic bomb. (YouTube)
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5/11 #4. Adipurush: Om Raut's 'Adipurush' promised a visually stunning reimagining of the Ramayana, featuring Prabhas as the noble Rama and Saif Ali Khan as the formidable Lankesh. (T-Series)
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6/11 #5. Pathaan: Starring Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone, and John Abraham, 'Pathaan' follows a retired RAW agent pulled back into action to thwart a terrorist attack. The film explores themes of patriotism, duty, and sacrifice. (YRF)
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7/11 #6. The Kerala Story: Directed by Sudipto Sen, 'The Kerala Story' became a summer hit, starring Adah Sharma, Yogita Bihani, Sonia Balani, and Siddhi Idna. (Facebook)
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8/11 #7. Jailer: Directed by Nelson Dilipkumar and headlined by Rajinikanth, 'Jailer' became a Tamil blockbuster with a star-studded cast and cameo appearances by Mohanlal, Shiva Rajkumar, and Jackie Shroff. (YouTube)
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9/11 #8. Leo: Directed by Lokesh Kanagaraj, 'Leo' is a Tamil-language action thriller featuring Vijay in the lead role. Inspired by 'A History of Violence,' the film follows Parthi, a café owner pursued by gangsters. (YouTube)
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10/11 #9. Tiger 3: Directed by Maneesh Sharma and starring Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif, 'Tiger 3' became a box office success with its engaging storyline and international appeal within the YRF spy Universe. (YRF)
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11/11 #10. Varisu: Directed and written by Vamshi Paidipally, 'Varisu' stars Thalapathi Vijay and Rashmika Mandanna in an action-suspense thriller released on January 11, 2023. The film explores a young man's return to help his family amid challenges posed by a rival. (YouTube)
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Unlock the power of Google Translate's real-time feature for seamless language translation. (Pexels)

Are you aware of all the hidden gems your phone apps offer? Among them is the real-time voice translation feature within the Google Translate app for Android and iOS. This feature eliminates the need to type text phrases and wait for responses when conversing with someone in a foreign language that you are not familiar with. Instead, you can hold your phone between two speakers, and the app will seamlessly translate words and that too in real-time.

Here's a Quick Guide on How to Use Google Translate's Real-Time interpreter Feature via Gizmodo:

Real-Time Translation Basics

To unleash the power of real-time translation, ensure you have the Google Translate app installed on your phone. Remember, this feature requires internet access and may consume data, which is crucial to note when abroad.

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Known as the "transcribe" feature, Google Translate supports eight languages: English, French, German, Hindi, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, and Thai. Load the app, select the Conversation button, and choose your desired input and output languages.

Start Speaking!

Once you've selected your languages, tap the Conversation button, and you're ready to converse. The app offers manual language selection or an automatic mode that listens for different voices.

Text Transcriptions and More

As you engage in the conversation, text transcriptions appear on the screen, allowing you to verify accuracy. Edit the input prompt by tapping on the text. The app's spoken output is also displayed, with the option to replay it.

Explore Translation Options

While the transcribe feature lacks extensive settings, you can use the hand-waving icon to display an information card in the translated language. This card serves as a handy tool to explain the translation process to the other speaker.

Additional Options

For a customized experience, access additional options in the main Google Translate screen by tapping your profile picture and selecting Settings. Here, you can adjust the regional accent, voice speed, and clear your translation history.

Google Translate's real-time interpreter feature is a valuable tool for various situations, from navigating unfamiliar locations to communicating with clients. Embrace this technology, break language barriers, and enhance your global interactions.

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First Published Date: 15 Jan, 17:26 IST
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