Word Lens Translator

Word Lens Translator


Instantly translate printed words with your phone’s camera!

Word Lens gives you translation on the go:
- NO NETWORK required - results appear immediately on your video screen when you need it, anywhere in the world.
- Easy to use, like the regular camera
- Look up translations by typing them in, or clicking on a word.

Available language pairs:
+ English ⇆ Russian
+ English ⇆ Spanish
+ English ⇆ French
+ English ⇆ Italian
+ English ⇆ German
+ English ⇆ Portuguese

Notes for getting the best quality out of your translations:
- Best used on clearly printed text (e.g. signs, menus)
- DOES NOT recognize handwriting or stylized fonts
- It's not perfect, but you can get the general meaning!
- Keep text in focus by holding it at least one hand-length away and tap-to-focus if autofocus is struggling.
- Turn on the flashlight (if available on your device)
- Zoom in (if available on your device)

Some features are device dependent. Not all device cameras can zoom, nor do all devices have a flashlight.

Having trouble? We want to hear from you! Email us at:
[email protected]

Permissions Usage:
Hardware Controls: Take Pictures and Videos: Used to access the camera so we can translate what it sees.

Recent changes:
v3: All languages free! Thank you for your support!
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About Word Lens Translator
Instantly translate printed words with your phone’s camera!

Word Lens gives you translation on the go:
- NO NETWORK required - results appear immediately on your video screen when you need it, anywhere in the world.
- Easy to use, like the regular camera
- Look up translations by typing them in, or clicking on a word.

Available language pairs:
+ English ⇆ Russian
+ English ⇆ Spanish
+ English ⇆ French
+ English ⇆ Italian
+ English ⇆ German
+ English ⇆ Portuguese

Notes for getting the best quality out of your translations:
- Best used on clearly printed text (e.g. signs, menus)
- DOES NOT recognize handwriting or stylized fonts
- It's not perfect, but you can get the general meaning!
- Keep text in focus by holding it at least one hand-length away and tap-to-focus if autofocus is struggling.
- Turn on the flashlight (if available on your device)
- Zoom in (if available on your device)

Some features are device dependent. Not all device cameras can zoom, nor do all devices have a flashlight.

Having trouble? We want to hear from you! Email us at:
[email protected]

Permissions Usage:
Hardware Controls: Take Pictures and Videos: Used to access the camera so we can translate what it sees.

Recent changes:
v3: All languages free! Thank you for your support!

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Android Market Comments
A Google User
19 hours ago
How do I get more languages? I need to translate a lot of polish and I have no idea how to get it to use that language. It seem you can only translate a select few. Please help
A Google User
20 hours ago
No thai I searched thai translation and this came up, I downloaded it and no thai!! Rubish
A Google User
Yesterday 7:53 AM
Perfect for desperate situations As the developers say in their blurb, the translations are not grammatically or contextually perfect. But if you need something translating really simply and quickly, there is no better app. Brazilian and Spanish friends both said the translations are rudimentary, but they absolutely understood the intended message.
A Google User
Yesterday 1:27 AM
Needs more languages I wish it had more
A Google User
Monday 6:06 PM
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