Chromium-based Microsoft Edge to have built-in Microsoft Translator

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Chromium Edge interface

Microsoft’s new Edge is now available for Windows 10 and while
it comes with all important features, many functionalities that
were promised are due to arrive.

In addition to smooth scrolling, dark theme and other
functionalities, the Chromium-based Microsoft Edge browser will
be also getting support for native translation. It looks like
some customers in certain regions are already able to access
Microsoft’s text translation feature in Edge.

Chromium Edge will be powered by Microsoft Translator service
that would allow the browser to translate websites in foreign
languages. In select regions, Microsoft has quietly
enabled a new feature in Edge Canary that allows users to
access Microsoft Translator.

Edge translator feature

If you open a webpage in a foreign language, you can tap on
Translator icon right to the address bar. This would allow
the Edge browser to translate the foreign language to your
choice of language or English.

Microsoft Edge will automatically translate the webpage if the
content is in a different language than the one set as the
system language.

Edge translator

In the old Microsoft Edge, the users were required to download
an extension from Microsoft Store to translate webpages in the
browser.

It is worth noting that the feature is not live for everyone in
the Canary version of Microsoft Edge, but it is likely to
arrive in a few days.



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