Late last year Microsoft unveiled their awesome real-time Skype Translator software making it available to interested Microsoft Windows 8.1 users via a sign-up process.
If your not a Windows 8.1 user or haven’t been lucky enough to gain access to the Skype Translation preview as yet, you might l be pleased to know that Microsoft has today opened up access to the Skype Translation preview to all, allowing everyone to download it for free.
The next generation Skype Translation communication software as the name suggests translates real-time Skype calls from one language to another allowing those that don’t speak the same language to communicate and enjoy a real-time video conversation. Features currently include :
• Translates one-to-one Skype video and voice calls.
• Translates English to Spanish and vice versa ‒ more languages are in the works.
• An on-screen transcript of your call appears, which can be saved.
• Translates instant message chats in over 40 languages.
Shape the future of Skype by getting your video and voice calls translated as you talk, with this preview of Skype Translator.
– Your one-to-one voice or video chats are translated as you speak, in both directions.
– Choose whether you want to hear the translation or just see a transcript.
– Includes all the regular features of Skype for modern Windows.
– To improve call quality, ensure you and whoever you’re talking to use a headset.
– Every call helps improve Skype Translator’s performance.
– If you’re currently using Skype for modern Windows, please uninstall it first.
– We recommend you use a broadband internet connection.
– Available on Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 Technical Preview only for now.
For more information on the new Skype Translation preview jump over to the Windows website for details via the link below.