Google Translate adds iPad multitasking support, instant camera translation

Google has updated its Translate app for iPhone and iPad, adding support for the new iPad multitasking features that arrived with iOS 9. It also now sports instant camera translation to Arabic from both English and German.

Below is the list of all of the changes in Google Translate 4.2:

  • iPad Air 2: Split view support for easy copy-pasting on iOS 9
  • Instant camera translation now available from German and English to Arabic
  • Improved rendering for several writing systems
  • Support for Myanmar (Burmese) handwriting input
  • Several bug fixes and usability improvements

You can grab Google Translate 4.2 from the App Store right now.

Joseph Keller

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