Google Has Created A Tool That Lets You Translate Anything You See

Google has just updated its popular Google Translate app with an awesome new feature – you can now translate text in a foreign language simply by pointing your phone at it.

Here’s how it works. Simply take a photo of any text you wish to translate within the app. Then, highlight the text that you want to decipher and pick the language you would like to translate it to. The translation will then appear on your screen.

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The feature works with most major languages, including Arabic, Danish, French, Chinese, Japanese, Russian, and German. Check out the full list of languages here.

Even if you’re not intending to travel abroad any time soon, this feature could prove really handy in restaurants and language classes. Or, you know, planning your ultimate Parisian getaway.