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May 22, 2010
7:06 PM
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I need a good FREE translator. I have seen something referring to google but I do not use google and some time limited trial version of some others, but I would like something that is a keeper.Wink

Any suggestions?

 

EbonyCool

May 22, 2010
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ebony said:

I need a good FREE translator. I have seen something referring to google but I do not use google and some time limited trial version of some others, but I would like something that is a keeper.Wink

Any suggestions?

 

EbonyCool


 

http://dottech.org/tipsntricks/16233

Click it, click Translate, and BOOM.

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May 22, 2010
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ebony said:

I need a good FREE translator. I have seen something referring to google but I do not use google and some time limited trial version of some others, but I would like something that is a keeper.Wink

Any suggestions?

 

EbonyCool


 

Hey EbonyCool!!

que pasa!! Laugh

Main Entry: ¿qué pa·sa?
Pronunciation: kā-ˈpä-sä
Function: foreign term
Etymology: Spanish

: what's happening? —used as a greeting

You can always use this too if you don't want another program or are at another/public, etc. computer!!

http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/que%20pasa

hasta la vista!!! Wink

Main Entry: has·ta la vis·ta
Pronunciation: ˌäs-tə-lä-ˈvēs-tə
Function: foreign term
Etymology: Spanish

: good-bye

Su amigo

Al(fonso)Wink

 

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May 22, 2010
10:25 PM
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@Locutus: I thought Ebony said she didn't want to use Google?

May 22, 2010
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Adrian said:

@Locutus: I thought Ebony said she didn't want to use Google?


 

What ebony said was "but I do not use google", not that she didn't want to use Google.

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May 23, 2010
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@Locutus Guru

@Adrian

You are both right, I don't use google and don't want to use it, I am a creature of habit. I use firefox and now that I have learned it, just too lazy to learn another browser. The idea of switching back and forth is too hard. Confused Whine

LaughLaughLaugh

There is a program called bablon (??) I want something similar to that.

Maybe I am wishing for something that does not exist.Frown

EbonyCool

 

May 23, 2010
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ebony said:

 You are both right, I don't use google and don't want to use it, I am a creature of habit. I use firefox and now that I have learned it, just too lazy to learn another browser. The idea of switching back and forth is too hard. ??) I want something similar to that.

Maybe I am wishing for something that does not exist.Frown

EbonyCool

 


 

Wait, what?
Who ever said anything about switching to Chrome? That link works in Firefox-Chrome-Opera-IE-etc!

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May 23, 2010
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firefox has many translation tools, some of them are real monsters in features!

check them out one by one. No need to get babylon or another software.

eg:

BabelFish Instant Translation :: Add-ons for Firefox

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/7004

FoxLingo :: Add-ons for Firefox

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/2444

I have tried many, but finally stick to the "simple" and fast "quick translator" addon.

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/58606

 

hope that helps :-)

May 23, 2010
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@ebony – translate.google.com works in any browser. No need to switch from FF.

May 23, 2010
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FoxLingo is a gem. It includes several other usefull functions – e.g. Dictionary, Grammar check etc. BUT it is another toolbar up there; not to the liking of some.

If it bothers you, just click f11 to go full screen and same to return normal view, believe me, it works wonderfully. Cool

Find @ Add-ons for Firefox

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/2444

SEEK (Google) and yea shall find. Ars Longa, Vita Brevis.
May 23, 2010
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I looked at this one, sounds good but I was browsing the reviews, one stated that it slows down browsing (admit that the comment was rather old). However the developer did respond stating that the problem would be address. Do you encounter any probs with it slowing down browsing and bloating?

@Karen

LocGuru  (May I call you that?)

jumbi and Alan R

Thanks for helping me, I have taken all the suggestions and trying to come up with the path of least resistance.Wink

 

Ebony Cool

 

 

 

May 23, 2010
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ebony said:

Do you encounter any probs with it slowing down browsing and bloating?


No…. but then I have 3GB RAM running on 1.8 GHz Centrino Duo HP Pavilion Vista setup. Smile
AND, loads more stuff, besides running multiple apps in 3~4 vitual windows simultaneously. So don't notice anything untoward. Cool
P.S. Have noticed recently when using Chrome browser, it automatically detects "foreign" language and asks if I want it translated – somewhat less intrusive than the Firefox equivalent (not FoxLingo).
SEEK (Google) and yea shall find. Ars Longa, Vita Brevis.
May 23, 2010
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That bookmarklet Ashraf & I wrote about doesn't do anything until you say you want it translated. Absolutely nothing. It doesn't use up any resources!

http://dottech.org/tipsntricks/16233

http://cogizio.org/thoughts/923

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May 23, 2010
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@ Locutus : Suggest always put in a link to ANY reffered postings – that would make it soooooo much easier for everyone to find. Yell

SEEK (Google) and yea shall find. Ars Longa, Vita Brevis.
May 23, 2010
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AlanR said:

@ Locutus : Suggest always put in a link to ANY reffered postings – that would make it soooooo much easier for everyone to find. Yell


 

Done! I'd already linked to it at the beginning so I forgot Embarassed

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May 25, 2010
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@ Ebony

It's "Babylon" … but it's not a freeware !Embarassed

May 25, 2010
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You did not answer my question.YellYell

 

LocGuru (May I call you that?) LaughLaugh

 

EbonyCool

May 25, 2010
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Jeanjean said:

@ Ebony

It's "Babylon" … but it's not a freeware !Embarassed


 

I think I knew that Confused
I was wanting something with features similar.

Be good if I could combine the translation with a dictionary all in one.

EbonyCool

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