Translate is a Firefox extension that helps you to translate text from one language to another. Its powered by Google's translation APIs. Therefore, the supported language pairs will reflect the ones provided by Google.
Select a text to be translated and click the menu-button (it will have the default language) seen next to "Translate to" label seen at the right bottom of the status bar. For quick access, you can use Ctrl + F9 key.
The translated text is shown in a popup window. Therefore, while translating, popups should be allowed for that particular site being viewed.
From Version 1.2 onwards, "From Language" option is available. Users can choose the "from language" from the corresponding menu in order to by-pass the default auto-detection of the same.
· Mozilla Firefox
What's New in This Release: [ read full changelog ]
· Provided URL translation option for static web pages. Now, if "Translate to" option is chosen without selecting any text, then the entire content will be translated using Google's URL Translation service. This will be opened in a new browser tab.
· Rectified the issues in previous version that has been highlighted by Add-on editor.
· For certain languages (e.g., Portugese to English), language translation was getting failed. Now fixed them.