Posts in Languages

Windows shapes the world’s languages

By Andrew Glass

For Windows to be a truly global product, anyone in the world should be able to type in their The first step to unlocking text input for the world is to be able to display any of the world’s This… Read more

Bing Translator app now available for Windows 8

By Brandon LeBlanc

Today the Bing Team announced that the Bing Translator app is now available for download in the Windows Store for Windows PCs and If you’re out traveling abroad and won’t have online access, you can download specific language packs onto… Read more

Upcoming Windows Milestones Shared with Partners at WPC

By Brandon LeBlanc

Today in Toronto, Canada, at Microsoft’s annual Worldwide Partner Conference, Windows Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Financial Officer Tami Reller spoke to thousands of partners from around the She shared some exciting new details regarding Windows that I wanted to… Read more

Windows Phone around the world: Language support in Mango

By John McConnell

“When will Windows Phone support my language?” In some form, it’s a question I hear nearly every As a member of the phone’s international engineering team, it’s my job (and passion) to help make Windows Phone speak more languages and… Read more

Windows Phone 7 – Getting Connected

By Aaron Woodman

VP of our Mobile Communications Business, Andy Lees is in Washington, DC today showing thousands of Microsoft partners a line of consumer products and services that are truly connected with one He’s also showing off our own Windows Phone 7… Read more

Celebrating International Mother Language Day 2010

By Brandon LeBlanc

Did you know that it is estimated that every 14 days, a language disappears? I didn’t know It is unfortunate and sad to hear a language, something that is so important to a culture, can disappear so And when a… Read more

Testing Out the Microsoft Translator Widget

By Brandon LeBlanc

Back during MIX09 in March, the Microsoft Translator Widget for websites was People with websites or blogs can embed the Microsoft Translator Widget (powered by Microsoft Translator) into their Visitors of websites and blogs that have the Microsoft Translator Widget… Read more

New Languages Available for Windows Search 4.0 Preview

By Brandon LeBlanc

We're announcing quite a few new languages available of the Windows Search Preview The following languages are available for download for Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008: Arabic (Only for Windows Vista/Windows Server 2008) Brazilian… Read more