LingvoSoft announced a new web-based translation service that promises to be the one-stop solution for anyone who needs to work with foreign languages. The first online service to offer normally commercial features for free, LingvoSoft Online aims to provide visitors to the new site with an array of indispensable translation utilities. Positioning itself to put other similar resources in the shade, it features a selection of tools that can be used to communicate over the web. LingvoSoft Online not only delivers award-winning dictionaries, based on its own exceedingly accurate translation vocabularies but also an online PhraseBook that is able to translate between 45 of the world’s most popular languages and their FlashCards language learning utility that promises hours of educational fun.
LingvoSoft product manager Kate Ashley explains it thus, “LingvoSoft has always been about introducing people to the joy of understanding. What better way than to make our most popular software applications available online for free? That way people can share ideas and engage in communication. Which is what the Internet is all about and we want to contribute to making universal understanding the reality that the Internet has always promised but rarely delivered on.”
These admirable aims are to be achieved by deploying LingvoSoft’s trademark translating dictionaries, phrasebooks and full-text translators. The service is available for over 40 languages but what promises to make it the real winner in grabbing people’s attention are its voice capabilities. Unlike other internet-based services LingvoSoft Online provides the voicing of translations out loud using the latest TTS (text-to-speech) technology as well as native-speaker voice narration of the PhraseBook entries. Combined with an advanced spell-check function that finds misspelled and incorrectly entered words and a similar word search that provides a list of synonyms for a give word and you can begin to see why the new service is miles beyond the rest.
And not to leave anyone out, in addition to making its translations available to anyone who visits, LingvoSoft is also offering other website owners the opportunity to put the added functionality of online translation to work for them on their own sites by providing anyone interested with the opportunity to include a LingvoSoft translation module on their pages to increase traffic and keep visitors coming back for more.