Ranking of the best apps to translate languages

There are numerous apps available on the Apple Store and Google Play Store with which you can translate numerous languages instantly with your smartphone.

Holidays are approaching and you're planning to spend them abroad? If you're not much of a language person, you'll probably need an app that can act as a translator during your trip. In this article we want to tell you about the very best translators you can find for mobile devices right now.

You'll see that they are easy to use and have many useful features that will allow you to understand and be understood wherever you go on your vacation. Here are the translation apps we have selected for you.

Google Translator

Google Translator is probably the most famous translator there is, its mobile app is free and is available for both Android and iOS. It is an offline translator app that allows you to translate hundreds of languages, its services also include instant camera translations and voice translations.

Microsoft Translator

Microsoft Translator is available for Android, iOS and Windows 10 Mobile. This app is also free and, like its predecessor, is a great instant translator via its camera, allows offline translations and voice translations in more than 60 languages. Plus, Microsoft's translator features a handy phrasebook.

Reverso Traduttore Dizionario

In addition to being available as an online service, you can download the mobile version for Android and iOS devices. Reverso Translator Dictionary is a semi-free service that allows you to instantly translate 12 different languages. It also comes with a search engine that offers usage examples from movies, websites, newspaper articles and more. This allows you to improve your language skills and become more proficient in the language.


iTranslate allows you to translate more than 90 languages, but some of the app's advanced features such as offline and voice translator are only available if you purchase the Pro version which costs 2.99 Euros on the Play Store, 4.99 Euros on the App Store and Microsoft Store. iTranslate is available for Android, iOS and Windows 10 Mobile.

Other useful translation apps

The translation apps we've seen in the previous paragraphs are considered the best ones you can download and use with your cell phone. However, there are other applications that can be very useful when you are abroad.

Conversation Translator

This is a free app that you can use to translate conversations. This is very useful if, as you most likely will, you need to talk to someone in a foreign country. Please note that you need an internet connection to use Conversation Translator. This application is available for Android.

Speak to Voice Translator

App equipped with a pretty accurate voice translator that you can download for free. It lets you choose from four online translation services, namely Google Translator, Microsoft Translator, Yandex and Baidu. This application also requires internet connection to work. Speak to Voice Translator is available for Android devices.

Speak and Translate

Speak and Translate works very similarly to the previous app. It is capable of voice translations in over 50 languages and text translations in over 100 languages. It is available for iOS and you can download it for free from the App Store. However, if you want to use all the features of Speak and Translate, you have to purchase the Premium version, which costs €4.99.

iHandy Translator

iHandy Translator features a full-screen interface that makes it easier and more intuitive to use. It allows you to translate more than 50 languages and has no cost, as the application is free. You do need an Internet connection to use it. This app is also available only for iOS.


This is one of the best dictionary apps dedicated to the English language. With WordReference you can translate individual words and know their exact meaning. The app is free and you always need an Internet connection to use it. You can download it whether you have an Android or iOS device.

If you've figured out which translator app you want to take on vacation with you, download it now and you won't miss a single word on your trip abroad.