Take the 2-minute tour ×
Android Enthusiasts Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for enthusiasts and power users of the Android operating system. It's 100% free, no registration required.

How can the text in a running app be translated?

Ideally, I would like it to be automatic, like the translation Google Chrome Desktop does.

Second best solution, If the above is not possible, to be able to translate a screenshot taken from the device (without using a PC, and preferably without internet connection).

Screenshot of app in Norwegian Screenshot of app in English

I have tried to translate the screenshot with Google Translate and Google Goggles (Thanx @forums), but the former can only work with the camera, and not with a stored file, where as the later does not correctly identify all texts (see comments below).

OS/Device (if that matters): Android 4.2.2, LG Nexus 4

share|improve this question
add comment

1 Answer 1

I use Google Goggles to scan barcodes, qr codes, objects, and also translate foreign aliens :P

It also has an option to open images from gallery including screenshots. Unfortunately, I have no knowledge of any in-app translation app. The developer should be responsible for that matter

share|improve this answer
    
Developers are irresponsible here :P. Thanx I will give it a try... –  user000001 Feb 22 '13 at 14:24
    
Tried it but I could not set OCR language. Also, it does not recognize all the parts with text. Could not figure out how to manually select area for OCR. But it is a cool App anyway! –  user000001 Feb 22 '13 at 15:53
add comment

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.