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Microsoft Offers Translation Tool Compatible with Multiple Browsers

Microsoft has launched a new tool which allows users to translate foreign language web pages to their own native language.

Unlike Google's Translate tool, the Microsoft Translator is available as a URL link, making its usable on Internet Explorer, Safari and Firefox.

According to an article on Cnet, the company has designed guide to using the tool in a number of languages including English, French, German, Italian, Chinese, Japanese, Arabic, and Russian.

To install the service, users would first need to visit the Microsoft Translator web page and select their native language.

Users should then drag and drop the URL link on their favourites or bookmark tab on their web browser. Once that is done, a Translate button will appear on the browser. When users visit a web page written in a language not their own, all they have to do is click the button to instantly translate it into their native tongue.

Users claim the service works smoothly, provides instant translation. Microsoft has an added advantage over Google because the service works on multiple web browsers.