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[APP][4.0+] Floating Translator BETA [v0.5.2]

12th February 2014, 03:12 PM   |  #1  
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This app is a floating translator and dictionary.
It supports Arabic, Catalan, Chinese, German, English, French, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latin, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish and Vietnamese. More languages will be added in next versions.

Link to Play Store: https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...ife.translator

Having the interface in a resizable floating window, you can translate without leaving the app you are using, so that you have the text in front of you the whole time.
Furthermore, when you touch out of the window, it becomes a little ball so that it doesn't interfere with the reading/writing, and you can open it again with a tap. In a similar way to facebook messenger.

Features:
  • Floating window.
  • Translate without leaving current app.
  • Dictionary and synonyms.
  • Bubble mode to take up less screen.
  • Notification mode.
  • Bubble size can be changed.
  • Resizable and movable window.
  • Posiblity to lock it if you want it always there.
  • It remembers the position and size, so that you always have the same experience.


We haven't translated the interface of those languages we can't make sure the translation is acceptable (we don't trust google translate for that) so if anyone would like to translate it to his own language, we would really appreciate it.

It is our first app, and we want it to be as good as possible. Therefore we would appreciate your feedback, bug reporting, suggestions, and anything to improve it!

Special thanks to:
@pingpongboss for his awesome StandOut library.
Pere-Lluis for finding several bugs, for his ideas to improve the app and being always there to test alfa versions.
@omarainea for translating the app to arabic, and suggesting ways to improve the app.
Christian Orjeda for improving the german translation of the app.

Reviews:
http://www.tuttoandroid.net/applicaz...ndroid-180074/
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12th February 2014, 03:28 PM   |  #2  
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Planned features + changelog
PLANNED FEATURES:
  • Tutorial page for starters.
  • Allowing to select text to copy.
  • A faster way to close or hide the bubble.
  • Translating automatically.
  • More languages (if you want a language ask for it and it'll be added sooner).
And much more...

CHANGELOG:

12/04/2014
Version 0.5.5
- Text introduction is clearable.
- Synonyms added to dictionary.

08/03/2014
Version 0.5.3
-Added favorite languages.
-Only one button to change mode

25/02/2014
Version 0.5.2
-Added languages: Indonesian, Swedish and Vietnamese.
-Keyboard now hides after translation.

18/02/2014
Version 0.5.1
-Added buttons to change mode faster, no need to go to settings tab.
-Scroll bar is now available if there are more translations that do not show.
-Added languages: Latín, Turkish, Japanese, Korean, Hindi.
-Improved German translation.
-Added Arabian translation.

17/02/2014
Version 0.5
-Notification mode.
-Added languages: Arabic, Chinese, Hungarian, Russian

15/02/2014
Version 0.41
-Touch to get the bubble is intercepted, now.

12/02/2014
Version 0.4
-Dictionary.
-Added languages: Catalan and Polish.
-User interface improved.

07/02/20114
Version 0.3.3
-Minor bug fixes related to icon and settings.
-Improved some translations.
-Added translation to catalan.

04/02/2014
Version 0.3.3
-Fixed, some cases where window would move instead of scroll.

03/02/2014
Version 0.3.2
-Bug fix for some phones where translating would quit the app.
-Bubble size can be changed.
-Translation of app for Portuguese and italian.
-Bug fix for resizing. Now it is much easier.

30/01/2014
Version 0.3.1
-Bug fix when hiting enter on some keyboards.
-Minimum window size fixed for some screens.

29/01/2014
Version 0.3
-Launch of the app
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12th February 2014, 03:28 PM   |  #3  
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Originally Posted by lotdrops

This app is a floating translator and dictionary.
It supports Spanish, English, Catalan, Polish, German, French, Italian and Portuguese. But more languages will be added in next versions.

Link to Play Store: https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...ife.translator

Having the interface in a resizable floating window, you can translate without leaving the app you are using, so that you have the text in front of you the whole time.
Furthermore, when you touch out of the window, it becomes a little ball so that it doesn't interfere with the reading/writing, and you can open it again with a tap. In a similar way to facebook messenger.

Features:

  • Floating window.
  • Translate without leaving current app.
  • Dictionary.
  • Bubble mode to take up less screen.
  • Bubble size can be changed.
  • Resizable and movable window.
  • Posiblity to lock it if you want it always there.
  • It remembers the position and size, so that you always have the same experience.


It is our first app, and we want it to be as good as possible. Therefore we would appreciate your feedback, bug reporting, suggestions, and anything to improve it!

looks good..
i will check and report back later..

Btw instead of a bubble, if theres a persistent notification in status bar, that will be better ... Like clicking minimize will send it as notification and we can click it to get it back onscreen ..
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12th February 2014, 10:37 PM   |  #5  
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Could you please attach an apk to the first post? I'm planning to feature your app on the portal and it's our small requirement
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13th February 2014, 10:41 AM   |  #6  
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looks good..
i will check and report back later..

Btw instead of a bubble, if theres a persistent notification in status bar, that will be better ... Like clicking minimize will send it as notification and we can click it to get it back onscreen ..

We are working on that. We have done that but it doesn't work well enough, yet. When we figure out how to do it properly it will be added. Thanks for your feedback!!
13th February 2014, 11:32 AM   |  #7  
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Could you please attach an apk to the first post? I'm planning to feature your app on the portal and it's our small requirement

That would be great! apk attached
We are working on a couple extra features that should be added to the app in a couple days, if we work out a couple difficulties.
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wow, looks great, and how about Russian?
16th February 2014, 07:13 PM   |  #9  
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@lotdrops ,I think adding Arabic language to this app would make it really popular,
I can help you with that if you need any, I'm familiar with translating app, although I think translating this app would be different.

Anyway thank you for the incredible app, and keep up
16th February 2014, 07:49 PM   |  #10  
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wow, looks great, and how about Russian?

It's one of the next languages to be added. And it souldn't take a lot of time stay around! it might be added in a week or so, if we don't encounter much trouble with the different characters...

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