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Getting Started with Baidu Translate
1.What is Baidu Translate?

Baidu Translate is a free online translation service that supports Chinese-English and Chinese-Japanese translation of texts and webpages. You can translate what you want to translate simply by entering a text or the address of a webpage.

Baidu has started its research and development of machine translation since January 2010 and launched Baidu Translate in June 2011.

Baidu Translate has received support from the National High Technology Research and Development Program (863 Program) since November 2011.

2.How do I use Baidu Translate?

Baidu translate is easy to use. Just enter the text or the address of the webpage that you want to translate, select your translation languages from the drop-down list below the input box, and press Enter or click Baidu Translate. You will see the translation result of the source text or webpage immediately.

Automatic Language Detection

With the Detect Language option, you do not need to select the languages that you want to translate from and to. Baidu Translate will automatically do it for you and present the translation result immediately. You may also click the drop-down menu and select a specific translation direction, such as “English→Chinese”.

3.Translate Texts
(1)Translate words

A: Call the Dictionary
When you enter a single word into the input box, Baidu Translate looks it up in the dictionary database and shows the result for you.
B: Copy it with one click
Click Copy above the translation result, the link will turn into Done and the result below is copied for you.
C: Clear all with one click
Click Clear All above the input box, all the input text and translation result will be cleared.

(2)Translate phrases, sentences, paragraphs and articles

A: Translation result
After you enter the text you want to translate and click Baidu Translate, the translation result will appear instantly to the right of the input box.
B: Highlighted matching parts
If you hover your mouse over a phrase or segment in the translated text, the phrase or segment and its matching part in the original text will be highlighted.
C: Clear all with one click
Click Clear All above the input box, all the input text and translation result will be cleared.
D: Copy it with one click
Click Copy above the translation result, the link will turn into Done and the result below is copied for you.
E: Bilingual view
Click Bilingual View below the translation result, the result will turn into a bilingual format.
F:TTS pronunciation
When the translation is in Chinese or English, a click on the small speaker button will produce TTS pronunciation.

4.Translate webpages

To translate an entire webpage, simply enter its address into the input box and click Baidu Translate.
A: Webpage translation toolbar
You can enter the webpage address not only into the input box on the homepage of Baidu Translate, but also into the toolbar on the page for webpage translation. Then select translation languages, click Baidu Translate and get the translation instantly.
B: View original webpage
Click View Original Page, the original webpage will open in a new page for you.
C: View original text
Hover your mouse over a text segment in the translated page, the corresponding original text will appear above it.

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