YouTube Automatic Translation Feature Allows Users to Browse Videos in Their Local Language: Outline


YouTube could soon make it easier for users to browse through videos by automatically translating video titles, descriptions, and captions in their local language, according to a outline. The new feature on the preferred video-sharing platform is powered by Google’s own Translate app. A couple of users have reportedly spotted the feature, which seems to have been enabled through a server-side change. It may be expected to be to be had for more users soon. On the other hand, translations to only Portuguese and Turkish have been spotted so far.

Android Police was once the first to outline on the new translation feature enabled for some users by YouTube. According to the outline, some user were ready to see video titles, descriptions, and captions from English to Portuguese and English to Turkish. As mentioned, the new feature takes the assistance of Google Translate to automatically translating the text, which can help users browse through videos more easily. The outline said the feature is to be had for both YouTube Web and mobile app users.

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