Google Lens, Google’s undisputed reality app for Android, now has the support for offline translation. That is , users can now open up Google Lens app and point the camera at written or printed text to translate it to any of several multiple supported languages of their choice while being offline.
As we all know it for Google Lens feature to work users initially needs to be online which will soon come to an end in the upcoming updates of the app.
The transcription will appear in an overlay over the original translated text. This thus one the great app developed by Google LLC and a unique tool for individuals who roam a lot.
Earlier since this week, Google started rolling out an update to the Lens app for select beta users (via 9to5Google).
In addition, once this update is installed, a new tap to download icon appears over in the scrolling list of languages that becomes visible when you choose to use the Lens app to translate text.
That is just as the Google translate app works, Should you have ever used Google Translate app to translate text, it functions in the exact same way. In other words, it’s kind of a redundant feature. Sure Google Lens as a product is now more useful and that’s usually an awesome thing, however the feature already existed in the dedicated translation app which you have been always more likely to use.
As that is a server-side replace for the ones on the beta, it is a bit of a dice roll if you’ll get it now or not. Nonetheless, you may strive your good fortune through getting it from the Play store