Babelfish
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Babelfish is a Dashboard widget that lets you translate any Web page to and from ten different languages using AltaVista's Babel Fish translator. So when you come across a page that's written in a different language, BabelFish is the widget you need.
What's New
Version 1.2: Fixed and improved update checker.
Requirements
PPC, Mac OS X 10.4 or later



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Aikousha commented on 31 Oct 2006
Alta Vista's Babel Fish translator, via their webpage hardly ever works -- I only need Japanese English translations, and the site, no matter what page or words I send it, returns errors.
This doesn't happen under IE (but it's so old and buggy and non-unicode compliant) or on the PCs at local universities.
One of their main problems is their encoding (or poor handling of it)... and the website, at least on my fully multi-lingual machine, doesn't seem to handle drag and drops (or cut-and-paste) of Unicode, JIS, and Shift-JIS text.

Does this Widget solve these problems? (Apple's translator widget has several issues of it's own under Japanese kanji and kana).
[Version 1.2]


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Anonymous reviewed on 16 Aug 2005
The More Information link under Download Now gives you a porn site. This was a bit surprising. The widget is OK if you want to translate an entire website, but I would have liked a quick word by word translator.
[Version 1.2]


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Anonymous reviewed on 07 Jul 2005
You need Babelfish... as opposed to the translation widget that's already built in and very accurate?

Seems like too little, too late. Used to use Babelfish before widgets were around, but I've become familiar with (and happy with the results of) the built-in widget. Who needs more clutter for the same operation?
[Version 1.0]

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Anonymous commented on 08 Jul 2005
I also think that widgets that only do things like opening the web browser are useless... Use a bookmarklet instead.
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Downloads:10,518
Version Downloads:7,553
Type:Business : Personal Info Managers
License:Free
Date:15 Aug 2005
Platform:PPC 32 / OS X
Price:Free0.00
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Babelfish is a Dashboard widget that lets you translate any Web page to and from ten different languages using AltaVista's Babel Fish translator. So when you come across a page that's written in a different language, BabelFish is the widget you need.


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