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Translate Abroad , brings Waigo Translate with a number of new features along with the usual bug fixes. Waigo Translate app has been update to version 1.02 with several major changes and improvements. App release that improves performance, provides several new options.
  • life-changing for expats..
Overall Satisfactionclick me78
Pretty amazing technology like this exists.
Plus I love how you can also see the Pin Yin.
Usefulnessclick me97
This essential app helps me a lot when I travel.
and use this app almost every day to help read Chinese.
Surprised that it's free considering it's usefulness.
Very helpful for understanding Chinese food dishes.
This is by far one of the most helpful and easy to use translators.
Ease of Useclick me58
It was very easy to use and performed translations quickly.
So far the app have been easy to use.
Would love to use this again.
It's so convenient and easy to use.
It's so convenient.
Since it's not always a simple word for word translation.


Waigo Translator turns your iPhone into an instant translator for any menu in Chinese.


Just point your iPhone at the Chinese text in a food or drink menu and get instant English translations.


Waigo is an essential travel app for any student, business or tourist traveler to China.

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The application is compatible with the iPhone 4S, iPhone 4 and iPhone 3GS with IOS 5.0+.
Note: Not designed to work with iPod Touch/iPad/iPhone 3G due to the camera’s inability to auto-focus.


Thanks to Translate Abroad’s patented technology and Chinese translation algorithm stored on the iPhone, Waigo translates Chinese text and phrases faster and more accurately than any Chinese translation application available today.
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Waigo does not require an Internet or data connection, thus increasing translation speed and helping you avoid expensive data-roaming charges while abroad.


If you …
• are traveling or living in China,
• going to China town, or
• eating in a Chinese restaurant …
… and you want to know what you`re ordering, download and use Waigo!


• Instant, accurate Internet-free Chinese text recognition
• Ease of use – just hold your phone over the Chinese characters on the menu
• No network required


1. Best used on clear Chinese text (currently does not recognize stylized fonts or calligraphy)
2. If the text is small, hold the phone 6 inches / 15 cm away and use the zoom feature


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The Waigo Translate is now available as a free download on Apple Store for both iPhone and iPad owners.The application is supporting English language. It weighs in at only 18.8 MB to download. The new Waigo Translate app version 1.02 has been updated on 2014-11-30. The Apple Store includes a very useful feature that will check if your device and iOS version are both compatible with the app. Most iPhone and iPad are compatible. Here is the app`s compatibility information: Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad.Requires iOS 5.0 or later.
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Pretty amazing technology like this exists. found in 2 reviews
Waigo Chinese Translator. found in 2 reviews
Life changing. found in 2 reviews
Definitely the future of mobile/pocket translation. found in 1 reviews
It performs exactly as advertised. found in 1 reviews
This essential app helps me a lot when I travel. found in 4 reviews
This has been invaluable to us living in China. found in 4 reviews
WayGo is very useful app it help me study chinese easier. found in 1 reviews
I'll definitely be using it on my upcoming trip to Beijing. found in 2 reviews
This App is Mega Useful. found in 1 reviews
This app is very reliable for translating Chinese menus into English. found in 1 reviews
Seriously one of the coolest apps I've seen in a long time. found in 1 reviews
Downside: it uses a LOT of battery power very quickly. found in 1 reviews
Tried this last night at a restaurant. found in 1 reviews
Omg this is the best app ever. found in 1 reviews
I would say don't rely on it too much. found in 1 reviews
issue with photo mode. found in 1 reviews
Works very well if you can find text large enough. found in 1 reviews
If it wasn't Goethe app crashing every now and then. found in 1 reviews
so dont expect to be able to translate posters. found in 7 reviews
But it really needs a rotated camera mode. found in 1 reviews
Does not work well for complex documents. found in 2 reviews
But then again it works for some words. found in 1 reviews
but sometimes the translations make absolutely no sense. found in 1 reviews
I am reading Journey to the West and it is completely inaccurate. found in 2 reviews
Useless for a computer. found in 1 reviews
Lifetime subscription not working. found in 1 reviews
Google can't translate the text for me. found in 1 reviews
Continuously crashes and won't translate even though I'm an unlimited user. found in 1 reviews
terrible product. found in 1 reviews
Everytime I try to translate it just keeps trying to translate. found in 7 reviews
No free 3 days for beta testers. found in 1 reviews
App now crashes after upgrade. found in 1 reviews
Won't launch in iOS 7. found in 2 reviews
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This is a must have when traveling Looking forward to future expansions with other languages                Must have
It works and I paid for lifetime use However the app installs on other devices as the unpaid limited version So the unlocked iPhone I want to bring to use in China does not have the full version nor does the iPad I intend on bringing I have emailed the Waygo folks several times and have not heard back about how to utilize the lifetime use on other devices or if in fact you must pay 7 for every device I have never heard of an app that requires separate purchases to unlock features on multiple devices       Buy it again and again
Had this app for a while now New version looks awesome Love the fact that you dont need to be online for it to work                One of my fav chinese apps
The new update is fantastic when it comes to recognizing characters The actual translations leave something to be desired but using it for Pinyin is great                Great for pinyin
Chinese to English translations work most of the time but sometimes the translations make absolutely no sense But it works fine for what I need it for             Translations work most of the time
This is super useful when I have to travel to China for work                Asia rising
Living in China I use this app quite often The realtime menu translations are fast and accurate It performs exactly as advertised When my friends see it they wonder how they have survived in China without it Essential                Essential
Its good for those moments when you need to quickly translate something Vertical mode would make it even better             Very Useful
great stuff here                this stuff is str8 fiyahhh
dont expect translations to English          Great for pinyin
Beautiful UI I head about the app from a friend and figured I would give it a shot Now I can order Chinese and know what it is that Im eating Download immediately                Love the updates
Used it 100 times a day during my week in China to read street signs store names menus and product descriptions My hosts were impressed and as a by product I got to learn a little more Mandarin every time I launched the app                Awesome useful vision app
Wish I would of had this years ago Its offline instant translation on menus and signs It really works I just point it at a menu and boom I can understand everything Its been a life saver and all of my friends use it now Really amazing technology great job                Essential app for China Japan Korea
Great app Works well                Waygo
Worked like a charm on menus during a recent trip to Taiwan Awesome                Great for translating menus
Using this to translate food pkg works like a dream                Great
Sigh of relief                This just made my life so much easier
Must have for China Knowing what I can order has greatly improved my experience in China Gives me the confidence to order many more dishes and ends up being a good conversation piece Thanks                Taste like Chicken
Only used Chinese option In general it works very well The live mode is an especially nice feature However the recognition is biased toward providing translations for food items It does recognize basic items like street hotel reservation man etc as well as numbers but specific names of places are left untranslated ie you cant really read a map with it          Biased toward food translations
Yay Great OCR app for menus                yay
Dont go to Asia without it                Word lens for Asia
This app is great Its not always accurate but it gets close enough I have tried other similar apps for Japanese but this is the only one I have found that actually works Totally worth the money                Love it
I use this app every day upgraded to full version and best couple of bucks Ive spent on an app in a long time I can decipher menus and store items that would have left me more than confused Things arent black and white but a few key words will let you decide if you want chicken or intestines at a restaurant                Is getting me through China
WayGo is very useful app it help me study chinese easier                Super application
This app immediately crashes after I choose Chinese as my target language then each and every time I attempt to open it after that    Not even a little bit
This is by far one of the most helpful and easy to use translators The real time translations is something I havent seen done before but it really is brilliant                Innovative
From what I have tried for translation app this is the best one by far Useful tool when you are traveling                Waygo
Omg this is the best app ever The ceo is a genius and so hot This is a must have app                The best ever
Didnt work at all got complete nonsense Very disappointed    Not worth my time
Very very helpful                Awesomeness
Helping my parents with Chinese only apps and navigating Chinese websites have never been easier Price is just right too                Amazing
I live in China and this app has been a life saver for reading menus bus stop info But I wish it would copy and past text from social media apps But as for scanning and translating It is excellent             Most responsive app
Translate from photo did not see 2 out of 4 words in ChineseWould love to take this app on my trip in May to Japan and China          Promising app issue with photo mode
App bites Only three languages No European languages    Blah
Works great for translating chinese menus Much better than other generic translation apps Ive tried which are poor at translating food dishes Causes my phone to run hot with prolonged use                excellent app for translating chinese menus
This is the only app I know that can be used to readtranslate a menu written in Chinese             Very useful
Ive mostly used this for menus and it is really excellent A lifesaver I you dont want to play menu roulette                Works great for menus
It helped me tremendously while in China There are other apps that do the same thing but most require a data plan or wifi This works even without data                Very useful while in China
Works great in live mode The inimage replacement mode is clunky and not useful and mostly a gimmick so I dont use it but the regular mode makes up for it I wish I could click through to Pleco though since the translations arent always that great Its an OCR app not a comprehensive dictionary Pleco integration would make it awesome             Awesome OCR
Its pretty magical to watch this app recognizing and translating Chinese charactersIts also pretty magical how it used 111 MB of my roaming data in 10 minutes while in China blowing way past my global roaming data plan and costing me 30 Be careful and turn off its cellular data usage at all times       Be careful of this great app
I would give it one star but evidently you have to give any app at least one star to do a review Terrible confusing translations    Terrible App
Works well                Good
Googled chinese text to try if this works but it failed    Doesnt work
A must to live and travel in and inside of China                Very well done Fast and accurate
This app is very reliable for translating Chinese menus into English It is consistently accurate with only a rare questionable translation It makes life so much easier in China I highly recommend it                Waygo is a lifesaver
Translator did not work on handwritten Chinese characters    Does not work well
Im using Waygo in more of a technical application commissioning electrical gear from China It is helpful but sometimes the translations are a bit cryptic Overall I find it useful and would have zero chance without it             Helpful
Im in China and this totally improved my choices while ordering Chinese food                It works
Just like many other translator apps that try to translate every language they lack specific features to specific languagesFor example instead of just translating The word to English why not show the phonetic way to actually pronounce that word that Im translating So I can learn at the same time       Not enough features
Tried to use the app prior to my trip to Shanghai and on my trip last week Issues with the program focusing on the characters Forget using it with a map or if other characters are close Character detection took too long or timed out this was while at home on broadband wifi    Disappointing at best


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18.8 MB
Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad.Requires iOS 5.0 or later.
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