English To Bengali Translation - List Of Best Apps And Sites

Bengali, the seventh most spoken language, is widely spoken by more than 260 million people around the world. There is a significant global Bengali diaspora who cannot converse in the Bangla Language. Many websites and apps have been developed for their aid. They provide English to Bengali translation and vice-versa. In this article, we have listed out such providers that are free and easy to use.

English To Bengali Translation
English To Bengali Translation

1. Google Translate - Best App For English To Bengali Translation

This free translation app from Google is the best translator in the market. It supports over 109 languages and works on both mobile and desktop. It can instantly translate words, documents, and web pages between English and Bengali. It is like carrying a personal interpreter in your pocket. 

English To Bengali translation
Google Translate

Functionalities Of Google Translate

Offline Translation - No Internet? No problem. With offline mode, you do not need a connection for interpretation.

Steps for offline Translation

Connect to a Wi-Fi network and download the google translate app from the play store and install it. The very first time you opened the app, It asked to download the language file. Tick mark the translate offline(check in the image). That will download the language onto your device and lets you translate the words without an internet connection. 

Google translate offline
Google Translate Offline

Words Translation - Google Translate can translate written words or text to Bengali. It also works with longer texts.

Website Translation - It can translate the website from English to Bengali and vice-versa. From the Chrome web store, we can add the google translate extension. This extension function can translate the whole webpage to Bengali.

thebengalitoday.com website in English

Here, we have translated the thebengalitoday.com blog from English to Bengali using the google translate extension in the browser.

thebengalitoday.com blog translated in Bengali

Document Translation - It translates the document uploaded in English To Bengali and vice-versa. Below forms of the document are supported .doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .odf, .pdf, .ppt, .pptx, .ps, .rtf, .txt.

Speech Translation - It can instantly translate spoken language into Bangla if your device has a microphone. It is also helpful with difficult pronunciation.

Image Translation - This function identifies the text in an image and translates it. This feature works with photos that have been already taken. It also works on a new picture taken in the Translate app.

Handwritten Translation - This function is quite useful if your keyboard doesn't have the letters/symbols that you want to translate. It can interpret the handwritten letters/symbols drawn on the phone screen without the support of a keyboard.

Mobile App Translation- Google Translate integrates with any other app on the mobile. It has a feature called Tap to Translate provides instant translation functionality inside any app without exiting or switching it. It is worth noting that Tap to Translate can only translate text in an app, not images.

Turn Tap to Translate on or off

Open the Google Translate app.
At the top left menu, go to Settings.
Enable Tap to Translate.
You get a pop-up that shows, Display over other apps. To continue the feature, enable it.

In the below example, we have integrated Google translate on the Youtube app.

Google Translate On Youtube

Most of the English to Bangla Translation Tool uses Google Translation API. Although Google translate seems like a perfect tool, there can be goof ups.

2. Microsoft Translator 

Microsoft's free translate app allows you to do a little less than Google translate. But, in some cases, it provides a better result. It can be downloaded from the google play store. 

Microsoft Translator

Microsoft Translator provides the below functionalities.
  • Translate text in photos
  • Translate plain text
  • Translate voice conversations
  • Documents (pdf, ppt, etc.)

Handwriting translation is not supported on mobile. Still, on the desktop application, you can interpret the representations using Windows Pen. On the browser, only text and web page interpretation works. 
The app also offers a phrasebook and saves recent history. Site stars21.com uses a Microsoft translator. 

Microsoft translator's conversation feature provides real-time translated conversations across devices, for one-on-one chats, and for group meetings. 

3. English-Bangla.com

This website provides an online dictionary and grammar. It also lists idioms and proverbs translation. 

You also get a list of translation topics/ tags. E.g., if you choose the word advice, it shows a list of English Bangla translated sentences related to it.

4. Bengali -English translator: BN-EN

This app provides English to Bengali translation and vice-versa. It has an easy-to-use UI. Text can be copied and shared with other apps like WhatsApp and Messenger. Audio pronunciations functionality is also available. 

5. All language translator

This app provides audio speech, typing, camera functionality. Image translation is a bonus point for this app. But too many Advertisements can be disturbing.

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