The pros and cons of Google Translate have implications for professionals in the language services industry. But the tool’s pluses and minuses also have implications for everyday users, from language learners to professionals in various industries. Read on for the pros and cons of Google Translate as well as RedLine’s verdict on the tool.
Google’s translation tool represents significant progress in the field of translation technology. Google Translate is free, fast, and more accurate than other online translation tools.
The bad news? It can’t rival skilled human translators when it comes to conveying all meaning accurately and naturally. When it encounters a word or phrase for which it lacks a sufficient number of translations, Google Translate may not produce the best translation, and may output a translation that is unnatural or simply wrong. Read on for RedLine’s take on the pros and cons of Google Translate.