Author: Drew Davis
Content Marketer, LanguageWire
Author: Drew Davis
Google translate is fast & convenient but offers no enterprise-grade functionalities for security or scalability.
You might assume that everyone in the language service industry thinks that Google Translate is our enemy. Perhaps some do, and maybe even a few for good reason. Google Translate’s reported 500 million users translate 100 billion words every day, which makes it easily the most frequented translation tool for the average consumer. At LanguageWire however, we are more concerned with the success of our business customers in business, and don’t consider Google Translate a competitor for reasons that we will explore below.
As you probably already know, Google Translate is an easy-to-use instant translation tool that offers translations in any of its 109 available languages, ranging from the impressive to the comical. There’s no denying its advantages and we think you should make use of them. Conversely, however, Google Translate also has some obvious disadvantages and we want you to be aware of these as well. As is always the case, it’s an excellent idea to know friend from foe – not to mention your options.
In this guide, we walk you through the advantages and disadvantages of Google Translate, as well as our recommendations for how you can make the most of it what it does well.
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