Google Translate for iOS has just added handwriting recognition to its lineup of language skills.
Released Thursday, Google Translate version 2.0 for iOS lets you handwrite characters in the language of your choice, enabling them to be translated into your native tongue. The feature supports 49 different languages. But users with the standard US keyboard may find it most useful for writing text in Chinese, Japanese, Arabic, and other languages not based on the Latin alphabet.
Simply handwrite each character, and Google Translate displays it at the top of the screen. Click on the checkmark when done, and the … Read more