Voice input and text-to-speech

  1. List of languages for which text-to-speech and voice input are supported
  2. Slow down the text-to-speech speed
  3. Change the speaker's voice
  4. Voice input doesn't work
  5. Text-to-speech doesn't work

List of languages for which text-to-speech and voice input are supported

Voice input is available for English, Russian, Turkish, and Ukrainian.

The list of supported languages for text-to-speech depends on your currently installed browser and what operating system you are using.

Slow down the text-to-speech speed

The current version of Yandex.Translate does not support this feature.

Change the speaker's voice

The current version of Yandex.Translate does not support this feature.

Voice input doesn't work

It's possible that voice input is blocked by your browser or it does not support the translation language you wish to use.

To unblock voice input:

  1. Click . Then click in your browser's address bar.

  2. In the pop-up window that appears, click Always allow https://translate.yandex.com access to your microphone.

  3. Click Done and then refresh the page.

Text-to-speech doesn't work

If problems with text-to-speech occur for languages that support this feature, make sure that:

  • The sound isn't muted on your computer.

  • The text you entered isn't too long.
  • The current version of your browser is supported by Yandex.Translate.
List of supported browsers

One of the following browsers must be installed in order for Yandex.Translate to function correctly:

Browser nameVersion
Yandex15.12 and later
Internet Explorer9 and later
Microsoft Edge25.0 and later
Opera12.17 and later
Mozilla Firefox44.0 and later
Google Chrome48.0 and later