The various apps and services that use Microsoft Translator can now support translating text in Cantonese, bringing another language used primarily in China to the company's list of over 50 supported languages.
In a blog post, Microsoft stated:
Cantonese (Language code YUE) is spoken by about 55 million people in China, and another 20M globally. With the new language, governments, communities and, people will be able to communicate back and forth across borders for both business and personal purposes, as Microsoft Translator currently supports Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Vietnamese, and Malay.
There are a number of Microsoft Translator apps for various platforms including Windows 10 and Windows 10 Mobile. The company's translator services are also integrated into Skype for Windows desktop users, along with Bing, Office, Cortana and other products and services.