Google Translate for iOS adds handwriting support and new UI

Google Translate for iOS is getting a significant update today, adding a new look and handwriting support to Apple’s mobile platform. Google already added the feature to its Android app almost two years ago, and to its web app earlier this year, but this is the first time the iOS version will be able to analyze what you’ve drawn on your iPhone screen.

The UI and icon have been redesigned and now fit in with the iOS 7 landscape, although you could just as easily say they’ve been brought up to par with Google’s other apps like GmailGoogle Maps, and Google Search. And on the inside, the app now supports more than 70 languages, including seven new ones: Bosnian, Cebuano, Hmong, Javanese, Khmer, Lao, and Marathi.

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