Translate text directly from your menubar.

Website https://4gray.github.io/oversetter/
Repository https://github.com/4gray/oversetter
Category Utilities
Keywords translator menubar language
License MIT
Downloads Oversetter-darwin-x64.zip Oversetter-linux-armv7l.zip Oversetter-linux-ia32.zip Oversetter-linux-x64.zip Oversetter-win32-ia32.zip
Latest Release Oversetter v0.2 (v0.2)
Release Notes
  • Added language auto-detect feature (#3)
  • Added version checking mechanism
  • New global keyboard shortcuts:
    • Cmd/Ctrl + Alt + T - open app window
    • Cmd/Ctrl + Alt + R - translate text from clipboard
  • Added "Start at login" option for auto-launch
  • Released app for Windows and Linux
  • Bugfixes, UI and code improvements

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Oversetter is an translation app, which allows you to translate content directly from your menu bar. Oversetter is open-source application based on Angular and Electron. It uses free API of Yandex Translate for text translation.


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You can download the latest version of the application for macOS, Windows and Linux.

How to use

  1. Register free Yandex Translate API-Key (or use built-in dev-key for the first time).
  2. Install dependencies, build and run application with electron:
npm install
npm run build
npm run electron


npm run build-dev


NODE_ENV=dev npm run electron

App Packaging

npm run package:osx
npm run package:win32
npm run package:linux


npm run package:all

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