Whenever you need translation during your travels, business trips or while studying a language just bring Papago, a smart parrot who can translate multiple languages for you.

▶ What does ‘Papago’ mean?
In Esperanto, Papago refers to a parrot, a bird with language abilities.
Papago supports 13 languages : Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese (Simplified/Traditional), Spanish, French, Vietnamese, Thai, Indonesian, Russian, German and Italian.

▶ Main features
1) Text Translation
Real-time text translation for phrases and words

2) Image Translation
Automatic recognition and translation of text in the image by taking a picture and pressing the button

3) Voice Translation
Real-time voice translation to both text and audio

4) Offline translation
Can translate even in offline

5) Conversation Translation
Simultaneously speak in each other’s language when talking one-on-one with a foreigner

6) Handwriting Translation
Handwriting translation that finds the correct word and translation when you write using your finger

7) Website Translation
Automatic translation for all content when you include the URL of a foreign website

8) Dictionary
Dictionary information provided to check additional meanings other than initial translation results

9) Global Conversation
Basic expressions available without a network connections

Be confident anytime, anywhere with your translating partner Papago!

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▶ Required app permissions: 

· Microphone : allows voice/conversation translation. 

· Camera : allows image translation. 

· Photos : allows image translation using saved images.

▶ Optional app permissions (you can use the app even without allowing this permission): 

· Location : Better translation results are provided based on location information. 

※ Supporting iOS 11.0 or above

※ Available on PC and mobile.

※ For app-related issues and errors:

Developer Contact No.:


178-1, Green Factory, Jeongja-dong, Bundang-gu, Seongnam-si, Gyeonggi-do, Seoul

What’s New

Version 1.6.1

- Honorific translation "Chinese→Korean, Japanese" available
- Chinese Pinyin input feature has been added
- Offline translation feature improved (Language file update required.)
- Supporting iOS 14.0 and conversation widget

Ratings and Reviews

4.6 out of 5
491 Ratings

491 Ratings

the farting furt ,

This is perfect. No need to update.

I love everything about this app and will continue to use it until my phone breaks down. I love everything about this app. From the fact that it is basically free and can use anything you want to translate. I usually see people restricting areas of an app until paid, which is the lost in frustrating thing. Normally I download an app that I need for one specific purpose. But when I see that option it costs BIG. When I use this app, I get what I need Easily
and freely. I will continue to use apps from this creater.

afry87 ,

Good over all

I enjoy this app a lot, and it is my first choice for translations, especially from pictures. However, I often experience errors in translation, such as how the algorithm will focus on only translating one word and ignoring the rest of the sentence or phrase. I experience this often with checking Japanese to English translations, especially.

For the newest update in regard to the addition of romanized Hangul in Korean translations, it’s not currently showing up. I’ve attempted it several times, but it does not appear below any given Hangul or as an option to be enabled in the settings. As I’m learning Korean, having either the McCune or Revised romanization would be quite helpful in checking pronunciations.

Sydney Moss ,

FEATURE REQUEST: romaji translation

for those of you who don’t know, romaji is the romanisation of languages with symbols. for example, “thank you” in japanese doesn’t use the latin alphabet, so the romanisation would be “arigato”. so, it would be pretty cool if we could translate the romaji of a language rather than using the original script all the time. this feature would be very helpful for people who want to know what the romanisation of a language means without having to find the non-latin version first.


Kim Jinwoo


179.5 MB

Requires iOS 11.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.


English, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Thai, Traditional Chinese, Vietnamese

Age Rating
Unrestricted Web Access


  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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