SYSTRAN Translator and Dictionary
SYSTRAN Translator and Dictionary is a Windows gadget that relies on a powerful translation engine, with support for multiple languages.
This little utility supports up to 52 language combinations, so it may really come in handy to all those who need to translate pieces of text from one language to another.
SYSTRAN Translator and Dictionary is able to translate not only single words but also phrases to and from Arabic, Chinese, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish and Swedish.
There are two different options, “Translate” and “Lookup”, with the first one especially addressed to large pieces of text, while the latter is more appropriate for single terms.
Since it's a Windows gadget, it comes with a just a single option that enables you to choose the Chinese output and thus decide whether to use Simplified Chinese or Traditional.
SYSTRAN Translator and Dictionary works like a charm and runs on very low computer resources, providing a fast way to translate words and phrases.
On the other hand, the fact that it's developed as a gadget means it can be used only on Windows Vista and Windows 7; the upside is that the installation process comes down to just a single click.
Overall, SYSTRAN Translator and Dictionary is quite a handy little tool but if we were to vote for an update, we would choose more languages and some interface customization options. It still remains a very light tool and thanks to the fact that integrates so well into the operating system, it needs just a minimum amount of hardware resources.