iPhone translation app speaks 3 languages with your mouth, just hold it in front… oh, just watch

“Somewhere on the App Store spectrum, between the travel phrasebooks and those apps that replace your mouth with a slightly weirder mouth, you’ll find iLingual, an app that steals your lips, and uses them to speak three different languages,” John Herrman reports for Gizmodo.

“Here’s how it works: you snap a picture of a mouth—yours, your girlfriend’s, or just a photo from a magazine—which iLingual then analyzes and converts for animation,” Herrman reports. “Then, you choose a phrase from the app’s 400-strong library, hold your iPhone over your mouth and…”

Direct link via YouTube here.

Full article here.

iLingual is free and comes in French, German, and Arabic versions. More info and download link via Apple’s iTunes App Store here.

[Attribution: 9to5 Mac. Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “James W.” for the heads up.]


  1. Nothing to flame here. That’s a really funny cool FREE app!
    As you can see the reactions were actually good and you can’t screw up by saying something bad because you are not saying anything actually.

    The universal translator would be really cool.

  2. I’m so glad it comes in Arabic. Now they can use the iPhone (a device made by “infidels” by the way) to yell “Allah Akbar”, just as they’re about to murder lots of innocent people.

    Muslims are every bit the modern day Nazis, except without a bath.

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