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Screenshot: Pranay Parab One of the best new features in macOS 12 Monterey allows you to translate any selectable text on your Mac—no need ask Google to do it for you. While translation was previously accessible via Safari, it was of limited use because it translated entire web pages only; text inside other apps couldn’t be translated nearly as easily. Now, the feature has been universally implemented, and we’re going to show you how to use it. What you need to use Mac’s system-wide translation feature Apple introduced the system-wide translation feature with macOS Monterey, so you obviously need to update your Mac to the latest version of macOS first. Other than this update, the app in question must add support for this feature, which may take some time for less frequently updated programs. Apple’s own apps already support this feature, as do lots of third-party apps. For most people, the option should work seamlessly. If an app doesn’t support quick translation yet, you can always copy the text to Apple’s Notes app and translate it from there. How to quickly translate text on your Mac To get started, select the text you want to translate (remember, macOS Monterey lets you select text inside photos too) and right-click it (or use the control + click shortcut). This opens a context menu, where you can select Translate . The original text will appear in the upper half of the floating window, with the translation appearing in the lower half. A […]