Immersive Reader in Microsoft Edge 84 Dev and Canary builds has got the ability to translate pages into different languages.
Immersive Reader feature in new Microsoft Edge, also available in Legacy Edge, Microsoft OneNote, and Microsoft Word improve the reading experience online.
The feature in the Edge browser can be accessed by clicking on the icon in the address bar or by using the shortcut F9. Edge also allows us to open selected text in Immersive Reader via the new option – “Open in Immersive Reader” -present in the Page context menu.
Microsoft recently added Picture Dictionary to IR behind a flag in pre-release channels. The flag when enabled appears under Reading Preferences, toggle it, and select or double click a word to see a picture.
Picture Dictionary lets you view the visual definition of words and helps users who learn new languages.
Microsoft Edge offers a Translate option for Immersive Reader in the Reading Preferences. This allows people to read pages in their native language.
Translate pages in Microsoft Edge Immersive Reader
1. Launch new Microsoft Edge browser
2. Visit any readable page, click on Immersive Reader Icon
3. Click on Reading Preferences on the toolbar, choose a language
4. Toggle “Translate entire Page” for the Microsoft Translator built into the new Edge browser to translate the page.