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Translate text directly from your menubar.

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Oversetter is an translation app, which allows you to translate content directly from your menu bar. Oversetter is open-source application based on Angular and Electron. It uses free API of Yandex Translate for text translation.


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You can download the latest version of the application for macOS, Windows and Linux.

Oversetter is also available as snap package:

sudo snap install oversetter

Get it from the Snap Store

How to use

  1. Register free Yandex Translate API-Key (or use built-in dev-key for the first time).
  2. Install dependencies, build and run application with electron:
npm install
npm run build
npm run electron


npm run build-dev


NODE_ENV=dev npm run electron

App Packaging

npm run package:osx
npm run package:win32
npm run package:linux


npm run package:all

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See Projects-tab. Feel free to contribute!


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Keyboard Shortcuts

Key Action
/ Focus the search bar
Esc Focus the search bar and cleans it
Select the next search result
Select the previous search result
Enter Open the selected search result
cmdEnter Ctrl+Enter Open the selected search result in a new tab