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transmaster

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There are a number of YouTube channels I watch, cooking channels, that are not in English and do not have English subtitles. I know people are using AI's to do translation but what is a good application for my Mac Studio?

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zqbobs

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I posted a similar question to the OP in the Digital Video forum a couple of years ago:
I don't know if this is even technologically possible yet. I have a TV setup with a recent Sony smart TV connected by HDMI to a 2018 Mac Mini running Mojave. I would like to watch more Spanish programming, but don't know enough of the language to follow dialogs. It's Over-The-Air (OTA) broadcasts with Spanish subtitles, but no English subtitles. I record them on the Mini with an EyeTV tuner and software and watch later.

So, does anyone know of any options to either translate the embedded Spanish subtitles to English, which could be an off-line task, or translate the audio directly to English in near real-time? There are numerous "translators" on Amazon, most targeted at conversational uses while on travel, etc. There are some BlueTooth earphones or headphones that claim translation ability (search "real-time bluetooth language translator"). Most such devices barely reach 3 or 4 out of 5 ratings. Does anyone have experience or suggestions on what to look for?

My wife, who is bilingual, says I should learn more Spanish, but that is the more difficult route, IMO!

Surely, there has been progress since then, particularly in AI-aided translation. Aiko app looks interesting - will give it a try. Anything else out there to address the OP's post and my earlier questions?
 
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transmaster

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I know there is a AI voice translator but I have not yet tracked down what it is. They talk about it on YouTube, You invoke it and it translates like a voice over, don't know how well it works.
 
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