The unmatched translator app for Mac.

+ Built-in Safari extension

Mate breaks the language barrier. Translate anywhere there's text, instantly, in over 100 languages. Translations are perfectly accurate and instantly there, then gone, so your workflow continues uninterrupted. Jump around with keyboard shortcuts and learn languages as you go. It feels absolutely native.

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Works with macOS 10.14+

Native to macOS

Translating selected text system-wide just got one-click simple.

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Safari resident

Translate words, sentences, pages, Netflix subtitles in a jiff.

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Learn why Mate is light years ahead of Apple Translate.

Features

Highest-accuracy translation. Human translators have met their match, or rather, met their Mate.
103 languages. English, Spanish, French, German, Japanese, Chinese, Arabic, and tonnes more. Luxembourgish, even. Zulu? Yep. See them all.
Pentagon-grade security. We don't track you. We don't spy on you. We don't sell your data. In fact, Mate is the most secure translator app.
Cross-platform sync. Keep your translation history and saved phrases up to date between all of your devices.
Darkness. Light and dark modes designed individually for a fully native feel.

Learn languages with Mate

Perfect pronunciation. Mate speaks translations directly to you, accent and all. It also displays intuitive phonetics.
Netflix friendly. Click words in the subtitles for super-fast translation while viewing. Add to your Phrasebook without clicking pause.
Phrasebook. Learn languages faster by saving and categorizing phrases. Keep a travel cheat-sheet.
Full-on reference. See word genders and scroll through synonyms to say what you mean and mean what you say.

Translate in any app

Click right. A quick right-click translates any selected text, anywhere, and stays out of your way.
Hotkeys. Tsss, toasty. Hit Option+Shift+T or set your own shortcut to translate with fewer finger movements.
Menu magic. Mate lives in your lovely menu bar, right at the top of your screen. It opens and closes nicely over other apps, even in full-screen.
With PopClip. Select text and see it in PopClip, then click Mate to instant translate.

Built-in Safari extension

Click twice. Double-click on any word and see it translated right then and there in an unobtrusive pop-up.
Select all of it. However much text you’d like to translate. Highlight a chunk and see it translated immediately.
The full experience. Translate an entire page. Flip-flop between the original and translated texts for exact reference.

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Works with macOS 10.14+

Why Mate?

Mate's the most powerful lingual app for Mac. It knows and shows languages with ease. With near-native integration and super smooth design, Mate lets you work faster and look good doing it.

No opening a translator. Mate's in your menu bar and pops up when you call on it, then it disappears so you can continue with text you understand.

Customize the app to fit your workflow. View phonetics, transliteration, and noun genders. Organize a personal Phrasebook and export with ease. Quickly access your synced phrases on any device. Mate's a solid mate.

Mate + PopClip

Two powerful productivity apps team up. Mate works with PopClip, a beautiful little pane that pops up when you select text on Mac.

Download PopClip and then get its Mate extension for even faster translation.



Mate + Netflix

Expand your vocabulary by watching favorite shows and movies. Mate lets you easily translate Netflix subtitles.



Top-rated by 600,000 users

Mate's designs stay fresh but it's no translation newcomer. A whole lot of folks love using Mate every day.

Here's what real users say about Mate:

Mate for Mac
Spotlight support?
Mate should be support in Spotlight.
nghiepit, 1 July, 2021
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Ok
Very good!
MarioRL, 29 May, 2021
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app
good app !!!
omua25, 25 May, 2021
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There is a free analogue
Analogue of free translate tab Practically copied 1 in 1, even hot buttons :)
websecure, 16 May, 2021
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Kim
It is one of the best Apps that I have been using.
4healing, 13 May, 2021
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Seamless, Accurate Translator
I text a client in Spanish offline and this translator works seamlessly. I can copy or type text in, and set it so it translates instantly and copies automatically to my clipboard so I can just paste right into a text on my computer. I can actually type and translate so quickly on my computer that I actually have to slow down to accommodate a person texting with their fingers on a phone. It is much faster and more private than a web-based translater, and more accurate translation, too. And it also identifies which language I'm translating from instantly, so no clicking a button to switch from translating my language to theirs, to translating their language to mine. This is a very well designed app and makes it possible for me to work in another language without trying to use a live translator - which I do have access to - but which takes a lot of time and there are platform compatability issues there. LOVE THIS APP.
barexaminee, 11 March, 2021
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Request support for alfred workflow
The software is very good, but I have become accustomed to alfred workflow. Pressing the shortcut key that comes with mate often conflicts with other software. Hope to support as soon as possible
等待天晴的雨, 5 March, 2021
Mate for Mac
Request support for alfred workflow
The software is very good, but I have become accustomed to alfred workflow. Pressing the shortcut key that comes with mate often conflicts with other software. Hope to support as soon as possible
等待天晴的雨, 5 March, 2021
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Very helpful tool
Works flawlessly. Translates texts accurately and the browser tool is awesome. I would recommend it again and again.
Werner.Willi, 23 February, 2021
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Great
My go to translate app for all devices
saltiola7, 29 January, 2021
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Excellent
At last , excellent English to Thai. Only thing I would like is the option to use the male classiifer Phom instead of the female Chan in all translations . Thats it, otherwise its great
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So it's good!
I read many foreign newspapers (more with subscription!). They're in English, which I'm fine with. The wife may well need a little help, and so does this app. Just a double click on an article, you get an absolutely fine, Danish translation. You also get it if you read in other languages. So now I can also read German and French newspapers, which are in the original language. - The app can not replace a real translator for professional use. But as a translator between many languages into something absolutely OK understandable, it is really good and worth the money. - It discovers for itself which language you would like to have translated into Danish. And double-clicking on a word gives a nice Danish translation. Tested on iMac and Macbook (Intel) with Catalina.
stenstrup, 11 January, 2021
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I need the ability to translate the whole web
all good Just like in Chrome, we need the ability to translate the entire web. Many people use Chrome because of this feature.
opryuminsu, 31 December, 2020
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The best translator for Mac
I have no words. I use Mate regularly, it is bound to my keyboard shortcuts, and no matter what program I am in, I can always get a quick, instant translation from the keyboard shortcut. Thanks, it's worth it.
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Novice
I purchased,
大宁灵石, 21 December, 2020

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Check out our Help Center. It's filled with common questions and specific answers, feature tutorials, and more. If you're still curious about something, feel free to reach out directly — in any language, of course.

Mate's made for you

It's fully localized in English, Arabic, Danish, Dutch, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish, Ukrainian, and Vietnamese.

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Use all of Mate for a full week, then get it forever for $29.99 one-time. It's also available on Setapp or without a trial on the Mac App Store. Start translating faster.

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