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Find an overview of the 150 most useful Translation APIs including the most popular Google Translate API, and latest Lingotek API. Translation APIs allow developers to provide services to the users of their applications in multiple languages, therefore enabling developers to grow their audience.
When you've launched over 100 APIs like Google has, some are bound to go away. The spring cleaning, as Google often describes the closures, have become commonplace since 2011. The Google Translate API is the only one to be announced and then turned into a paid service. Overall, of Google's 111 APIs, it has buried services for nearly 30% of them. Here it is, the complete list of Google APIs that are no more.
Our API directory now includes 225 utility APIs. The newest is the Longdo Dict API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Google Translate API. We list 41 Google Translate mashups. Below you'll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of utility APIs.
Our API directory now includes 52 language APIs. The newest is the Transfluent API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Google Translate API. We list 40 Google Translate mashups. Below you'll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of real estate APIs.
Google continues to clean its API house, knocking another couple APIs into the dustbin. Google Social Graph API was launched in 2008 with high hopes of an open social standard. The Picnik API is a photo editing service that Google acquired and incorporated into Picasa and most recently, Google Plus.
After pulling the plug on its Google Translate API, the company will now charge for the service. It hopes the fee will curb what it characterized as "extensive abuse." Users did not respond favorably to the original announcement and we were pleased to report that the API would be available as a paid API. We now have the details on the pricing.
In response to developer sadness and anger, Google has announced it plans to offer a paid version of its Google Translate API. Last week the company said it would pull the plug after the Translate API saw extensive abuse. There are no details on pricing, or a timeline, but the free API is not scheduled for removal until December.
Proving to be too popular, the Google Translate API will be discontinued December 1 due to what the company characterizes as "extensive abuse." Effective immediately, rate limits will be greatly reduced. The search giant announced plans to shutter a dozen APIs in all, though most were older and less used than Translate.
Whether you call it the Telephone Game or Chinese Whispers, it has to be one of the favorite games that we played as kids. The thrill of hearing a completely different phrase than the original one made the game so much fun. Google’s Pamela Fox has taken this popular game to an automated online version using the Google Translate API and created a social experience that is bound to keep you trying some phrases just for the hilarious output produced at times.