45 – Google Translate

Continues to move back up the list; this year with an increase of 52 places

Google Translate is a free online service for instantly translating text and web pages.

Website: google.com/translate
Cost: Free.
Availability: Online

Top 100 Tools for Personal & Professional Learning 2019: 29
Top 100 Tools for Workplace Learning 2019: 
Top 100 Tools for Higher Education 2019: 

Past Overall Rankings
2018: 97.    2017: 137    2016: 93    2015: 54    2014: 64    2013: 77
2012: 57     2011: –        2010: –       2009: –       2008: –      2007: –


Comments from some of those who selected Google Translate as one of their Top Tools in 2019

“Without this tool, I would not have had the opportunity to find and use materials for my project in English, since I do not know English well. I also filled out this form using Google Translate.” University Lecturer, Russia

“When my English is not enough, this tool is very useful to me.” L&D Practitioner, Spain

Previous comments

“Such an easy way to translate anything – web pages or inputted text” 2015

“Easy way to translate web pages” 2013

“Copy in text and create a quick and easy translation” 2013