Helps you learn a new language by translating selected text

  • BabelFrog
  • BabelFrog
What is BabelFrog?
BabelFrog is a Google Chrome extension that helps you learn a new language by instantly translating selected text on web pages. Activate it on a page-by-page basis without compromising browser speed or security.
Users: 94 ▲ 6
Rating: 4.90 (10)
Version: 0.0.9 (Last updated: 2019-04-20)
Creation date: 2019-04-20
Risk impact: Moderate risk impact
Risk likelihood: Very low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
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  • contextMenus
Size: 1.89M
URLs: Website
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A Google Chrome extension to help you learn a language as you browse the web. Uses Google Translate to translate the selected text. Unlike other similar extensions, it doesn't slow down your browser or compromise your security by injecting itself into EVERY PAGE YOU visit, instead allowing you to activate it on a page-by-page basis.

To activate BabelFrog, simply open the page you'd like translated, then click on the BabelFrog icon, or press Ctrl+E (Command+E on Mac) on your keyboard. Doing this action a second time will bring up the BabelFrog settings panel, where you can set the languages you'd like to work in.

After activating BabelFrog on a given page, any selected text will be instantly translated into the language you chose. Because links can be awkward to select without accidentally clicking them, BabelFrog will translate any link you click on while holding down the Alt key.

Navigating away from the page, or even refreshing it, will reset BabelFrog, freeing up system resources.

User reviews
Really helpful to get quick translations, for just a word, or whole texts. All while doing it very intuitively and non-intrusively. I highly recommend it!
by Michiel Huiskens Michiel Huiskens, 2019-03-28

by Tomer Noyhouzer Tomer Noyhouzer, 2018-04-26

I use it all the time!
by Suzanne Dergacheva Suzanne Dergacheva, 2016-06-30
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Risk impact

BabelFrog may not be safe to use and it requires some risky permissions. Exercise caution when installing this extension. Review carefully before installing.

Risk likelihood

BabelFrog has earned a good reputation and can be trusted.

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