LangId is a free web service that allows you to identify in which language text was written and then use an external service to translate it.Just write/paste the text in the box and click ‘Identify It’. LangID is the quickest way to retrieve informations about a language you don’t know.
Most of the free translations services available online ask you to select the language you want to translate a text from. This means that if you don’t know what language it is you can not translate it in your language.
Using LangID you can understand in which language a text was written and then use an external service to translate it. This service provide the current English name of the language, the ISO code and an icon representing the flag of one of the countries this language is spoken in.
You can Identify any language by
LangID uses Google Ajax API to identify the languages. Currently LangId support 85 languages.