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About Xanadu

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Xanadu is the free language and translation wizard by Foreignword which helps you find a way through the language and translation "jungle".

Translate words or texts, find translators, read the latest language news, locate specialised glossaries and much more.

Once installed, you may choose among six languages for the user interface and help files: English, French, German, Spanish, Italian or Portuguese.

French translation of Xanadu by Christine Alba,
Italian translation by Marco Piccolino Boniforti,
Portuguese translation by Ana Luiza Colicigno,


Translate words, terms or texts from/to over 60 languages and with almost 200 free online dictionaries or text translation systems.

Several dictionaries can be looked up at the same time and keyboard shortcuts enable you to instantly translate terms selected in any Windows application (e.g. a word processor).

Translate a word or term:


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Find specialised glossaries

Xanadu contains a directory of over 4000 links (glossaries, reference material, etc.) for many domains and languages:



Search the web

Find information by accessing the best search engines in a single step. Xanadu displays results from several search engines at the same time. Meta-search made easy.



Contact professional translators

You are in need for a professional translation? With Xanadu you will be able to find the right person. Xanadu provides you with all contact details!



Xanadu news channel

Read daily or weekly updated news in the field of language and translation. If you have news to share with all other Xanadu users then submit these for free.


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