One click auto language translation with gTranslate addon for Mozilla Firefox.


gTranslate is an add-on which help us auto translate language with one click. The add-on uses Google Translation service for translation. It is being used by several thousands of Mozilla users.

Developer(s): Pau Tomàs, Pierre Bertet, Éric Lemoine
Language support: English
Home page: Github/gTranslate
License: Custom License
Download: Add to Firefox

HOW TO: Installing gTranslate on Mozilla Firefox:

1. Go to gTranslate Mozilla add-on page, or simply click on the above download link and click on “Add to Firefox“.

2. If Mozilla Firefox asks user permission for installation of addon. Click “Allow” to continue installation, leave it to abort.

3. gTranslate installation box pops-up. Click “Install” to continue installing add-on, “Cancel” to abort installation.

4. On successful installation, gTranslate asks user permission to restart the browser. Restart the browser to activate the add-on.

HOW TO: Using gTranslate on Mozilla Firefox:

1. So when ever you see any other language, select the words with left mouse button (LMB) and right click (RMB), now select the gTranslate option. The selected text will be auto-translated to English language by default.

2. You can change the auto default language from English to your native language by two methods.

  • While using gTranslate option you can see “Change Languages (auto > en)“, hover over that and go to “Detect Language” and change to desired language which need be by default. Here I selected Hindi and my default language. 

  • Other method is to go-to “Add-on Manager” and find gTranslate add-on. Click on the Options to change preference.

HOW TO: Disable/Remove gTranslate from Mozilla Firefox:

1. Click on the Firefox, located at left upper corner of the web browser and go to “Add-ons”.

or press “Alt“, Menu bar pops-up, then go to Tools > Add-ons, or you can simply use shortcut key “Ctrl+Shift+A” to access add-on (extension) manger.

2. Now, click on “Disable” to disable the add-on temporarily or click “Remove” to remove the add-on permanently from the browser.

NOTE: Both options require restart for the actions to take effect.


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