Babylon 9

Babylon 9


The world's leading dictionary and translation software!

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  • Simple One-Click Translation in any Application.
  • NEW! Live Translation Community.
  • NEW! Spelling and Proofreading.
  • NEW! Refined User Interface.
  • Access to Over 2,000 Premier Dictionaries and Wikipedia.
  • Over 90 million Users Worldwide.


As both a dictionary and translation software, Babylon 9 allows you to translate any word or phrase to over 75 languages with a click from any application.

Whether you need to translate from an email, a website, Microsoft Word or any other Windows application, Babylon is here to the rescue with a mouse click and instantly view all the results found among 2000+ dictionaries.

  • Simple One-Click Translation in any Application

Simply click on any text in any desktop application to get immediate translation and access to dictionaries & encyclopedias covering a wide range of subjects, categories and themes.


  • Easily Switch from One Language to Another

Babylon 9 automatically identifies the language you use or need, and offers results in all languages.

  • Web Page and Document Translation

Babylon 9 provides translation of full web pages, documents (MS Word, PDF, Text, etc.) and text between 33* languages, all in a single click.

*English, German, Italian, Spanish, French, Portuguese, Dutch, Japanese, Russian, Hebrew, Mandarin, Simplified Chinese, Korean, Turkish, Arabic, Polish, Farsi, Danish, Bulgarian, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Norwegian, Urdu, Romanian , Swedish, Czech, Thai.

  • Access to Wikipedia in Over 25 Languages

Babylon delivers results from Wikipedia in over 25 languages, covering millions of articles and definitions that are constantly updated to cover current events and recent innovations.

  • Over 2,000 Dictionary Titles
Babylon delivers results from the world's premier publishing houses (such as: Oxford, Britannica, Merriam Webster, Pons, Larousse, Duden, Langenscheidt and many more) to enhance your translation experience and knowledge. In addition, Babylon provides results from over 1,600 user generated glossaries and dictionaries.
  • Integrates Seamlessly into Microsoft Office Spellers

When spelling suggestions are obtained from MS Office, Babylon provides a short translation for each suggestion indicated in MS Office’s speller menu.

  • Pronunciation Function

Hear the correct pronunciation of words, with either a male or female voice.

  • Cross Translation Tools

Some words can be translated several ways, Babylon allows you to display next to each word possible translation equivalent in your native language. This enables you to choose the most appropriate translation.

  • World Time Zones, Currencies and Units Conversion

Babylon helps you convert currencies, measurements and world time zones. Just click on any value in any desktop application to get instant conversions. Currency exchange rates are updated daily.

New in Babylon 9 Back to the top

NEW! Live Translation Community

Babylon 9 enables you to participate in Babylon’s large community of native speakers and professional translators worldwide. You can ask the Babylon Live Human Translation Community any question, be it a linguistic-related question, a short question or review of an academic paper – Babylon’s Human community, which comprises thousands of Babylon users, is out there waiting to assist you 24 hours a day!

NEW! Refined User Interface

Babylon has a new, clean and easy to use interface, which is simple but yet has a sophisticated look.

NEW! Spelling and Proofreading

Babylon Speller and Proofreader is available to ensure you did not omit or skip anything important and allows you to catch errors, which you may have made when writing. Babylon Speller and proofreading will enhance your writing so you become a better speller and writer. This feature will suggest the best contextual alternative word, term or expression and will automatically scan your text.

NEW! Human Voice

Let your computer read to you in English, German, French and more! Babylon offers a human voice engine providing pronunciations in over 18 languages. By activating Babylon’s Human Voice, the text comes across in a natural, human-sounding voice (male or female) with accurate pronunciations in the requested language.

System Requirements Back to the top
Version 9
Platform Windows XP, Windows Vista 32-bit, Windows Vista 64-bit, Windows XP 64-bit, Windows 7, Windows 7 64-bit, Windows 7 32-bit
  • Windows XP/Vista/Windows 7 (32 and 64-bit)
  • Web Browser: Internet Explorer 7 or later, Firefox 3.x or later, Google Chrome 5 or later.
  • Microsoft Office 2003/2007/2010
  • Adobe Reader 8.0 or later
  • Intel® Pentium Processor 1GHz or faster.
  • 512MB free RAM - recommended .
  • 50MB of free disk space on your hard drive. Installation of additional dictionaries requires additional disk space (depending on the dictionary size).

Babylon is offered to you by Avanquest on behalf of Babylon. Please note that the support for Babylon will be provided to you by the Babylon Support team. By purchasing Babylon on Avanquest you hereby agree to submit your contact information to Babylon Germany in order to be added on the Babylon system, as a customer who is entitled to support services. If you do not wish to submit your contact information to Babylon Germany, then you will not be able to purchase Babylon.

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