Language support for Computer Vision

Some features of Computer Vision support multiple languages; any features not mentioned here only support English.

Optical Character Recognition (OCR)

Computer Vision's OCR APIs support several languages. They do not require you to specify a language code. See the Optical Character Recognition (OCR) overview for more information.

Language Language code OCR API Read 3.0/3.1 Read v3.2
Afrikaans af
Albanian sq
Arabic ar
Asturian ast
Basque eu
Bislama bi
Breton br
Catalan ca
Cebuano ceb
Chamorro ch
Chinese (Simplified) zh-Hans
Chinese (Traditional) zh-Hant
Cornish kw
Corsican co
Crimean Tatar (Latin) crh
Czech cs
Danish da
Dutch nl
English en
Estonian et
Fijian fj
Filipino fil
Finnish fi
French fr
Friulian fur
Galician gl
German de
Gilbertese gil
Greek el
Greenlandic kl
Haitian Creole ht
Hani hni
Hmong Daw (Latin) mww
Hungarian hu
Indonesian id
Interlingua ia
Inuktitut (Latin) iu
Irish ga
Italian it
Japanese ja
Javanese jv
K'iche' quc
Kabuverdianu kea
Kachin (Latin) kac
Kara-Kalpak kaa
Kashubian csb
Khasi kha
Korean ko
Kurdish (latin) kur
Luxembourgish lb
Malay (Latin) ms
Manx gv
Neapolitan nap
Norwegian nb
Norwegian no
Occitan oc
Polish pl
Portuguese pt
Romanian ro
Romansh rm
Russian ru
Scots sco
Scottish Gaelic gd
Serbian (Cyrillic) sr-Cyrl
Serbian (Latin) sr-Latn
Slovak sk
Slovenian slv
Spanish es
Swahili (Latin) sw
Swedish sv
Tatar (Latin) tat
Tetum tet
Turkish tr
Upper Sorbian hsb
Uzbek (Latin) uz
Volapük vo
Walser wae
Western Frisian fy
Yucatec Maya yua
Zhuang za
Zulu zu

Image analysis

Some actions of the Analyze - Image API can return results in other languages, specified with the language query parameter. Other actions return results in English regardless of what language is specified, and others throw an exception for unsupported languages. Actions are specified with the visualFeatures and details query parameters; see the Overview for a list of all the actions you can do with image analysis.

Language Language code Categories Tags Description Adult Brands Color Faces ImageType Objects Celebrities Landmarks
Chinese zh - - - - -
English en
Japanese ja - - - - -
Portuguese pt - - - - -
Spanish es - - - - -