Supported languages

Note

The new Speech Service and SDK is replacing Bing Speech, which will no longer work starting October 15, 2019. For information on switching to the Speech Service, see Migrating from Bing Speech to the Speech Service.

Interactive and dictation mode

The Microsoft speech recognition API supports the following languages in interactive and dictation modes.

Code Language Code Language
ar-EG Arabic (Egypt), modern standard hi-IN Hindi (India)
ca-ES Catalan (Spain) it-IT Italian (Italy)
da-DK Danish (Denmark) ja-JP Japanese (Japan)
de-DE German (Germany) ko-KR Korean (Korea)
en-AU English (Australia) nb-NO Norwegian (Bokmål) (Norway)
en-CA English (Canada) nl-NL Dutch (Netherlands)
en-GB English (United Kingdom) pl-PL Polish (Poland)
en-IN English (India) pt-BR Portuguese (Brazil)
en-NZ English (New Zealand) pt-PT Portuguese (Portugal)
en-US English (United States) ru-RU Russian (Russia)
es-ES Spanish (Spain) sv-SE Swedish (Sweden)
es-MX Spanish (Mexico) zh-CN Chinese (Mandarin, simplified)
fi-FI Finnish (Finland) zh-HK Chinese (Hong Kong SAR)
fr-CA French (Canada) zh-TW Chinese (Mandarin, Taiwanese)
fr-FR French (France)

Conversation mode

The Microsoft speech recognition API supports the following languages in conversation modes.

Code Language Code Language
ar-EG Arabic (Egypt), modern standard It-IT Italian (Italy)
de-DE German (Germany) ja-JP Japanese (Japan)
en-US English (United States) pt-BR Portuguese (Brazil)
es-ES Spanish (Spain) ru-RU Russian (Russia)
fr-FR French (France) zh-CN Chinese (Mandarin, simplified)