Supported languages

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)