NEW YORK, June 23 /PRNewswire/ --

- Babylon 8 Reaches a Users Download Record of Over one Million in Just Two Weeks. After Two Weeks From Babylon 8 Successful Launch, Over 1M (1,133,406) Users Have Downloaded and Tried the New Version

Babylon LTD., the leading provider of single-click translation and dictionary software, is overwhelmed with the success of the new version of its software Babylon 8 ( After only two weeks from its launch, over one million users (1,133,406 to be exact), who come from some 190 different countries, have downloaded the new version.

Babylon 8 has a fresh and simple new uncluttered look with less buttons, which makes Babylon even more user friendly. Moreover, a contextual awareness Globe was added suggesting the suitable translation service, spell-checker, conversion of units and other assisting tools.

Babylon 8 ( provides bidirectional single-click translation, in over 75 languages, from some 2,000 information sources.

Babylon 8 enables immediate translation of Web pages from and to any language.

Apart from single words, sentences and whole paragraphs of text, Babylon 8 provides translation of documents (MS Word, PDF, Text, etc.) to and from 32 languages.

Babylon 8 integrates seamlessly into Microsoft Office spellers and enhances the built-in speller by providing correct spelling and short definitions and translation enabling the user to identify and decide what to choose.

This new version enables single-click access to over 6.5 million articles and definitions from Wikipedia, the biggest multilingual free encyclopedia on the Internet, in 20 languages.

Babylon 8 ( delivers results from the world's premier publishing houses, such as: Britannica, Oxford, Merriam Webster, Pons, Duden, Larousse, Langenscheidt and many more.

About Babylon Ltd. (TASE: BBYL) is a leading provider of online and offline dictionary and translation solutions. The user base exceeds 55 million desktop installations.

Babylon sold more than 2.5 million licenses of the software to private users and organizations in more than 200 countries.

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Press contact: Dalia Preisler, Babylon Ltd., Email:

Press contact: Dalia Preisler, Babylon Ltd., Email: