It seems that trial users were positive about the translator preview app released in December 2014, so MS has decided to roll out Skype Translator Magic for Skype Desktop client.
This will be happening in the very near future, and will be phased in over a period of weeks…probably not wanting to get swamped by bugs in multiple languages, with different alphabets as well. When it arrives on your desktop, the messenger will gain an icon in the upper right corner:
This starts getting interesting since the translator will have six new voice languages: English, Italian Mandarin, and Spanish. Australian seems to have been overlooked. In addition, there will be fifty messaging languages in the desktop app.
More interesting, the app will be able to learn (in machine fashion) so it should improve with use. I hope there will be no auto-correct. The international incidents might be…well. Kidding aside, MS explained this in a blog post here.