I am using OS X 10.9.2, is there any easy way to transfer traditional Chinese to simplified Chinese? Like some apps? I don't really like using website to do this.

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    What about Microsoft Word?
    – Stan
    Commented Apr 26, 2014 at 14:56
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    Better suited to superuser.se. This is really about how to use a mac. Commented Apr 28, 2014 at 2:44

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First, paste the traditional Chinese texts into Textedit, select those texts. Then Right-click the texts in Textedit, choose Services/Convert text to simplified Chinese.

  • That's right! I got it now. Commented Apr 29, 2014 at 6:29
  • I think you should use AppleScript if it's something that you often have to do.
    – Blaszard
    Commented Sep 21, 2014 at 17:37

On macOS Sonoma, you can select the text in any input field then

right click -> Service > Convert... to do the job:

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