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Translator

An AI service for real-time document and text translation.

Break language barriers with text translation

Translate text instantly or in batches across more than 100 languages, powered by the latest innovations in machine translation. Support a wide range of use cases, such as translation for call centers, multilingual conversational agents, or in-app communication.

Broad language coverage

Accurately translate text in more than 100 languages.

Customizable translations

Build custom models to handle domain-specific terminology.

Production-ready

Access the same technology that powers billions of translations every day across Microsoft products.

Built-in security

Your data remains yours—your text input isn’t logged during translation.

Extend your application’s reach

Take advantage of our translator service to remove the complexity of building instant translation into your apps and solutions with a single REST API call. Accurately detect the language of your source text, look up alternative translations with the bilingual dictionary, or convert text from one script to another. Use your preferred programming language, including Python, C#, Java, JavaScript, and Go.

Customize your text translations

Customize your text translations to reflect domain-specific terminology. Define how those terms are translated based on previously translated documents. Build customized translation models without machine learning expertise.

Benefit from a tested, scalable translation engine

Build your solutions using a production-ready translation engine that has been tested at scale, powering translations across Microsoft products such as Word, PowerPoint, Teams, Edge, Visual Studio, and Bing. Seamlessly scale up or down based on your translation needs.

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Use AI to translate text and documents

Learn how to extend your application’s reach by localizing your content, improve internal communication among your global workforce, and enable multilingual communication in real time. Remove the complexity of building instant translation into your apps and solutions with a single REST API call.

Comprehensive security and compliance, built in

  • Microsoft invests more than USD1 billion annually on cybersecurity research and development.

  • We employ more than 3,500 security experts who are dedicated to data security and privacy.

  • Azure has more certifications than any other cloud provider. View the comprehensive list.

  • Get the power, control, and customization you need with flexible pricing

    • With Translator, pay as you go based on the volume of characters translated. Pay an even lower per-character price when you commit to a minimum volume.
    • Pay for only what you use with no upfront costs.

Get started with an Azure free account

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Start free. Get USD200 credit to use within 30 days. While you have your credit, get free amounts of many of our most popular services, plus free amounts of 55+ other services that are always free.

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After your credit, move to pay as you go to keep building with the same free services. Pay only if you use more than your free monthly amounts.

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After 12 months, you'll keep getting 55+ always-free services—and still pay only for what you use beyond your free monthly amounts.

See what companies are achieving with Translator

Volkswagen engages customers with instant translation

Volkswagen uses Translator for high-quality, instant translations to better engage its global customer base.

Volkswagen

KPMG enables global communication

KPMG uses Translator to ensure that analysts with the right expertise advise on compliance risks regardless of the language they speak, and to customize translations to recognize domain-specific language.

KPMG

Relativity accelerates e-discovery with document translation

Relativity transforms e-discovery with new AI-based feature for efficient, flexible document translation.

Relativity
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