Translator Text API

Easily conduct real-time text translation with a simple REST API call

Microsoft Translator Text API is a cloud-based machine translation service supporting multiple languages that reach more than 95% of the world’s gross domestic product. Translator can be used to build applications, websites, tools or any solution requiring multi-language support.

Extend the reach of your applications

Across mobile, desktop and web applications, easily power translation to and from 60+ supported languages for text through the open REST interface of Translator API.

Automatically detect languages

Detect the language of any text string easily and accurately, simplifying development processes and allowing you to quickly send it for translation or serve localised content.

Build customised translation systems

Customise your text translations with the Hub (statistical machine translation systems only) using previous translations to build a system reflecting your needs or starting with a dictionary of specific words.

Crowd-source translation improvement

Improve translations by creating a specific user group that provides suggestions and designated approvers who verify inclusion using the Collaborative Translation Framework (CTF).

What our customers are saying

U.S. Army Europe
“By using the Microsoft Translator API to automate SQL Server data translation into English, we are able to present senior leaders with universally usable data that supports better-informed decisions.”
Mark Hutcheson, IT Specialist, US Army – Europe

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