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Cognitive Services pricing—Translator Text API

Use intelligence APIs to enable vision, speech, language, and knowledge capabilities

Microsoft Translator Text API is a cloud-based machine translation service supporting multiple languages, reaching more than 95% of world's gross domestic product (GDP). Use Translator to build applications, websites, tools, or any solution requiring multi-language support.

Pricing details

Custom Translation is on limited time promotion for free until January 31, 2019. Pricing for Custom Translation is reflected below and will become effective on February 1, 2019.

Instance Features Price
Free
  • Standard Translation
    • Text Translation
    • Language Detection
    • Bilingual Dictionary
    • Transliteration
  • Custom Translation
    • Training
Pay-as-you-go
S1
  • Standard Translation
    • Text Translation
    • Language Detection
    • Bilingual Dictionary
    • Transliteration
  • Custom Translation
    • Translation
    • Training
    • Custom model hosting
  • $- per million chars of standard translation
  • $- per million chars of custom translation
  • $- per million source + target chars of training data (max. $300/training)
  • $- per hosted custom translation model per region, per month
Volume discount
S2
  • Standard Translation
  • Custom Translation
  • $-/month
    Up to 250M chars per month
    Overage: $- per million chars
  • S1 rates apply for custom translation, model training and hosting
S3
  • Standard Translation
  • Custom Translation
  • $-/month
    Up to 1B chars per month
    Overage: $- per million chars
  • S1 rates apply for custom translation, model training and hosting
S4
  • Standard Translation
  • Custom Translation
  • $-/month
    Up to 10B chars per month
    Overage: $- per million chars
  • S1 rates apply for custom translation, model training and hosting
C2
  • Standard Translation
  • Custom Translation
    • Translation
    • Training
    • Hosting
  • S1 rates apply for standard (non-custom) translation
  • $-/month
    Up to 62.5M chars per month
    Overage: $- per million chars
  • $- per million source + target chars of training data (max. $300/training)
  • $- per hosted custom translation model per region, per month
C3
  • Standard Translation
  • Custom Translation
    • Translation
    • Training
    • Hosting
  • S1 rates apply for standard (non-custom) translation
  • $-/month
    Up to 250M chars per month
    Overage: $- per million chars
  • $- per million source + target chars of training data (max. $300/training)
  • $- per hosted custom translation model per region, per month
C4
  • Standard Translation
  • Custom Translation
    • Translation
    • Training
    • Hosting
  • S1 rates apply for standard (non-custom) translation
  • $-/month
    Up to 2.5B chars per month
    Overage: $- per million chars
  • $- per million source + target chars of training data (max. $300/training)
  • $- per hosted custom translation model per region, per month

Support & SLA

  • Free billing and subscription management support are included.
  • We guarantee that Cognitive Services running in the standard tier will be available at least 99.9 percent of the time. No SLA is provided for the free trial. Read the SLA.

FAQ

  • Bing Search APIs are invoiced based on number of transactions (also known as API calls). These plans are pay-as-you-go and doesn’t incur additional cost for complex queries and more than 10 results (up to 50 results in most cases).

  • If you happen to exceed the mentioned number of transactions per second (TPS), your usage will be throttled to be within the mentioned limit. If your application needs to have higher TPS than the ones mentioned on this page, please reach out to the Azure support team.

  • For billing purposes, a transaction is a successful Bing API call request (though there are caveats for DoS attacks). For logging and reporting purposes such as for the Bing Statistics Add-in, it is any Bing API call irrespective of whether it is successful or not.

  • You can change the tier of service anytime. Please make sure you use appropriate keys in your API calls. If you are having enterprise agreement with Microsoft, please work with your account executive.

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