Document Translation Made Easy with Watson Language Translator
By: Zia Mohammad
Translate documents. Preserve format. Share ideas.
IBM Watson Language Translator now offers document format preservation with Document Translation (Beta). You can create new, translated documents to improve translation efficiency and reduce development time. Document Translation (Beta) will continue to work with Watson Language Translator’s existing neural machine translation and custom translation capabilities. What’s stopping you from trying Watson Language Translator today?
Supported file types:
Microsoft-Office: Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Rich Text Format
Open-Office: Writer, Impress, Calc
Other: PDF, HTML, XML, JSON, TXT
Indo-European: Catalan, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Russian, Spanish, Swedish
Non-Indo European: Finnish, Hungarian, Turkish
Afro-Asiatic, Altaic, Sino-Tibetan: Arabic, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Japanese, Korean
To learn more about using Document Translator, check out our documentation.
Why do I need this?
Think of all the files on your computer, around your office, at your company. As your company expands globally, your organization must be able to transfer knowledge across regions by translating information into regional languages. Human translation alone can be expensive and time-consuming. That is why organizations today are beginning to adopt machine translation capabilities; however, other translation services require developers to build in functions for generating new documents for business professionals.
Document Translation (Beta) with Watson Language Translator reduces your development time and complexity. Instead of focusing on how to seamlessly format documents once they are translated, let Watson do it. Now you can get translated documents into the hands of professionals more rapidly, improving the translation process and business efficiency.
Get started with 1M characters free (per month)
Document Translation (Beta) is available at no additional cost to you! That’s right. The cost of using Watson Language Translator won’t change if you translate text or documents. Try it today!
Watson Language Translator Pricing
Lite plan: Translate up to 1,000,000 characters per month (FREE!)
Standard plan: 250,000 characters free per month. Translations over 250,000 characters, will cost $.02 per thousand characters.
If your use case requires custom model capabilities, you can sign up for an Advanced plan. For more details, check out our pricing on the Watson Language Translator product page.
Translating Your Documents
Interested in getting started with Document Translation (Beta)? Check out our tutorial for a step-by-step guide and get started today!
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