Machine translation engines integrated with Crowdin provide translation suggestions from the automatic translation services like Google Translate and AutoML Translation, Microsoft Translate, Yandex.Translate, and more. Suggestions made by machine engines are displayed in the Editor, under the translators’ suggestions field. Also, you can do pre-translation using machine translation engines.
By default, machine translations are enabled for each project, but it is required to configure the translation engines before the project members will be able to use them. In case, you want to disable this option for specific projects, clear Show machine translation suggestions in the project settings.
In order to configure the machine translation engines, follow these steps:
As soon as you specify your MT engine credentials, the system will automatically assign a unique MT engine ID. Later on, you can use these IDs in API requests for pre-translation via machine engines.
Go to the Windows Azure to access your Microsoft Translator API subscription key. Translator Text API offers free tier with 2,000,000 translated characters.
Use your Yandex APIs Console to obtain your Yandex.Translate API key. Translation projects, that do not exceed 10,000,000 characters per month (and no more than 1,000,000 in 24 hours). You can use the Yandex.Translate API for free.
DeepL API is accessible with the DeepL API subscription plan (For developers tab). Navigate to the DeepL Pro Account page to get a unique Authentication Key. Please note that the DeepL API plan is the only plan that provides this feature.
In case you’re subscribed to a different subscription plan, you can switch to the DeepL API plan in your personal account settings. DeepL also provides a simulator that allows you to check your Authentication Key in action.
Watson (IBM) Translator offers 1,000,000 characters per month free of charge and paid plans to choose after exceeding the limit. Go to the Watson (IBM) Services Console to get your Watson Translator API key.
The free version of Amazon Translate is available for 12 months, afterward, you will need to pay for the number of characters translated.
To obtain API key and Secret key necessary for integration follow these steps:
When logged in click on your username in the top right corner and select My Security Credentials. In the section with access keys click Create New Access Key.
If you don’t have access to this section ask the administrator of Amazon AWS profile to create an IAM user for you.
To use Google Translate you shall have Google Cloud account with an active billing profile. Cloud Translation is priced monthly based on usage. Learn more
To obtain API key necessary for integration follow these steps:
Translate your projects using custom models that you create using Google Cloud’s AutoML Translation. This way you can get more accurate translations for customer-specific terminology.
To use AutoML Translation, it is required to have Google Cloud account with an active billing profile. Google AutoML Translation is priced monthly based on how many characters you send for translation. Learn more.
To create service account key and obtain the necessary credentials for integration, please follow these steps:
To set up authentication and create your private key, follow these steps: