Machine Translation (MT)

You can currently connect Google Translate and AutoML Translation, Microsoft Translator, Yandex.Translate, DeepL Pro, Amazon Translate, and Watson (IBM) Language Translator engines.

To connect the MT engine, follow these steps:

  1. Open your Organization’s Workspace > Machine translation tab.
  2. At the bottom right, click add.
  3. A pop-up window will appear. Select an engine from the drop-down list.
  4. Edit the name of the MT Engine if needed.
  5. Enter the requested credentials.
  6. Click Create.
    Connect MT engine

Microsoft Translator

Go to the Windows Azure to access your Microsoft Translator API subscription key. Translator Text API offers a free tier with 2,000,000 translated characters.

How to sign up for the Microsoft Translator Text API.

Note: If the Resource Location associated with your Microsoft Translator Text API key is other than global, please make sure to specify it along with other credentials while configuring the Microsoft Translator MT engine in your Crowdin Enterprise organization.

Yandex.Translate

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 Yandex.Translate API for free.

DeepL Translator

DeepL API is accessible only with the DeepL API Free and Pro subscription plans (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

Watson (IBM) Translator offers 1,000,000 characters per month free of charge and paid plans to select from after exceeding the limit. Go to the Watson (IBM) Services Console to get your Watson Translator API key.

ModernMT

ModernMT Real time translation API is accessible with the Real time or Human-in-the-loop subscription plans. Navigate to the ModernMT Dashboard to get your License key. In case you’re subscribed to a different subscription plan, you can switch to the Real time or Human-in-the-loop plan via the Manage Plan page.

Amazon Translate

The free version of Amazon Translate is available for 12 months. Afterward, you will need to pay for the number of characters translated.

Read more about obtaining your access key needed for Amazon Translate integration.

To use your Custom Terminology, follow these steps:

  1. Specify your AWS Region (e.g., us-east-2).
  2. Select your Custom Terminology from the respective drop-down menu.

Google Translate

To use Google Translate, you shall have a Google Cloud account with an active billing profile. Cloud Translation is priced monthly based on usage. Learn more

To obtain the API key necessary for integration, follow these steps:

  1. Go to Google Cloud Console. Log in to the existing Google Cloud account or set up a new one.
  2. Select an existing project or add a project using the New Project.
  3. Go to API & Services > Library and search for Cloud Translation API.
  4. Click Enable.
  5. Go to API & Services > Credentials, click Create credentials > API key.
  6. Copy the API key and click Close.

Google Cloud AutoML Translation

To use AutoML Translation, you shall have a 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 a service account key and obtain the necessary credentials for integration, follow these steps:

  1. Go to Google Cloud Console. Log in to the existing Google Cloud account or set up a new one.
  2. Select an existing project or add a project using the New Project.
  3. Go to Go to API & Services > Library and search for Cloud AutoML API.
  4. Click Enable.
  5. The next step is to create a service account private key pair. The service account is used by Crowdin. Applications use service accounts to make authorized API calls.

To set up authentication and create your private key, follow these steps:

  1. Go to the API & Services > Credentials.
  2. Click Create credentials > Service account.
  3. In the Service account name field, enter a name that describes what this service account will do.
  4. Click Create and continue.
  5. From the Role list, select Project > Owner and click Continue.
  6. Click Done.
  7. In the API & Services > Credentials, click on the created service account.
  8. Switch to the Keys tab.
  9. Click Add key > Create new key.
  10. Select JSON and click Create. A JSON file that contains your key will be downloaded to your computer.

Google Cloud AutoML Custom Glossary Configuration

Google Cloud AutoML custom glossary allows you to translate your domain-specific terminology consistently.

To configure your Google Cloud AutoML custom glossary, follow these steps:

  1. Open your organization Workspace and select Machine translation.
  2. Click
  3. In the appeared dialog, select Google AutoML Translate from the Engine drop-down menu.
  4. Click Select file and upload your JSON credentials.
  5. (Optional) Specify your Custom Model.
  6. Specify your Resource location (e.g., us-central1).
  7. Select your Glossary from the respective drop-down menu.
    Google Cloud AutoML Custom Glossary Configuration

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