AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Interface for accessing Translate Provides translation between English and one of six languages, or between one of the six languages and English.

Inheritance Hierarchy


Namespace: Amazon.Translate
Assembly: AWSSDK.Translate.dll
Version: 3.x.y.z


public interface IAmazonTranslate
         IAmazonService, IDisposable

The IAmazonTranslate type exposes the following members



Asynchronous operations (methods ending with Async) in the table below are for .NET 4.5 or higher. For .NET 3.5 the SDK follows the standard naming convention of BeginMethodName and EndMethodName to indicate asynchronous operations - these method pairs are not shown in the table below.

Public Method TranslateText(TranslateTextRequest)

Translates input text from the source language to the target language. You can translate between English (en) and one of the following languages, or between one of the following languages and English.

  • Arabic (ar)

  • Chinese (Simplified) (zh)

  • French (fr)

  • German (de)

  • Portuguese (pt)

  • Spanish (es)

To have Amazon Translate determine the source language of your text, you can specify auto in the SourceLanguageCode field. If you specify auto, Amazon Translate will call Amazon Comprehend to determine the source language.

Public Method TranslateTextAsync(TranslateTextRequest, CancellationToken)

Initiates the asynchronous execution of the TranslateText operation.

Version Information

.NET Standard:
Supported in: 1.3

.NET Framework:
Supported in: 4.5, 4.0, 3.5

Portable Class Library:
Supported in: Windows Store Apps
Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1
Supported in: Xamarin Android
Supported in: Xamarin iOS (Unified)
Supported in: Xamarin.Forms