Amazon Translate
Developer Guide

Document History for Amazon Translate

The following table describes the documentation for this release of Amazon Translate.

  • Latest documentation update: May 8th, 2019

Change Description Date

New languages

Amazon Translate adds new languages for translation: Greek, Hungarian, Romanian, Thai, Ukrainian, Urdu, and Vietnamese. For a list of the language combinations that Amazon Translate can translate directly, see Supported Languages.

October 3, 2019

New feature

Amazon Translate adds FedRAMP compliance. For more information, see Compliance.

July 31, 2019

New feature

Amazon Translate adds SOC compliance. For more information, see Compliance.

May 30, 2019

New regions

Amazon Translate adds support for the Asia Pacific (Mumbai), Asia Pacific (Singapore), Asia Pacific (Tokyo), and Canada (Central) Regions. For a complete list of the AWS Regions supported by Amazon Translate, see the AWS Region Table or AWS Regions and Endpoints in the Amazon Web Services General Reference.

May 8, 2019

New languages

Amazon Translate adds new languages for translation: Hindi, Malay, Norwegian, and Persian. For a list of the language combinations that Amazon Translate can translate directly, see Supported Languages.

May 6, 2019

New region

Amazon Translate adds support for the EU (Frankfurt) and Asia Pacific (Seoul) Regions. For a complete list of the AWS Regions supported by Amazon Translate, see the AWS Region Table or AWS Regions and Endpoints in the Amazon Web Services General Reference.

February 28, 2019

New feature

Amazon Translate adds PCI compliance. For more information, see Compliance.

December 12, 2018

New feature

Amazon Translate adds four new APIs and the custom terminology feature to give you more control over your translation. By using a custom terminology with your translation requests, you can make sure that your brand names, character names, model names, and other unique content is translated exactly the way you want it, every time, regardless of the standard translation or context. For more information, see Custom Terminology.

November 27, 2018

New languages

Amazon Translate now translates documents in the following languages: Danish, Dutch, Finnish, Hebrew, Indonesian, Korean, Polish, and Swedish. Amazon Translate continues to improve direct translation by significantly reducing the number of unsupported language pairs. For the language combinations that Amazon Translate can translate directly, see Supported Languages.

November 20, 2018

New feature

Amazon Translate adds direct translation between supported languages other than English. For the language combinations that Amazon Translate can translate directly, see Supported Languages.

October 29, 2018

New feature

Amazon Translate adds HIPAA compliance. For more information, see Compliance.

October 25, 2018

New feature

Amazon Translate adds multiple new languages for translation: Chinese (Tradition), Czech, Italian, Japanese, Russian, and Turkish. For a list of languages that Amazon Translate supports, see Supported Languages.

July 17, 2018

New feature

Amazon Translate adds support for automatic source language detection. For more information, see How Amazon Translate Works.

April 4, 2018

New guide

This is the first release of the Amazon Translate Developer Guide.

November 29, 2017