What is Amazon Translate? - Amazon Translate

What is Amazon Translate?

Amazon Translate is a text translation service that uses advanced machine learning technologies to provide high-quality translation on demand. You can use Amazon Translate to translate unstructured text documents or to build applications that work in multiple languages. See Supported languages and language codes for information about the languages that Amazon Translate supports.

Use cases

Use Amazon Translate to do the following:

Enable multilingual user experiences in your applications by integrating Amazon Translate:
  • Translate company-authored content, such as meeting minutes, technician reports, knowledge-base articles, posts, and more.

  • Translate interpersonal communications, such as email, in-game chat, customer service chat, so that customers and employees can connect in their preferred language.

Process and manage your company's incoming data:
  • Analyze text, such as social media and news feeds, in many languages.

  • Search for information, such as for eDiscovery cases, in many languages.

Enable language-independent processing by integrating Amazon Translate with other AWS services:

Are you a first-time user of Amazon Translate?

If you are a first-time user of Amazon Translate, we recommend that you start with the following topics:

  1. How Amazon Translate works – Introduces Amazon Translate.

  2. Getting started with Amazon Translate – Explains how to set up your AWS account and start using Amazon Translate.

  3. Code examples for Amazon Translate using AWS SDKs – Use the code examples to explore the Amazon Translate APIs.

You can also use the following resources to learn about the Amazon Translate service:

Amazon Translate pricing

As with other AWS products, there are no contracts or minimum commitments for using Amazon Translate. For more information about the cost of using Amazon Translate, see Amazon Translate Pricing.

Amazon Translate API Reference

The Amazon Translate API Reference is now a separate document. For more information, see Amazon Translate API Reference.