Google has announced “Translation Hub”, an automatic translation service that supports files created with PDF and Microsoft Office.
Translation Hub is provided as part of Google’s cloud computing service, “Google Cloud”, and can translate documents in just a few clicks. One-click translation into 135 languages based on Google’s neural machine translation.
Translation Hub preserves the design and formatting of the original document, so the translated document has the same look and feel as the original document.
Translation Hub was developed with complex enterprise translations in mind. Translation Hub allows central administrators to easily manage multiple portal configurations for different departments. Maintain common translation glossaries, translation memories, and independent billing and chargebacks used by different departments. Translation Hub also offers complete data encryption and is not used or accessed by Google for any purpose.
Translation Hub pricing
Translation Hub has two price tiers, the Basic tier and the Preview Advanced tier.
|Administrative controls through the Google Cloud Console||Yes||Yes|
|PDF, DOCX, and PPTX translation||Yes||Yes|
|Google Docs and Slides||Yes||Yes|
|Support for AutoML Translation models (custom models)||No||Yes|
|Post-editing support for machine translated content||No||Yes|
|Machine Translation Quality Prediction (MTQP) Score||No||Yes|
|100+ language support||Yes||Yes|
The prices are as follows.
|Basic||$0.15 per page|
|Advanced||$0.50 per page|
Quotas and limits
Translation Hub applies the following quotas to projects: Request an increase to change the quota.
|Number of portals in Translation Hub||1,000|
|Concurrent number of translation jobs||Unlimited|
|Pages translated per minute||Unlimited|
Translation Hub enforces the following usage limits:
|PDF Translation Request||300 pages per file|
|DOCX and PPTX translation requests||20MB per file|
|Import Docs and Slides files from Drive||10MB per file|
|CSV file size for importing users in bulk||100KB or 500 rows per import|