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Microsoft Translator Text API now available in China

The Microsoft Translator Text API is now available in China on As of today, you can translate text in your mobile, desktop, and web applications between 60+ languages with the Microsoft Translator automatic translation service.

Microsoft Translator Text API is a JSON-based REST API that developers can easily integrate into their applications, websites, tools, or any solution requiring multi-language support for website localization, e-commerce, customer support, messaging applications, internal communication, and more. Learn about Microsoft Translator for business at

The Translator Text API on has many of the same features as the global version:

  • Translate into multiple languages at once.
  • Transliterate text into different alphabets to make it easier to read. Translate from Pinyin to Chinese characters, or from Chinese characters into Pinyin.
  • Easily and accurately detect the language of any text string.
  • Find alternative translations for words from or to English, and examples of the words in context to help your app users choose the most appropriate translation. Translator provides context for alternate word translations by giving examples of human translated sentences using the given word.

You can add offline translation to your Android apps using the Microsoft Translator local feature. Instead of calling the cloud API directly, perform a simple call to the Translator app to integrate text translation capabilities to your app. The app will use the Translator cloud service when connected to the Internet or use the offline translation models when disconnected, using your Azure subscription for billing.

Customization using Custom Translator is not available with subscriptions on

You can sign up now for a free 2 million character per month subscription to Microsoft Translator Text API on Pay-as-you-go and volume discounts are also available.

If you are outside China and want to subscribe to the Translator Text API, signup for free on

Documentation for the Translator Text API on is available at


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