How to translate a document with JavaScript?

How to translate a document with JavaScript?

In this tutorial, you will learn how to use Document Translation API in 5 minutes using JavaScript. Eden AI provides an easy and developer-friendly API that allows you to translate your documents.

What is Document Translation?

Document Translation API allows developers to integrate automatic translation capabilities into their applications or systems. This API is specifically designed to translate large volumes of text contained in documents, such as Word files, PDFs, or HTML documents, from one language to another.

Document Translation API result on Eden AI

The API typically employs machine learning and neural machine translation technologies to perform high-quality translations, enabling businesses, organizations, and developers to automate the translation process, streamline workflows, and provide multilingual content to their users.

Get Started with Document Translation API using JavaScript

The first step is to set Axios, a promise-based HTTP client for the browser and Node.js, that will allow you to call Eden AI API.

How to use Document Translation API with JavaScript

You are now ready to process document into Eden AI Document Translation API. You can access the list of languages supported in our documentation here.

1. Get your Document Translation API Key on Eden AI

To perform Document Translation, you'll need to create an account on Eden AI for free. Then, you'll be able to get your API key directly from the homepage with free credits offered by Eden AI.

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2. Let’s translate your documents

Now that you have imported packages on JavaScript and got your API key, you will be able to translate your documents. With Eden AI, you can choose from a wide range of engines you want for Document Translation. You can access the list of Document Translation providers available on Eden AI directly on our documentation.

For example, we called two different Document Translation engines. Here is the JS code to configure the request:

Then, you'll need to launch the request and print the result:

Here is an example of a Document Translation API response:

Benefits of using Document Translation API with Eden AI

Using Document Translation with Eden AI API is quick and easy.

 Multiple AI engines in one API
Multiple AI engines in one API

Save time and cost

We offer a unified API for all providers: simple and standard to use, with a quick switch between providers and an access to the specific features of each provider.

Easy to integrate

The JSON output format is the same for all suppliers thanks to Eden AI's standardisation work. The response elements are also standardised thanks to Eden AI's powerful matching algorithms.


With Eden AI you have the possibility to integrate a third party platform: we can quickly develop connectors. To go further and customize your Document Translation request with specific parameters, check out our documentation.

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