How to translate a document with Python?

How to translate a document with Python?

In this tutorial, you will learn how to use Document Translation API in 5 minutes with Python. 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 automated translation capabilities into their software applications or services. It enables the automatic translation of text from one language to another within documents or text files.

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Some Document Translation APIs also offer additional features, such as language detection, glossary support, and customization options for specific domains or terminology. This API is commonly used in various applications, such as multilingual content management systems, customer support tools, e-commerce platforms, and more.

Get Started with Document Translation API

The first step is to install Python's requests package, that will allow you to call Eden AI API.

Next, you'll need to install Python's JSON package in order to read and print the result of the API request.

How to use Document Translation API with Python

You are now ready to process document into Eden AI Document Translation API.

1. Get a 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 will be able to get your API key directly from the homepage with free credits offered by Eden AI.

2. Let’s translate your documents

Once you have imported packages on Python and got your API key, you will be able to translate your documents. You can access the list of Document Translation engines available on Eden AI to help you choose the provider that best suits your project and needs.

Here is the Python script you need to write in your notebook:

For example, we called two different Document Translation engines. Eden AI API will then return in its JSON response results of those providers.

Once the request is done, you will be able to get the result with this print:

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.

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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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