This is an amazing technology!!柳 英夫 / Hideo Yanagi, GCube LLC
TransPDF works with your existing tools to quickly create translated PDFs of the highest quality.
Watch the movie to get a feel for how the system operates or follow the step-by-step guide.
...you and your customer care transformed me into a great admirer of your company and services! Thanks!.Andras Zsigmondi, Professional Translator
If you're concerned about privacy or need to process high volumes of PDFs, then you need your own TransPDF server.
With a dedicated server you have all it's resources to yourself - especially important when using our free API for automated processing. You'll also be able to offer security guarantees to your clients over and above those of the public TransPDF server.
We have two server configurations, one that runs in-house and a cloud-based setup for the highest-volume requirements.
No matter which option you choose, we'll bundle at least 5,000 page credits for you to use. After that you can purchase additional credits in bulk as needed.
Find out more about the server options.
The XLIFF parts however are all done in the cloud using their TransPDF website. This is quite impressive and you can use this without the InFix PDF Editor at all.Blog post by Paul Filkin, Client Communities Director, Language Solutions, SDL Plc
Don't get bogged-down with layout, tags and code; concentrate on the words instead.
TransPDF handles the difficulties of the PDF format, leaving you to get on with the translation.
Developers are using the free public API to integrate Trans PDF into their tools and give their customers seamless access to PDF translation without having to leave their apps.
If you don’t see what you’re looking for, check our FAQ.
Yes! Upload a scanned or 'dead' PDF and TransPDF will convert it to a real PDF with editable text. It then gets converted to XLIFF ready for translation as normal.
The facility is also available via the Memsource integration though not yet with the plug-in for SDL Trados Studio.
Yes. There is a fully documented API you can use to integrate smart PDF translation into your own applications for free.
The API package consists of a Python demo showing how to access all of the features such as uploading PDFs and exporting XLIFF. The underlying technology is HTTP-based so you don't need to use Python if you don't wan to.
When you upload a PDF it is visible to you and only those whom you choose to share it with. Access to TransPDF.com is all done via https (secure web access) which means your passwords and data are encrypted during transit.
If your clients insist of total security, we offer the TransPDF Appliance.
XLIFF is an industry standard XML-based format for translating all kinds of documents and is supported natively by leading tools such as SDL Trados Studio, memoQ, Memsource, Fluency, TransitNXT and others.
Not yet, unfortunately. TransPDF can only handle languages written left-to-right. Some vertical text is also supported. This means the system is currently not suitable for Arabic, Hebrew etc.