SDL Machine Translation

Secure, high quality neural machine translation (NMT) to boost translation productivity

What makes SDL Machine Translation “state-of-the-art”?

SDL Machine Translation is an enterprise-grade solution for those looking to apply the latest in neural machine translation to automatically translate content. With over 20 years of experience, SDL has used the latest advances in the field of artificial intelligence to create a solution that helps organizations break the language barriers for content-intensive processes securely, at scale.

Introducing SDL Trados Studio 2021!

SDL Trados Studio 2021 will transform the way you work. By combining the leading SDL Trados Studio translation environment with the new cloud based SDL Trados Live, the possibilities are endless.

With SDL Machine Translation, organizations around the globe, and across industries, are breaking language barriers using state-of-the-art neural machine translation. SDL Machine Translation can help translation providers boost productivity, whilst helping their customers to reach a global audience faster and achieve global content intelligence.

Help your customers achieve a faster time to market

Translation providers are looking to technology to help deliver ever-increasing translation volumes, within cost and time limitations. Machine translation is the key to keeping up with digitally-driven demand and staying ahead in the global game.

Speed up project turnaround times

Provide a more efficient service to your customers. With the high quality intelligent results that neural machine translation (NMT) provides, post-editing is reduced and the speed at which translation projects are completed is increased significantly.

SDL Machine Translation features



  • State-of-the art neural machine translation 
  • Broad out-of-the box language support 
  • Built, tested, and supported by linguistic experts 
  • Secure to the core


  • Packages to suite every need, for freelance translators and LSPs
  • Brand and terminology management to manage your customers' terminology
  • Linguistic steering services to provide strategic linguistic input to improve MT output for high-volume use cases
Deployment Flexibility


  • Easy to deploy, easy to use, easy to manage 
  • Quick setup in SDL Trados Studio
  • Supports wide variety of content including built-in OCR and integration with ASR (Automatic Speech Recognition) solutions 
  • Unique Edge-Cloud architecture supports on-premises, private cloud, public cloud and hybrid deployments
Lower TCO

Lower TCO

  • Efficient use of computational resources with small footprint 
  • Ability to control computational resources with dynamic licensing and hardware-based optimization 
  • Accommodates low and high translation throughput demands vis a robust back-end architecture 
  • Preserves formatting during translation to minimize re-work

Find the right SDL Machine Translation package for you

All SDL Trados Studio users benefit from a free SDL Neural Machine Translation quota of 500,000 characters per account, per month. If your organization requires a more comprehensives solution then contact us to find out more.