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Translate PDF documents to more than 50+ languages with AI while preserving the original format.
Faster, safer, and limitless than online free AI PDF translators.

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Real-Time PDF Translation
Review the translated text alongside the original PDF as you work, improving comprehension and efficiency.
Handles Any PDF, Big or Small
Effortlessly translate any PDF document, regardless of size or format (text or images with OCR).
Translate Over 50 Languages
Reach a worldwide audience with over 50 languages.
Go Beyond Translation
Export translation text to mind maps (markdown format), or leverage other built-in AI summarizer & proofreader, and more PDF editing features.
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Translate PPT, Word, Excel...
Forget format headaches! Seamless file conversion from PowerPoint, Word, and Excel to PDF works hand-in-hand with integrated translation tools, saving you valuable time.
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Clearer Comprehension
Boost your language learning with side-by-side translations! Translate sentences, words, or even entire documents to see both source and target text displayed together. Allow you to easily grasp sentence structure, vocabulary choices, and verb conjugations.
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Translate images instantly, no matter the language. From travel photos to social media posts, connect with anyone, anywhere.
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FAQs about AI PDF translator.

  • Yes, ChatGPT can translate PDFs. With a ChatGPT Plus subscription, you can use GPT-4 to directly translate PDFs. Upload your PDF, specify the target language, and receive the translated text. You can also request GPT-4 to recreate a PDF, but it may not preserve the original format. Free users can still utilize GPT-3.5 for text translation by copying from the PDF and pasting it into ChatGPT.
  • Finding the best free AI PDF translator can be a balancing act. While several free options exist, like Smallpdf, DocTranslator, and Online-Convert, they often come with limitations on document size, target languages, and may not be as accurate or nuanced as paid options, particularly when it comes to preserving PDF formatting.
    Here's a suggestion that goes beyond "free": PDFelement offers a free trial that allows you to experience its powerful AI PDF translation feature. It tackles complex PDFs with ease, ensures accurate translations across languages, and maintains the original formatting.
  • Absolutely, you can translate PDF files! There are a few ways to accomplish this:
    Several online translation services, such as Google Translate and DocTranslator, offer basic PDF translation functionality. These can be handy for quick translations, but they come with some limitations. Free options may limit file size, translations, or languages. Accuracy can be lower, and formatting might not be preserved.
    Paid PDF translator tools offer more accurate translations, handle formatting better, and often include advanced features like batch translation and OCR. Here's why PDFelement stands out. Powered by advanced AI, PDFelement's translate feature ensures high-quality translations that capture the meaning and nuance of the original text. PDFelement translates your PDFs while maintaining tables, images, and other formatting elements.
  • Yes, you can translate scanned PDFs, but with a small caveat! There are two main approaches:
    1. OCR + Translation:
    Most scanned PDFs are essentially images of text, not editable text documents. To translate them, you'll need a tool with OCR capabilities to convert the scanned text into editable text, which can then be translated. Many PDF translator tools, like PDFelement, offer built-in OCR functionality.
    2. Translation Services with OCR:
    Some online translation services, like Google Translate, also have basic OCR features. However, their OCR capabilities might be limited compared to dedicated PDF tools.
  • Yes, you can translate a large PDF for free, while most free options have limitations. Some approaches are as follows:
    1. Free Trial of PDFelement
    While not technically "free," some PDF editing software like PDFelement offers a free trial period. This can be a good option for translating large PDFs as it provides more features and capabilities like OCR compared to free online services, and can preserve the original layout of your large PDF.
    2. Free Online Translation Services:
    Some services like Google Translate offer basic PDF translation functionality. However, free options often restrict the size of PDFs you can translate. Your large PDF might exceed the limit. Furthermore, maintaining formatting during translation can be a challenge, especially with large PDFs that might have intricate layouts.
    3. Splitting the PDF: You could consider splitting your large PDF into smaller chunks and translating them individually with a free service. However, this method requires great effort and is very time-consuming.
  • PDFelement supports a wide range of languages for translation and other features. Here's a breakdown of the languages they cover:
    12 Interface Languages: Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish.
    24 OCR Languages (Extracting Text from Images): English, Japanese, Portuguese, German, Spanish, French, Italian, Chinese Traditional, Chinese Simplified, Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Greek, Korean, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Dutch.
    51 Translation Languages: Amharic, Arabic, Bengali, Bulgarian, Catalan, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Filipino, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Gujarati, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Kannada, Korean, Latvian, Lithuanian, Malay, Malayalam, Marathi, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese (Portugal), Romanian, Russian, Serbian (Latin), Slovakian, Slovenian, Spanish, Swahili (Latin), Swedish, Tamil, Telugu, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu, Vietnamese.
  • There are several approaches to preserving formatting while translating a PDF. Here's a breakdown of your options:
    1. PDF Translator Tools with Format-Preserving Feature
    Use advanced PDF translator tools like PDFelement, which is powered by cutting-edge AI technology that ensures high-quality translations while preserving the original PDF layout.
    2. Copy & Paste Method
    Copy text from the PDF, translate it using services like Google Translate, and reinsert the translated text into the PDF, ensuring the original format remains unchanged.