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Over the last years, we have integrated SAP Translation Hub into different software offerings from SAP, as integrating translation into the center of a product increases immensely its distinctive value. Besides, we know how important translation is when setting up global business relationships. Some of the existing examples, such as SAP Business ByDesign or Enable Now are described in our documentation. We have seen how these integrations raise the awareness towards our offering, and we believe this is a strong way to empower our customers to run multilingual businesses.

Since December 7th 2021, Document Translation Service, the machine translation module from SAP Translation Hub, is available in XTM Cloud. XTM Cloud is the next-generation localization management technology, increasing enterprise productivity through advanced workflow management and intelligent automation. This is the first external integration of SAP Translation Hub into a non-SAP product. By joining forces with a cloud-based translation management system, users can set SAP Translation Hub as their machine translation provider, thus offering the possibility to any XTM or SAP customers to embed SAP’s own machine translation proposals, optimized on industry, enterprise software-related texts, into XTM’s powerful editing workflows. 

Besides, when you consume SAP Translation Hub as an SAP Business Technology Platform service, it offers more than just a machine translation API, such as the possibility to easily edit UI text from property files, Fiori and ABAP apps and get SAP-specific proposals from the Multilingual Text Repository.


How can I test or consume Document Translation?

Enabling Document Translation in XTM is very easy. You need to select SAP Translation Hub as your machine translation provider and enter your credentials. In order to get such credentials, you need to enable Document Translation service in SAP Business Technology Platform, for which you will need an account. You can use the free tier available in enterprise accounts. Free tier is now also available for individual users, combined with a Pay-as-you-go account, which makes it much easier to try not only Document Translation, but any other interesting services you find in SAP Business Technology Platform.


Here we have summarized the main characteristics about Free tier.

How you can test SAP Translation Hub - Document Translation service?

SAP BTP Free Tier
Costs 0 EUR under the Pay-As-You-Go commercial model
Usage limitation

500,000 translated characters per month across all languages,

Afterwards 3,67 EUR per 100,000 translated characters (price dependent on commercial model)
Switch to productive model You can switch the same SAP BTP Global account to a new plan (your setup is maintained)
Availability SAP BTP EU10 and US10
Access requirements Email address, address data and phone number.
A credit card number is also necessary.
Step-by-step video Test using Free tier offering
Tutorials to access SAP BTP Get an Account on SAP BTP to Try Out Free Tier Service Plans
Tutorial to enable Document Translation Enable Document Translation service in SAP Translation Hub


We recommend you to test the service using the Free plan, since it enables you to make the most out of the service and easily continue to work on your documents if you exceed the character limit, as you only need to switch the plan and continue using your existing account.

If you would like to learn more about the different commercial models and offerings of SAP BTP, you can check here. You can also check more information in this link.


How can I test XTM Cloud?

If you are interested in this translation management system, you can try it out for free for 30 days by requesting a trial subscription. Reduce manual tasks and increase the productivity of your localization team by taking advantage of XTM’s connectors for different content management systems. XTM offers different deployment models: XTM Cloud (hosted in a public cloud environment), XTM Suite (an on-premise solution) and XTM Private Cloud (a well-balanced blend of XTM Cloud and Suite).

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Further Information


How to add your SAP Translation Hub credentials in XTM Cloud.

What is SAP Translation Hub?
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