Translation on Demand Service

Translation on Demand is an online business translation service that is fast, reliable and easy to use. Anytime, anywhere access to technology and experts that can translate documents into dozens of languages. 

Secure, AI-powered machine translation, supported by world-class translators, providing Translation on Demand for the Enterprise.

Start with a free trial or choose from one of the comprehensive monthly plans detailed below. The Free Trial includes up to 10 documents for automatic translation plus 1 document to be reviewed and 1 document to be revised.

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Customer testimonials

“The service was fast and brilliant – it was instant, professional, and the output looked exactly like the original. No one that received the document had negative feedback on the quality of content. I appreciate that I can get my document professionally translated right away with no hidden costs, no wait time for a project quote, and no extra work for me. The service is foolproof.”

Carolann Conway, Executive Assistant to Chief Legal and Regulatory Officer, Ryanair DAC

With Translation on Demand you get

  • Instant access, free one-month-trial 
  • Fast delivery for all service levels 
  • Award-winning secure instant neural machine translation
  • Expert human review and revision services 
  • Automatic language detection 
  • Artificial Intelligence continually improves accuracy
  • Multiple subscription plans and transparent pricing 
  • Support for standard and advanced document formats 
  • Translation to and from dozens of languages – including some of the world’s most difficult languages
  • Team facility for sharing subscription plans

Available in English, French, German, Italian and Spanish.

Translation on Demand was formerly known as SDL SLATE.

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Overview of Translation on Demand subscription plans




Automatic only translations
SDL SLATE - Starter


Automatic translations plus moderate allowances for review and revision of translations


Automatic translations, plus generous allowances for review and revision of translations, with a fast-track option and ability to share the subscription
SDL SLATE - Premium


Automatic translations, plus even higher allowances for review and revision of translations, fast-track options, and the ability to widely share the subscription

Service options

Automatic: instant translation using our award winning machine translation

For Reviewed documents, professional translators suggest opportunities for improvement

For Revised documents, expert translators edit for tone, clarity and readability

Built on a modern and innovative foundation

The Translation on Demand service is powered by RWS Language Cloud which is a technology platform for translating content consistently, efficiently and at scale. It brings together extensive language services, robust translation management capabilities and cutting-edge neural machine translation.

Use cases



Marketing content needs to be accessible in local languages. Online document translation can help you reach your global audience.
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Research analyst

Understand what your customers are saying in any language. Automatic document translation can provide you with that global perspective fast.
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General counsel

Internal policies, HR directives and corporate updates must be global. Our translation experts ensure that you can achieve full compliance.
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Product support

Have a question about the product? We can help if you are having access issues, billing issues or usage issues. Be sure to provide your account ID to expedite service.