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The best PDF translators from English to Spanish - services and programs

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What free service can be used, are there any limitations, how does the pdf document translator work - the answer to these questions you will find in the review. Step-by-step instructions are attached.

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Knowledge of English helps in communication and work, especially if you often have to deal with various materials of foreign authors. Scientific publications, informational articles, contracts, instructions, studies and recommendations - not everyone is able to read it all in the original. However, with the development of modern technology, you can quickly translate a pdf document from English into Spanish online, and, most often, for free. Let's take a walk through the services.

Google Translate

Multifunctional translator, its main advantage is the translation of documents from English into Spanish without installing additional programs.

Online version of Google Translate is a handy free service with a simple interface and a large choice of languages. You can translate words and phrases, pdf documents with complex and simple formatting.

How to translate a document

  1. Download (save) to a folder on your PC the pdf file you want to translate.

  2. In translator open tab "Documents" above text form.

  3. In the appeared dialog window press button "Select on computer".

  4. Open the folder the document is in, select it and click Open.

  5. By means of language panel choose languages (English and Spanish, correspondingly).

  6. If you do not know the language of the source text, you can click the "Define language" button so that the system will automatically select the appropriate variant from the database.

  7. Click "Translate.

  8. In a few seconds you will get the result in a new window.

Note that this service is mostly used to translate pdf from English into Spanish. However, Google Translate also works with other languages.

Saving with formatting

After the document has been translated, it has to be saved to the device. To do this, perform the following steps:

  1. On the page with the document, which opened in a new window, in the upper right corner, find three dots and open the side menu.

  2. Press the item "Print".

  3. In the "Printer" item, specify the "Save as PDF" task.

  4. Choose whether the page layout is portrait or landscape.

  5. Specify the number of pages to be saved.

  6. Press the "Save" button.

ProsCons
- Registration is not required - Translation of pdf from English to Spanish is fast- You can not quickly save pdf to file

Deepl Translator

At deepl.com you can upload a pdf-file and as a result get a translated document with preservation of the original formatting: fonts, indents, colors, etc. Most translation options are available with a subscription to DeepL Pro (not available in the RF), but the free online version also allows you to work with Englihs and Spanish documents.

Step-by-step instruction

So, to translate a pdf document to Spanish or English:

  1. Go to "Translate files" at DeepL.

  2. Click on the Select File button in the left window.

  3. Open the file selected for translation in the dialog box.

  4. Select the translation language and wait until the file is finished.

  5. The file will be automatically downloaded to your PC through the browser.

  6. Open the pdf-document and check the translation result.

In addition to the online version, we offer mobile (iOS) and desktop (Mac OS, Windows) application DeepL, you can download at https://www.deepl.com/ru/app/. It is a very convenient option for regular transfers.

ProsCons
- No need to register on the site for free translation - Excellent quality of translation - Wide choice of language directions- Formatting "flips" in some documents - No option to save PDF when translating

OnlineDocTranslator

OnlineDocTranslator is another convenient service for translating documents. The main advantage is that you do not need to download the program, you can translate pdf into Spanish online. In addition, you can use the service for free and without registration.

It should be borne in mind that the translation is done on the basis of Google Translate (that is, not always ideally). It takes a lot of time to process large PDF files, even if it is a small document.

Step-by-step instructions for OnlineDocTranslator translation:

  1. Go at the link (section "Translator")

  2. Click the Download file button.

  3. Upload your document you want to translate.

  4. Choose translation direction (English and Spanish, or auto).

  5. Press "Translate" button.

ProsCons
- Translation of documents in a couple of clicks - Once the translation is complete, you can save or copy the text in parts - The ability to track the process on the percentage scale- It uses Google Translate (no own translation technologies) - The presence of advertising

Deftpdf

Multifunctional online service, which can be found at https://deftpdf.com/ru/translate. Its important feature is the ability to download documents not only from your computer, but also from DropBox or Google Drive. In addition, you can provide a link to the desired file on the Internet.

Working with this pdf translator is very easy:

  1. Download the file from your computer or other available source.
  2. Select the source language (in our case it is English).
  3. Set the language in which you want to translate the text (Spanish).
  4. If you want to translate the whole document, click "Translate all", and if you want to translate only one page, select "Translate page" and specify its number.
  5. After the translation is completed the file can be edited in the same window, so you can make the necessary edits.
  6. At the bottom of the page click "Save All" and choose the next step - download the file to your computer, upload to DropBox or Google Drive.

Promt

To translate pdf from English into Spanish with this service, you need to download it from the official site https://www.promt.ru/ and install it on your computer. Besides you can't translate online, you can't do it for free either. Downloading the program requires payment and the free version is only available to users in the demo version. However this disadvantage is more than compensated by the quality of translation, which this application performs at a professional level.

To work with the Promt translator perform the following actions:

  1. Download and launch the program on your device.
  2. Go to the "Translation" section.
  3. Specify the format and select the document to be translated.
  4. Set the necessary parameters and wait for the result.

Other ways to translate documents

For various reasons, the English translator from pdf file can be unsatisfactory for the user. In this case you can use standard services for translation, copying pieces of text in parts. It is not possible to translate the entire text at once, since all services of such a plan have a strict limit on the number of characters. This method is also free and requires no software installation, but the translation takes much longer.

Another way to translate a pdf-document is to convert it to a doc file. This can be done using special services (e.g., ABBYY FineReader). After the conversion is completed, you need to copy the text and translate it with any convenient service.

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