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API Version Compatibility and Customization

Translator Text API Version 3

  • Is generally available and fully supported.
  • Is GDPR compliant as a processor and satisfies all ISO 20001 and 20018 as well as SOC 3 certification requirements. 
  • Allows you to invoke the neural network translation systems you have customized with Custom Translator (Preview), the new Translator NMT customization feature
  • Does not provide access to custom translation systems created using the Microsoft Translator Hub.

You are using Version 3 of the Translator Text API If you are using the api.cognitive.microsofttranslator.com endpoint.

Translator Text API Version 2

  • Is deprecated. It will be discontinued on April 30, 2019. 
  • Does not satisfy all ISO 20001,20018 and SOC 3 certification requirements. 
  • Does not allow you to invoke the neural network translation systems you have customized with the Translator customization feature.
  • Provides access to custom translation systems created using the Microsoft Translator Hub.

You are using Version 2 of the Translator Text API If you are using the api.microsofttranslator.com endpoint.

Overview


V2 to v3 migration documentation is at http://aka.ms/Translatorv3Migration

Endpoint GDPR Processor Compliance Use Translator Hub Use Custom Translator 
(Preview)
Translator Text API Version 2 api.microsofttranslator.com No Yes No
Translator Text API Version 3 api.cognitive.microsofttranslator.com Yes No Yes
No version of the Translator API creates a record of your translations. Your translations are never shared with anyone. More information on the Translator No-Trace webpage.

Last update: May 7, 2018

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