Install and set up Smartcat Translator for Desktop on Windows

Learn how to set up Smartcat Translator for Desktop on Windows to seamlessly translate text in desktop applications and boost productivity.

To quickly and easily use Smartcat Translator for Desktop on Windows to localize websites and documents.

In this article, we will explore what Smartcat Translator for Windows is, how to set it up, and how it can significantly streamline your translation workflow.

What is Smartcat Translator for Windows?

Smartcat Translator for Windows is a desktop application developed by Smartcat. This application aims to simplify and enhance the translation process for Windows users by providing quick and easy access to translation services right from your desktop.

Setting up Smartcat Translator for Windows

Getting started with Smartcat Translator for Windows is a breeze. Here's a step-by-step guide to setting it up:

1. Installation and Account Setup

Begin by downloading the Smartcat Translator for Windows from the Smartcat platform. You can also find the integration listed when you click on the Shortcut “Set up integration” from your Smartcat workspace.

Install the application on your Windows computer by following the on-screen instructions.

Select whether it's just you or a team using the app as well.

Once installed, launch the app to sign in to your Smartcat account or create a new one if you don't have an account yet. After signing up, choose a Workspace to open.

Choose "Open Smartcat Translator."

2. How to Use the Integration

After successfully setting up Smartcat Translator for Windows, it's time to harness its power. Here's how to use the integration effectively:

Step 1: Open the Application

Whenever you need to translate text, simply open the Smartcat Translator for Windows application. The app will remain accessible on your desktop, ready for your translation tasks.

Step 2: Translate Text

Copy the text you want to translate to your clipboard.

Use a convenient shortcut provided by Smartcat Translator for Windows. This shortcut will automatically translate the text in your clipboard and copy the translation back to your clipboard. This feature allows for a quick and seamless translation experience.

For more detailed instructions and troubleshooting, you can refer to the help article provided by Smartcat.

Benefits of Using Smartcat Translator for Windows

Smartcat Translator for Windows offers numerous advantages to streamline your translation workflow:

1. Easy Text Translation

With this integration, you can translate any text on your Windows computer in just a few clicks. No need to switch between various websites or applications anymore.

2. AI Translation Engine Selection

The integration automatically selects the best-performing AI translation engine for each language pair from a wide array of options available within Smartcat. This ensures that you receive the most accurate translations possible.

3. Leverage Existing Resources

If you're already using Smartcat, you can seamlessly integrate your existing translation memories into the Smartcat Translator for Windows. This means you can tap into your prior work to enhance the quality and consistency of your translations.