Looking to have some PDF translated?
Translating PDF documents could be a challenging activity. PDF files are hard to decode, hard to edit and hard to put together in the foreign language. But with online tools like DocTranslator, it becomes a viable task.
PDF stands for “portable document format“. Essentially, the format is used when you need to save files that cannot be modified but still need to be easily shared and printed. Today almost everyone has a version of Adobe Reader or other program on their computer that can read a PDF file.
How can I translate a PDF document?
Yes, the process of translating PDF documents with tool like Google Translate looks as follows:
- Click the Documents button. You’ll see this above the blank text fields on the left side of the page.
- Click Browse your computer.
- Select your PDF.
- Click Open.
- Select a translation language.
- Click Translate.
- Review your translated PDF.
- Download it as an HTML page.
The caveat, the formatting of your PDF file will be lost.
How can I translate an entire document?
To translate an entire PDF document, you can use the built-in feature of Google Docs.
Here are the steps:
- On your computer, open a document in Google Docs.
- In the top menu, click Tools. Translate document.
- Enter a name for the translated document and select a language.
- Click Translate.
- A translated copy of your document will open in a new window. You can also see this copy in your Google Drive.
How to Translate Scanned Document
- Open PDF. Click “Open File” to open the scanned document to translate.
- Perform OCR. In case your PDF file is scanned or image-based, you will need to perform OCR.
- Translate Scanned Document. Now, the scanned PDF file should be editable after performing OCR.
How can I split a PDF?
- Open the PDF in Acrobat DC.
- Choose “Organize Pages” > “Split.”
- Choose how you want to split a single file or multiple files.
- Name and save: Click “Output Options” to decide where to save, what to name, and how to split your file.
- Split your PDF: Click “OK” and then “Split” to finish.