Professional Translation Services

Fast and Professional Translation Service

Stepes (pronounced /steps/) provides accurate, best-in-class translation services in over 100 languages. We are the #1 on-demand translation agency for super fast, just-in-time human translations on the market. Stepes helps the world’s leading companies and organizations conduct business globally while confidently engaging international audience across linguistic barriers.

ISO 9001 Certified CertifiedCall Us: 800-611-5698

Native Human Translators

Native Human Translators

Expert Domain Knowledge

Expert Domain Knowledge

Quality and Experience

Quality and Experience

Fastest Translation Company

Fastest Translation Service

Value For Money

Value For Money

Accurate Human Translation Services

Accurate Human Translation Services You Can Trust

As a premier translation agency, Stepes takes great pride in delivering linguistically fluent and technically accurate translation services for a variety of industries and subject fields such as information technology (IT), life sciences, manufacturing, financial services, legal, and government sectors. We help the world’s leading organizations engage international customers across linguistic barriers and grow their brands globally, one accurately translated document at a time.

Stepes understands consistent and accurate language translations start with hiring the best translators having the right subject matter expertise and professional localization experiences. As an ISO 9001 certified language service provider, Stepes has assembled one of the largest teams of professional linguists in over 100 languages with strong educational backgrounds and language industry accreditation such as ATA and USCIS. Many of our technical and scientific translators have post-graduate and PhD degrees.

Stepes empowers our accredited professional human translators with best-in-class localization processes, and next-gen translation technologies to meet our clients’ translation service needs with quality and speed, 24/7 and around the clock.

Read More Read Less

Translate Faster & Better with Stepes

Translate Faster & Better with Stepes

The ongoing digital transformation demands rapid worldwide deployment of business content in all languages. Whether it’s international marketing campaigns, overseas product launches, cross-border business contracts, user documents, or global online support services, your company’s global success depends on fast and professional translation services that meet today’s complex translation requirements with speed and versatility. Stepes’ advanced language technologies and services provide end-to-end solutions that simplify professional translation of technical documents, websites, videos and training content, while helping multinational companies confidently communicate with their international customers in any language, at any time.

Professional Translations Redefined

Professional Translations Redefined

At Stepes, we only use professionally trained linguists with subject matter expertise to work on your projects. We empower our translators with the best tools so they efficiently translate your content with technical accuracy and linguistic consistency. We’ve reinvented professional translation services to be simpler, faster, and more cost-effective. Indeed, Stepes leads the language industry in customer satisfaction, translation speed, and competitive service.

There are thousands of translation companies in the world. How can you decide which translation vendors deliver the best professional language service your company depends on for global expansion and international revenue growth? The good news is that we’ve compiled a comprehensive report to help you sort through the marketing hype in order to find the best translation services your organization can trust for years to come.

Read More Read Less

Big Stepes for Your Global Success

Our AI powered human translation solutions allow companies to obtain simpler, better, and more cost effective language services.

Get your content translated at blazing fast speeds by using our automated translation matching system.

Learn More

Ensure accuracy by using pre-approved translators with industry specific specialties.

Learn More

We ensure your translation standards are kept high without breaking your budget.

Learn More

What Makes Us Different?

Conventional Translation Companies

Conventional Translation Services

Online Translation Agencies

Online Translation Companies


On-Demand Translations

Stepes delivers the fastest translation services in the industry. We do this by leveraging our ground-breaking mobile solutions which allow your translation requests to be instantly sent to our pre-qualified translators. This enables them to immediately translate anytime and anywhere, from their mobile devices as well as desktop computers.

Stepes is an award-winning, easy-to-use, cloud-based translation-on-demand platform. Stepes helps businesses translate websites, documents, and marketing & sales contents using our pre-qualified professional native translators in over 100 countries. Stepes is purpose built for large global enterprises, mid-size companies, and international organizations, who have on-going translation service needs for their international expansion and revenue growth, but are tired of the slow speed, higher cost, and complexity of dealing with a traditional LSP (language services provider.)

360° Translation Services

Stepes is years ahead of the competition in terms of delivering professional, on-demand translations that are tailored for the digital age. Our AI powered and cloud centric approach offers the best language solutions for enterprise translation services with unrivaled speed, flexibility, and scale.

Website Translation

Website Translation Services

Our fully automated website localization services ensure your website is translated quickly and to the highest quality. Our proxy solutions allow your future website updates to be automatically captured and translated on-demand and hassle free.

Document Translation Services

Document Translation Services

We translate all document types such as Word, PDF, InDesign, PowerPoint, FrameMaker, or Excel. Our intelligent file analysis algorithms automatically calculate word counts and provide you with instant quotes. We only use professional translators with domain subject matter expertise to translate your documents for the best linguistic quality and technical precision.

Training & eLearning Localization

Training & eLearning Localization

We’ve streamlined the translation process for all kinds of training courses and eLearning applications so your multilingual learning materials are translated correctly every time. We have the localization expertise, multimedia skills, and engineering capabilities to ensure the translated courses resonate with your international audiences and function on all platforms.

Image Translation

Image Translation

Need translation services for images or scanned documents? Stepes’ AI powered OCR (optical character recognition) applications automatically extract content from JPEG, PNG, and other bitmap images. We are the number one on-demand image translation company in the world.

Social Media Translation

Social Media Translation

Stepes introduced the world’s first automated, continuous social medial translation platform for Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and other social media channels. All you need is to sign up and tell us the target languages and we’ll take care of the rest. Stepes makes your social media translation a breeze.

AI Powered Translations

AI Powered Translations

Stepes is the first translation company to apply AI (artificial intelligence) beyond MT to the entire translation process ranging from AI powered file analysis, to intelligent language resource evaluation, smart project management, and even automated linguistic QA. Our AI powered localization solutions help global enterprises gain unrivaled translation efficiency and scale at significantly reduced costs.

Automated Translation via APIs

Automated Translation via APIs

In today’s digital world, translation solutions need to be iterative, agile, and available around the clock. More and more enterprise require lean, automated translation services via APIs that are fast and streamlined in order to meet international customer demands. Stepes’ automated translation solutions via RESTful APIs are the game changer for unrivaled speed and scalability.

Video Localization

Video Localization

Video is rapidly becoming the standard for global information deployment and more companies today rely on video assets for marketing and business development. Stepes provides comprehensive solutions for video localization including multilingual voiceover, subtitling, and translated video hosting. Contact us today for all your video translation needs.

Online Translation

Online Translation Services

In the same way that Amazon has revolutionized ecommerce, Stepes’ language cloud ecosystem has radically transformed traditional translation services to an online based model. Global businesses increasingly depend on Stepes’ online translation solutions to get their content translated fast, in real-time, and around the clock.

Largest Translator Service

Professional translation services in over 100 languages, 24/7, on all devices – desktop, tablet, and mobile. We have more than 100,000 translators providing hassle-free localization services around the world.






Industry and Domain Fields

Our intuitive online platform allows global companies of all sizes and industries to obtain fast and cost-effective language translations from professional translators.

ISO 9001 and ISO 13485 Certified

Stepes is a culture, context, and industry specific human translation platform. Trust your software interfaces, technical documents, instruction manuals, and marketing material with our quality translation services.

Read More Read Less

Quality Over Quantity

Stepes uses the J2450 and our own QA standards developed through our many years working in the localization industry. These metrics allow our clients to measure Stepes translation quality against a number of quantifiable metrics, such as terminology errors, mistranslation, language consistency, adherence to style guides, grammar/spelling mistakes, readability, overall subject matter accuracy, and cultural appropriateness.

Stepes boasts the largest team of professional native translators in the world who specialize in our clients’ industries and subject matter domains including medical, financial, legal, and technical fields. We have developed stringent quality assurance processes to ensure each translator is carefully assessed and tested in order to meet our clients’ quality requirements.

Stepes gives you insight into who has translated your content, highlighting the importance of transparency within each translation project. As a valued customer, you have the opportunity to rate the performance of each translator – consistent with today’s rating based economy – helping to improve translation quality.

Learn More

Powered by the largest linguist network in the world.


100+ Languages and Counting …

We provide Professional Translation Services in all of the major European, Asian and Latin American languages and more.

  • Arabic (AR)
  • Chinese, Simplified (ZS)
  • Czech (CS)
  • Danish (DA)
  • Dutch (NL)
  • English (EN)
  • English, UK (UE)
  • Finnish (FI)
  • French (FR)
  • German (DE)
  • Italian (IT)
  • Japanese (JA)
  • Korean (KO)
  • Norwegian (NO)
  • Polish (PL)
  • Portuguese, Brazilian (PB)
  • Russian (RU)
  • Spanish (ES)
  • Swedish (SV)
  • Thai (TH)
  • Vietnamese (VI)
More Languages Fewer Languages
  • Afrikaans (AF)
  • Albanian (SQ)
  • Amharic (AM)
  • Armenian (HY)
  • Azerbaijani (AZ)
  • Basque (EU)
  • Belarusian (BE)
  • Bengali (BN)
  • Bhutanese (BT)
  • Bihari (BH)
  • Bosnian (BS)
  • Breton (BR)
  • Bulgarian (BG)
  • Burmese (MY)
  • Catalan (CA)
  • Chinese, Hong Kong (ZH)
  • Chinese, Traditional (ZT)
  • Croatian (HR)
  • English, Australian (AE)
  • English, Canadian (CE)
  • Estonian (ET)
  • Faroese (FO)
  • Filipino (TL)
  • French, Canadian (CF)
  • Frisian (FY)
  • Galician (GL)
  • Georgian (KA)
  • Greek (EL)
  • Guarani (GN)
  • Gujarati (GU)
  • Hausa (HA)
  • Hawaiian (HW)
  • Hebrew (IW)
  • Hindi (HI)
  • Hungarian (HU)
  • Icelandic (IS)
  • Igbo (IG)
  • Indonesian (ID)
  • Interlingua (IA)
  • Irish (GA)
  • Javanese (JW)
  • Kannada (KN)
  • Kashmiri (KS)
  • Kazakh (KK)
  • Khmer (KM)
  • Kirundi (RN)
  • Kurdish (KU)
  • Laothian (LO)
  • Latin (LA)
  • Latvian (LV)
  • Lingala (LN)
  • Lithuanian (LT)
  • Luganda (LG)
  • Macedonian (MK)
  • Malagasy (MG)
  • Malay (MS)
  • Malayalam (ML)
  • Maltese (MT)
  • Maori (MI)
  • Marathi (MR)
  • Moldavian (MO)
  • Mongolian (MN)
  • Montenegrin (ME)
  • Nepali (NE)
  • Norwegian Nynorsk (NN)
  • Pashto (PS)
  • Persian (FA)
  • Persian, Dari (DR)
  • Portuguese (PT)
  • Punjabi (PA)
  • Romanian (RO)
  • Rwandan (RW)
  • Scots Gaelic (GD)
  • Serbian (SR)
  • Sesotho (ST)
  • Shona (SN)
  • Slovak (SK)
  • Slovenian (SL)
  • Somali (SO)
  • Spanish, Latin American (XL)
  • Sundanese (SU)
  • Swahili (SW)
  • Tajik (TG)
  • Tamil (TA)
  • Tanchangya (TC)
  • Telugu (TE)
  • Tibetan (BO)
  • Tonga (TO)
  • Tswana (TN)
  • Turkish (TR)
  • Uighur (UG)
  • Ukrainian (UK)
  • Urdu (UR)
  • Uzbek (UZ)
  • Valencian (VA)
  • Welsh (CY)
  • Yiddish (YI)
  • Yoruba (YO)
  • Zulu (ZU)

Specialized Industries and Subject Matter Fields

Whether it’s medical, legal, engineering, financial or marketing translations, we’ve got your covered with our specialized translator services.

Read More Read Less

Stepes’ professional native translators and bilingual subject matter experts specialize in a variety of industry fields, including:

30-Day Service Satisfaction Guarantee

We’re confident that you’ll be happy with our translation services. We also want you to have complete confidence in selecting Stepes, which is why we offer our clients a 30-day service satisfaction guarantee.

We Support All File Types

We support translation of all types of documents such as Word, Excel, Powerpoint, FrameMaker, InDesign, QuarkXpress, Office, Articulate, PDF, XML, and Scanned Documents.

Read More Read Less

The following table lists some of the file formats we support:

  • Office

    • doc
    • dot
    • docx
    • docm
    • dotx
    • dotm
    • rtf
    • odt
    • ott
    • pdf
    • txt
    • xls
    • xlt
    • xlsx
    • xlsm
    • xltx
    • xltm
    • ods
    • ots
    • csv
    • tsv
    • xlsm
    • ppt
    • pps
    • pot
    • pptx
    • pptm
    • ppsx
    • ppsm
    • potx
    • potm
    • odp
    • otp
    • xml
    • zip
  • Desktop Publishing

    • mif
    • indb
    • inx
    • idml
    • indd
    • icml
    • xml
    • dita
  • eLearning

    • html5
    • story
    • mp4
    • swf
    • xml
    • wmv
    • wma
    • jpg
    • png
    • jpeg
    • tiff
    • bmp
  • Wed & CMS

    • htm
    • html
    • xhtml
    • xml
    • dtd
    • json
    • yaml
  • Translation Exchange

    • xliff
    • sdlxliff
    • tmx
    • ttx
    • xlf
  • Localization

    • properties
    • resx
    • xml
    • sxml
    • txml
    • dita
    • android xml
    • strings
    • srt
    • wix
    • po

Here’s What You Get with Your Order

  • Fully dedicated customer service manager
  • Professional native translators
  • Fast response within the hour
  • TM for future translation leverage
  • Real time progress report
  • Automatic project completion notification
  • Automatic invoicing and billing
  • One button download for translated files
  • Ability to rank your translators
  • 30 day service satisfaction guarantee

Here’s What You Get with Your Order

Questions & Answers

“Do you use native professional translators?”

Yes, all of our translation projects are done by professional native translators with at least 5 years of experience. The linguists assigned to your projects must also have related subject matter expertise matching your industry or domain field requirements.

“Do you use translation memory?”

Yes, all Stepes projects automatically create translation memory files so they can be leveraged for your subsequent translation needs for cost savings as well as better linguistic consistency and fast turnaround.

“Our content is highly technical. How do you ensure translation accuracy?”

We use professional translators with specialized industry subject field experience to work on all projects. We also have one of the largest terminology management systems to ensure all of your technical terms are translated accurately.

“How do you ensure linguistic quality?”

We use the standard TEP (translation, editing and proofreading) process for our translation work. Select contents are reviewed by second linguists. Stepes employs J2450, DQF, LISA QA model, terminology management best practices, and our own quality assurance processes to produce the highest quality results. Mostly importantly, we are the first translation company to allow our customers to rate our translator performance for every project consistent with today’s rating-based economy.

“Does your team format the localized text?”

Yes, we provide multilingual desktop publishing (DTP) service for Word, InDesign, FrameMaker, PowerPoint, and many other publishing tools.

“Do you offer real time translation?”

Stepes provides one of the fastest on-line translation services in the industry. We offer true real time translation solutions for a variety of content types. Click here to learn more.

“Do you use machine translation?”

Stepes is a professional human translation service. All of our projects are done by native human translators. We do use MT for pre-translation and the results are carefully post-edited by human translators for best quality. This machine-human solution ensures the highest efficiency and cost savings in order for us to meet your budget requirements.

“Do you certify your translations?”

Yes, we provide certified translations for technical translations upon our clients’ request.

“Do you provide online translation portals for collaborative project management?”

Stepes is a new generation of online centric localization service provider that uses the cloud to most efficiently execute translation & localization projects. With Stepes, you can get instant quotes, kick off projects, track translation process, receive translated content, and manage invoice & billing all from our powerful online portal. Of course, our human project managers are always standing by to provide you with the most personal customer care whenever needed.

Read More Read Less

Why our customers love Stepes!

Ms. Andrea F.
Production Manager, Home Appliances

Thank you so much for the hard work and completing these translation requests so quickly! This was quite helpful, as we are now able to meet our deadline without any trouble.

Mrs. Angela S.
Localization Manager, Computers

Your team has pulled it off again! Thank you so much for delivering all the files so quickly …

Mr. Alain L.
Marketing Manager, Manufacturing

I have found that since switching all of my work to Stepes, it was the most beneficial business partnership that I could have made.

Mr. Muraly R.
Product Manager, Software

I can honestly say Stepes is one of the finest partners I have worked with.

Ms. Terry C.
Technical Writer, Medical Devices

We really appreciate all that Stepes has done for us this year. We are not always easy to work with, given the amount of change and growth we are experiencing.

Ms. Leslie A.
Localization Manager, Medical Devices

I just wanted to thank you for the excellent service you provide in language translating our PCA Stuffer Letters. Stepes’ rapid response in delivering translated content has been instrumental to our business in meeting global regulatory requirements and preventing product recalls and stop-ships.

Quality translation on-demand is only a click away!

Try us risk-free.

We’re so confident you will like Stepes that we’re offering a 30-day service satisfaction guarantee.

Speak to one of our account managers at…


+1 800 611-5698

+1 415 889-8989


+86 10 5736-6000

+81 6 6931-7309


+44 79 1772-8523

+49 211 2392-2015