Accurate & Professional

Translation Services

in 100+ languages

Professional & Accurate Language
Translation Services

ALTA Language Services provides high-quality translation services to Fortune 500 companies, government agencies, and non-profit organizations around the world. With more than 35 years of experience, we have translated thousands of financial, legal, medical, and technical documents. ALTA only works with native speakers with a track record of success to achieve the highest quality human translation in more than 100 languages.

As the global marketplace expands across cultural and linguistic barriers, we value quality along every phase of our translation processes. ALTA’s unique mix of expert translators, unmatched customer service, and cutting-edge technology allows us high quality translations with fast turnaround times and reasonable rates.

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    Why Translate Your Document with ALTA?

    Fast, Free Estimates

    Our quotes are always free for all types of projects. You will receive a quote within 2 business hours or less. For a free estimate, fill out the quote form or contact us at 800.895.8210. Rush services are always available.

    2500+ Expert Translators

    Our rigorous screening process ensures your translation will be completed by one of the most talented translators in the industry. Our translators are subject matter experts who are matched to your document based on their education and experience.

    ISO Certified

    Our quality management system is ISO 9001 certified, ensuring the translation process follows industry best practices from start to finish.

    Certified Translations

    ALTA provides certified translations and notarized translations for legal use, such as translations required for law firms or court cases. Hard copies are provided at no extra charge.

    Employee-Owned

    ALTA is 100% owned by its employees. This means when you reach out to us, you will be greeted by an employee-owner – someone who is vested in the success, timeliness, and quality of your project.

    Translation Technology

    ALTA uses translation memory software to ensure we keep costs low and turnaround time fast. Not to be confused with machine translation, translation memory is a productivity tool that discounts for repetitive text.

    We’re proud to have provided services for:

    Industry Expert Translations

    ALTA carefully pairs your translation project to a professional translator with established subject matter expertise and background. From business plans to website text, we offer document translation for various industries.

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    Translation for
    Business

    Doing business internationally means communicating in a variety of languages. Whether you need an interpreter for a conference or a meeting, a contract.

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    Technical
    Translation

    High-quality technical translations require a translator with an industry-specific background to ensure knowledge of the necessary technical terms.

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    Legal
    Translation

    Accuracy is key in high-stakes legal translations, as is fast turnaround time. ALTA can meet your deadline while ensuring high-quality.

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    Translation for Ads, Sales & Marketing

    Translation for sales and marketing involves more than accuracy. It’s essential to understand the cultural nuances of the target market and to create a message.

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    Additional Services

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    Website Translation &
    Software Localization

    For help files, software, and websites, ALTA provides full localization services to prepare your message for a global audience. Beyond basic translation, ALTA’s software translation can:

    • Globalize your software or website
    • Rework and test your code and scripts
    • Localize the GUI
    • Translate database content, static content, meta tags, etc
    • Test and QA

    Learn More About Our Website Translation and Software Localization Services

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    Phone Interpretation
    Services

    Need to have a real-time conversation between speakers of two different languages? ALTA offers instant access to over 4,000 interpreters with our Over the Phone Interpretation Services (OPI). Often mistaken as phone translation, telephone interpretation services connect a live human interpreter to convert spoken language over the phone. Creating an account is fast and easy, and the service is available 24/7.

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    Voice Talent &
    Subtitling

    We’re more than a translation company. ALTA can take your media project from start to finish. We provide audio transcription, translation, professional voice talent, on-screen subtitles, engineering, and more. Foreign language voice talent can be provided in our studio or yours, and you can even help select the talent. For multilingual video captions, subtitles, dubbing, voice over, and more, please contact us today.

    Learn More About Our Voice Talent & Subtitling Services

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    File Layout &
    Formatting

    ALTA’s professional typesetters provide turnkey layout services in a variety of programs including Microsoft Publisher, Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator. Some of our regular projects include: books, brochures, manuals, contracts, patents, ad copy, package copy, labels, websites, and more.

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    Regularly Requested Translation Languages

    Arabic

    Arabic

    Mandarin

    Simplified Chinese

    Cantonese

    Traditional Chinese

    French

    French

    German

    German

    Italian

    Italian

    Japanese

    Japanese

    Korean

    Korean

    Portugese

    Portuguese

    Spanish

    Spanish

    Frequently Asked Questions

    How long does translation take?

    It depends on the language and subject matter. Generally speaking, a single translator can complete between 1,500 – 2,000 words per business day.

    How does pricing work?

    Estimates are generated based on the word count of your document. The per-word rate varies by language, from languages like Spanish and Chinese on the lower end to low-density languages on the higher end of the spectrum.

    How to Get a Faster Estimate

    To facilitate a faster, more accurate estimate, please provide the following information in the "Notes" section of your request:

    • Target Languages/Specific Regions (if applicable)
    • Word Count (if files unavailable)
    • File Format (e.g. MS Office, Adobe, HTML/XML, Scanned Document, etc.)
    • Will you need Typesetting or Layout Services?
    • Subject Matter
    • Deadline

    For further assistance, please call us during business hours (9 AM to 6:00 PM ET) at 800.895.8210.

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