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Google Translate for Translators (GT4T)


It works a charm! I really believe this is a correct use of MT, and applaud your inventiveness.

William Gray William [Bill] Gray, English/Norwegian/Danish/Bokmal Translator

GT4T has it’s own webpage now. Please go to https://gt4t.net/ for updated information and download.

Google Translate for Translators (GT4T) is a translator’s productivity tool that seamlessly integrates Google Translate into all text applications. It can help you translate faster by replacing selected source text of your choice with translations from Google.


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GT4T pro works in all applications. GT4T pro is an unobstrusive stand-alone Windows application. After running it in the system tray, you can then use the system hot keys it provides in Word, Trados, Wordfast, notpad, webpages, etc. In fact, the hot keys work anywhere you can type text.

Select and hit the hot key. Whenever and where-ever you select some text (Always use CTRL+SHIFT+Right or Left Arrow to select texts. It will be much faster than using the mouse!) and hit the hot key (CTRL+J by default), the text will be replaced by its translation from Google Translate.

Special hot keys for various CAT tools. If you are using TagEditor, Translator’s Workbench, Trados 2009, Wordfast pro and SDLX, Hit CTRL+ALT+J, the current segment will be automatically translated and hit CTRL+ALT+K, the next segment will be automatically translated.

Many Language pairs: Google Translate translates between 52 languages and GT4T supports all languages pairs that GT works with! Check Google Translate website for a complete list of available languages.

GT4T never expires! GT4T is not a freeware, but you can use the trial version as long as you wish. A nag screen will appear occasionally after you use it 500 times but you don’t have to pay – if you don’t mind being nagged:)

Google Dictionary & Plain Text Pasting: Select a word anywhere and press down CTRL+SHIFT+D to check the word in Google multilingual dictionary instantly. Press CTRL+SHIFT+V to paste text without format information (font, size, color, etc). These functions are free: you will never get nag screens when using them.

GT4T is available in two versions: Word Edition and Professional Edition. Word Edition is an word add-on that works within Microsoft Word and Professional Edition Works in all applications. The two versions can coexist on one computer. If you buy the license for the pro edition, the Word edition will also be licensed.

Hot keys Summary:

Word Edition Professional Edition Action
CTRL+ALT+H CTRL+J Replace selected text with its translation from Google Translate
CTRL+SHIFT+V CTRL+J Copy some text and paste the translation elsewhere.

Replace with translation followed by source text in bracket,e.g.

“love” is replaced by “爱 (love)”

CTRL+ALT+D CTRL+SHIFT+D Check Google on-line dictionary
CTRL+SHIFT+V CTRL+SHIFT+V Paste plain text (text with no format information)

Translate current segment (Workbench, Tageditor, Trados2009, SDLX,

Wordfast pro)


Translate next segment (Workbench, Tageditor, Trados2009, SDLX,

Wordfast pro)

CTRL+ALT+G Set up language pair

Support: You are always welcome to contact me about anything. You can use the Contact me page to send me an email. I use cell phone pushmail technology so I usually can receive your mail instantly and reply to it very quickly (Except sleeping time of course!).


  • Riccardo

    Hi Dallas,

    useful tool. A couple of questions:

    1) Whenver I translate a numbered list in Word, the translation results get all scrambled up (I think it may have to do with the leading tab). The workaround is to remove the number list formatting, translate, and then add the formatting again, but it is pretty annoying. Any chance you couold do something about it?

    2) What are these new options in the interface drop down list (gogleapis.com, translate.google.com and GT API)? What’s the difference between the various options?

  • Alma

    Hi Dallas, It seems a very useful tool… But the Ctrl-ALT-H shortcut doesn’t work, it starts my hardware analysis (HP Pavilion, Vista Word2007, Wordfast). How can I change that?

  • Dallas

    Hi Dieu,

    I tried your pair with the sentence and it returns the correct result both in Wordfast and in notepad.

    “Performing work under the original fee agreed not? ”

    Are you sure you are using the latest version? Did you check if the working language pair is correctly set? Could you try it in Word by hitting CTRL+ALT+H and see the result? Let me know.


  • Dieu

    Hello Dalas,
    I am working well with your tool, however, following error happens during my work. I work with Wordfast in Word file from Vietnamese to English with you pro version:

    • Có thực hiện công việc theo mức phí đã thoả thuận ban đầu không?

    • â € ¢ oeA ³ thá »± c hiá» ‡ n CÃ’ng viá »‡ c by má» © c phá º £ nà £ agreed thuá º n Ä’á º § u ban khÃ’ng?

    Could you please take a look to see what can be done to solve the problem?


  • Erich Brandenberger

    Dallas, I’m a bit unhappy with your choice GT4T as a name. We’ve been using T4T for over ten years now. So maybe you could at least refer Macintosh users to our site, seeing that you only support Windows.
    Kind regards,

  • Dallas Cao

    Hi Shri,

    Thank you for writing to me. This problem is related to your internet connection. You will need to contact your internet service provider. It looks like that you are using a shared IP and the IP is blacklisted by Google.

    One solution is to change your IP. If you are using a fixed IP, you can again contact your internet provider to do that. Alternatively you can try using VPN. Search VPN on the internet and you will find a lot of providers.

    Hope this helps!


  • Shri

    Hi Dallas!
    I’ve been getting this peculiar message in Google Translate (the website) :
    We’re sorry…
    … but your computer or network may be sending automated queries. To protect our users, we can’t process your request right now.
    To continue searching, please type the characters you see below: (button “I’m human”).

    Needless to say, GT4T is not working either, nothing appears in the segment when I hit Ctrl+Alt+M.
    What could be the problem?


  • Ashfaq

    I’m Ashfaqu Hussain from pakistan sind, i need help for speaking english if some body done this work, i w’ll highly oblighed them.

    Ashfaqu Hussain
    sukkur Sind

  • Karen

    Hi Dallas,

    I just wanted to take this opportunity to thank you for creating such a useful tool at such a fair price. It’s just what I was looking for and has been instrumental in speeding up my work.

    Thanks again 🙂


  • Parminder Gill

    I am a translator of Punjabi(Indian) and Hindi languages. If you can givem me some idea about your software, I shall be great full for that.