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Installing Microsoft Translator MT plugin in memoQ
Posted by Péter Botta on 11 October 2012 07:28 AM

How to use the Microsoft Translator plugin in memoQ?


There are several subscription plans for the API, but there is a free one for 2 million characters per month.

Getting started with Microsoft Translator (or Bing Translator) in memoQ:

Step 1: Go to

Step 2: Select a plan and click on “sign up

Step 3: Log in using a windows ID (Hotmail address works fine) or create a new one for free.

Step 4: Enter your user information and agree to the user agreements.

Step 5: Go to “My Account” in the top navigation bar and copy your customer ID.

Step 6: Scroll down to bottom navigation bar and click on "Register your application" in the "Develop" menu.

Step 7: If you do not have a registered application, register and create one. The client ID is what you received earlier, the client secret is filled in automatically. Enter your name and for the redirect URI, enter any valid URL like

Step 8: Open memoQ. Select Tools / Options / Machine Translation.

Step 9: Below Microsoft MT Plugin click on “Options”.

Step 10: Enter your Client ID and Client Secret, click Check login data and if authentication is successful, click on OK.

Step 11: Check the Enable plugin checkbox next to Microsoft MT plugin.

Step 12: if you have entered the correct Client ID and Client secret, you should now begin receiving hits while translating.

Warning: If after having enabled the plugin you may no longer open files for translation, then you have not entered a valid Client ID and Client secret. To solve this issue either disable the plugin or enter the correct Client ID and Client secret.

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