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    Germany is the most populous country in the European Union and is strategically located in the heart of Europe, making it a major trade hub. In order to succeed in this market, foreign investors and businesses must translate and localize their business documents and related content into the German language.

    We are a professional German translation firm offering German translation and localization services for all industries. Our team of native German linguists with at least 5 years of experience can support your brand with any german language pair and handle the termbase for your particular case. Through our years of experience in the localization industry, GTE Localize has offered budget-effective and qualified German translation solutions to business clients in various fields such as healthcare and medical, forex and financial, IT and software, manufacturing, etc. Get in touch with our team today to get a detailed consultation.

    Trusted German Translation Solutions For Any Business

    GTE Localize offers a wide range of German translation services, all of which are carried out by a highly qualified team of subject-matter and native German translators. Some of the services we provide are as follows:

    Major German Language Pairs We Support

    GTE Localize supports all major German language pairs. Here are some of the most common German language combinations that we work with. If you find other language pairs, please contact our team.
    • English to German
    • German to Vietnamese
    • Japanese to German
    • Chinese to German
    • Spanish to German
    • French to German
    • German to English
    • Vietnamese to German
    • German to Chinese
    • German to Japanese
    • German to Spanish
    • German to French

    Three Levels of German Translation Services

    You can effectively communicate with German clients, business partners, or employees using our comprehensive German translation services. To meet your needs, choose from three quality and price levels.

    Standard Plan

    Translation Only

    (2-eye principle)


    Your documents will be translated and reviewed by a native German translator.

     

     

     

    We recommend this option if

    • You only need an average-quality translation that is easy to understand.
    • Minor errors are acceptable.
    • Your budget is limited. Your documents are single-use content or internal documents.
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    Pro

    Translation + Editing

    (4-eye principle)


    Your documents will be translated and edited by two native German linguists.

     

     

     

    You should choose this option if

    • You expect an error-free German translation that is ready to publish.
    • You want to balance three elements – quality, cost, and time.
    • Your documents will be used for external purposes (e.g. press releases, marketing content, etc.)
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    Premium

    Translation + Editing + Proofreading

    (6-eye principle)


    Your documents will be translated, edited, and proofread by three German linguists.

     

     

    We suggest this option if

    • You require a flawless German translation of the highest quality.
    • Your budget is not limited.
    • Your content is intended for marketing and/or contains a lot of visual elements.
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    Our Professional German Translation Process

    Simply follow the needed steps outlined below to get high-quality German translation services:

    11:1 Consultation
    11:1 Consultation
    • You tell GTE Localize your unique request.
    • Our consultant team will analyze and offer a customized German translation solution based on your needed language pairs, content, budget, etc.
    1:1 Consultation
    2Project Confirmation
    2Project Confirmation
    • Once you approve our German translation package, both sides confirm and complete the admin steps such as NDA, contract, & deposit.
    Project Confirmation
    3 Project Kick-off
    3 Project Kick-off

    Our PMs will:

    • Prepare linguistic materials (Glossary, Style guide, Termbase, etc.).
    • Choose the most suitable CAT or localization platform.
    • Allocate native translators.
    • Make a timeline for the project.
     Project Kick-off
    4TEP
    4TEP
    • A native German translator will translate your content.
    • Other native linguists will edit and proofread the translated content.
    TEP
    5Quality Assurance
    5Quality Assurance
    • Possible errors are detected by QA tools such as X-bench.
    • Our linguists will vet the QA report one more time. Errors will be fixed if they’re true positive. This step repeats until the QA report contains only false-positive errors.
    Quality Assurance
    6Formatting
    6Formatting
    • Our localization engineers use photo-imaging software to put text and graphics together in the right place.
    Formatting
    7In-context Testing
    7In-context Testing
    • If it is a document translation, our testers will play the role of an actual audience to check laid-out files to make sure possible errors are eliminated.
    • If it is an app, game, or website translation, our testers will make functional testing as an actual user to bring you a flawless translation without any untranslated strings, functional problems, etc.
    In-context Testing
    8Feedback implementation & Final delivery
    8Feedback implementation & Final delivery
    • We deliver the German translation and make suitable changes if you have any feedback.
    • After that, we submit the final German translation version to you.
    Feedback implementation & Final delivery

    German Translation Case Study

    See how we have supported our client successfully localize their content into the German language.

    GTE Localize - Professional German Translation Company

    With a team of talented native German linguists and subject-matter experts, GTE Localize brings you premium German translation and localization solutions.

    100% Native German Linguists 100% Native German Linguists

    Your German translation projects will be handled by only native German translators with at least 5 years of professional translation experience. Furthermore, they have lived and immersed themselves in German culture. It is to guarantee that your translated content is linguistically and culturally accurate.

    Budget-saving German Translations Budget-saving German Translations

    GTE Localize does not promise that you will receive the cheapest German translation services available. Instead, you can count on us to provide you with high-quality German translation services at the most reasonable cost. We ensure that every dollar you spend with us is well spent.

    Strict Quality Assurance Strict Quality Assurance

    GTE Localize performs internal quality assurance steps for all of our German translation projects. This ensures that the German translation services you receive are of the highest possible quality. The GTE Localize team covers the costs for these steps, so they don’t have to pay any extra costs.

    Technology Applied Technology Applied

    GTE Localize is able to provide you with high-quality German translation and an efficient workflow thanks to the assistance of translation tools and localization platforms for all of our German translation projects. We support all major CAT tools as well as a number of different localization platforms (such as Crowdin and Lokalise).

    Factors To Notice When Using German Localization Services

    When localizing into the German language, you should pay attention to the below useful tips for a successful German localization project:

    • WhatsApp and Facebook are the leading actively used social media apps in Germany
    • The metric system is used in Germans for measurement.
    • The date format is date-month-year.
    • The time format is either a 24-hour clock or a 12-hour clock.
    • Name format in German consists of one or several first names followed by a family name.
    • The address format follows the recipient’s name, street name and building number, postcode and city, and country.
    • You should expect a 35% expansion in the text length when handling an English to German translation project.
    • In German, you use different agreements and tenses for three genders: masculine, feminine, and neuter. Since English does not add gender to nouns, this adds another degree of confusion for English speakers.
    • The German alphabet is made up of the twenty-six letters of the ISO basic Latin alphabet, which is the same as the English alphabet, plus a few more letters: Ä, Ö, Ü, and ẞ.
    • The German language belongs to the Kra-Dai language family. It is spoken by approximately 15 million people in Germans and North Eastern Thailand.Northeastern Thailand.
    • In North-Eastern Thailand, German is also known as the Isan language.
    • The German language has many regional varieties both in Germans and North Eastern Thailand.
    • Type of writing system: the syllabic alphabet.
    • German script, or Akson German, is the primary script used in the German language, which was adapted from the Khmer script and is a sister system to the Thai script.
    • The direction of writing: from left to right in horizontal lines.
    • Written German requires no spaces between words. Instead, spaces indicate the end of a clause or a sentence.
    • There is no official Latin transliteration system for written German.
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    Boost Your Sales In Germany With German Translation Services

    Reach More German-Speaking Audiences
    Reach More German-Speaking Audiences

    In the European Union, German is the most widely spoken language and is an official language in seven countries. In fact, t total of 130 million people speaks German as their first or second language. When you use German translation services to well translate your content into German, you can reach a huge number of potential audiences in German and around the world.

     

    Avoid Cultural Misunderstandings
    Avoid Cultural Misunderstandings

    There are no two cultures on the planet that are completely alike. To avoid costly misunderstandings when entering the German market, you must first understand the differences between German culture and working styles and your own. To adapt your content into German, you should only work with professional native German translators and localizers who are immersed in the culture of Germany.

     

    Gain a Competitive Advantage
    Gain a Competitive Advantage

    If your competitors and you offer the same services and products, but their content is all in German while yours is not, your potential customers are more likely to choose your competitors over you. Using high-quality German translation services can give you a competitive advantage over your competitors in Germany.

     

    German Translation Services Q&A

    The German translation services costs are influenced by a number of factors. The following are three major factors that have a direct impact on the German translation rate:

    • Project scope: The number of words in your source documents is typically used to calculate a German translation quote.
    • The service level you choose: We provide three levels of German translation services: translation only, translation + editing, and translation + editing + proofreading. The more steps your German translation project requires, the more expensive it will be.
    • The content type: The cost of our German translation services is determined by the complexity of the source content. General content cost less to translate compared to highly technical content.

    For a free German translation quote, please contact us.

    A variety of factors influence the turnaround time for a German translation project. The level of services you select, the scope of the project, the content’s complexity, and any other requirements all influence the time it takes to complete your German translation project. GTE Localize’s German translators can translate 2,000 words per day on average. If your project needs to be completed quickly, we can divide it among several translators, bringing our daily capacity to 8,000 words.

    For a more precise delivery time estimate, please contact our sales team.

    You can evaluate the quality of our German translation services by using the following resources:

    • Request a free test translation to see if we’re a good fit for your German translation requirements (We do a free test of up to 300 words).
    • Request to take a look at some of our past German translation projects.
    • See a list of our clients.
    • Examine our German translators’ CVs to determine their level of proficiency and experience.

    If you find any errors in our German translations after they’ve been delivered (and the errors were caused by GTE Localize’s negligence), GTE Localize will provide free editing and corrections. Our warranty period lasts a lifetime. Sending an email to our team will allow you to report any errors in your translations, and we will assist you in correcting them.

    Yes, only project-related employees have access to the information in your document, which is kept confidential. GTE Localize is willing to sign non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) to ensure that all documents you provide remain confidential.

    The following methods of payment are accepted: bank transfer, cash, Visa, Paypal, and Payoneer. The following currencies are accepted: Euros, US Dollars, Singapore Dollars, and Vietnamese Dongs.

    Please contact our customer service team if you prefer to pay in your own currency.

    GTE Localize has three offices in the United States, Singapore, and Vietnam. We can support all major languages in the world thanks to our team of experienced native translators from all over the world. We are honored to be a trusted partner of businesses in Canada, Germany, France, Denmark, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, the United States, China, Japan, Thailand, and other countries.

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