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Google Translate#

Use the Google Translate node to automate work in Google Translate, and integrate Google Translate with other applications. n8n has built-in support for a wide range of Google Translate features, including translating languages.

On this page, you'll find a list of operations the Google Translate node supports and links to more resources.


Refer to Google Translate credentials for guidance on setting up authentication.

Examples and templates

For usage examples and templates to help you get started, take a look at n8n's Google Translate integrations list

Basic Operations#

  • Language
    • Translate data

Example Usage#

This workflow allows you to translate text from English to German using the Google Translate node. You can also find the workflow on the website. This example usage workflow uses the following nodes. - Start - Google Translate

The final workflow should look like the following image.

A workflow with the Google Translate node

1. Start node#

The start node exists by default when you create a new workflow.

2. Google Translate node (translate:language)#

This node will translate the text Hello from n8n! to German. You can enter a different text as well as select another language to translate the text to.

  1. Select 'OAuth2' from the Authentication dropdown list.
  2. Next, you'll have to enter credentials for the Google Translate node. You can find out how to enter credentials for this node here.
  3. Enter the text Hello from n8n! in the Text field.
  4. Select 'DE' from the Translate To dropdown list. DE is the language code for German. You can refer to Language Support to view the list of all supported languages and their corresponding language codes.
  5. Click on Test step to run the node.

In the screenshot below, you will notice that the node translates the text Hello from n8n! to German.

Using the Google Translate node to translate text in German