Fast and Professional
Translation Services

Trusted by the world’s leading companies, Stepes (pronounced /steps/) is the No. 1 On-Demand Translation Service providing super fast and professional enterprise translation solutions globally.

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    Time Is Money

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    Stepes delivers the fastest, high-quality language services in the industry. We do this by leveraging our ground-breaking mobile solutions which allow your translation requests to be instantly sent to our pre-qualified translators. This enables them to immediately translate anytime and anywhere, from their mobile devices as well as desktop computers.

    Professional Translations On-Demand!

    Get your content translated at blazing fast speeds by using our automated translation matching system.

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    Ensure accuracy by using pre-approved translators with industry specific specialties.

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    We ensure your translation standards are kept high without breaking your budget.

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    Professional translation services in over 100 languages, 24/7, on all devices – desktop, tablet, and mobile. We have more than 50,000 translators providing hassle-free localization services around the world.






    Industry and Domain Fields

    ISO 9001 and ISO 13485 Certified

    Stepes is a culture, context, and industry specific human translation platform. Trust your software interfaces, technical documents, instruction manuals, and marketing material with our quality translation services.

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    Quality Over Quantity

    Stepes uses the J2450 and our own QA standards developed through our many years working in the localization industry. These metrics allow our clients to measure Stepes translation quality against a number of quantifiable metrics, such as terminology errors, mistranslation, language consistency, adherence to style guides, grammar/spelling mistakes, readability, overall subject matter accuracy, and cultural appropriateness.

    Stepes boasts the largest team of professional native translators in the world who specialize in our clients’ industries and subject matter domains including medical, financial, legal, and technical fields. We have developed stringent quality assurance processes to ensure each translator is carefully assessed and tested in order to meet our clients’ quality requirements.

    Stepes gives you insight into who has translated your content, highlighting the importance of transparency within each translation project. As a valued customer, you have the opportunity to rate the performance of each translator – consistent with today’s rating based economy – helping to improve translation quality.

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    100+ Languages and Counting …

    We provide Professional Translation Services in all of the major European, Asian and Latin American languages and more.

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    Popular Languages

    • Arabic (AR)
    • Chinese, Simplified (ZS)
    • Czech (CS)
    • Danish (DA)
    • Dutch (NL)
    • English (EN)
    • English, UK (UE)
    • Finnish (FI)
    • French (FR)
    • German (DE)
    • Italian (IT)
    • Japanese (JA)
    • Korean (KO)
    • Norwegian (NO)
    • Polish (PL)
    • Portuguese, Brazilian (PB)
    • Russian (RU)
    • Spanish (ES)
    • Swedish (SV)
    • Thai (TH)
    • Vietnamese (VI)
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    Other Languages

    • Afrikaans (AF)
    • Albanian (SQ)
    • Amharic (AM)
    • Armenian (HY)
    • Azerbaijani (AZ)
    • Basque (EU)
    • Belarusian (BE)
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    • Filipino (TL)
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    • Pashto (PS)
    • Persian (FA)
    • Persian, Dari (DR)
    • Portuguese (PT)
    • Punjabi (PA)
    • Romanian (RO)
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    • Slovak (SK)
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    • Spanish, Latin American (XL)
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    • Turkish (TR)
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    • Ukrainian (UK)
    • Urdu (UR)
    • Uzbek (UZ)
    • Valencian (VA)
    • Welsh (CY)
    • Yiddish (YI)
    • Yoruba (YO)
    • Zulu (ZU)

    Specialized Industries and Subject Matter Fields

    Whether it’s medical, legal, engineering, financial or marketing translations, we’ve got your covered with our specialized translator services.

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    Stepes’ professional native translators and bilingual subject matter experts specialize in a variety of industry fields, including:

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    30-Day Service Satisfaction Guarantee

    We’re confident that you’ll be happy with our translation services. We also want you to have complete confidence in selecting Stepes, which is why we offer our clients a 30-day service satisfaction guarantee.

    We Support All File Types

    We support translation of all types of documents such as Word, Excel, Powerpoint, FrameMaker, InDesign, QuarkXpress, Office, Articulate, PDF, XML, and Scanned Documents.

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    The following table lists some of the file formats we support:

    • Office

      • doc
      • dot
      • docx
      • docm
      • dotx
      • dotm
      • rtf
      • odt
      • ott
      • pdf
      • txt
      • xls
      • xlt
      • xlsx
      • xlsm
      • xltx
      • xltm
      • ods
      • ots
      • csv
      • tsv
      • xlsm
      • ppt
      • pps
      • pot
      • pptx
      • pptm
      • ppsx
      • ppsm
      • potx
      • potm
      • odp
      • otp
      • xml
      • zip
    • Desktop Publishing

      • mif
      • indb
      • inx
      • idml
      • indd
      • icml
      • xml
      • dita
    • eLearning

      • html5
      • story
      • mp4
      • swf
      • xml
      • wmv
      • wma
      • jpg
      • png
      • jpeg
      • tiff
      • bmp
    • Wed & CMS

      • htm
      • html
      • xhtml
      • xml
      • dtd
      • json
      • yaml
    • Translation Exchange

      • xliff
      • sdlxliff
      • tmx
      • ttx
      • xlf
    • Localization

      • properties
      • resx
      • xml
      • sxml
      • txml
      • dita
      • android xml
      • strings
      • srt
      • wix
      • po

    Here’s What You Get with Your Order

    • Fully dedicated customer service manager
    • Professional native translators
    • Fast response within the hour
    • TM for future translation leverage
    • Real time progress report
    • Automatic project completion notification
    • Automatic invoicing and billing
    • One button download for translated files
    • Ability to rank your translators
    • 30 day service satisfaction guarantee

    Here’s What You Get with Your Order

    Questions & Answers

    “Do you use native professional translators?”

    Yes, all of our translation projects are done by professional native translators with at least 5 years of experience. The linguists assigned to your projects must also have related subject matter expertise matching your industry or domain field requirements.

    “Do you use translation memory?”

    Yes, all Stepes projects automatically create translation memory files so they can be leveraged for your subsequent translation needs for cost savings as well as better linguistic consistency and fast turnaround.

    “Our content is highly technical. How do you ensure translation accuracy?”

    We use professional translators with specialized industry subject field experience to work on all projects. We also have one of the largest terminology management systems to ensure all of your technical terms are translated accurately.

    “How do you ensure linguistic quality?”

    We use the standard TEP (translation, editing and proofreading) process for our translation work. Select contents are reviewed by second linguists. Stepes employs J2450, DQF, LISA QA model, terminology management best practices, and our own quality assurance processes to produce the highest quality results. Mostly importantly, we are the first translation company to allow our customers to rate our translator performance for every project consistent with today’s rating-based economy.

    “Does your team format the localized text?”

    Yes, we provide multilingual desktop publishing (DTP) service for Word, InDesign, FrameMaker, PowerPoint, and many other publishing tools.

    “Do you offer real time translation?”

    Stepes provides one of the fastest on-line translation services in the industry. We offer true real time translation solutions for a variety of content types. Click here to learn more.

    “Do you use machine translation?”

    Stepes is a professional human translation service. All of our projects are done by native human translators. We do use MT for pre-translation and the results are carefully post-edited by human translators for best quality. This machine-human solution ensures the highest efficiency and cost savings in order for us to meet your budget requirements.

    “Do you certify your translations?”

    Yes, we provide certified translations for technical translations upon our clients’ request.

    “Do you provide online translation portals for collaborative project management?”

    Stepes is a new generation of online centric localization service provider that uses the cloud to most efficiently execute translation & localization projects. With Stepes, you can get instant quotes, kick off projects, track translation process, receive translated content, and manage invoice & billing all from our powerful online portal. Of course, our human project managers are always standing by to provide you with the most personal customer care whenever needed.

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    Why our customers love Stepes!

    Ms. Andrea F.
    Production Manager, Home Appliances

    Thank you so much for the hard work and completing these translation requests so quickly! This was quite helpful, as we are now able to meet our deadline without any trouble.

    Mrs. Angela S.
    Localization Manager, Computers

    Your team has pulled it off again! Thank you so much for delivering all the files so quickly …

    Mr. Alain L.
    Marketing Manager, Manufacturing

    I have found that since switching all of my work to Stepes, it was the most beneficial business partnership that I could have made.

    Mr. Muraly R.
    Product Manager, Software

    I can honestly say Stepes is one of the finest partners I have worked with.

    Ms. Terry C.
    Technical Writer, Medical Devices

    We really appreciate all that Stepes has done for us this year. We are not always easy to work with, given the amount of change and growth we are experiencing.

    Ms. Leslie A.
    Localization Manager, Medical Devices

    I just wanted to thank you for the excellent service you provide in language translating our PCA Stuffer Letters. Stepes’ rapid response in delivering translated content has been instrumental to our business in meeting global regulatory requirements and preventing product recalls and stop-ships.

    Quality translation on-demand is only a click away!

    Try us risk-free.

    We’re so confident you will like Stepes that we’re offering a 30-day service satisfcation guarantee.

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