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Google Sheets translation plugin

Enhance your workflow with our Google Sheets integration, enabling seamless management and localization of your multilingual sheets.

How to set up the integration with Google Sheets


Set up a Drive folder for your original documents and add the URL into Smartcat.


Select your preferred languages and workflow settings.


Initiate the sync.


Translate files with Smartcat AI.


New Google Sheets in your required languages are instantly created.

Save time with automatic Google Sheets translations

Automation of manual tasks

Eliminate downloading and uploading documents for a more efficient translation process.

Fast turnaround time

AI translation generates near-human translations instantly.

Enhanced quality

Leverage translation memory and glossary features for consistent, high-quality translations.

Secure collaboration

Work with vetted Smartcat Marketplace linguists without exposing the original file.

Real-time updates

New content automatically syncs between both platforms.

Google Sheets integration drives efficiency for numerous roles

Marketing Managers

Create and translate content seamlessly, collaborating securely with vetted linguists.

L&D Managers

Translate corporate learning content, maintaining consistent terminology.

eCommerce Managers

Ensure brand consistency with localized eCommerce descriptions and secure collaboration.

Don’t just take our word for it

Setting up with the integration has been one of our main use cases and workflows with Smartcat. It’s led to significant quality and turnaround improvements for the translation of the Babbel magazine.

Theresa Hein

Content Strategy and Localization Lead

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Google Sheets integration?

Google Sheets integration allows seamless collaboration between your Google Sheets and Smartcat. Connecting these platforms allows you to manage and localize your multilingual sheets efficiently.

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How does this integration automate manual tasks and save time?

The integration eliminates the need for manual downloading and uploading of documents. Say goodbye to tedious file handling and focus on the translation process itself. Smartcat’s AI translation generates near-human translations instantly within Google Sheets while maintaining data security. When time is critical, this feature provides a quick draft that human reviewers can further refine. You save valuable time during the translation process by eliminating the need to switch between different tools.

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How does this integration handle changes in the original content?

The integration is designed to handle changes in the original content efficiently. After the initial translation, it automatically detects any modifications made to the original document in Google Sheets. It then revises the translated content accordingly, ensuring that your translations are always up-to-date with the original content. This eliminates the need to manually track and implement changes, saving you time and effort.

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How can I ensure high-quality translations using this integration?

Yes, the Google Sheets integration allows for high-quality translations using translation memory and glossary features for consistency and accuracy. It also supports localizing Google Sheets using AI translation, followed by human review for refinement. Additionally, the integration enables the use of Smartcat's machine translation for quick, preliminary drafts, which can later be perfected by human translators.

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Can I have my translators work on a project using this integration?

Yes, with this integration, you can easily bring your translators onto any project utilizing the Google Sheets integration. The platform allows you to assign tasks, manage workflows, and collaborate effectively with your translators. Importantly, this can be done without exposing your original content, ensuring the security and confidentiality of your documents. And if you’re ever short-staffed, you can always hire and collaborate directly with vetted Smartcat Marketplace linguists.

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Is Smartcat secure?

Certainly! Smartcat prioritizes security to safeguard user data and sensitive information. We employ secure cloud storage, guarantee data confidentiality, utilize top-level data centers, ensure payment security, implement encryption protocols, maintain database backups, enforce centralized user access control, and adhere to internal security policies. These measures collectively protect sensitive content during collaboration and translation, ensuring a safe and efficient experience for all users.

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