Web Editor: Translate your files online

Redokun has an integrated translation tool (Web Editor) which enables to translate Adobe InDesign files online.
See how to use the Web Editor to translate your InDesign documents in this video or follow the instructions below.

Step-by-step guide

1. Upload your document in IDML file format. Visit this page to see how to export an IDML file from Adobe InDesign.

Upload an IDML file


2. Choose the source language.

Choose the source language


3. Choose the target language.

Choose the target language


4. Choose the translator. You can also translate the document yourself by setting "(me)" as a translator.

Choose the translator


5. Your translator will automatically be prompted to register and start with the document translation.

Invitation email example


6. Your translator will start working on your InDesign document translation. You'll get an automated email when she/he is finished.

Translation page


7. When the translation is finished the translator confirms her or his work and you receive a notification email. If you are translating the document yourself, confirm the translation before exporting the file by clicking "Confirm translation" in the Web Editor or the confirm icon in the document's detail page.

Confirm translation


8. Download the translated InDesign file with the same styles as the original file.

Download the translated IDML file


To separate and preserve style changes or special characters Redokun uses tags (Link) and markers (Link). If the source language contains tags, then you should place each tag in the translated phrase.

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