Quotas & Limits

This document contains current API restrictions and usage quotas on use of the Cloud Translation API. This page is updated when there are changes to these restrictions and usage quotas.

Content quotas

Content to the Cloud Translation API is provided as text strings, and both pricing and usage are based on character counts. All characters sent to the Cloud Translation API, including whitespace characters, count towards these quotas.

Content Quota Default Maximum Duration Applies To
Characters per day 2,000,000 characters unlimited day project
Characters per 100 seconds per project 500,000 characters 500,000 characters 100 seconds project
Characters per 100 seconds per project per user 100,000 characters 100,000 characters 100 seconds user and project
Supported Languages Requests per 100 seconds 1000 requests 1000 requests 100 seconds project

These quotas apply to each Cloud Translation API developer project and each user, and are shared across all applications and IP addresses used by a given developer project.

You can edit your quotas up to their maximum values by using the Google Cloud Platform Dashboard. To request an increase above the maximum for a quota, fill out a Google Cloud Translation API Quota Increase Request form.

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