Professional French Translation

Fast, affordable & scalable professional French translation

Gengo offers on-demand and high-quality French translation services at affordable rates. Thousands of companies—both large and small—trust Gengo to fuel their global growth.

Working with Gengo gives you access to thousands of certified translators who have years of translation and localization experience, as well as our intuitive platform and embedded quality tools. Our expert team can help you manage projects of any size to find a flexible, efficient and economical solution for your translation needs.

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Choose between two different levels of quality and pricing to match your needs. All translators have been pre-tested for each level ensuring high quality translations.

STANDARD
From $0.06 /word
Accurate translation of your text by a native speaker. Price perfect to expand your business to new markets.
BUSINESS
From $0.12 /word
Professional translation for formal business use. Detailed attention to tone, subject, and meaning.

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French translation tips

French Canadian vs. European French

When translating your content into either Canadian French or European French, you should decide early on which market you’re localizing for. French Canadian is distinct from the French spoken in France. Just because your content is localized into French doesn’t mean it will be understood by both audiences. As such, you shouldn’t make the mistake of using one language for both markets. Subtle discrepancies such as appropriate word choices (e.g. the term for shoes: chaussures v. souliers) can be a driving factor in forming quality relationships with customers.

Translation text expansion

French translations are often lengthier than their English counterparts, as translations from English into French require about 15–20% more words. This unique linguistic feature should be taken into consideration when localizing your website or app into French.

French language facts

  • There are about 260 million French native speakers, making it one of the most widely spoken languages in the world.
  • There are 29 independent nations where French is an official language.
  • French is used by many international organizations such as NATO, the Olympics committee, the WTO, and more.
  • French is the only language aside from English that is taught in every country of the world, with 100+ million students worldwide.

French translation services

Gengo is a leading provider in professional French translation. Whether you’re looking to translate from French into English or if you’re looking for an English to French translation, no other LSP can provide high quality and fast results at such low rates.

Quality you can trust

When translating into or from French, it’s pivotal to work with qualified translators who are native speakers of the target language. With thousands of professional French translators on our platform, you’ll receive excellent quality, fast. In addition, we can create custom translator teams for your unique project, ensuring the best quality and consistency across projects.

Simple pricing

Choose between two different levels of quality to match your needs. Enjoy simple, per-word pricing with no contracts, no upfront fees, and no negotiation. Learn more about our pricing.

Speed and scale

On a tight deadline? Receive professional translations to and from French online within a few hours. No contracts, no upfront fees, no negotiation. Whether you need a French translation that’s 200 or two million words, we can help—no job is too large or too small.

Our areas of expertise

If you plan on expanding into French speaking markets, you’re going to need to translate all your content into French. Gengo supports French translation of a wide range of document and content types, including:

  • French website localization
  • French mobile app localization
  • French game localization
  • French product description translation
  • Customer support translation
  • Marketing copy, ads and social media
  • News articles and entertainment
  • Travel listings and guides
  • French document translation
  • Emails, letters and more
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