SYSTRAN Translator V8 is discontinued starting July 2022. More information here

Prerequisite: Uninstall any previous versions of SYSTRAN Desktop 7 before you install SYSTRAN 8 Translator.

1. Double click on the icon of the setup program as an administrator user and follow the instructions.


For non admin users:
Your administrator must right click on the installer and select Run as administrator:
run as admin

2. Once installed, you will find the software in the Windows start menu, and potentially on your Windows Desktop if you selected the option during the installation process:

installation wizard2

3. At the end of the installation process, SYSTRAN Language Manager is automatically launched:

not yet activated

4. Click on Licenses to display the screen “Licenses” to add your product key.


5. Click on the button Add Product Key. In case you buy several language pairs, you will have to enter several Product Keys.

add product key button

6. Enter the product key and click Submit. You can use the shortcuts CTRL+C / CTRL+V to do that.

submit product key

7. Click Online Activation (Please make sure you are connected to the internet during this step).

We recommend that you use the Online Activation as it is the easiest way to activate your product. You must contact the SYSTRAN support team for Offline Activation.


offline activation3

Your product is activated ! Start translating with the SYSTRAN 8 Translator tools!

8. Click on the Finish button. SYSTRAN Options will be launched.

installation wizard3



If SYSTRAN Options was opened before activating your license:

Click Refresh:

You should see the message “Working (X language pairs found)”:

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