Language Detection API

Language Detection API

The Language Detection API allows developers to detect the language of a given text input. It uses advanced Natural Language Processing techniques to accurately identify the language, even for short or ambiguous inputs. The API utilizes HTTP requests and returns the detected language code in a format that can be easily integrated into various applications.

API description

About the API:


The Language Detection API is a tool that uses machine learning algorithms to automatically identify the language of a given piece of text. The API can process a wide variety of text input, including short phrases, sentences, and full documents, and it can detect a wide range of languages, including English, Spanish, French, German, Chinese, and many others.

To use the API, developers send an HTTP request to a specified endpoint, including the text to be analyzed as well as any necessary authentication information. The API then processes the text and returns a response indicating the detected language, along with a confidence score. The confidence score reflects the API's level of certainty in its detection, and can be used to determine how likely it is that the detection is accurate.

The Language Detection API can be integrated into a wide range of applications, including natural language processing, machine translation, and text-to-speech systems. It can also be used to automatically classify text data, such as social media posts or customer feedback, by language, making it easier to understand and analyze.

Some benefits of this API:

  • Real-time processing
  • Support multiple languages
  • It works with a wide range of text input
  • High level of accuracy
  • Easy to integrate

The Language Detection API is generally easy to use and can be integrated into various software platforms, including web and mobile apps, making it a useful tool for businesses and organizations of all types that need to process and analyze large amounts of text data in multiple languages.


What this API receives and what your API provides (input/output)?

Pass the text that you want to recognize its language from, and receive the prediction. 


What are the most common uses cases of this API?

  1. Machine Translation: One of the most common use cases for the Language Detection API is in machine translation systems. By automatically detecting the source language of a given piece of text, the API can ensure that the text is translated into the correct target language.

  2. Text-to-Speech Systems: Another use case for the Language Detection API is in text-to-speech systems. The API can be used to detect the language of a given piece of text, and then the text-to-speech system can use the appropriate voice and pronunciation for that language.

  3. Social Media Monitoring: The Language Detection API can be used to automatically classify and filter social media posts by language. This can be useful for businesses and organizations that need to monitor social media activity in multiple languages.

  4. Customer Service: In customer service applications, the Language Detection API can be used to automatically route customer inquiries to the correct agent based on the language used in the inquiry.

  5. Search Engine Optimization: Search engines can use the Language Detection API to automatically identify the language of a web page, which can improve the page's ranking and relevance for users searching in that language.

  6. Content Curation: Platforms that curate content from different sources could use Language Detection API to sort the content by language, so users can access the information in their own language. This is particularly useful when the platform has a global audience.


Are there any limitations to your plans?

Besides API call limitations per month, there are no other limitations. 

API Documentation


Pass the text from where you want to recognize its language. 


Detector - Endpoint Features
Object Description
txt [Required] Input text. It can be plain text, HTML or XML, always using UTF-8 encoding.
threshold [Required] Language detection threshold as a percentage of similarity with respect to the top result
Test Endpoint




curl --location --request GET 'Пожалуйста, распознайте этот язык.&threshold=50' --header 'Authorization: Bearer YOUR_API_KEY' 


API Access Key & Authentication

After signing up, every developer is assigned a personal API access key, a unique combination of letters and digits provided to access to our API endpoint. To authenticate with the Language Detection API REST API, simply include your bearer token in the Authorization header.


Header Description
Authorization [Required] Should be Bearer access_key. See "Your API Access Key" above when you are subscribed.

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