ImageTrans is a computer-aided image and comic translation tool. It can automatically locate text areas and perform OCR operations using state-of-art OCR technology and a homebrew text areas merging and detecting algorithm, which is specially designed for comics, including manga and manhua. The original text can be automatically erased and the translation be reinjected.

ImageTrans has a high interoperability that it can export text to Word and Excel files and use scripts to interact with image editors like Photoshop.

ImageTrans is also a computer-aided translation (CAT) tool, which supports corpus concordance, translation memory, terminology management and machine translation. It has a sound effects words search engine designed for comics.

ImageTrans is cross-platform (Windows/Mac/Linux) as same as BasicCAT.


Video Tutorials

Getting Started

Text Areas Detection

Translation Reinjection

Examples of Translated Comics

Come to me , Love —— From issue 41, Boy Loves Girls (Golden age comics).

Browsing Page:

Text Searching Page:

Get a Copy

Visit here to purchase ImageTrans. You will get a download link and an email.

There are three version:

  • ImageTrans for personal use (link)
  • ImageTrans for commercial purpose (link)
  • ImageTrans 7 days trial (link)

Please follow the installation instruction.

If you are from academic institutions, you can email to with your institution’s email to get a discount. Please tell us who you are and what you are gonna do with ImageTrans.