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How Do We Quote a Subtitling Project?

Subtitling services can be difficult in terms of making a quote, especially the details of what needs to be done are not very clear. It may be that sometimes the client does not know the difference between subtitling and a voice-over (i.e. the original audio dubbing in the target language, something that is not related […]

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MS Project for Translation Projects

Microsoft Project is a very useful tool for planning and monitoring projects of all kinds. To make full use of its benefits to efficiently apply it to translation projects, you must have basic knowledge of project management and follow some simple rules. MS Project has many functions and they can be overwhelming for new users. […]

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Do They Speak the Same Language in Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan?

I recently wrote about Uzbek, the Turkic language mainly spoken in Uzbekistan, but which is also spoken in Turkmenistan. Now I would like to briefly discuss Turkmen, another Turkic language and the official language of Turkmenistan. We emphasize that although these two languages ​​share similar cultures and geographic areas, they ​​are different and a translator […]

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Automatic Translation of Technical Files

Automatic translation, also for these purposes referred to as machine translation, is a component of Computational Linguistics and represents the intersection of Translation and Information Technology to explore the functions of the software that can translate text from one language to another in a legible manner. Alan Melby, PhD in Computational Linguistics and professor at […]

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The Secret to a Higher Quality Translation

Sometimes, no matter how many translators or editors work on a project, there are mistakes that can slip through the cracks. We are, after all, only human. It is precisely because of this that the systematic, objective eye of technology can play a critical role in ensuring a higher quality translation. The makers of SDL […]

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Can Post-editing Be Used Every Time?

We have seen in previous posts that post-editing is the human process of reviewing a text translated by a machine to give it grammatical and semantic sense to a particular text. But can this system be used in all cases? As an option, it can be used, but at times it is not profitable or efficient […]

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The Importance of a Termbase

Termbases are an important part of the process of translating any sort of text, but they are especially useful, to the point of being essential, when working with technical texts. As a policy, a translation with complicated vocabulary or terminology needs to be done with techniques and procedures that can ensure a good level of […]

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Where Is Gujarati Spoken?

Its origins Gujarati belongs to the Indo-Aryan language family, which is a branch of the greater Indo-European family. It receives its name from the Indian state where it is the official language: the state of Gujarat, and it uses the Gujarati script, though it originally was written with the Devanagari alphabet. The first manuscripts in […]

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10 Facts You May Not Know About Trados Studio 2009

Over the lifespan of any software technology, there comes a time when updates and new versions are necessary to keep software relevant for our rapidly changing world. Companies, always striving to stay ahead of the curve, find that as soon as they implement one version of software, a newer version is released. The same is […]

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