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XBench

ApSIC XBench is a quality control tool created by ApSIC (a company specializing in technical translations and localization of software products). It is quite effective when searching within different linguistic resources (glossaries and translation memories, etc.). It also helps detect problems in the quality of translations, such as untranslated segments, source text used in the […]

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OmegaT

Is a tool used to carry out comparative language studies by using a translation memory. History of the Program It was created by Keith Godfrey in 2000. At first, it was written in C++, but in February of 2001 the first Java version was launched on the market.  At this point in its development it […]

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Wordfast

One of the staunchest competitors of TRADOS in the computer assisted translation market is Wordfast. How it Appeared on the Market This program was created by the Frenchman Yves Champollion in the beginning of 1999, as there were not many translation memory programs on the market, and those available were very expensive.  In a word, […]

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Discounts in Translations

As happens in many other fields of the “services” sector, translation agencies often offer certain promotions or discounts that result from a series of variables. Let’s take a look at some of the most common ones. Discount for project size This is the typical discount that results from the size and complexity of the project […]

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Translation Memories

Translation memories are made up of the source text(s) in one language aligned with the respective translation(s) in another, the target language (translated text). In addition, these texts are aligned in translation units or “segments”, which may be words, sentences, or whole paragraphs. The main function of translation memories is to extract complete or partial […]

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Importing and Exporting Translation Memories

When delivering projects to larger translation agencies or clients who use the Trados CAT tool, learning how to export and import translation memories is fundamental for smooth deliveries. Instead of delivering the five files that generate the translation memory (TM), which usually implies a large file size, you can simply export your TM into an […]

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The Clean Up Option in Trados

One of the helpful tools in the Trados program is the Clean Up function. This function removes all the hidden text and updates the translation memory so that it includes any changes you may have made to the document outside of the translation segments. Whether you are working directly with clients or with translation agencies, […]

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