A Comparison of Translation Memory Tools

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An introduction to CAT tools and an overview and comparison of the five CAT tools: SDL Trados Studio 2009, Wordfast (Classic & Pro), Across, memoQ and Atril Déjà vu.
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This video is an overview of the principles of translation memory systems and a comparison and analysis of the main CAT tools available in the market: SDL Trados Studio 2009, Wordfast (Classic & Pro), Across, memoQ and Atril Déjà vu.

Topics covered during the presentation:

Part 1: PowerPoint presentation with key features (will be available after the presentation)
  • General information on the company of the tool
  • Overview of different product versions
  • An overview of the different key modules of a translation memory tool
  • Integrated project management
  • Translation memory
  • Translation environment
  • Terminology database
  • Alignment
  • An overview of the supported file formats
  • Price information if available


Part 2: demonstration of the system
  • Translation Memory is prefilled with demo data (tmx file will be available for the participants)
  • Terminology database is prefilled with a couple of entries (csv file will be available for the participants)
  • Translation of a Word document as an example showing the key features of the translation process:
  • Project creation/ import of the document / opening a document
  • Definition of the language combination and integrating a TM and a terminology database for this specific language combination
  • The translation environment and the translation process
  • Finishing a translation
  • Exporting the translation /creating the translation

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January 14, 2010
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Alexis Songe Dinanga
about 2 months ago

Thanks Dr Kelly it's a very comprehensive overview presentation. Well done!

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