Following on from the release of SDL Trados Studio 2009, the SDL OpenExchange was launched to industry acclaim as the first application store for the translation industry. SDL OpenExchange is a unique, open industry platform, which enables 3rd party developers and translators to build and market apps and plug-ins, the SDL OpenExchange now has more than 40 apps available to translators.
2010 also saw the release of the next version of SDL Passolo, our award winning software localization tool. Continuing innovation and investment in our award-winning software localization tool. SDL Passolo added better integration with SDL Trados Studio 2009, plus support for machine translation tools such as SDL Language Weaver.
During 2011 the journey of CAT tool evolution continued and SDL Trados Studio 2011. was launched to the market. Based on the revolutionary Studio 2009 version, SDL Trados Studio 2011 transformed how translation and localization professionals translate and review; combining enhancements in the use of translation memory and terminology and offering faster performance, improved productivity and hundreds of refinements to bring the ultimate translation experience.
2013 brought a completely new look and feel to SDL Trados Studio with the release of Studio 2014 into the market in September 2014. Easier, faster, smarter, Studio 2014 introduced an updated user interface, a selection of self-help tools and a new alignment tool. And with a variety of new apps in SDL OpenExchange the functionality is even more extensive – enabling compatibility with third party files types and enhancing reporting and analysis.
2013 also saw the launch of a new version of SDL’s collaborative software, SDL Studio GroupShare. Collaboration across teams and sharing of translation memories and terminology in now easier with the new features of GroupShare 2014. The streamlining of work allocation, notifications and tracking of projects provides support for Project Managers to deliver efficiencies and increases in quality into their business.