Beginner Guides

Whether you are completely new to translation software or would like some extra beginner tips, this page is designed for you.

With a numerous amount of resources, we are here to help you with your translations. From videos to e-books, this page will give you guidance in your translation productivity and help you to improve your work. We are continuously adding more resources to allow you to have the easiest use of our software as possible and help you with all of your translation software needs.

Learn about CAT tools, terminology management and translation memory in our Translation 101 video series.

CAT Tools

A CAT Tool is a program designed to assist in the translation of documents to make translating faster and easier.

SDL Trados Studio 2021 is SDL's latest CAT (computer-assisted translation) tool. This software is used to increase translation production. With a rich library of learning resources, SDL Trados Studio 2021 is easy to learn and simple to use.

Watch these videos to get started on using SDL Trados Studio

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Terminology management allows you to achieve accurate translations when using acronyms, synonyms and abbreviations by giving you the option to organize these terms with correct rules for their usage. 

SDL's terminology management tool SDL MultiTerm ensures consistency in terms and vocabulary to provide quality to your work. Used both as a standalone desktop tool or with SDL Trados Studio, SDL MultiTerm is accepted worldwide by many users.

View these resources for more information about Terminology Management.

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Machine Translation

Machine translation is the translation of text by a computer. By using machine translation, you can increase productivity by translating more content in a quicker amount of time.

A New Experience

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