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Align documents with Wordfast Autoaligner

Wordfast Autoaligner can be accessed from within Wordfast Anywhere (as per writing of this post, in June 2016, via File > Align). Aligning is performed by dragging and dropping up to three pairs (source and target) of documents and uploading them. Wordfast Autoaligner figures out the language of each document and which is which. Once […]

Convert a dead PDF with Wordfast Anywhere (2016 edition)

“Dead” PDFs are typically obtained by scanning printed document. Their text content cannot be selected in Adobe Reader and they cannot be converted using CAT tools like Wordfast Pro, SDL Trados Studio or memoQ (which only support conversion of text-based PDFs). Made for the 7th ABRATES Conference in Rio in June 2016, this video shows […]

Dictate in Wordfast Anywhere with Google Web Speech

Google offers a Web Speech, a new service for which a demonstration is available in Chrome. The service is also available as Cloud Speech API for integration in other applications. Wordfast Anywhere is the first CAT tool that implements this new API. Using Google Web Speech is free, it requires no training or expensive microphone […]

How to translate in Translation Workspace XLIFF editor

Translation Workspace / Geoworkz is a translation solution marketed by Lionbridge, a large translation company. Translation Workspace consists of a cloud-based component hosted at translate.translationworkspace.com, where resources such as translation memories and glossaries are stored, and of editors that must be installed locally. Translators can choose between two editors: an MS Word add-in (similar to […]

How to set up Translation Workspace

Translation Workspace / Geoworkz is a translation solution marketed by Lionbridge, a large translation company. Translation Workspace consists of a cloud-based component hosted at translate.translationworkspace.com, where resources such as translation memories and glossaries are stored, and of editors that must be installed locally. Translators can choose between two editors: an MS Word add-in (similar to […]

First steps with Wordfast Anywhere (2012 edition)

The choice of CAT tools for professional translators used to be limited and they tended to be expensive. This is no longer the case and translators can now choose from a variety of tools, including inexpensive ones. This series of five videos covers inexpensive, yet fully-featured CAT tools costing from 0 to 139 euros.

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First steps with MemSource

The choice of CAT tools for professional translators used to be limited and they tended to be expensive. This is no longer the case and translators can now choose from a variety of tools, including inexpensive ones. This series of five videos covers inexpensive, yet fully-featured CAT tools costing from 0 to 139 euros.

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Secure your Google account with two-step verification

Google accounts are used in connection with services such as Gmail, YouTube, Google Drive, Google+ etc. While it is a good idea to use a strong password with your Google account, it is possible to add an extra level of security with two-step verification. If you access your Google account from an unconfirmed computer, you […]

CloudBerry Online Backup with Google Cloud Storage

This video shows how to use CloudBerry Online Backup with Google Cloud Storage to back up live data. In the video, I’m using the real-time backup schedule option and the VSS (Volume Shadow Copy Service) feature to back up memoQ translation memories even when they are open and in use in memoQ. Also see my […]

Google Cloud Storage for online storage and backup

This video shows how to activate the Google Cloud Storage service and how to use it for online storage and backup purposes. Also watch my follow-up video on Cloudberry Online Backup Desktop, a Windows-based software that can backup to Google Cloud Storage, Amazon S3 and several other similar services.