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What software do you use?
« on: 06 November 2009, 23:29:35 »
I'd like to learn about software that would be useful for me, as a translator. Please tell the exact name of the product you deal with which you think is the best one. I've heard about Trados, CAT and some others, and it seems for me those are not free. They charge for it 150 USD. Is Multilex 4.0 already out of date?
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Re: What software do you use?
« Reply #1 on: 07 November 2009, 20:28:37 »
Never used CAT tools, but I don't do much written translation.
As for Multilex 4.0 it's still fine (perhaps because I still use it  ;)). In any case one dictionary isn't enough - use Collins, Lingvo ...

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Re: What software do you use?
« Reply #2 on: 09 November 2009, 20:44:41 »
I downloaded Trados 7 yesterday. The only thing left to do is to figure out the way it works :D
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Re: What software do you use?
« Reply #3 on: 20 November 2009, 01:26:45 »
Are you a Trados 7 expert already?  ;)
Anyway, better start with Readme file, or Trados Manual/Tour, whatever it has.

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Re: What software do you use?
« Reply #4 on: 27 November 2009, 17:32:42 »
Here are some Manuals for Trados including Trados Manual for Dummies.

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Re: What software do you use?
« Reply #5 on: 09 January 2010, 01:58:40 »
Are you a Trados 7 expert already?  ;)
Anyway, better start with Readme file, or Trados Manual/Tour, whatever it has.

I'm not yet. I had installed it but I didn't manage to figure things out. Still can't get my hands on it to read it through.
P.S.: Thanks for that "dummy" manual - i really am :)
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Re: What software do you use?
« Reply #6 on: 02 April 2011, 21:27:25 »
Has anybody heard\dealt with WordFast? Are there any advantages or disadvantages in comparison with Trados?

I have VERY slow Trados with MS Office 03 and I'd like to replace it with smth. I quite like it though...(

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Re: What software do you use?
« Reply #7 on: 10 April 2011, 22:17:42 »
Saying frankly, I don't use any CAT - just have never needed one yet.