Trados 7 demo
Thread poster: xxxL.G.F.
Good evening dear colleagues,
I am new member on ProZ, and I have a big question for you. I hope you all help me.
It so happens that one company has sent me some translation tests and the use of Trados 7 is obligatory. Do you think I can do the translation tests with my demo version? Will they realize I did them with Trados demo? How can I download or get Trados freely? I have just visited some websites and the price of the cat tool is sky high. Please help!!!
| | Uldis Liepkalns
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English to Latvian
| The answer is very short- you can't || Feb 12, 2009 |
But you may try to use Wordfast, which generally is mostly compatible (as is many other CAT tools) with Trados.
Please use ProZ.com Forum search to find out more- this has been discussed a zillion times. Mostly with these softs you cannot deliver unclean file, but you can deliver clean file + Trados memory either as TMX or TXT format. And I suggest looking at http://www.multilingual.com/irOrgDetail?id=4678 soft "Cafetran"- seems it us capable to produce results indistinguishable from Trados.
How can I download or get Trados freely? I have just visited some websites and the price of the cat tool is sky high. Please help!!!
The answer is very short- you can't
I couldn't disagree more.
Of course you can, unless the test is longer than 100 translation units. Or you can go to www.translationzone.com, register, order, download and use the 30-days fully-featured demo of Trados 2007.
Be careful, you have to place an order to get access to the downloads. But if you don't pay, your trial period will - of course - expire.
And let me mention other ways too:
- you can work on Trados TTX files in the free version of MemoQ
- you can work on Trados TTX files in the free StarTransit Satellite (just find somebody to prepare the TTX for you)
- you can work on Trados TTX files in Across which is still free for freelancers
- and you can work on TTX files in Word, of course.
In fact, you can work on TTX even in the Notepad.
[Upraveno: 2009-02-13 08:47 GMT]
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