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Judy Rojas  Identity Verified
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Jul 23, 2004

I get some request to translate image files (.jpg, .tif, etc) and until now I have been subcontracting the work but I would like to purchase the appropriate software to be able to modify the text in these files.

Any suggestions?


Thanks in advance,

Ricardo


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Henry Dotterer
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I know of a tool for photoshop and illustrator Jul 23, 2004

I can give you purchasing info if you are working with these formats.

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Judy Rojas  Identity Verified
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Great! Jul 23, 2004

Henry wrote:

I can give you purchasing info if you are working with these formats.


Thank you Henry. I do get some of those from time to time. Could you give me the particulars?
Regards,
Ricardo


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Fernando Toledo  Identity Verified
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For text in Photoshop... Jul 23, 2004

there is a free tool called Rainbow

www.opentag.com/rwstools.htm

never try/need it till now.

But that is for PSD files (with text layers inside), if you have a jpeg.I think the only way to do it is to use a OCR program like Finereader.

Saludos



[Edited at 2004-07-23 17:52]

[Edited at 2004-11-07 14:30]


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Roberta Anderson  Identity Verified
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What tools is that, Henry? Jul 23, 2004

Henry wrote:

I know of a tool for photoshop and illustrator.

What tools is that, Henry, and what does it do?
I usually work straight in Photoshop or Illustrator, but would be interested in any tool that would make text editing foolproof in graphics application.

Thanks,
Roberta


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Judy Rojas  Identity Verified
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Gracias Jul 23, 2004

Toledo wrote:

there is a free tool called Rainbow

www.opentag.com/rwstools.htm

never try/need it till now.

But that is for PSD files (with text layers inside), if you have a jpeg.I think the only way to do it is to use a OCR program like Finereader.

Saludos



[Edited at 2004-07-23 17:52]

I will give it a look-see. Most of what I get, though, are jpg and tif formats, and OCR is not an option because the client wants an exact replica of the graphics, but translated.

Regards,
Ricardo


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Harry Bornemann  Identity Verified
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As many programs as possible Jul 23, 2004

I have about a dozen of programs to edit and/or
create graphics, and each one has its peculiar
advantages and disadvantages.

So I recommend a big toolbox to do the work
as quickly, well and comfortably as possible.

8)


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Judy Rojas  Identity Verified
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Which ones? Jul 23, 2004

Harry_B wrote:

I have about a dozen of programs to edit and/or
create graphics, and each one has its peculiar
advantages and disadvantages.

So I recommend a big toolbox to do the work
as quickly, well and comfortably as possible.

8)

Which ones would you recommend?


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Fernando Toledo  Identity Verified
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As free tool for image editing Jul 23, 2004

I recommend "Gimp" (http://www2.arnes.si/~sopjsimo/gimp/) I think is the best free program and not so far away from the best and expensives programs like PS etc. Enough to do what you want.
But think that a jpg file ist just a compressed file and there is NO text inside. So you have to retouch not to translate


Ricardo Martinez de la Torre wrote:

Harry_B wrote:

I have about a dozen of programs to edit and/or
create graphics, and each one has its peculiar
advantages and disadvantages.

So I recommend a big toolbox to do the work
as quickly, well and comfortably as possible.

8)

Which ones would you recommend?


[Edited at 2004-07-23 19:41]

[Edited at 2004-07-23 19:48]


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Judy Rojas  Identity Verified
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Thank you!! Jul 23, 2004

Toledo wrote:


I recommend "Gimp" (http://www2.arnes.si/~sopjsimo/gimp/) I think is the best free program and not so far away from the best and expensives programs like PS etc. Enough to do what you want.
But think that a jpg file ist just a compressed file and there is NO text inside. So you have to retouch not to translate



I will check that one out.
Regards,
Ricardo


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Kevin Fulton
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PaintShop Pro Jul 23, 2004

I've been using PaintShop Pro for a number of years and haven't needed to buy anything else, apart from one package for a very specific job. It's cheaper than Adobe Illustrator or comparable Corel products. It's not a very "buggy" program, but free updates are available for download every so often.
You can download a free trial version here
http://www.jasc.com/products/?
Kevin


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Henry Dotterer
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The company is called Transmission Jul 23, 2004

The company is called Transmission.

You can get trial versions of the software.
http://www.transmissionsllc.com/

We have recently negotiated a discount for ProZ.com members.

For the Illustrator version of the software:
http://www.shareit.com/product.html?cart=1&productid=216245&cookies=1&noquickbuy=1&affiliate=123

For the Photoshop version:
http://www.shareit.com/product.html?cart=1&productid=216246&cookies=1&noquickbuy=1&affiliate=123

As I understand these will not help you with jpg, gif, etc. But I have seen the demo and if you are doing very large photoshop projects, it seems that this can save you enough time to make up the investment.


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Judy Rojas  Identity Verified
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Thank you, Henry! Jul 23, 2004

Henry wrote:

The company is called Transmission.

You can get trial versions of the software.
http://www.transmissionsllc.com/

We have recently negotiated a discount for ProZ.com members.

For the Illustrator version of the software:
http://www.shareit.com/product.html?cart=1&productid=216245&cookies=1&noquickbuy=1&affiliate=123

For the Photoshop version:
http://www.shareit.com/product.html?cart=1&productid=216246&cookies=1&noquickbuy=1&affiliate=123

As I understand these will not help you with jpg, gif, etc. But I have seen the demo and if you are doing very large photoshop projects, it seems that this can save you enough time to make up the investment.

I will check all these out.
Regards,
Ricardo


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xxxBrandis
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Thank you for sharing the info Jul 24, 2004

Henry wrote:

The company is called Transmission.

You can get trial versions of the software.
http://www.transmissionsllc.com/

We have recently negotiated a discount for ProZ.com members.

For the Illustrator version of the software:
http://www.shareit.com/product.html?cart=1&productid=216245&cookies=1&noquickbuy=1&affiliate=123

For the Photoshop version:
http://www.shareit.com/product.html?cart=1&productid=216246&cookies=1&noquickbuy=1&affiliate=123

As I understand these will not help you with jpg, gif, etc. But I have seen the demo and if you are doing very large photoshop projects, it seems that this can save you enough time to make up the investment.
Hi! Cool, I have downloaded just now, but the Localization kit doesn´t come as demo°!
Greets
Brandis


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