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CAT Tool compatible with OpenOffice and having MT possibilities
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Miguel Garcia Lopez  Identity Verified
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Nov 8, 2008

Just wondering if some of you might help me.
I'm searching for a CAT tool compatible with OpenOffice, either stand-alone or not, having the same MT possibilities than with Wordfast or Metatexis (MT extraction from MT Google or Babelfish).

Any advice?

Thanks in advance.


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Rodolfo Raya  Identity Verified
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CAT with support for OpenOffice and Google MT Nov 8, 2008

Miguel Garcia Lopez wrote:
I'm searching for a CAT tool compatible with OpenOffice, either stand-alone or not, having the same MT possibilities than with Wordfast or Metatexis (MT extraction from MT Google or Babelfish).


Hi,

Swordfish supports all OpenOffice document formats and provides access to Google's Machine Translation engine with its GTranslate plugin.

Regards,
Rodolfo


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Christel Zipfel  Identity Verified
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Anaphraseus Nov 8, 2008

I did not yet try it, though.

Let us know how it works eventually or whether you found other solutions!

http://sourceforge.net/projects/anaphraseus/

Good luck


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Miguel Garcia Lopez  Identity Verified
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It did it already, but do not have MT Nov 8, 2008

It is a wonderful program, but do not have MT possibilities.

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Christel Zipfel  Identity Verified
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Sorry Nov 8, 2008

Miguel Garcia Lopez wrote:

It is a wonderful program, but do not have MT possibilities.


I did not understand what you mean by MT. I have never used this function, although I normally work with Wordfast. Machine translation? What is it good for? Frankly, I think mine is quite better than any machine translation could be:-)


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Miguel Garcia Lopez  Identity Verified
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MT will never be as good as human translation but... Nov 8, 2008

Sometimes it gets at least 80% of accurateness
Wordfast provides this feature, and I like very much to use in non-technical texts.


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esperantisto  Identity Verified
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Theoretically, Anaphraseus + Promt Nov 9, 2008

could provide such a combination. I haven't tried it though.

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leodeluca
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OmegaT & OmegaT+ Nov 10, 2008

OmegaT [0] works with Openoffice.org.

So will OmegaT+ [1] soon.

[0] http://www.omegat.org/
[1] http://omegatplus.sourceforge.net/


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Jeff Allen  Identity Verified
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compatible TM and MT software Nov 11, 2008

You might want to consider MT tools that have compability with TM tools, both natively and via TMX and other exchange formats.

See PROMT:
http://shop.promt.com/store/promt/ContentTheme/pbPage.english_compareProducts

See Systran:
http://www.systran.co.uk/translation/translation-products/desktop

See Alchemy Publisher which has a built-in MT feature, however OpenOffice formats not natively supported per the feature info.
http://www.alchemysoftware.ie/products/publisher.html

The first two would have customization features that you will not find in an TM tool that simply links to an online MT portal.

Jeff


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