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Software translation and localization for translators

Format: Videos
Topic: Localization

Course summary
Availability:This training is available on-demand

Duration: 43 minutes.

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Language:English
Summary:This video will explain software localization and the translator's role in the process, the difference between translation and localization, present some of the most popular software localization tools, including pro's and con's with each of them and what mistakes you should avoid when localizing software.
Description
Software localization and translation has become a multi-million dollar professional industry. If you are familiar with computers, software and technology, software translation can be a very lucrative specialization. This course will introduce you to software localization as a specialization in the translation industry; explain the difference between localization and translation and what role the translator has in the localization process. It will also introduce you to some of the most common software localization tools, advantages and disadvantages, and highlight mistakes you should avoid. After this course the attendees will have a basic knowledge about software localization for translators.
Target audience
Freelance translators and small agencies that are interested in specializing in software localization.
Learning objectives
This course will introduce you to software localization as a specialization in the translation industry, explain the difference between localization and translation and what role the translator has in the localization process. It will also introduce you to some of the most common software localization tools, advantages and disadvantages, plus what mistakes you should avoid. After this course the attendees will have a basic knowledge about software localization for translators.
Prerequisites
- knowledge of computers and software
- know how to use some CAT-tools
- interest in software localization as a specialization
Program
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- Definition of software translation and localization
- The difference between localization and translation
- Why localize software?
- The translator's role in the software localization process
- Localization tools for translators
- Software localization mistakes to avoid
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Price: 15.00 USD

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Trainer
 Terese Whitty    View feedback | View all courses
Bio: Tess Whitty has been a successful freelance translator and entrepreneur for over 10 years and owns the company Swedish Translation Services. Her educational and professional background is in marketing and she is passionate about sharing her knowledge with other freelancers in the form of presentations, training, mentoring and consulting. She is also the author of the book “Marketing Cookbook for Translators”, with easy to follow “recipes” for marketing your translation services and achieving a successful freelance lifestyle, and the award winning podcast “Marketing Tips for Translators”. For more information, and to connect, go to www.swedishtranslationservices.com or www.marketingtipsfortranslators.com.
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