Which tool for .ttx files?
Thread poster: Nicolas Bonsignore

Nicolas Bonsignore  Identity Verified
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Jun 16, 2010

Hi Folks,
Before I switch, I just wanted to make sure some tools allow for translation of SDL Trados .ttx files on Mac.
Can you do some recommendations?
What are the pros and cons of each solution?
TIA,
Nicolas


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Rodolfo Raya  Identity Verified
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TTX on Mac Jun 16, 2010

Hi,

You can use Swordfish to translate TTX files on a Mac.

Regards,
Rodolfo


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Sergei Tumanov  Identity Verified
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synergy Jun 16, 2010

Don't just switch
You can have a Parallel Desktop and combine beauty of both 'worlds' in one box.

:0))


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Piotr Bienkowski  Identity Verified
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Comparison Jun 16, 2010

SLD Trados Tageditor is the native application for TTX files, but on a Mac it requires a virtual desktop environment, and possibly a higher overhead for the hardware.

Swordfish can run 'natively' on a Mac, because there is a version compiled to install and run on a Mac, and it can handle TTX files very well, provided that you work with files presegmented by Trados. If you use TTX files without Trados segments, Swordfish will create segments itself, but they will often be not what you would expect in TTX.

Regards,

Piotr


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