Best Translation Software for MAC
Thread poster: Eduardo Afini

Eduardo Afini  Identity Verified
United States
Local time: 10:58
English to Portuguese
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Apr 12, 2012

Who could recommend a reliable translation software that runs on MAC? I didn't have good experiences with Word Fast and Omega T.

 

Joakim Braun  Identity Verified
Sweden
Local time: 19:58
German to Swedish
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TMX viewer utility Apr 12, 2012

I'll plug my shareware TMX memory viewer for MacOSX: www.jfbraun.com/xoterm .
By no means a real CAT tool, but perhaps useful.

[Bearbeitet am 2012-04-12 11:35 GMT]


 

Selcuk Akyuz  Identity Verified
Turkey
Local time: 20:58
Member (2006)
English to Turkish
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CafeTran Apr 12, 2012

CafeTran works on Windows, Mac and Linux

http://www.cafetran.com/


 

Aisling O'Callaghan
English to Irish
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No problems with Wordfast Pro on Mac Apr 12, 2012

I've been running WF Pro on my Mac since 2009 and haven't had any problems. What problems are you experiencing?

Unfortunately I had to install Parallels in order to run most other translation software programmes.

Aisling


 

Eduardo Afini  Identity Verified
United States
Local time: 10:58
English to Portuguese
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TOPIC STARTER
Thanks for the reply, Aisling. Apr 13, 2012

Aisling O'Callaghan wrote:

I've been running WF Pro on my Mac since 2009 and haven't had any problems. What problems are you experiencing?

Unfortunately I had to install Parallels in order to run most other translation software programmes.

Aisling



I tried a demo version and every time I wanted to save the translated file I had a "java leap error" message and couldn't save it.


 

Kristina Thorne  Identity Verified
France
Local time: 19:58
Member (2011)
French to Finnish
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No issues running WF Pro on Mac Apr 13, 2012

I've been running WF Pro on Mac for a year and haven't experienced any problems. The demo was good for the short while I could use it before the segment limit hit but I also never had any trouble saving files.

 

Bruno Depascale  Identity Verified
Italy
Local time: 19:58
Member (2009)
English to Italian
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Virtual machine Apr 13, 2012

I personally use Trados 2007 and 2011 on a virtual machine (parallels) and works perfectly, like all the other windows softwares..

 

lauer3912
China
Try to translate Nov 21, 2015

very useful Mac App. The main purpose to help you quickly translation.
=================================================================================
Main Features:
*(1)Source Language Text auto detect.
*(2)Sync translation
*(3)Support more than 81 languages
*(4)Supports one kind of language translation into multiple languages

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/try-to-translate/id921866694?l=zh&ls=1&mt=12


 

lauer3912
China
Batch File Translater Nov 21, 2015

Batch File Translater is a batch file translater.

Notes:
1. Currently only supports UTF-8 encoded text files.

Release Features:
+ Batch translate mode.
+ Support more than 80 languages.
+ Translate one file to multi files.
+ Add custom file suffix for all codec.
+ Translate Text file.
+ Translate JSON file.
+ Translate XML file.
+ Translate INI file.
+ Translate CSV file.
+ Translate PLIST file.
+ Error logs.
+ Multi-language support.

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/batch-file-translater/id966479521?l=zh&ls=1&mt=12


 

mc1529
United States
Try a web-based system Jan 15

You should try a web-based translation management system.

Look into Pairaphrase. Works on Mac, PC and other devices like iPad & iPhone. You can access it via web browser so that you don't need to download it.

-Translation memory
-Batch file translation
-Automatic file formatting
-Security (good for clients w/confidential info)
-Voice-over output
-Collaborative real-time post-editing

Good luck!

[Edited at 2018-01-15 17:59 GMT]

[Edited at 2018-01-15 17:59 GMT]


 

Hans Lenting  Identity Verified
Netherlands
Member (2006)
German to Dutch
Working in the browser? I don't like it Jan 16

mc1529 wrote:

You should try a web-based translation management system.



For me, working in a browser is less productive than working in a dedicated CAT tool that is running on my Mac. With any local solution, security is better. Automation is far easier.

See also: https://www.proz.com/forum/cat_tools_technical_help/274576-best_cat_tool_for_mac-page3.html

Where I've responded:

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[Edited at 2018-01-16 07:41 GMT]


 


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