Poll: Are you using DeepL or DeepL Pro?
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This forum topic is for the discussion of the poll question "Are you using DeepL or DeepL Pro?".

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Michael Harris  Identity Verified
Germany
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No May 2

idea what it is.

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neilmac  Identity Verified
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No May 2

It depends what you want to use them for. I tried a brief comparison with GT4T, which performed better in my case (mostly lists of chemical names). However, I think GT4T will soon be leveraging DeepL as well, if it isn't already doing so.

I don't used MT for large screeds of text, just shorter chunks which I then tweak. In general, I'm wary of using MT on an industrial (i.e. large) scale, as without rigorous PEMT revision, any mistakes in previous versions may be perpetuated.


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Teresa Borges
Portugal
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No May 2

I didn’t know what it was and I’ve never heard of it before, but I searched the Net. As a rule, I don’t use MT.

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DZiW
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Nope May 2

MT is for rush provisional translation only--it's just a draft to speed the typing up a bit, not the translation--whatever they try to brand it.

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Jan Truper
Germany
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Yes May 2

I use it as sort of bilingual thesaurus -- I can click on a word and several options appear. I use it instead of Linguee now (I think they share the same database, anyway).

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Eckhard Boehle  Identity Verified
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Now I know what it is! May 3

I tried it yesterday, I usually use Reverso Context - which is very useful for the patent translations I am doing - and Linguee and sometimes Pons and Wyhlidal, just for fresh ideas, and very seldom Leo.
I will probably try out DeepL a bit more, but I prefer to get the terms in context which is more illustrative.


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Mario Freitas  Identity Verified
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TM or Professional Translator, not both May 5

A professional translator who uses MT will soon be dismissed by their clients. It's a matter of time.
Note: CATs are not MTs.


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