Can I use SDL Studio with Passolo files?
Thread poster: Heinrich Pesch

Heinrich Pesch  Identity Verified
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Nov 12, 2014

I think Passolo just awful, so I'm looking for a way to translate passolo files with some other software, like Studio 2014. Can it be done?

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Jorge Payan  Identity Verified
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Some Passolo 2011 versions included an add-in for export/import in TRADOS text format Nov 12, 2014

And also Add-ins for transferring XML , customizable string data, etc., which can be converted to TRADOS translatable formats.

Which version of Passolo are you using?

I work with Passolo 2011 Translator (which is quite limited for export features) and what I usually do is:

-Export the strings as Passolo glossaries
-Translate them in DVX
-Produce a TRADOS 2007 compatible memory out of them
and
-Link the resulting TM to Passolo using the corresponding Add-in.

I have not tried it myself yet, but I have understood that in the new Passolo 2015 you can look up directly in the SDL Studio memory, as shown here:

http://www.sdl.com/products/sdl-passolo/index-tab3.html#tabs

If so, one could use the same workaround aforementioned but for Studio 2014. (It is in my to-do list)

One last word: Passolo is by far the best localization software I have worked with (I also have tried Catalyst, Multilizer, Sisulizer, and some other fauna). Is it user-friendly? Certainly not, as it seems to be intended for software translation and localisation specialists like me; we love complicated things, not matter how awful they seem.icon_eek.gif

[Edited at 2014-11-12 17:57 GMT]


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