SDL Trados: Professional vs. Freelance v. Network vs. GroupShare etc...
Thread poster: Inga K

Inga K
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English to German
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Nov 26, 2013

Dear translators,

My colleagues and I are thinking about buying a new Trados version. We have used the old Suite 2007 Freelance so far. Now we are considering using Studio and, what is most important (but rather expensive, I think), sharing our TMs. Unfortunately, the German SDL website is quite promotional rather than informative, IMHO.

I work together with two other translators in a small office. Until now, everyone of us has used their own PC and TM system. We are currently thinking about buying a server.

Fist of all I would like to know what really is the difference, if there is any essential difference, between the Professional and Freelance Versions (2011/2014). According to the German SDL website Professional may be used in certain networks. If so, in which? And what do we need?

If we really go for a network/sharing version, would someone be so kind to explain the difference between Studio Network and GroupShare to me?

Thank you very much in advance for your help!!
Best wishes


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