Is it possible to buy a less updated version of Trados?
Thread poster: Paula Morrison

Paula Morrison  Identity Verified
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Jun 8, 2017

Hi all

I was thinking of buying the new Trados 2017 to refresh my skills with the software but the cost is quite high for the latest version.
I'm happy to pay the full price but I was wondering if there is a way to get Trados 2014 or 2015. If so, does anyone know how and where to get it from?
My idea is that once I get back on track, I would upgrade it.

Thanks for your help.

Paula


 

Soonthon LUPKITARO(Ph.D.)  Identity Verified
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Buy at SDL website Jun 8, 2017

Paula Morrison wrote:

Hi all

I was thinking of buying the new Trados 2017 to refresh my skills with the software but the cost is quite high for the latest version.
I'm happy to pay the full price but I was wondering if there is a way to get Trados 2014 or 2015. If so, does anyone know how and where to get it from?
My idea is that once I get back on track, I would upgrade it.

Thanks for your help.

Paula


Previous versions of Trados is sufficient. Go to SDL website and buy them online.

Dr. Soonthon Lupkitaro Ph.D.
Bangkok


 

LegalTransform  Identity Verified
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What version do you currently have? Jun 8, 2017

I updated from Studio 2011 to Studio 2017 for around $200.00. Contract Trados to see if they are still offering any special discounts.


Paula Morrison wrote:

Hi all

I was thinking of buying the new Trados 2017 to refresh my skills with the software but the cost is quite high for the latest version.
I'm happy to pay the full price but I was wondering if there is a way to get Trados 2014 or 2015. If so, does anyone know how and where to get it from?
My idea is that once I get back on track, I would upgrade it.

Thanks for your help.

Paula


[Edited at 2017-06-08 13:48 GMT]


 

Samuel Murray  Identity Verified
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The demo is 30 days Jun 8, 2017

Paula Morrison wrote:
I was thinking of buying the new Trados 2017 to refresh my skills with the software but the cost is quite high for the latest version.


The demo is 30 days. Try it out to see if you like it:
http://www.sdltrados.com/products/trados-studio/free-trial.html

Soonthon LUPKITARO(Ph.D.) wrote:
Previous versions of Trados is sufficient. Go to SDL website and buy them online.


Can you give us a direct URL, or a description of how to get to the page where one can buy previous versions of Trados? As far as I know, you can only buy 2017 (and the "plus" version, which is what anyone would want, is between EUR 600 and EUR 1000, depending on the month in which you buy it).



[Edited at 2017-06-08 18:22 GMT]


 

Roy Oestensen  Identity Verified
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Try a ProZ Group Buy Jun 8, 2017

Paula Morrison wrote:
I was thinking of buying the new Trados 2017 to refresh my skills with the software but the cost is quite high for the latest version.


If you participate in a group buy on the ProZ web site (you probably have to search for it to find the proper place) you should get a substantial saving. 40% is not uncommon. Of course, Trados Studio is not the only CAT tool you can purchase this way with a substantial saving. I have done this with both Studio 2015 and memoQ 8.1.

Roy

[Edited at 2017-06-08 18:43 GMT]


 

Enrico C - ECLC  Identity Verified
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What about 2017 on Group Buy? Jun 9, 2017

Hi Paula,

There is an offer on Proz Group Buy. Perhaps it's a better way to go.

http://www.proz.com/tgb/1109


 

Emma Goldsmith  Identity Verified
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Features by version Jun 9, 2017

Paula Morrison wrote:

I'm happy to pay the full price but I was wondering if there is a way to get Trados 2014 or 2015.


I'm wondering why you'd want to buy an old version?
All the basic features are present in all versions, but the newer ones have extra features, which you can learn little by little.

You might be interested in a list I compiled of the features that have been introduced, by version:
https://signsandsymptomsoftranslation.com/2016/10/10/studio-features-by-version/


 

Chie. I  Identity Verified
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Looking for store Apr 9

but no longer 2015 vending page?

 


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