What are cat tools? Should i be using them?
Thread poster: xxxMarkus Heinr

xxxMarkus Heinr
German to English
Aug 16, 2010

I keep reading references to CAT tools, what is it? A program of some sort i assume. Is it very useful/worth getting?
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Susan Welsh  Identity Verified
United States
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Russian to English
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CAT tools Aug 16, 2010

Wikipedia is a good place to start for an answer to this question.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Computer-assisted_translation


 

Tomás Cano Binder, BA, CT  Identity Verified
Spain
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English to Spanish
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Definitely Aug 16, 2010

You should definitely consider looking into CAT tools, learning about how to use them, and evaluate as many products as possible --even making a course on each of the main tools-- if you are seriously considering being a full-time translator. CAT tools are as vital for translation work today as a torque wrench is vital in a tyre shop.

 


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