Does Wordfast Classic support .inx files?
Thread poster: Sandra Pontow

Sandra Pontow
Local time: 15:32
English to German
May 7, 2010

I am new to TMs and downloaded Wordfast Classic a week ago. Installing it and making it work took me hours, because I am not exactly technically adept, I am afraid.

The client I need a TM for let me know that the tool must support .inx files and that he requires memory in .txt format. I did see that Wordfast Pro supports .inx., what about the Classic version?

Thanks for your help.


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Lori Cirefice  Identity Verified
France
Local time: 15:32
French to English
it should be possible May 8, 2010

I'm pretty sure this kind of file can be handled with WFC, you would need to "tag" it before translation. This means that the file has to be prepared with some external utility such as plustools, tortoise tagger, preptags ... if you are not familiar with CAT tools at all, and not very computer savvy, you probably don't want to attempt it...

It would probably be easier to do it with WFP.

The TM format of WFC and WFP is the same, .txt, but you still should mention to your client that you are using Wordfast .txt format (it is not the same as Trados .txt format) to be sure that is ok for them. You can also export your .txt TM to the .tmx (translation memory exchange) format.


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Adrien Esparron
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I'm afraid not May 9, 2010

Sandra Pontow wrote:

I did see that Wordfast Pro supports .inx., what about the Classic version?



I never tried it, but it seems that INX format is not supported by WF Classic. Have a look at the point 3, here :

http://wapedia.mobi/en/Wordfast

Kind regards


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