Need help converting Trados tmw TM to txt or tmх
Thread poster: doctor_suz

doctor_suz  Identity Verified
United States
Local time: 15:01
Member (2006)
German to English
+ ...
Mar 16, 2013

Dear colleagues,

I received a beautifully complete 5-file Trados TM, but it is tmw format. I use Wordfast Classic 5.92 and Wordfast Pro 2.4.1 and would be able to live with either Trados tmx or txt format, but tmv throws me for a loop; could somebody please tell me how to convert this?

TIA and happy weekend, Susanne


 

Dominique Pivard  Identity Verified
Local time: 23:01
Finnish to French
Trados Workbench needed Mar 16, 2013

You are using outdated versions of both Wordfast Classic and Wordfast Pro, but even if they were up to date, you still wouldn't be able to do anything with a TMW memory. TMW (+ the four auxiliary files that accompany it) is the native, proprietary format for Trados Workbench TM's. You must have access to Trados Workbench in order to convert them to TXT or TMX (preferred). If you don't, you should ask your client to do it for you, or a colleague who has a Trados Workbench license. Please note that if a colleague of yours is using the Freelance edition of Trados, he/she must have installed the languages that your TMW includes (Trados Freelance only supports five languages, which have to be selected at install time).

 

Artem Vakhitov  Identity Verified
Estonia
English to Russian
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Ask the customer to do it Mar 16, 2013

In theory, I would be able to help you with this, but this may well be not OK confidentiality-wise. You'd better ask your customer to do the conversion or at least get an expicit approval from him or her to do it with third-party help.

 


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