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Name MultiTrans Prism Freelance MateCat
Review breakdown
(3 reviews)
(26 reviews)
Most helpful review
Would recommend it
I worked on a contract of 9 months for Toys"R"Us Canada and, in the Translation department, we were using it and I learned really fast to use it. You can work directly on Ms Word and other files so it's really helpful. You can align bilingual texts for TM also. I did not experienced any crash too. Only thing, I think it's the most expensive on the market.
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A very promising CAT tool
It is an outstanding CAT tool, I have worked with SDL, Fluency, OmegaT and other CAT tools and in most cases this one allows me to work faster using a much better quality automatic translation as a base for my work, I still have to learn more about it, but so far, even if it lacks of many features, looks like a very promising CAT tool.
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Product description MultiTrans Prism Freelance provides access to the essential functionalities for a freelance translator to work locally (not connected to a corporate network domain). This stand-alone edition of MultiTrans Prism includes the ability to build and import TextBase Translation Memories and TermBases of limited sizes. It also gives you the ability to use the fully interactive Translation Agent within Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, and WordPerfect. The Translation Agent enables users to interactively or automatically replace paragraphs, segments (exact & fuzzy matches), sub-segments and terms while they work with their preferred editor. Further Advanced Leveraging TM (ALTM) technology provides sub segment matching, auto-alignment, and the context for all matches found. It also comes with our XLIFF Editor, which does everything the Translation Agent does but extends your ability to work on tagged format files such as XML, HTML, MSOffice 2007 and 2010, FrameMaker and InDesign. The XLIFF Editor also has integrated QA tools to check for translation completeness and terminology consistency.

The Freelance license includes a training session on the Web and a reduced price for ongoing support.
MateCat is an enterprise-level, online CAT tool designed to make post-editing and outsourcing easy and to provide a complete set of features to manage and monitor translation projects. Thanks to the integration of the largest collaborative translation memory and the best machine translation, you will always get from 10% to 20% more matches than with any other CAT tool and translate faster than ever. MateCat is the only CAT tool that empowers you to accept all translation projects, even when your translators are busy or you do not cover one of the language pairs required by your client. Use Matecat to outsource your extra projects in one click and keep full control by monitoring real-time progress and translation quality in your dashboard. You can use it for free at www.matecat.com
Price Starting at $799.00 free
File formats
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70 file format supported. Read more here
License type Perpetual Perpetual, open source
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Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard) and higher, Mac OS X 10.4 and higher, Windows 8, Windows XP, Linux, Windows 10 (beta), Windows 2000, Mac OS 7, 8, 9, OSX 10.3.4 and higher , Windows 95, 98, ME, NT & 2000, Windows Vista, Mac OS X 10.6 and higher, Windows 7
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Google Chrome 30, or higher (on Windows, Linux and Mac OS X) Safari 1.7, or higher (on Mac OS X)
Compatibility Support for multilanguage translation memories (TMX format) Supports for open standard file formats: XLIFF, TMX. Open API to connect to external applications (e.g. translation management systems) and machine translation systems.
Support and upgrades offered/included Check with manufacturer N/A - Software is free, Free upgrades to all future versions, Free technical support via support ticket center, Free community support
Support and tutorial links
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http://www.matecat.com/support/
Free trial
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Languages supported
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90 languages are supported. Read more here



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