Main CAT Tools Comparison - Everything you need to know before investing

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Topics: Getting established in the translation industry
Software, tools & computing

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Start time:Oct 4, 2012 16:00 GMT     Add to calendar

Duration: 60 minutes.

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* On-demand training Main CAT Tools Comparison

* October 11 IT Security for Translators - General Track

* October 18 IT Security For Translators – Mobile Security Track

* October 25 Practical tips --- The life cycle of a translation project


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Language:English
Summary:Computer-assisted translation (CAT) Tools may be just what you need to take your work to the next level.

But, what is a CAT tool? What can it do for you? Do you need one? Which one to choose?

There are various tools on the market. Some are software products. Others are web-based.

Which one will work best for you? How could you decide?

Could you test some of them before investing?

This course will discuss the most relevant translation software in the market.

Many factors will be considered:

- Is it expensive?
- Is it handling the file formats I’m using?
- Can it run on my system?
- How can I decide which one is best for my business?

Description
This course will describe and review the possibilities of the following CAT Tools:

1. SDL Trados
2. Wordfast
3. Déjà Vu (DVX)
4.STAR Transit
5. Alchemy Catalyst
6. Omega-T
7. Logoport
8. Passolo
9. CatsCradle
10. Translation Package Creation
Target audience
Freelancers starting in the translation industry
Experienced freelancers who want to expand their clients database via the use of various CAT Tools
Learning objectives
Students will know the main features and possibilities of:


1. SDL Trados
2. Wordfast
3. Déjà Vu (DVX)
4.STAR Transit
5. Alchemy Catalyst
6. Omega-T
7. Logoport
8. Passolo
9. CatsCradle
10. Translation Package Creation
Prerequisites
No prerequisite
Program
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This course will describe and review the possibilities of the following CAT Tools:

1. SDL Trados
2. Wordfast
3. Déjà Vu (DVX)
4.STAR Transit
5. Alchemy Catalyst
6. Omega-T
7. Logoport
8. Passolo
9. CatsCradle
10. Translation Package Creation
Software and system requirements (click to expand)
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Software

For PC-based Users:

• Required: Windows® 7, Vista, XP or 2003 Server
• Required: Internet Explorer® 7.0 or newer, Mozilla® Firefox® 3.0 or newer or Google™ Chrome™ 5.0 or newer (JavaScript™ and Java™ enabled)
• Internet Connection Required: Cable modem, DSL, or better Internet connection
• Recommended: Dual-core 2.4GHz CPU or faster with 2GB of RAM (recommended)

For Mac®-based Users:

• Required: Mac OS® X 10.5 – Leopard® or newer
• Required: Safari™ 3.0 or newer, Firefox® 3.0 or newer or Google™ Chrome™ 5.0 or newer (JavaScript™ and Java™ enabled)
• Internet Connection Required: Cable modem, DSL, or better Internet connection
• Required: Intel processor (1GB of RAM or better recommended)

To Use VoIP (microphone and speakers or headset):

• Required: Fast Internet connection (384 kbps or more recommended)
• Required: speakers or headset (USB headset recommended)
• NOT required: Microphone - attendees can communicate with the trainer through incorporated chat.

Recommendations

• For the visual section of the training course, we recommend that you have a 64kbps link. This means using an ISDN line or Broadband. Wireless connection is NOT recommended.
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Trainer
 Anne-Charlotte PERRIGAUD    View feedback | View all courses
Bio: Anne-Charlotte Perrigaud is a highly successful and experienced Senior Translator and Project Manager. She has eight years of experience as a freelance translator from English into French with her online consultancy, E-FRENCHTRANSLATIONS. Since joining Proz.com in May 2002, she has made full use of Proz.com to boost her income and build long-term relationships with clients and colleague alike.

She specializes in Business, IT, Software Localization, Marketing and Business Communications. She holds an MA in French and English Translation (University of London) and has a BA in English Studies (Paris IV – Sorbonne).

Before working as a translator she worked in-house for a French NGO based in Paris as a Junior Translator, Proofreader and Webmaster. During this time, she specialized in IT, Computers, Localization and CAT Tools. She is a member of the SFT and is a member of the Astradul Alumni Network. She had previously served as a Bank Employee for Thomas Cook Bankers France.

A regular attendant to Proz.com online and offline events and conferences, Anne-Charlotte has extensive training in English > French Translation and Interpreting Skills and has an in-depth knowledge of the language industry. She now runs a very successful freelance translation business, and works as a Senior Linguist and Consultant with both agencies and direct clients. Her background in the banking industry has given her valuable knowledge and experience in the business and marketing fields.

Web site: http://www.e-frenchtranslations.com/
ProZ.com profile: Anne-Charlotte PERRIGAUD
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Main CAT Tools Comparison - Everything you need to know before investing

Anne-Charlotte PERRIGAUD Identity Verified
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Local time: 05:52
Member (2003)
English to French
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The CAT Tools Comparison Webinar :-)Oct 5, 2012

Dear ProZians,

Thanks for attending this session on CAT Tools icon_smile.gif

If you'd like to view the course again, the video should be available in a few working days...

A handout will be available too.

For those who missed the live presentation, the course should be available on an on-demand basis shortly icon_smile.gif

I'm looking forward to meeting you all again very soon, either online or in person...

Till then, I wish you luck with your CAT Tools experiments icon_smile.gif

Cheers,

Anne-Charlotte

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Anne-Charlotte Perrigaud / E-FRENCHTRANSLATIONS
Traduction – Interprétation – Conseil

Traductrice diplômée de l’université de Londres
Membre de la Société Française des Traducteurs (SFT)
Membre de Proz : http://www.proz.com/translator/33889
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18, le Clos Bellanger - F-35890 Bourg des Comptes (France)
E-mail : contact@e-frenchtranslations.com
Web : www.e-frenchtranslations.com
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[Edited at 2012-10-05 08:12 GMT]


 

ALMIAAD
Tunisia
Local time: 04:52
English to Arabic
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where is the 'pay' button????????Oct 5, 2012

please, make the payment button visible enough!

 

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