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How to Transcribe and Translate Subtitles in DotSub
Have you ever turned down a subtitling project because the client didn't have a script in a document and you didn't know where to start when it comes to using pricey subtitling software? Well, there's a simpler way around such projects if you'll be working with shorter files, especially corporate videos that last up to 20 minutes. If you learn how to use DotSub, you'll be able to take these smaller subtitling projects and work on both the audio transcription and the respective translation to provide top-quality subtitles to clients.
Tipps für einen erfolgreichen Start als freiberuflicher Übersetzer
Dieser Kurs beinhaltet Informationen um Ihren neuen Beruf erfolgreich zu starten. Insbesondere werden Sie erfahren, wie Sie Ihren Arbeitsbereich kundenbereit ausrüsten, Ihr Übersetzer-Profil erfolgreich gestalten, ihre Leistungen zum richtigen Preis anbieten und Ihre Marketing-Strategie zielorientiert planen.
<h4>Learn how work is passed through ProZ.com and what you can do to get the most out of your presence on the site to meet more clients.
This is a hands-on, interactive session that focuses on the personalized profile review of a few session participants. </h4>
<b>IMPORTANT:</b> Attendance at this small group session is a benefit of <b><a href="http://www.proz.com/about-plus-package">ProZ.com's Plus package</a></b>. See the "Description" section for more details. This webinar will not be recorded.
A Lucrative Sideline: Editing Non-Native English Scientific Writing
This course will first describe how to find this type of client, how to price this work, how to justify changes and handle the authors’ egos as you return the revised texts, and what sets this work apart from translation or from editing texts written by native speakers. It will then move on to looking at worked examples of the editing process.
Crea una biblioteca de recursos acorde a tu perfil profesional como un paso inicial en pos de la especialización o como una estrategia de formación continua.
En este webinario el objetivo es presentarles a los traductores una panorámica de los recursos disponibles y cómo y cuándo usarlos. La presentación será en español, con especial énfasis en el par idiomático inglés-español.
Have you ever turned down a subtitling project because the client didn't have a script in a document and you didn't know where to start when it comes to using pricey subtitling software? Well, there's a simpler way around such projects... Tap into the power of YouTube to learn how to work on both the audio transcription and the respective translation and provide top-quality subtitles to clients.
Learn how to apply ProZ.com winning strategies to get the most out of the site.
<b>IMPORTANT:</b> This session will not be recorded, but you can <a href="http://www.proz.com/pages/meeting_clients_webinar" target="_blank">sign up for upcoming sessions</a> or <a href="http://www.proz.com/videos/tutorials%20on%20proz.com/224" target="_blank">watch a video on "Getting the most out of your ProZ.com profile"</a>.
Translation of official documents, contracts and certificates for beginners
The objective of this webinar is to learn how to handle the translation of official documents, contracts and certificates by means of carefully selected examples and thoroughly prepared training steps. The goal is to develop the expertise to submit a translation that is a TRUE TRANSLATION OF THE ORIGINAL pursuant to clearly outlined standards.
"This training was very interesting and full of suggestions for a translator who wants to improve his or her job. I think I' ll attend other trainings like this. Suzanne is a very professional person ready to help everybody with her training course.
Do I need a CAT tool? Which CAT tool should I buy?
Jun 9, 2010
If this is a question you have been asking yourself, resources available in ProZ.com videos area should shed some light on the topic:
Added just a few minutes ago, for Spanish speakers: http://www.proz.com/training/3523 by Clarisa Moraña. You will find in this presentation a complete overview of proprietary license and free and open source software like SDL Trados, WordFast, Across, Catalyst, Déjà Vu, Logoport, MemoQ, Metatexis, Passolo, and others, with information on estimated investment and best prices available in the market.
If you are looking for content in English, you should get started with the on demand video A comparison of CAT tools by Dr. Nicole Keller: http://www.proz.com/training/3217 An analysis of the five CAT tools: SDL Trados Studio 2009, Wordfast (Classic & Pro), Across, memoQ and Atril Déjà vu, giving the viewer a comparison of the major software tools prior to purchase or use. This one is followed by five videos dedicated to each tool - you can save some money buying the complete series here.
Please let us know if this was of help, and also if there is more content you would need or like to see in this topic. We are working in expanding this knowledgebase, all suggestions are very valuable.
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“The presentation was very clear and professional and the presentator spoke clearly enough for a good understanding. The presentator showed a great disponibility at the end of the presentation taking time answering many questions. To conclude, I am fully satisfied with this training session and it encourages me to attend more sessions with Proz. http://www.proz.com/translator-training/course/9404”