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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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