(CAT) – All that glitters is not gold… | Paul Filkin


My guess is you can probably relate to this in some form or another, but as I like to write about translation technology I wanted to use this to look at a new breed of CAT tool that claims to support around 30 filetypes (Studio supports over 70 plus any available through the API/AppStore) including *.SDLXLIFF, and also has the ability to support the Studio translation package, *.SDLPPX.  Now the title of this article is “All that glitters is not gold”, and I called it this because this particular tool, SmartCAT, is free and if you read their rhetoric they can provide everything every other major translation vendor can.  They make their revenue by taking 10% commission on translation services ordered through their site, and also for machine translation if you use it (Google, Microsoft and SmartCAT) and they provide a free online translation environment to support the …

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