?Introduction to CAT tools? webinar

?Introduction to CAT tools? webinar

At MD Online, we put a lot of weight on highest possible quality of translation. Therefore, the decision to work in CAT tools was a natural one for us. Yet, we are also aware that beginning the work in a new software can be overwhelming. This is why we decided to create a series of webinars on translation software, directed to translators collaborating with us. Why CAT tools matter? CAT (Computer Assisted Translation) tools are computer software created to suit the needs of translators. These programs aid translation in a way that helps maintain the quality of translation and simultaneously speed up the translation. CAT Tools provide a variety of functionalities aimed at increasing the consistency of terminology and automatizing the formatting to help translators provide translations of highest quality, even in the shortest deadline. With translation software, having to translate fast, no longer equals lower quality standards. Webinar series

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Second webinar “Translation memories” (May 25, 2020)

Second webinar “Translation memories” (May 25, 2020)

Here comes the second webinar created by the MD Online team entitled ?Translation Memories?. In this webinar training, you will find out how what are Translation Memories and how to manage them and successfully apply them in your translation projects. Translation Memories often referred to as TMs, are one of the functionalities of CAT tools. In simple words, they are record storage of all texts translated within the translation software. Translation Memories work in two ways ? they store all the translation units (e.g. sentences) while the translator translates a text and at the same time, they analyze the text that is currently being translated and search the database for similar units. If the TM finds such a unit, it automatically puts the text into the editor. In this way, the translator can quickly accept, reject, or modify the TM entry. Yet, what is significant about Translation Memories is the

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“Introduction to CAT tools” webinar – summary

“Introduction to CAT tools” webinar – summary

Last month at MD Online we launched an exciting new project –  free webinars aimed at enhancing the translation skills of our translators. The first online training is prepared for translators who want to find out the best ways to apply CAT tools in their work. At MD Online we pay a lot of attention to the quality of the translation we deliver. We use CAT tools (Computer Aided Translation tools, especially SDL Trados, MemoQ, and SmartCat) on an everyday basis to make sure we can meet even the shortest deadlines while keeping the highest quality and consistency of translation. CAT tools allow us to create databases and enable to deliver texts tailored for the needs and requirements of our clients with terminology and wording which is always consistent. Not only throughout one text but also in the whole series of them. Computer-Aided Translation can be categorized as Machine Aided

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