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CAT Tools Crash Course – Part 1: What is a CAT tool and how it can be useful to you

Before I explain the basic idea behind all CAT tools, let me consider the naive approach to translating documents. The naive translator You could, of course, open your source document in your source language on one side of your screen, … Continue reading

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How to translate 5000 words in 3 hours

Yes, this is indeed possible. I remember those times 13 years back when translating 5000 words per DAY would be a major feat…. and I would feel completely exhausted, needing at least 2 days to recover from such a marathon. … Continue reading

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How to bypass the memoQ activation

…and run the trial version indefinitely How it works – short overview Install some virtualization software install an operating system into it, make a fresh snapshot of it install your memoQ into this virtualization software every 30 days, when your … Continue reading

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Why do translation agencies require translation tests free of charge?

I have never really understood this concept. So, an agency requires you to do a translation test. They usually give you a couple of days, you can do it at home, you can use whatever resources you need…. including a … Continue reading

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