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Translation Using CAT Tool

■What is CAT tool?

The CAT tool, or computer assisted translation tool, is a software application which connects source and target sentences and stores these “pairs” for later use. It is software which “recycles” past translation.

■CAT tool is suitable when ...

・translating documents, such as manuals, which contain many repetitious expressions,
・modifying or updating past translation

■Advantages of Using the CAT tool

  ・It is easy to unify terminology in a document
    Imagine translating the phrase “translation memory” to Japanese. The Japanese translation may be “翻訳メモリー”, “翻訳メモリ”, “TM”, etc. The CAT tool makes it easier to unify terminology throughout a document.
  ・It is easy to unify terminology amongst multiple documents
    The CAT tool assists translators in unifying terminology even when there are multiple documents.
  ・Repetition = Less Effort in Translation = Discount
    When there are many repetitions in one project, a discount may be applied according to the amount of repetition, or reusable translation.
     

 

Want to know whether the documents you want to translate are suitable for CAT tool?
For more information, please contact us by e-mail (kuwabara@wordcraft.jp)
or telephone (050-3736-4899). (in English or Japanese)