Trados Studio 2021 Service Release 2

The latest FREE update to Trados Studio 2021

Service Release 2 (SR2) for Trados Studio 2021 adds a wealth of new productivity and usability enhancements to the desktop application and also Trados Live – Studio’s cloud companion. Altogether these improvements will boost efficiency and make translating easier.
  • Service Release 2

  • Service Release 1

Thumbs up for emoji support

You’ll be delighted with this new feature ?. Save time and ensure source and target text align with Trados Studio 2021 and Trados Live fully preserving emoji when you're translating. Emoji will show as placeholder tags in Trados Studio 2021, and as the emoji character in Trados Live's Online Editor, enabling you to easily see where they appear within the text.
Enhanced support for Unicode 13 has also been introduced with all used characters (according to the Unicode definition) now being preserved.
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Save projects to the cloud with ease

If you want to save a local project to the cloud, you and your team can now save local projects to Trados Live, providing a quicker and easier workflow for moving from desktop to cloud. Whether it’s a project you created yourself or a project package you have received from an external language agency, projects can be published to the cloud at the click of a button.
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Simply migrate TMs to the cloud

Save time with the ability to easily migrate your local translation memories (TMs) to Trados Live from within Trados Studio 2021. Just select your TMs in Trados Studio, follow the simple migration wizard and they will be available for you and your team to use when working in the cloud or on the desktop. Plus your team will gain even more efficiencies with the option to merge several local TMs to a single cloud TM.
Read the SR2 blog

Other Trados Live enhancements

For the Online Editor:
  • Uplift Fragment Recall is now available providing maximum leverage from your TMs
  • A fast way to check translation quality with support for third-party grammar and spell checking add-ons
  • You can now quickly insert terms from a termbase.
Plus third-party machine translation support for Trados Live via the RWS AppStore, and the option to do batch editing when undertaking TM maintenance.

Plus much more...

  • Built-in support for the Memsource file type (MXLIFF) in Trados Studio 2021 and Trados Live.
  • Improved compatibility when working with cloud projects in Trados Studio including multi-factor authentication (MFA) support.
  • API enhancements including new and updated Trados Studio API documentation, plus a new Reports API.
  • A new look – you’ll see Trados Studio 2021 and Trados Live have been rebranded to reflect that Trados now comes to you from RWS.

Improved productivity with automatic tag placement

Studio 2021 SR1 can now automatically insert tags into your translation segments, saving you considerable time and effort. Tags that contain information about your document’s formatting, such as font and color, are automatically inserted into a translation segment, so you can be sure that your formatting is correctly replicated from the source through to translated document.
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More flexibility between cloud and desktop working

Project packages downloaded from Trados Live now include project translation memories (TM) and termbases, enabling users to utilize them entirely offline in Trados Studio 2021. 

Trados Live now offers better synchronization of project settings such as QA checker and tag verifier with Trados Studio 2021. Users now also have more control over the projects view with the choice to display only the cloud projects associated with the tenant currently being accessed.


3,000 neural machine translation language combinations now available

Neural machine translation from Language Weaver is available in over 3,000 language combinations via Trados Studio! Our secure NMT is the perfect solution for translators looking to automatically translate content. Plus, Trados Studio users can use up to 500,000 NMT characters per month, per account, for FREE! 

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Improved terminology capabilities

The SR1 enhancements to MultiTerm 2021 make working with terminology easier, faster and more intuitive. Search, filter and quickly add picklist items using both mouse and/or keyboard, plus faster access to the termbase browse list and the termbase dialog box. 

Trados Live Terminology users will now experience more parity between MultiTerm and Trados Live Terminology. Enjoy familiar term recognition settings and more accurate term recognition when working in Trados Studio, helping to enhance terminology verification.

Other enhancements

Trados Studio 2021 SR1 also includes a number of other enhancements and improvements including:

  • Online help is now fully localized
  • A more robust experience when working with remote resources
  • Better error handling in Studio when using cloud projects
  • SDLXLIFF file type support is now available for Trados Live
  • Bug fixes - for more information see the SR1 Release Notes.
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