Free online training: Translation Memory
Learn best practice use of translation memories for more efficient translating
Learn how to create, use and maintain translation memories that will work harder for you — saving time, improving quality and increasing consistency.
Our free translation memory (TM) training is part of our 35 year anniversary celebration of Trados translation software, the very heart of which is a powerful translation memory. These two 90 minute recorded sessions are perfect for anyone involved in the process of translating or managing the localization of an organization's content.
Part 1 - TM Basics
If you're new to translation software or simply want to refresh your knowledge, this session is for you. Our certified trainer will show you:
✔ How a TM works and how to create one
✔ The different types of TM matches
✔ The differences between a TM, a termbase and machine translation
✔ How to translate faster with upLIFT Fragment Recall and Fuzzy Match Repair
✔ How to create a TM from previous translations using alignment
✔ TM strategies: for example, should you use a big TM or multiple small TMs?
Part 2 - Getting the most from your TM
Suitable for more experienced CAT tool users, learn how to gain maximum leverage from your growing TMs. Our expert will show you:
✔ How to maintain your TMs efficiently
✔ How to easily update your TMs after review using Retrofit
✔ A demo of RWS AppStore TM apps to help you reduce manual work and save time
✔ How to use PerfectMatch to leverage previously translated files when working on a similar project
✔ An overview of server-based TMs and why they're recommended for team-working
More translation memory resources
An introduction to translation memory
Written by Emma Goldsmith, this eBook provides an in-depth introduction to translation memory technology.
10 reasons you should use an SDL translation memory (SDLTM)
Learn the main reasons you should start using an SDL translation memory (SDLTM)
Top translation memory tips from localization professionals
We asked our customers and colleagues for their top TM tips - things they wanted to share from their experience to help everyone who uses a TM...