SOURCE: Transifex

Transifex

June 04, 2015 12:19 ET

Transifex Releases New Version of Translation Memory, Reducing Translation Time for Localization Projects

Updated Platform Built to Scale for Future Localization Projects

MENLO PARK, CA--(Marketwired - Jun 4, 2015) - Transifex, a leading Localization Automation Platform (LAP) provider for modern technology companies and Open Source communities alike, today announced Translation Memory 3.0, a major upgrade to its Translation Memory that will greatly increase the translation efficiency of its platform users.

Translation Memory 3.0 is a key component of the Transifex Localization Automation Platform which powers the process of launching digital products into multiple languages. Translation Memory is a database that keeps track of what translators have translated so they can reuse previous translations to save time, reduce costs, and improve consistency. In Transifex's 2014 State of Localization Benchmark Survey, respondents said that after translation quality, translation consistency was the second biggest challenge of localization.

"The way software products are being developed has changed dramatically in the past few years. In today's environment, speed and flexibility are critical," said Diego Búrigo Zacarão, Head of Engineer at Transifex. "Developers need to be able to localize in real-time, so we architected our Translation Memory to enable fast translations today, and built it so it will scale easily as our users' content grows."

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"We've built Translation Memory 3.0 to process massive amounts of data in milliseconds and deliver translation suggestions in real-time," said Liam Costello, Senior Engineer at Transifex. "As a result, translators can immediately leverage a company's previous work for more consistent translations."

In addition to real-time translation suggestions, the enhanced features of Translation Memory 3.0 include:

  • Ability to select which projects will share a Translation Memory and create multiple Translation Memory groups. This will improve the consistency of translations across projects with similar content.
  • More accurate and relevant translation suggestions, regardless of the source language.
  • The ability to delete unwanted Translation Memory entries for better management of translation suggestions.
  • Leverage reports that give a breakdown of how much of the content being translated matches what's already in the Translation Memory.

About Transifex
Transifex is a Localization Automation Platform that powers the process of launching digital products and content into multiple languages. Built for companies with rapid development cycles, Transifex's SaaS platform enables developers to create a continuous localization workflow. Through the Transifex API and Git-like command-line client, developers can ensure that new content is always translated, and the latest translations are included with each release. This means faster time-to-market, less strain on engineering, and a better experience for end users.

The company is at its heart both global and digital -- with engineers on two continents and customers in over 30 countries representing 20,000+ projects and 200,000+ users, localizing content in more than 100 languages. Companies including Atlassian, Coursera, Eventbrite, Kixeye, and Waze rely on Transifex to achieve a continuous localization workflow.

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