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Open Source SDL TRADOS Alternatives

The best open source alternative to SDL TRADOS is OmegaT. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to SDL TRADOS and nine of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to SDL TRADOS are Lokalize, Zanata, Gtranslator and LF Aligner.

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    OmegaT

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    OmegaT is a free translation memory application written in Java. It is a tool intended for professional translators. It does not translate for you!

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    Most users think OmegaT is a great alternative to SDL TRADOS.

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    It deals with all popular formats and is by far the most complete alternative for SDL

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    Lokalize

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Lokalize is the localization tool for KDE software and other free and open source software. It is also a general computer-aided translation system (CAT) with which you can translate OpenDocument files (*.odt).

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    Zanata

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • BSD
    • Self-Hosted

    Zanata is a web-based system for translators, content creators and developers to manage localisation projects.

    Discontinued

    “Since the upstream Zanata project has been unmaintained for quite some time, we have decided to continue supporting existing projects as much as possible but refuse new projects.” – https://translate.zanata.org/?dswid=1356

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  4. Gtranslator

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    GNOME Translation Editor is an enhanced gettext po file editor for the GNOME desktop environment.

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  5. LF Aligner

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    LF Aligner helps translators create translation memories from texts and their translations. It relies on Hunalign for automatic sentence pairing. Input: txt, doc, docx, rtf, pdf, html. Output: tab delimited txt, TMX and xls. With web features.

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    Heartsome Translation Studio

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Heartsome Translation Studio is a multi-platform computer-aided translation tool developed by Heartsome Technologies Ltd available for Windows, Linux, Mac, Solaris and Unix.

    Discontinued

    Heartsome shut down on July 31, 2014, discontinued all of their software, including Heartsome Translation Studie, open sourced the software and put it on GitHub (https://github.com/heartsome/translationstudio8). Farewell message with more info: https://web.archive.org/web/20140713235550/http://www.heartsome.net/en-US/say-farewell.html

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  7. Localization Hipster

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online

    Translate terms with Google Spreadsheets, pull strings with a command line tool.

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    Xliffie

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Mac

    Xliffie is designed for developers in mind, with functions like checking printf-formatted string (make sure your %@ is not a %d in the translated string), search with regex, Google / Bing translated, etc.

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    Anaphraseus

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Anaphraseus is a CAT (Computer Aided Translation) tool, OpenOffice.org/LibreOffice.org macro set similar to famous Wordfast. It works with the Wordfast Translation Memory format (*.TXT), and supports text segmentation.

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