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How to convert Wordfast TM into TMX

The most convenient way to convert Wordfast TM to TMX format involves Xbench. A Wordfast TM file has .txt extension. It is a usual .txt file delimited with tabs specially. There are several ways to convert it to TMX format that allows TM exchange between other CAT tools. The easiest and quickest way involves Xbench (either free or […]

How to get .mqxliff file from memoQ .mqback file

Extracting mqxliff from mqback is easy. Recently, we learned how to extract .xlf file from .mqxlz. XLIFF file in memoQ. Similar method is used to extract .mqxliff file from a memoQ delivery package, .mqback file. Like some other memoQ files, .mqback file is a usual ZIP archive. If you add .zip extension to its name and then unpack it, you get […]

How to create a clean Trados Word file without Trados

You can easily remove the source text from Trados Word files, even without Trados. When your translation performed in Word with Trados (to be exact, Translator’s Workbench) is finished, you create a translated file that contains the translation. I.e., you eliminate the source text and leave the translated text (target) only. This operation is called […]

How to convert Wordfast offline TM to TMX format

There is an easy 2-step way to convert Wordfast translation memory from custom .txt format into the generally acceptable .tmx format. The easiest way is to use Xbench. The free 2.9.0 Xbench build is enough. Yes, this tool is useful not just for QA 🙂 You do not even need Wordfast itself. 1. Load the .txt file with the offline Wordfast TM into the Xbench, as if […]