Unlocking the Black Box of Translation Memory Files (By K.Dias of TM-Town)

opening the black boxI’m aware that some of you are experts on the subject, but still I’m really excited when someone takes the time to explain things clearly and to the point.

Kevin Dias of TM-Town has agreed to let me post this great article published in his page called “Unlocking the Black Box of Translation Memory Files: The practical guide to making your translation memory files work for you“.

It is an easy-to-read guide that answers the following questions:

  1. So what exactly is a translation memory file?

  2. What type of information does it store?

  3. What are the typical formats of translation memory files?

  4. Let’s break it down (Here he presents visual examples)

  5. Why are translation memory files so important?

  6. Which format is better – TMX or XLIFF?

  7. Quiz (5 short questions to test what you learned)

Whether a beginner or an expert, I’m sure you will find it useful and informative. Thank you, Kevin!

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