HOW MUCH WILL IT COST? PART II

As I noted in Part I of this post, a number of different variables determine the price a mid-sized company looking to expand into foreign markets may pay for having their materials translated:

  1. The language combination
  2. The type of text
  3. The length of the document(s)
  4. The formatting and file type(s) of the original
  5. The desired quality of the translated text
  6. Whether or not an intermediary (translation agency) is used

I explained items 1.-3. in Part I. This post covers items 4.-6.

4. THE FORMATTING AND FILE TYPE(S) OF THE ORIGINAL

Most technical translators use a type of software called a CAT (computer-aided translation) tool. It helps translators to keep translations consistent and aids their productivity. Most CAT tools can handle standard file formats, such as MS Office files or plain web pages. Less common formats, however…

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Posted on June 8, 2014 in Field of translation

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