Editions Comparison

Use this feature comparison table to find out the differences between SDL Trados Studio Professional, Freelance and Starter editions.

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Trados Studio Professional

Translation capabilities

Create file-based translation memory (TM)

Open unlimited termbases

Single document translation

Target languages supported per project

Unlimited

Open multiple TMs at a time

Unlimited TM size

Multiple files / languages translation

Full batch task functionality

Project wizard to automatically prepare multiple files / language projects

Customizable tasks

SDL Package support

Open SDL Enterprise Systems - Packages (TMS / TeamWorks / WorldServer) without restrictions (excluding AutoSuggest)

Open SDL Packages from Professional version without restrictions (excluding AutoSuggest)

Create SDL packages

Email SDL Packages

Key Features

upLIFT Fragment Recall and upLIFT Fuzzy Repair

AnyTM

AutoSuggest (Use)

Customizable Ribbon

PerfectMatch

Use and Create

Real-time preview

Use of server-based projects

Use of server-based TMs

Alignment based TM Creation

AutoSuggest (Create)

Machine translation

Reports view

TM maintenance

Termbase creation (add / edit terms)

Upgrade legacy TM formats

Translation Quality Assessment

Environment

SDL Trados Live Essential

Apps from SDL AppStore

Includes SDL MultiTerm

Software Development Kits

Works on company networks (Domain based)

SDL Support Available

License type*7

Perpetual/Subscription

Trados Studio Freelance

Translating single files

Create file-based translation memory (TM)

Open unlimited termbases

Single document translation

Target languages supported per project

unlimited

3

Open multiple TMs at a time

Unlimited TM size

Multiple files / languages translation

Full batch task functionality

Project wizard to automatically prepare multiple files / language projects

Customizable tasks

SDL Package support

Open SDL Enterprise Systems - Packages (TMS / TeamWorks / WorldServer) without restrictions (excluding AutoSuggest)

Open SDL Packages from Professional version without restrictions (excluding AutoSuggest)

Create SDL packages

Email SDL Packages

Key Features

upLIFT Fragment Recall and upLIFT Fuzzy Repair

AnyTM

AutoSuggest (Use)

Customizable Ribbon

PerfectMatch

Use

Real-time preview

Use of server-based projects

Use of server-based TMs

Alignment based TM Creation

AutoSuggest (Create)

Addon

Machine translation

Reports view

TM maintenance

Termbase creation (add / edit terms)

Upgrade legacy TM formats

Translation Quality Assessment

Environment

SDL Trados Live Essential

Apps from SDL AppStore

Includes SDL MultiTerm

Software Development Kits

Works on company networks (Domain based)

SDL Support Available

License type*7

Perpetual/Subscription

Trados Studio Starter

Translating single files

Create file-based translation memory (TM)

Open unlimited termbases* 1

Single document translation

Target languages supported per project* 2

1

Open multiple TMs at a time

Unlimited TM size*3

Multiple files / languages translation

Full batch task functionality

Project wizard to automatically prepare multiple files / language projects

Customizable tasks

SDL Package support

Open SDL Enterprise Systems - Packages (TMS / TeamWorks / WorldServer) without restrictions (excluding AutoSuggest)

Open SDL Packages from Professional version without restrictions (excluding AutoSuggest)

Create SDL packages

Email SDL Packages

Key Features

upLIFT Fragment Recall and upLIFT Fuzzy Repair

AnyTM

AutoSuggest (Use)*4

Customizable Ribbon

PerfectMatch

Use

Real-time preview

Use of server-based projects*6

Use of server-based TMs

Alignment based TM Creation

AutoSuggest (Create)

Machine translation *5

Reports view

TM maintenance

Termbase creation (add / edit terms)*6

Upgrade legacy TM formats

Translation Quality Assessment

Environment

SDL Trados Live Essential

Apps from SDL AppStore

Includes SDL MultiTerm

Software Development Kits

Works on company networks (Domain based)

SDL Support Available

License type

Perpetual/Subscription
  1. It can access termbases if they are inside a Studio package.
  2. You can receive and work on projects in any language pair.
  3. Limited to 5,000 translation units (approx. 50,000 words) for use, but unlimited when receiving packages.

    1. The following RWS AppStore apps are required for RWS Enterprise Solutions package support – Trados Compatibility and Migration Power Pack and WorldServer Compatibility Pack for Trados Studio.
    2. It can use AutoSuggest if the AutoSuggest resources are inside a Studio package.
  4. It can access machine translation if the machine translation string is provided inside a Studio package.
  5. It can access server-based translation memories (TMs) if they are referred to inside a Studio package or used as part of a published GroupShare project.
  6. Subscription option available – find out more.
  7. The essential cloud capabilities included with Trados Studio does not include sharing. Trados Team or Trados Enterprise is needed in order to share translation projects and resources with your supply chain.