Transfer operation from other localization tools to Multilizer

This step-by-step guideline helps you to switch to Multilizer.

If you are new to Multilizer but have used other localization tools, like Passolo or Sisulizer before, this guide will help you adapt to working with Multilizer. There are several ways to transfer localization data to Multilizer. In this page you'll find the three simpliest way to convert your current and previous localization projects to Multilizer.

 


 

A) Import translations from executable files

Multilizer has Align Importer plugin which, imports translations from software/application that has been localized with other tool than Multilizer. Translations can be retrieved from the following software formats: Embarcadero Delphi or C++Builder executables, standard Windows binaries (.exe/.dll files), Java, DotNet, Visual Basic, and Windows RC.

 Configuration in Multilizer

  1. Install Align importer
  2. Select File  Import….
  3. Select Other Formats
  4. Select Project data options (can be set to overwrite)
  5. Select Align Importer
  6. Select target languages
  7. Select Scope
  8. Select native and target file names and scanner to be used and Press OK
How to import translations from executable files.

Image: How to import translation from executable files. [Click to enlarge.]

 


 

 

B) Import translations via CSV, TXT, XLIFF or TMX files

  1. Open your old localization project with your old localization software
  2. Export data to CSV, TXT, XLIFF or TMX file. Make sure that also IDs/comments are exported
  3. Create New project with Multilizer. Select scanner depending on the source project format
  4. Scan the native language data for new project
  5. Define target languages
  6. Select File  Import….
  7. Select Other Formats
  8. Select Project data options (can be set to overwrite)
  9. Select importer matching the exported format
  10. Select target languages
  11. Select Scope
  12. Configure Importer options
  13. Press OK
  14. Check that translations have been imported correctly.
How to import translations via CSV, TXT, XLIFF or TMX files.

Image: How to import translations via CSV, TXT, XLIFF or TMX files. [Click to enlarge.]

 


 

 

C) Configure Translation Memory

  1. Make sure that all translations are saved in TMX file, and find its location
  2. Create new project and scan the native language data with appropriate scanner
  3. Configure Multilizer translation memory from Tools -- > Translation Memories
  4. Browse the file
  5. Enable Translation memory
How to configure translation memories.

Image: How to configure translation memories.