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Founded: 2006
Updated: 08 / 07 / 2021

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Deployment modelPrivate cloud
donePublic Cloud

add_circle_outline Additional functionality

power Integrations

Public Machine translationAppTek OmniFluent
Lionbridge Geofluent
Omniscien MT
Term/Memory banksOkapi Olifant
Online repositories (hotfolder integrations)Box
Web & SoftwareAdobe Experience Manager
Atlassian Confluence
Oracle Web Center
Subversion (SVN)
WordPress Polylang
Marketing automationMarketo
Oracle Eloqua
Supported file formatsdone.NET localization formats (.resx .resw)
doneAdobe FrameMaker (.mif)
doneAdobe InCopy (.icml)
doneAdobe InDesign (.idml .indb)
doneAdobe InDesign (.indd)
doneAndroid apps (.xml)
doneCode Files (.cs .inc .js .css .jfs .cls .asax .asa .c .cpp .h)
doneComma-Separated Values (.csv)
doneDigia QT (.ts)
doneDITA (.dita)
doneDITA map (.ditamap)
doneDocument Type Definition (.dtd)
doneDokuWiki (.txt)
doneDoxygen (.cpp)
doneExcel (.xls .xlsx)
doneFreemarker (.xml)
doneGoogle Docs
doneHaiku CatKeys (.catkeys)
doneiOS apps (.strings)
doneJava property files (.properties)
doneJavaScript (.json)
doneMarkdown file (.md)
doneMicrosoft Office (.doc .docx .xls .xlsx .xlsm .ppt .pptx)
doneMicrosoft Visio (.vsdx)
doneMicrosoft Windows text file (.txt)
doneMozilla RDF (.rdf)
doneMultilingual website GetText Portable object (.po .pot)
doneMultilingual XML formats (.xml)
doneOpenOffice (.sxw .odt .ods .odp)
donePDF (.pdf)
doneRegex text filter
doneRich Text Format (.rtf)
doneSDL Trados Tag Editor (.ttx)
doneSkype Language File (.lang
doneSubRip text (srt)
doneTrados Studio (.sdlxliff)
doneWeb pages (.html .htm .xhtml .xht .shtml .shtm)
doneWindows Installer XML (.wix)
doneWordfast (.txml .txlf)
doneXLIFF (.xlf)
doneXLIFF 2.0 .xlf2
doneYAML language (.yml .yaml)
doneZip archives (.zip)
Translation ProvidersdoneLingotek
Support IntegrationsSalesforce Service Cloud
Other IntegrationsAdobe InDesign

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info_outline About

Lingotek is an enterprise TMS supported by a translation company. It focuses on web/software localization and preconfigured integrations with CMS.


  1. Cloud-based translation workbench
  2. An additional in-context workbench for websites and emails (Chrome extension)
  3. Connectors to CMS
  4. Project management suite with automation
  5. Workflow builder
  6. Quality evaluation component with customizable quality programs
  7. Intelligence dashboards with KPIs and budget tracker

There’s also a Lingotek TMS plugin for SDL Trados Studio and ApSic xBench.


Best suited for:

  • In-house enterprise teams with complex web localization needs
  • Enterprises with a content/marketing team, but without a centralized localization force
  • Organizations with multiple CMS

Lingotek’s CMS and reporting components are quite strong. As for the support for Adobe print documentation, in Lingotek version 14.26.0 there was added an enhanced InDesign support, including Source PDF and Live In-Context Preview.

For a preview of not only source but also target, you have to upgrade to Premium Features of InDesign, which support a Live Preview of the translations inside the New Workbench. The In-Context Preview provides a live view of the translations as they are being entered and giving linguists an idea of how their translations fit into the translated InDesign file. The target view is not a PDF, but it keeps the same fonts, colors, and structure as the original PDF. This helps not to recreate the PDF each time you want to see your translations in context, especially when translating extremely large documents as they take an undetermined amount of time for Adobe to process.



Founded in 2006 by Jeffrey Labrum in Draper, United States, Lingotek has been supported with venture finance throughout its life. The first round of $2.6 million took place on the year the company was founded. Crunchbase lists 5 follow-up rounds roughly on an annual basis, which bring the total funding to more than $8 million. Lead investors are Signal Peak, In-Q-Tel and Flywheel Ventures. Company’s CEO and President Rob Vandenberg joined Lingotek in 2007.

From the early phases of development, Lingotek team has been deeply involved with Drupal open-source CMS. They released early multilingual plugins and took part in almost 100 Drupal events.

At the end of 2017, about 100 people worked in Lingotek, and the company’s revenue was estimated at $10 million, with roughly a half coming from technology.

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local_atm Pricing

Translator Pricing


Team Pricing

Lingotek pricing is not public, it is based on negotiation and the module composition. Average starter annual license fee can be about $30,000. Lingotek sells mostly to end-buyers. LSPs can purchase this TMS usually when sponsored by an enterprise buyer.