Founded: 1994
Updated: 08 / 07 / 2021

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error_outline Main Info

Deployment modelPrivate cloud
donePublic Cloud

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power Integrations

Public Machine translationDeepL
SDL LanguageCloud
WIPO Translate
Term/Memory banksIATE
Web & SoftwareAmfine services and software
Microsoft SharePoint
Supported file formatsdone.NET localization formats (.resx .resw)
doneAdobe FrameMaker (.mif)
doneAdobe InDesign (.idml .indb)
doneAdobe InDesign™ (.inx)
doneASP.NET (.asp .aspx .ascx)
doneDITA (.dita)
doneDITA map (.ditamap)
doneExcel (.xls .xlsx)
doneFreemarker (.xml)
doneGoogle Docs
doneJava property files (.properties)
doneMadcap (.xml)
doneMicrosoft Office (.doc .docx .xls .xlsx .xlsm .ppt .pptx)
doneMicrosoft Visio (.vsdx)
doneMicrosoft Visio (vdx)
doneMultilingual XML formats (.xml)
doneOpenOffice (.sxw .odt .ods .odp)
donePDF (.pdf)
doneSDL Trados Tag Editor (.ttx)
doneSVG (.svg)
doneTrados Studio (.sdlxliff)
doneTranslation memory exchange (.tmx)
doneTypo3 website pages (.xml)
doneWeb pages (.html .htm .xhtml .xht .shtml .shtm)
doneXLIFF (.xlf)
Translation ProvidersdoneSDL
Other IntegrationsEasyLing (Web Proxy Translation)

info_outline About

SDL MultiTrans offers high-level security and control by providing full-cycle audit trails for any interactions.

Features and capabilities include:

  1. Workflow editor
  2. Vendor management
  3. Quoting management
  4. Connectors and APIs
  5. Reporting
  6. Online Editor
  7. Public and private translation memory
  8. Full traceability with audit trails
  9. Terminology management
  10. Integrated machine translation

Best for companies who are looking for a TMS that offers:

  • Highly regulated content processes
  • High-level of security and control
  • Lump document package translation


SDL MultiTrans was originally created by MultiCorpora in 1994 in Ottawa, Canada, acquired by RR Donnelley, and then acquired by SDL in 2018. Focused on security, SDL MultiTrans is primarily used by companies in the health, financial, and legal industries, as well as in the government sector.

The full range of SDL’s translation management offerings now include:

SDL Language Cloud Translation Management
SDL WorldServer
SDL Managed Translation

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Translator Pricing

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g_translate Translator workbench

Editor functionalitydoneAdvanced alignment
doneConcordance search
doneCustomizable keyboard shortcuts
doneIntegration with voice recognition technologyhelp_outline
doneMultiple segment filtering optionshelp_outline
doneSearch and replace
doneSupports hidden texthelp_outline
doneSupports large files (>1 gb)
doneSupports right-to-left languages
Translation Editor OS supportdoneWeb editor
doneWindows offline editor
ProductivitydoneAutomated locking of non-translatables (tags & numbers)help_outline
doneCentralized & real-time translation memory
doneMachine translation integrated
doneShared Public TM
QualitydoneAutomated quality assurance (AutoQA)
doneCustom quality profiles/programshelp_outline
doneQA check customizationhelp_outline
doneQuality evaluation functionality (LQA)
ContextdoneControl over the length of the target segmenthelp_outline
donePreview for Adobe InDesign
donePreview for HTML
donePreview for XML
TerminologydoneLinking termshelp_outline
doneLive suggestions from term base
doneMultilingual termshelp_outline
doneQA check for consistency
doneTerm descriptions & images
doneTerm extractionhelp_outline
doneTerm indexing and tagginghelp_outline
CollaborationdoneComments for segments
doneTracked changes

record_voice_over PM workbench

Access (PM)doneWeb app
ProjectsdoneAutomated project creation and resource allocation
doneDocument version historyhelp_outline
doneInvoice generation
doneJob analysis and price calculation based on TM & MT
doneKPIs and budget dashboardhelp_outline
doneOverdue job notifications
doneProject status and issues dashboardshelp_outline
donePurchase order generationhelp_outline
doneSplitting one project between several linguists
doneTask manager for an in-house team
doneTime tracking & speed analytics
doneVendor price lists and cost analyticshelp_outline
WorkflowsdoneNon-linguistic tasks allowed in workflowshelp_outline
doneSource change detectionhelp_outline
doneWorkflow builder
doneWorkflow visualization (Gantt chart or similar)help_outline
doneWorkflows can launch from an API call
Vendor managementdoneFirst come first served job allocationhelp_outline
doneProject sharing (subcontracting)help_outline
doneVendor availability trackinghelp_outline
doneVendor profiles
doneVendor quality dashboardhelp_outline
doneVendors can log in to review past & available work
doneVendors can upload invoices to the tool
Customer portaldoneAccess to terminology
doneAccess to workflow steps
doneAccess translation memory
doneClient review
doneInstant MT & TM a document
doneOrder history
doneReporting & Analytics
doneWhitelabelling and branding
SecuritydoneCan prevent file downloads
donePlaceholders for private user data
donePrevent MT use
doneRoles and access rights editor
doneSOC2 type 2 compliance
doneUser activity logs