Comparison of Wordfast products
Wordfast Classic is Wordfast's original MS Word-based tool. WFC is a macro that operates entirely inside of MS Word without running any other applications or extensions. WFC allows users to translate Word (DOC/DOCX), Excel (XLS/XLSX), PowerPoint (PPT/PPTX), Rich Text Format (RTF), and HTML files. WFC offers a familiar and intuitive interface and gives users the ability to take advantage of the many features and shortcuts that already exist inside of Microsoft Word. WFC runs on on Windows, Mac and Linux with MS Word installed, however, it cannot run on Mac Word 2008.
In 2008, Wordfast released Wordfast Pro, a standalone, multi-platform TM tool written in Java. WFP was designed to allow users to perform tasks not easily handled inside of an MS Word environment such as batch processing of files with ease and efficiency. WFP can also be used to translate a wider variety of file formats, including MS Office formats, rtf and html, as well as xml, asp, jsp, java, inx, mif, pdf and ttx. Wordfast Pro boasts a customizable UI, offering users the ability to personalize their editor view and shortcut keys.
Wordfast Anywhere (WFA) is a browser-based version of the popular Wordfast Classic translation tool. Every effort has been made to duplicate the way Wordfast works: toolbars, icons, shortcuts, look-and-feel, methods. Wordfast users should be able to use WFA with almost no learning curve. You can upload documents in various formats (TXT, DOC, DOCX, XLS, XLSX, PPT, HTML, TXML, MIF, INX, PDF) to WFA for translation, and download them back after translation. You can also upload TM content to your private Workspace at WFA, in as many languages as you want. Those TMs are yours, confidential, and never shared nor disclosed to third parties. Moreover, you can add terminology to your glossary a you work, just as with Wordfast. You can also upload terminology to your Workspace, in as many languages as needed.