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'''Wordfast Pro''' (WFP) is standalone software that allows translators and project managers to do their daily work in a neat and efficient translation environment. It also includes a suite of Quick Tools for pre- and post-translation batch processing of dozens of file types. WFP runs natively in Windows, MacOS, and Linux.
 
'''Wordfast Pro''' (WFP) is standalone software that allows translators and project managers to do their daily work in a neat and efficient translation environment. It also includes a suite of Quick Tools for pre- and post-translation batch processing of dozens of file types. WFP runs natively in Windows, MacOS, and Linux.
  
The current WFP user interface and underlying technology was first implemented as version 4.0, publicly released in April 2016. Since then, it has been improved and updated, most recently to version 6.6.0 (November 2021).
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The current WFP user interface and underlying technology was first implemented as version 4.0, publicly released in April 2016. Since then, it has been improved and updated, most recently to version 7.2.0 (May 2022).
  
 
''Note'': The legacy version of WFP premiered in January 2009 and was based on a different underlying code. It was last updated to version 3.4.14 in August 2018 and is no longer in development. It still works in many systems and some users continue to use it; it can run alongside the most recent version of WFP on the same computer. To learn more about this legacy version of WFP, see the dedicated [[Wordfast Pro 3]] (WFP3) section of this wiki.
 
''Note'': The legacy version of WFP premiered in January 2009 and was based on a different underlying code. It was last updated to version 3.4.14 in August 2018 and is no longer in development. It still works in many systems and some users continue to use it; it can run alongside the most recent version of WFP on the same computer. To learn more about this legacy version of WFP, see the dedicated [[Wordfast Pro 3]] (WFP3) section of this wiki.
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* [[Migrating from Wordfast Pro 3]]
 
* [[Migrating from Wordfast Pro 3]]
 
* [[File locations in Wordfast Pro]]
 
* [[File locations in Wordfast Pro]]
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* [[New vs Current Project Preferences]]
 
* [[Wordfast User Logos]]
 
* [[Wordfast User Logos]]
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* [[Backups and Cloud Sync]]
  
 
== Feature Overview ==
 
== Feature Overview ==
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* [[Splitting & Merging Files in Wordfast Pro]]
 
* [[Splitting & Merging Files in Wordfast Pro]]
 
* [[Extract & Populate Uniques in Wordfast Pro]]
 
* [[Extract & Populate Uniques in Wordfast Pro]]
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* [[Working with Packages (or GLP files) in Wordfast Pro]]
  
 
== Tips & Tricks ==
 
== Tips & Tricks ==
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* [[Marking Text as Untranslatable in Wordfast Pro]]
 
* [[Marking Text as Untranslatable in Wordfast Pro]]
 
* [[Inverting Translation Memories in Wordfast Pro]]
 
* [[Inverting Translation Memories in Wordfast Pro]]
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* [[Inverting Glossaries in Wordfast Pro]]
 
* [[Right-to-Left Mark in Wordfast Pro]]
 
* [[Right-to-Left Mark in Wordfast Pro]]
 
* [[Changing the User Name in Wordfast Pro]]
 
* [[Changing the User Name in Wordfast Pro]]
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* [[Translating Adobe InDesign IDML Files]]
 
* [[Translating Adobe InDesign IDML Files]]
 
* [[Translating YAML Files in Wordfast Pro]] (YML, YAML)
 
* [[Translating YAML Files in Wordfast Pro]] (YML, YAML)
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* [[Translating Memsource MXLIFF Files in Wordfast Pro]]
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* [[Translating Microsoft RESX Files in Wordfast Pro]]
 
* [[Connecting to IATE glossaries]]
 
* [[Connecting to IATE glossaries]]
 
* [[Useful regular expressions (Regex)]]
 
* [[Useful regular expressions (Regex)]]

Latest revision as of 14:16, 16 June 2022

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Wordfast Pro (WFP) is standalone software that allows translators and project managers to do their daily work in a neat and efficient translation environment. It also includes a suite of Quick Tools for pre- and post-translation batch processing of dozens of file types. WFP runs natively in Windows, MacOS, and Linux.

The current WFP user interface and underlying technology was first implemented as version 4.0, publicly released in April 2016. Since then, it has been improved and updated, most recently to version 7.2.0 (May 2022).

Note: The legacy version of WFP premiered in January 2009 and was based on a different underlying code. It was last updated to version 3.4.14 in August 2018 and is no longer in development. It still works in many systems and some users continue to use it; it can run alongside the most recent version of WFP on the same computer. To learn more about this legacy version of WFP, see the dedicated Wordfast Pro 3 (WFP3) section of this wiki.

This section and articles are about the current version of WFP.

Getting Started

Wordfast Training Courses
Live Online Training Sessions
Wordfast Pro Video Tutorials
Wordfast YouTube Channel
Wordfast Pro Online Help Pages
Wordfast Pro Manual

Feature Overview

Tips & Tricks

Shortcuts

Interchangeability

TM Sharing

Advanced Tips

Troubleshooting