Mac-related issues in Wordfast Pro

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Installation

The installation of Wordfast Pro 5 on a Mac is straightforward. Just double-click the downloaded DMG file, then slide the Wordfast icon into the Applications folder. DO NOT run the application from the installer. Once you have installed the app in your applications folder, remove the installer.


Update

Close and rename your current version of Wordfast Pro if you want to keep it, then install the new one. That is it!


Alignment

Wordfast Pro Aligner is a beta module for Windows only. To align your old translations done without a CAT tool to create a Translation Memory, you can either use one of our other Alignment tools or Bitext2TMX.


PDF Conversion

As of version 5.7 (release date December 7, 2018), Wordfast Pro 5 for Mac comes bundled with a PDF converter. Nonetheless, you can also use Wordfast Word Count to convert PDF files. WFWC is an automatic tool that counts the words in your documents using the same word count methodology as Wordfast. The tool will also convert PDF files into DOCX files.


Constantly Crashing

Is Mac constantly crashing? First of all, make sure that you are running Mac OS version 10.11 or higher. If you have a touch bar, please follow the instructions and download the fix located in this folder.