Translating a TMX

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Note: After Apertium's migration to GitHub, this tool is read-only on the SourceForge repository and does not exist on GitHub. If you are interested in migrating this tool to GitHub, see Migrating tools to GitHub.

It might be useful to use Apertium to translate one side of a TMX file. Note: this is different from using a translation memory to aid Apertium in translating.

Although TMX is not a built-in format, translating a TMX file is quite easy with apertium-tmx-tools.

Assuming you have apertium and your language pair installed, this is how you do it:

# Download tmx-tools and enter the downloaded directory:
svn co
cd apertium-tmx-tools

# Translate your input file, e.g. en-es.tmx, from Spanish to Catalan:
./apertium-ftmx es ca <en-es.tmx >en-ca.tmx

# Optionally add a mode, if the TMX source/target language is not equal the translation source/target:
./apertium-ftmx es ca es-ca_valencia <en-es.tmx >en-ca_valencia.tmx

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