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Walking the Technical Side of Localization: Orchestrating QA, OCR and DTP to Really Work for You

Ciklopea 7 months ago 5 min read
Walking the Technical Side of Localization: Orchestrating QA, OCR and DTP to Really Work for You

On the execution level, every localization project has two major distinct dimensions – linguistic and technical. While the linguistic dimension encompasses language adaptation issues, such as language pairs, translation, and review, technical dimension includes physical aspects of the project, such as file formats, required software, digital resources and various additional services that need to be performed before, during and after the project, all with the aim of ensuring the quality and usability of the final localized materials. Both dimensions are of equal importance and we may say that the difference between translation and localization happens at the junction point of these two dimensions.

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