Top Translation Memory Apps

6 Apps to Unlock the Full Potential of Your Translation Memory

Your translation memory (TM) is the most powerful asset available to you. There are many fantastic translation memory features available in SDL Trados Studio 2019, including 'Translation Memory Maintenance', 'Translation Alignment', 'upLIFT Fragment Recall' and much more. But that is just the beginning. Did you know the SDL AppStore can help you unlock even more exciting features and functionality for your TM? In this blog, we've put together 6 of our most popular translation memory apps which we think you should try.


With this app, you can convert SDLTM files into the following file types: TMX, XLIFF, XML, CSV and Text format. You can also convert and split the output of .SDLTM files into manageable sized files. This app is great for additional quality control, uploading to spreadsheet databases and data exchange between translation databases. 

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With this app, you can apply all your changes at once to your selected translation memories. So how do you do this? By maintaining one Language Resource Template, you are able to apply your changes to all of your translation memories! Simply select the template and then adding all of your TMs in one go; check the resources you wish to be updated based on your template; then click apply. 

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Glossary Converter

This is one of the most popular apps of the SDL AppStore. The Glossary Converter app offers you the ability to easily convert your Excel files to translation memory files, which is pretty impressive. Download here >>

SDL Translation Memory Management Utility

This handy TM management apps helps you perform a variety of administrative and supply chain tasks for .SDLTM files including:
  • Remove duplicate entries in your SDLTM files
  • Revert index to reverse language pairs
  • Export .SDLTM to the Trados 2007 format.
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SDLTM Repair

With this useful app you will be able to fix specific errors within your SDLTM files. If you find that you can’t open, export or do anything with an SDLTM then this app may be able to fix the issue for you. 

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SDL Data Protection Suite

Protect personal data in your TM with the SDL Data Protection Suite. This app helps ensure you are not exposing private data to your translation memories or bilingual files in your translation projects. By using plain text or regular expressions, you can pseudonymize, or anonymize the data as required.

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