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After this training you will be able to create and prepare your own software localization projects, to assign tasks to translators, to verify deliveries and to generate the localized software.

Learning objectives

Planning and analyzing projects


Creating and preparing projects


Assigning tasks


Verifying deliveries


Finalizing projects


Training contents

  • Challenges in software localization
  • SDL Passolo - system overview
  • Editions
  • Workflows
  • Creating a project
  • Adding source files
  • Parser settings, customizing target path rules
  • Prepare source language lists
  • Inline patterns, regular expressions
  • Preparation for translation
  • Glossaries
  • Interfaces between SDL Trados and SDL MultiTerm
  • Machine translation
  • Creating translation lists
  • Translation window
  • Status information
  • Simulated Translation
  • Pre-translation
  • Reports and statistics 
  • Quick overview
    • Working on translation lists
    • Translation resources
    • Menu editor
    • Dialog editor 
  • QA check functions
  • Spelling check
  • Terminology check
  • Checking the layout
  • Miscellaneous checks 
  • Creating translation bundles
  • Import of translated bundles
  • Mid-project changes
  • Follow-up projects
  • Creating target files
  • Customizing target path rules 

Additional modules

Quality assurance

Translation memory management and maintenance

Terminology work

.NET localization

JAVA localization

Localization of device software

Agile localization using SDL Passolo Collaboration Edition

Localization of databases

Types of training

On site

  • In-house sessions on your own premises
  • All participants are in the same room
  • Familiar working environment
  • No travel expenses for internal staff
  • Alternatively, the training can be conducted in one of our training centers
  • Bookable from ½ day



  • As alternative or in addition to onsite training
  • Ideal for distributed teams
  • Available at short notice to address pressing issues
  • Easy integration into your daily routine
  • Less time consuming than onsite training
  • Interactive learning via audio and video conferencing and screen sharing
  • No travel costs
  • Bookable from 1 hour