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SDL Trados Studio 2017 editions comparison table

Use this feature comparison table to find out the differences between SDL Trados Studio 2017 Professional, Freelance and Starter Editions.

SDL Trados Studio 2017 Professional

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Translating single files


Unlimited languages supported at once5 languages simultaneously5 languages simultaneously
Single document translation - all file formats
Create file-based translation memory (TM)
Unlimited TM sizeLimited to 5,000 Translation Units (approx. 50,000 words) for use; unlimited when receiving packages
Open multiple TMs at a time
Open unlimited termbases✓ (see point 1)
Trados Word bilingual files
Multiple files / languages translationProfessionalFreelanceStarter Edition
Project wizard to automatically prepare multiple files / languages projects✓ 
Full batch task functionality✓ 
Customizable tasks✓ 
SDL Package supportProfessionalFreelanceStarter Edition
Create SDL Packages
Email SDL Packages
Open SDL Packages from Professional Version without restrictions (excluding AutoSuggest)
Open SDL Enterprise Systems - Packages (TMS / TeamWorks / WorldServer) without restrictions (excluding AutoSuggest)
Productivity featuresProfessionalFreelanceStarter Edition
upLIFT Fragment Recall
upLIFT Fuzzy Repair
Upgrade legacy TM formats
Update TM from target file
RevleX TM engine
Translation Quality Assessment
QuickPlace
Real-time preview
AutoSuggest - Use✓ (see point 2)
AutoSuggest - CreateAdd-on
Perfect Match - Use
PerfectMatch - Create
Machine translation✗ (see point 3)
AdaptiveMT
TM maintenance
Creation of termbase (add / edit terms)
Use of server-based TMs✓ (see point 4)
Use of server-based projects
Reports view
EnvironmentProfessionalFreelanceStarter Edition 
Works on company networks (Domain based)
Apps from SDL AppStore
Software Development Kits
Includes SDL MultiTerm
Alignment based TM creation
SDL Support Available
License TypePerpetualPerpetualYearly subscription
Price

SDL Trados Studio 2017 Professional

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SDL Trados Studio 2017 Freelance

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SDL Trados Studio 2017 Starter Edition 

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  1. It can access termbases if they are inside a Studio package.
  2. It can use AutoSuggest if the AutoSuggest resources are inside a Studio package.
  3. It can access machine translation if the machine translation string is provided inside a Studio package.
  4. It can access server-based translation memories (TMs) if they are referred to inside a Studio package or used as part of a published GroupShare project.