SDL Passolo 2015

Software localization made easy

The latest version of the award-winning software localization tool is here!

Releasing new software or games simultaneously into multiple markets is a challenge faced by many organizations. Many processes need to be considered to ensure that tight software release deadlines are met.

SDL Passolo is designed to meet the specific demands of the software localization and gaming industry. By accessing a visual translation environment, the localization process is made much faster while the quality of the output is improved. SDL Passolo integrates with all translation tools in the SDL suite, boosting your efficiency every step of the way.

The latest version, SDL Passolo 2015, delivers improved user experience, access to innovative machine translation services, better terminology management and extended language support through a new intuitive user interface.

Faster release cycle

Developed with software in mind, SDL Passolo natively fits into the product development process, automates and speeds up the software localization step. It provides everything needed for efficient software localization in one place, including tools for project management, translation and testing. SDL Passolo is also ideal for the localization of software and online games.

Maximum leverage

Part of SDL’s translation productivity product family, SDL Passolo is tightly integrated with the leading translation software, SDL Trados Studio, SDL MultiTerm and SDL’s Translation Management Systems allowing you to use your translation resources as effectively as possible during software localization. 

High translation quality

SDL Passolo enables translators to work in an intuitive editing environment for maximum translation quality. The “What You See Is What You Get” editor displays software menus and dialog boxes in the same way as when the software is running, eliminating the need for technical or programming experience and giving reassurance that surrounding code will remain unaffected.

Project management control

SDL Passolo’s extensive range of file formats enable all software projects to be undertaken in the same environment. With comprehensive project management functionality, including the ability to access previous project versions in just a few clicks, SDL Passolo has all the necessary tools to make controlling projects much easier.

Extensive compatibility

Alongside an extensive range of file formats, SDL Passolo is also compatible with the latest Microsoft technology, file filters and languages. Embedded software capabilities enable easier localization of graphical user interfaces of consumer electronics, engineering machines, smartphones, etc.
With SDL Passolo the user is given the greatest degree of flexibility to work on any type of software project. 

Support for Agile development processes

SDL Passolo effectively supports Agile development processes such as Scrum. To keep projects up-to-date and to reduce the workloads of localization managers and translators, Passolo’s Collaboration edition instantly incorporates updates from your development cycle into your localization projects.

Powerful customizations and automation

Passolo’s integrated development environment allows for automation of recurring tasks or complete integration with external systems. Using the software development kit (SDK) provided users can develop their own add-ins. In addition, you can find useful add-ins for SDL Passolo on SDL OpenExchange, the online app store and developer hub development hub of SDL Language Technologies.
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