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CopyFlow Gold for InDesign CS5 5.2 released

CopyFlow Gold allows to export formatted text out of InDesign or QuarkXPress documents to a computerized translation system, and then batch import the translated text back into its original page location — all while preserving the typographic formatting. CopyFlow Gold for Adobe Illustrator is also available.

According to the latest post on the developer’s blog, CopyFlow Gold for InDesign CS5 has received an update.

XLIFF Translator 0.2 is out

XLIFF Translator is a free (MIT license) Windows desktop application for translating XLIFF files. XLIFF is a standard XML format for translation.

Changelog for this version:

  • Support for opening single XLIFF files
  • Wide range of XLIFF files passing test suite
  • Japanese localization finished.

From: Felix Blog