Can you translate a scanned PDF in SDL Trados Studio?
Updated: Apr 7
Are you regularly asked to translate PDF documents?
Did you know SDL Trados Studio handles both editable and scanned PDFs?
SDL Trados have a fully integrated OCR (optical character recognition) within SDL Trados Studio 2015 onwards. All you need to do is go to File>Options>File Types> PDF>Converter to manage your PDF file settings.
You can also preview the file in the PDF settings to see what your document would look like in the Studio Editor before you translate it, to make sure you are confident in the formatting and output of your file before going through the steps of creating a project.
Also, IRIS app supports over 100 languages, including Chinese and Japanese.
Watch this video below to see how to easily translate PDFs in Studio and how to use the IRIS app for even better PDF handling.