Supported File Formats

What file formats are supported?

KantanMT supports a large range of training and client file formats. You can also develop your own parsers for proprietary file formats using GENTRY.

Files that are supported by KantanMT fall into two broad categories: Training Data Files and Translation Data Files.

Training Data File

These files are used to train a KantanMT engine. You can upload bi-lingual or parallel texts as well as mono-lingual training data sets.

  • TMX - Translation Memory Exchange format. These are parallel texts containing both source and target segments and are used to train your KantanMT engine.
  • TXT - Text-based training files are also supported, but make sure are UTF8 encoded and use source.utf8.src for source segments and source.utf8.trg for translated segments.
  • TBX - Terminology Interchange Format. This file lists words/phrases that are to translated in specific ways and/or lists of untranslatable words/phrases.
  • MONO - Microsoft Office DOCX and Adbobe PDF files are treated as monolingual training data. If you want to upload a text file containing monolingual training data, please ensure it is called source.utf8.trg.mono.

Translation File Formats

KantanMT can translate a wide range of file formats. GENTRY can be used to build parsers for proprietary file formats.

CMS/GMS & CAT Tool File Formats

  • XLIFF - Standard XLIFF document format
  • TTX - SDL TRADOS Tag format (xml version)
  • SDL-XLIFF - SDL Xliff format (TRADOS Studio 2011)
  • TXML - WordFast Translation File Format
  • TMX - Translation Memory Exchange format
  • EXP - Transplicity File Interchange Format

Documentation Formats

  • DOCX - Microsoft Word Format
  • PDF - Adobe PDF Format
  • ODT - OpenOffice Document Format
  • DITA - Standard DITA document format
  • XML - Generic XML documents. Email support@kantanmt.com if you want a custom parser built for your own XML documents. We've developed GENTRY to do this quickly and easily!

Desktop Publishing Formats

  • INX - Adobe inDesign File format
  • IDML - Adobe IDML File format
  • XML - Adobe Framemaker XML File Format

Web Based Formats

  • HTML - Standard HTML documents used in the development of WEB content
  • SVG - Scalable Vector Graphic files.

Content Management Formats

  • NovaDoc - Nova document format
  • MonTag XML - Montag document format
  • AborText XML - XML document with AborText markup.

Misc. Formats

  • TXT - Standard TXT file format (make sure they're UTF8 encoded!)
  • XLSX - Microsoft Excel Formats

Need more files support?

Don't worry! We have that covered!

We've developed GENTRY to make it really quick and easy to build parsers for KantanMT.

Try it yourself or send an email(support@kantanmt.com) and we'll build one for you!




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