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Welocalize Announces Release of GlobalSight 8.2
Written by Shannon   

The latest version of Welocalize’s open-source Translation Management System, GlobalSight 8.2, is now available for download on www.GlobalSight.com and www.Sourceforge.net.

This release contains several new features:

  • SDL Passolo 2011® Integration - The software localization technology in SDL Passolo 2011 can now be fully leveraged by importing Language Project (LPU) files into GlobalSight as source files.
  • Updating Leverage for Active Jobs - Translation jobs can now re-apply TMs.
  • Internal Tag Configuration – 8.2 allows users to protect text within segments produced by the HTML, XML, Java Properties or Microsoft Office filters.
  • Workflow Enhancements – Users can now complete multiple tasks with a single click.

“The GlobalSight product range is crucial for us to achieve and deliver totally open and on-demand localization solutions. We have a strong, talented product development team who work continually on GlobalSight to add functionality and features that will meet our clients’ evolving needs,” said Derek Coffey, Vice President of Technology & Professional Services at Welocalize.

There are also a number of smaller enhancements included in the new 8.2 release as well as a number of bug fixes. The development team at Welocalize has also expanded automated test coverage using Selenium.

For more information, click here to read the GlobalSight 8.2 release notes. Welocalize will host a GlobalSight 8.2 webinar on Wednesday, October 19, 2011 at 12:30 pm ET. The free webinar will walk through new features and functionality released in the 8.2 version. Click here to register today!

GlobalSight 8.2 is available to download at SourceForge.net and www.GlobalSight.com.  You can see a full list of what's included in the release on the GlobalSight 8.2 release page, and find documentation and more information about the tool on the GlobalSight wiki.  Report bugs in the bug tracker and post questions or comments to the forums.

About Welocalize

Welocalize offers integrated translation services and products to support the need for on-demand translation. We provide globalization consulting, translation, localization, testing solutions and enterprise translation management tools that are optimized to be able to deliver on-demand translation in over 100 languages. With over 500 employees worldwide, Welocalize maintains offices in the United States, UK, Germany, Ireland, Japan and China. Please visit www.welocalize.com for more information.

About GlobalSight

GlobalSight is a collaborative, open-source initiative to develop a flexible and sustainable Translation Management System (TMS) that leverages the best ideas and addresses the shared needs of the industry. In this non-captive community, participants are free to discuss, discover and build upon a translation process automation tool that provides choice and flexibility—and can be shared by all.

The direction and development of the GlobalSight Open-Source Initiative is dictated by community members. For more information and to join the community, please visit www.GlobalSight.com.