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From these links, you can easily locate many more interesting resources for translators and translation companies. Please report any broken or outdated links - although I cannot promise I will fix them immediately...

Last updated: December 2015.

Translators' Directories
Newsgroups, Mailing Lists, Forums
Software Tools
Software Localization
Other Useful Links


AITI - Website of the Associazione Italiana Traduttori e Interpreti (Italian association of translators and interpreters).
ANITI - Website of the Associazione Nazionale Italiana Traduttori e Interpreti (Italian national association of translators and interpreters).
American Translators Association - Online directory of members and links to resources.
FIT - Fédération Internationale des Traducteurs - International Federation of Translators.
Chartered Institute of Linguists - "CIOL is the pre-eminent UK-based professional membership body for language practitioners."
ITI UK - "The Institute of Translation & Interpreting (ITI) is the UK’s only dedicated association for practising translation and interpreting professionals."
Translators for Peace - "Our voluntary commitment intends to [...] maximise communication and dialogue between people and ethnicities, offering our professional competencies and our human commitment."
List of translators and interpreters associations on Wikipedia - A list of associations far more complete and hopefully better updated than mine.


Translators' Directories

Aquarius - Collects the résumés of over forty thousand translators. Job offers and resources for translators.
ProZ - Large directory of translators. Free and paid registration. Online terminology help.
TranslatorsCafé - Directory of translators, interpreters and translation agencies. Free registration.
Translation Directory - Portal for Language Professionals and their Clients.
ATA Online Directories - Directories of the American Translators Association.
Langit City - Directory of translators members of the Langit mailing list.


Mailing Lists, Forums

Payment Practices - A database of translation companies with related list to ask for and receive references
WorldPaymentPracticesFree - Another mailing list where you ask for and receive references about translation companies
Translation and interpretation jobs
Langit - Italian translators' mailing list


Software Tools

Atril Déja Vu - CAT/TM tool.
SDL Trados Studio & Passolo - CAT/TM tools.
Star Transit - CAT/TM tool.
MemoQ - CAT/TM tool.
MultiTrans - CAT/TM tool.
Wordfast (Professional, Classic, Anywhere) - CAT/TM tools.
Fluency Now - CAT/TM tool.
CafeTran Espresso - CAT/TM tool.
Across - CAT/TM tool.
MetaTexis - CAT/TM tool.
OmegaT - Open-source CAT/TM tool.
Translation3000 - Several software tools for the translation industry.
WebBudget XT - Web localization & analysis tool.
Babylon - Online translators.
Alchemy Catalyst - Software localization tool.
Lingobit Localizer - Software localization tool.
InfoRapid Search & Replace - Freeware Search & Replace utility. Also searches PDF files.
Funduc Search & Replace - Shareware Search & Replace utility.
SmartBud - Downloads Web sites and performs a word count.
ExtPhr32 - Freeware terminology extraction tool.
Word count, character count tool - Word, character and line count made easy with Total Assistant.


Other Useful Links

Translatortips - Helping translators do better business
The Tool Kit - A monthly journal for people in the translation industry who want to get more out of their computers
Tariffometro – by Simon Turner. An unofficial survey on rates in the Italian and international markets
Translation Journal - Articles for translators and linguists
The Directorate-General for Translation of the European Commission (DGT)
Interinstitutional Style Guide (European Union)
Virtual Translator
Freelance translator calculator - A tool for setting a target gross income and determining rates, working hours and output