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Feature overview

Important features of translate5 introduced.


translate5 is an open source translation management system.

Many different language resources are already integrated and can be integrated for pre-translation purposes and in order to identify matches. These include translation memories (TM), machine translation systems (MT) and terminology databases.

What makes translate5 unique (especially Visual Translation) is described in our solutions section.

You can find a very comprehensive and complete overview of translate5’s features in its wiki.

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The installation process.


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Installing translate5 is easy for experienced system administrators.

The process is outlined in translate5’s confluence wiki.

If you require assistance, please contact MittagQI for support.

Download & source code

Download the latest version of translate5.

Explore translate5 on github.



A zip archive of the latest version can be downloaded here.

Please follow the installation manual for instructions. You will not need the download unless the installation manual refers you to this page.

Updates are automatically retrieved by the translate5 updater. Always use the updater for updates.

Source code on github

You can find the public translate5 repository on github.

Please note: this does not include translate5 plugins available as paid open source.

Installation via github is not recommended. Please use the translate5 installer.


translate5’s documentation is a Confluence-based wiki system.

The wiki is divided into 3 main sections for the 3 principal target user groups.

Everyone is welcome to contribute.


End users

End users (PMs and linguists alike) can find basic usage information in their section.

In addition, you can find a condensed but comprehensive overview of features here, along with some more detailed but still incomplete feature descriptions.

System administrators


How is translate5’s architecture structured?

How can I integrate translate5 via REST or integrate its editor component only?

How can I write plugins and which plugins already exist?

Change log

Look up release notes

You find the release notes (aka “Change log”) in 2 different places:

Please note: For every change a JIRA issue number is listed. Details on the change you find by looking up the issue in translate5 JIRA.

Visual Translation

Questions & Answers

Find the answers to your questions.

translate5’s free community help is a Questions & Answers system incorporated into translate5’s wiki.

You can check whether your question has already been answered.
If not, you can register and ask it yourself.

Show your translate5 expertise by answering questions!

translate5 Q&A