Wordfast Classic integrates with Microsoft Word to create a powerful translation memory tool that is quick to learn and easy to use. Discover why thousands of freelance translators worldwide rely on Wordfast Classic as their TM tool of choice.
Because Wordfast Classic operates entirely inside of MS Word, there is no need to install or run any additional applications or extensions. The MS Word interface decreases the learning curve and enables most translators to be up and running in just a few hours. Translators also benefit from the many features and shortcuts already available in MS Word.
Wordfast Classic can run on Windows, Mac and Linux with an installed version of MS Word (excluding Mac Word 2008 and 2016).
Customizable Feature Set
User-defined macros allow you to customize Wordfast Classic’s feature set to meet your specific project needs.
Integration with Machine Translation and External Dictionaries
Wordfast Classic offers access to system or installed dictionaries and synonym auto-suggestion for transcreation projects. Additionally, translators can link to multiple web-based or local Machine Translation (MT) engines to provide MT when no match is found in the TM.
Real-Time Quality Assurance
Wordfast Classic warns about potential translation errors as you work, including errors in spelling, grammar, punctuation, terminology consistency, tag symmetry, and other time-consuming issues you may overlook.
Supported File Formats
Trados Tagged Format
Wordfast Classic supports any language that is supported by Microsoft Word. This includes Eastern European, Cyrillic, Asian, Right-to-Left, and various other languages.
Windows 95, 98, ME, NT, 2000, XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10
Mac OSX 10.3.4 and higher
Linux (Mandrake, XFCE, VMWare & Office 97, Suse, KDE2 + Crossover & Word 2000)
MS Word (PC): MS Word 2000 and higher*.
MS Word (Mac): MS Word 2011 or 2019**. * Full desktop version (click-to-run version is NOT supported). ** Wordfast Classic DOES NOT run on MS Word 2008 or 2016 for Mac.
TM and Glossary Specifications
TMs: Store up to 1,000,000 TUs per single TM.
Translators can create as many TMs as they need.
Wordfast Classic can read/write TMX 1.4b.
Up to 1,000 translators can share the same TM over a Local Area Network.
Glossaries: Store up to 250,000 entries per single glossary.
Translators can access an multiple glossaries simultaneously.
Wordfast Classic can import/export glossaries in tab-delimited text format.