Machine translation and automated translation tools take a variety for forms such as desktop tools, mobile phone applications and Internet (cloud computing) based Software as a Service (SaaS) Solutions and server based Solutions that can be installed in-house to service an entire companies translation needs.
Standalone desktop tools are usually Rules Based MT (RBMT) and have fewer languages available with less control over quality, writing style, vocabulary choice and target audience than modern hybrid Rules and Statistical platforms such as Omniscien Technologies Language Studio. Server based Solutions are available on-site, cloud based or SaaS based are available as Rules Based and Statistical Based Solutions. Some are even open source, but as with most open source software have a base level of functionality, but are missing many of the features provided by a fully developed and leading edge translation platform such as Language Studio Enterprise.
Language Studio is available as a desktop tool, an on-site server base solution or a cloud based SaaS platform. Developers can leverage the Language Studio API to integrate automated translation directly into their workflow. Language Studio is also integrated into many third-party workflow and translation management systems (TMS) such as memoQ, XTM, MemSource, SDL and DejaVu. Click here for more information on how to translate with Language Studio.