New in SmartCAT: auto-insertion of tags in machine translation

Tags are now automatically inserted in machine translation output, making the process more convenient and quick for SmartCAT users. We have also updated the OCR service for improved recognition of text in image files. Read on to learn about these and other important updates. (more…)

SmartCAT update: convenient task assignment

We have updated the button bar in the Editor, sped up progress calculation, and added support for the Thai language. Read on to learn about other important changes. (more…)

“Сlean and simple”: Japanese to English translator about SmartCAT

We have been working hard to make SmartCAT even better. Committed as we are to giving freelancers the tools they need to simplify and streamline translation tasks, it is always a joy to get feedback and suggestions. Recently Teddy Okuyama, Japanese to English translator, gave a no-holds-barred review of his experience with SmartCAT. (more…)

SmartCAT update: placeholders and performance improvements

We have improved SmartCAT performance and added functionality to simplify the localization process for sites and apps. (more…)

SmartCAT now supports translator profiles and other useful features

We have added new file formats and simplified vendor payments. The highlight of this release is the translator profile, which offers clients a powerful and simple way to find freelancers for translation tasks. (more…)

SmartCAT update: enhanced navigation, copying source to target, and vendor management

We’ve been busy making interface improvements, so now the main navigation interface looks like this. (more…)

Technical Support

Today we would like to tell you about our technical support.

SmartCAT tech support is a dedicated team of testers, analysts and engineers. There is even a couple of managers who won’t let the guys relax. (more…)

“Translation Is More Than Just Replacing One Word With Another”: The Story of Elena Renard

The star of our blog today is Elena Renard, a professional translator who won the SmartCAT Work & Surf contest by translating 168,875 words in the course of 2 months. Elena has agreed to share her story, one full of travelling and lifehacks for freelancers. Check it out! (more…)

Free webinar on

You are invited to a free webinar on on February 25, at 15:00 GMT! We will discuss how to increase productivity and revenue absolutely free using the new SmartCAT platform. (more…)

SmartCAT Update: Manual Resegmentation, Editing Mode for Project Managers, and Batch Assignment of Documents

Three new important features have been added in this release (more…)

SmartCAT Work & Surf: results are in!

The SmartCAT Work & Surf contest from ABBYY Language Services came to an end this last week. Translators from all over the world competed to win a tropical island getaway, with the chance to combine work and sun for one month. (more…)

SmartCAT Release Update: Progress Bar in the Editor & Extra Services Purchasing

In this update, we have added real-time progress updates in the Editor as well as the ability to purchase third-party services.