Frontlab Preview

for SDL Trados Studio


InDesign Previews

See your translation in layout directly from your CAT tool
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Generate your previews on-demand!
How it works ...

How It Works

When working in the CAT tool – you simply activate the preview option when a new preview is needed

The cloud based preview service generates your preview on demand

The preview of the translation is shown – without any DTP work involved!

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Cost Structure

Base fee + Page fee

Base fee 20 € /month
0,1 € per preview page

A page preview is only charged once per language


200 previews have been made in one month
20 EUR + (200 x 0,1 EUR) = 40 EUR
22.4 USD + (200 x 0.112 USD) = 44.8 USD


Sign-up for our FREE Trial edition

No obligations

3 month free trial, max 100 pages / month


The sign-up process

When you sign up we will setup your FREE Trial account, and contact you straight away with the details needed to enable the preview feature within your CAT tool


Upgrade | Expire

You can upgrade your FREE trial any time during the trial period to a subscription plan

If you take no action the free trial will simply expire after 3 month – no obligations!

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Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need to install anything on my computer?

Yes – You will need to install the Frontlab InDesign Preview for SDL Trados Studio plug-in.
Please visit the SDL App store to download it

Which file types do you support?

Currently the Frontlab Preview plug-in only supports InDesign files (all versions from CS3 to the latest and greatest)

Can the translator really update the preview on-demand?

Yup – The translator can make previews of the translation on demand – directly from SDL Trados Studio.
Both Source and Target can be previewed – No more waiting for manual DTP work.

How can I send the translated InDesign document for approval?

I you need to send your target translation for in-country review or similar, the smart choice is to use the Frontlab Lingua review & approval platform.

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