CafeTran CAT tool available to all paying members during pandemic

Now, and during the Covid-19 pandemic, CafeTran is available in its unlimited version to all paying members, regardless of membership level.

Many thanks go out to Igor at CafeTran for agreeing to make this benefit available to all members. The site team hopes that access to this program will be of use to those who are looking for a CAT tool now.

If you are just getting into translation, or find yourself looking for a new CAT tool at the moment, you may want to consider CafeTran.

CafeTran is an industrial-strength CAT tool that allows you to work with some of the most popular file formats (for example, if your client uses Trados files, you can probably use CafeTran for that work). Until now, an unlimited, floating license to CafeTran has been included in Plus membership subscriptions.

If you are a paying member and would like to activate the unlimited version of CafeTran Espresso:

1. Download CafeTran Espresso for your operating system at


2. After installation, launch the program and check the " services" box in the Other resources and services panel of the Dashboard. Close out the dashboard to go to the project view.

CafeTran - setup dashboard

CafeTran -
3. Towards the bottom of the program you will see connection options, including and TM-Town. Click on the tab for In the login page that appears, sign in to your account. CafeTran will automatically "read" your membership level and activate your unlimited license.

CafeTran - ProZ login

CafeTran status
4. And to start using CafeTran, click the navigation burger (i.e. ☰) and then select the option to close the dashboard.

CafeTran has a comprehensive knowledge base, and a great support community. To see tutorials, tips and tricks, and click here to get help with CafeTran

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