TTX files are associated with Trados translation software.
Files with TTX extension store text translated with Trados. TTX files also store text formatting information and page layout. Trados also supports the following file formats:
The current version of Trados (Trados 2019) is not fully backward compatible with older versions, which can be a problem in certain cases.
Trados uses translation memory (a type of database file where all translations are stored) to aid the process of translating source text. Translation memory files can be stored locally on user’s disk or remotely on a server. Because TTX files store not only text, but also its formatting data, it is advised to open such files using a dedicated TTX editor. Alternatively, a dedicated web browser plugin called TRADOStag Viewer can also be used.
Programs that can handle TTX files are as follows. TTX files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.
There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening TTX files on given system. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to Trados TagEditor Format files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.
The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening TTX files is that no program that can handle TTX files is installed on user’s system. The most obvious solution is to download and install SDL Trados TagEditor or one to the listed programs: Crystal Reports. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support TTX files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. If you want to download SDL Trados TagEditor installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit website and download from their official repositories.
You still cannot access TTX files although SDL Trados TagEditor is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. The reason that SDL Trados TagEditor cannot handle files with TTX may be that the software is outdated. The latest version of SDL Trados TagEditor should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.
If you have the latest version of SDL Trados TagEditor installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage TTX on your device. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent
The procedure to change the default program in Windows
The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS
You closely followed the steps listed in points 1-3, but the problem is still present? You should check whether the file is a proper TTX file. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.
Should it happed that the TTX is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. If the TTX file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.
If the TTX file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. During the copy process of the file errors may occurred rendering the file incomplete or corrupted. This could be the source of encountered problems with the file. It could happen the the download process of file with TTX extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.
Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.
If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with TTX extension. In this case close the other applications.
Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with Trados TagEditor Format file. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle TTX files.
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