What Is DTP and How Does It Relate to the Translation Industry?


Whether you’re a small business with a few employees or a large organization with many, chances are someone uses DTP for your marketing materials. DTP, or desktop publishing, is the collective name for most of the layout and design software used to make brochures, flyers, corporate publications and more. It might be used to create […]

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What Services Does DTP Include?


Desktop publishing (DTP) is a very important service that Trusted Translations provides. Of course, the graphic layout of a document is of greater or lesser importance depending on the kind of material it deals with. Generally, though, unless a document consists of a few simple spreadsheets or a plain text file, almost every project will […]

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Translation-Proof Graphic Design


Oftentimes translation companies like Trusted Translations can take care of the entire production process, from source file preparation to the final file design in the target language. Nevertheless, it’s never redundant to remind ourselves of a few fundamental guidelines for a design adaptable to any language, for more efficient communication on a global level. Here […]

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What Is an OCR Software?


An OCR software program is any computer tool or program that performs Optical Character Recognition (OCR) and is normally used in translation agencies for converting PDF files that come from different sources. This tools are ideal for converting Adobe InDesign, Quark, Illustrator, or other formats commonly used in design. Typically, translators are not familiar with […]

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Why Include DTP Services in Your Project?


In other posts we have defined DTP (Desktop Publishing) within the realm of translation. Simply put, it is the use of computer programs for the treatment of graphic displays, in combination with other tools for layout and design, printers and a long list of items that work as aids for the entire process. Normally the documents […]

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