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Multilingual DTP – Desktop Typesetting Publishing

Multilingual DTP stands for Multilingual Desktop Typesetting Publishing and is the process of adapting an existing layout, graphic design document or publication in another language.

There are different services within the Multilingual DTP field.

The softwere I use are Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Affinity Designer, Affinity Publisher, Scribus, LibreOffice Draw, LibreOffice Writer, Microsoft Word, Publisher and PowerPoint.

The services I provede are:

  • Text extrapolation
    Transform non-editable files such as PDFs and images into text or graphic editable files for translation purposes (OCR).
  • Text insertion
    Insertion of the translated text into the original layout.
  • Typesetting
    Adapting digital files for multiple languages taking into account other languages best practices, translation expansion and translation contraction. Adjusting materials for printing or publication in required formats.
  • Graphic localisation
    Adapting features such as layout, images, choices and colors to the target language and culture.
  • Layout creation
    Creating, designing and producing marketing or technical material, leaflets, brochures and documents.
  • File conversion
    Converting PDF files back to editable files in any desired format. Indesign and Illustrator files conversion.
 
The languages I worked with so far are:
  • Albanian
  • Arabic
  • Bengali
  • Bulgarian
  • Catalan
  • Chinese Simplified
  • Chinese Traditional
  • Croatian
  • Czech
  • Danish
  • Dutch
  • English UK
  • English US
  • Estonian
  • Farsi
  • Finnish
  • French
  • Gaelic
  • German
  • Greek
  • Gujarati
  • Hindu
  • Hungarian
  • Icelandic
  • Indonesian
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Latvian
  • Latvian
  • Malay
  • Norwigian
  • Pashto
  • Polish
  • Portuguese BR
  • Portuguese PT
  • Punjabi
  • Romanian
  • Romany
  • Russian
  • Slovak
  • Slovenian
  • Somali
  • Spanish
  • Swahili
  • Swedish
  • Tagalog
  • Tetum
  • Thai
  • Tigrinya
  • Turkish
  • Twi
  • Ukrainian
  • Urdu
  • Vietnamese
  • Yiddish
  • Serbian