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Editing and proofreading by native speakers

Professional services for improving written texts

  • Native-speaking linguists
  • 70+ languages
  • All document and string resource formats
  • Translations stored on cloud platform for managing team-members, files, and updates
  • Available as a standalone service or in addition to translation/localization
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What is editing?

Editing is a creative process that transforms texts, improving the quality of the phrasing and making them more coherent and easy to read.

Editors check texts for both style and form.

Both editing and proofreading can be performed on a cloud platform, your own CMS, or in files.

What is proofreading?

Proofreading involves checking texts for errors in grammar, syntax, and punctuation.

Proofreaders check texts for form but not for quality of expression.

To determine the quality of a source text to be proofread and the applicable proofreading rate, a free initial assessment is performed.

A second pair of eyes

To guarantee top-quality translations, we offer tandem translation, where one translator translates and a second translator checks the work of the first one as the project progresses, ensuring that the correct meaning is maintained in the target language.This verification step adds 50% to the translation rate.

Proofreading and editing — pricing

Prices are given in US dollars per 1,000 source characters (including spaces).

LanguagePrice
Afrikaans14.70
Amharic15.20
Arabic12.40
Arabic (Morocco)12.40
Azerbaijani9.70
Belarusian5.80
Bengali9.40
Bulgarian10.70
Burmese12.80
Catalan9.80

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Case studies

We have localized over 1,500 projects and produced 1,000+ videos. Let's make something special for you too!

Localization of Smarty CRM platform
  • Client: Clouds Technologies
  • Languages: ES, PT-BR
  • Volume: 9000 words
  • Services: localization
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Localization of Bitrix24 website
  • Client: Bitrix24
  • Languages: ES, PT-BR, JA, ZH-CN and 11 more
  • Volume: 100 000 words and counting
  • Services: Localization
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Localization of Aviasales, Jetradar и Hotellook's websites
  • Client: Jetradar
  • Languages: FR, ES, DE
  • Volume: 100000 words
  • Services: localization, LQA
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Localization of Targetprocess platform
  • Client: Targetprocess
  • Languages: EN, FR, DE, ES, PT-BR, RU
  • Volume: 17000 words
  • Services: localization
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Localization of DreamCommerce Platform
  • Client: DreamCommerce
  • Languages: NL, TR
  • Services: localization
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Localization of the EcoCity game
  • Developer/Publisher: Nevosoft
  • Languages: EN, FR, DE, PT-BR, ES, JA, NL,PL
  • Volume: 100 words
  • Services: Localization
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Localization of the Party Hard game
  • Developer/Publisher: tinyBuild Games
  • Languages: ZH-CN, KO, JA, FR, DE, RU and 3 more
  • Volume: 12 000 words
  • Services: Localization
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Localization of Viber messenger
  • Developer/Publisher: Viber
  • Languages: RU
  • Services: Product localization, marketing translation
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Localization of Liferay Platform
  • Client: Liferay Inc.
  • Languages: ZH-CN, JA, PT-BR, ES and 9 more
  • Volume: 50 000 words and counting
  • Services: Localization
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Localization of the Stellaris game
  • Developer/Publisher: Paradox Interactive
  • Languages: FR, DE, RU
  • Services: Linguistic quality assurance
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Localization of Bandsintown app
  • Client: Bandsintown
  • Languages: FR, DE, IT, JA, PT, PT-BR, ES
  • Volume: 27000 words
  • Services: localization
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Localization of online courses for Harvard University
  • Client: Harvard University
  • Languages: Arabic, Spanish
  • Volume: 200 000 words and counting
  • Services: Translation of course materials and subtitles
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Localization of Kill Shot Bravo
  • Developer / Publisher: HotHead Games
  • Languages: JA, FR, ES, zh-CN and 10 more
  • Volume: 10 000 words and counting
  • Services: Continuous localization
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Localization of apps and games
  • Client: Alconost
  • Languages: EN, RU
  • Services: Full-cycle video production including voiceover and sound design
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Localization of the Forced Showdown game
  • Developer/Publisher: BetaDwarf
  • Languages: ES, IT, FR, RU, DE
  • Volume: 10 000 words
  • Services: Countinuous localization
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Localization of the Mahjong Treasure Quest game
  • Developer/Publisher: Vizor Games
  • Languages: ZH-CN, ZH-TW, FR, DE, IT and 5 more
  • Volume: 100 000 words
  • Services: Countinuous localization, linguistic quality assurance
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Localization of the Streets of Rogue game
  • Developer/Publisher: tinyBuild Games
  • Languages: ZH-CN, FR, DE, KO, RU, PT-BR, ES
  • Volume: 8 000 words
  • Services: Localization
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Proofreading of in-game text for Clash of Kings
  • Developer / Publisher: Elex Tech
  • Languages: English
  • Volume: 25 000 words
  • Services: Proofreading, editing
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Localization of Jooble
  • Client: Jooble
  • Languages: ES, PT, KO, JA and 11 more
  • Volume: 10 000 words
  • Services: Localization
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Localization of the Minion Masters game
  • Developer/Publisher: BetaDwarf
  • Languages: ZH-CN, ZH-TW, FR, DE, IT, RU, PT-BR, ES
  • Volume: 20 000 words
  • Services: Countinuous localization
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Localization of the Tamadog game
  • Developer/Publisher: Vizor Games
  • Languages: ZH-CN, ZH-TW, HI
  • Services: Localization
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Localization of the Zombie Castaways game
  • Developer/Publisher: Vizor Games
  • Languages: DE, IT, FR, ES
  • Volume: 100 000 words
  • Services: Countinuous localization
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Punch Club localization
  • Developer/Publisher: Tiny Build
  • Languages: ZH-CN, PL
  • Volume: 20000 words
  • Services: localization
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Localization of Microsoft MakeCode
  • Client: Microsoft Corporation
  • Languages: FR, JA, PT-PT, ZH-CN and 21 more
  • Volume: 48 000 words and counting
  • Services: Localization and linguistic QA
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Localization of Charm Farm Game
  • Developer/Publisher: Nevosoft
  • Languages: PT-BR, NL, FR, DE, JA, PL, ES
  • Volume: 100000 words
  • Services: localization
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Localization of the Goat Simulator game
  • Developer/Publisher: Coffee Stain Studios
  • Languages: ZH-CN, ZH-TW, FR, DE, IT and 8 more
  • Volume: 35 000 words
  • Services: Countinuous localization, proofreading, linguistic quality assurance
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Localization of the Outpost Zero game
  • Developer/Publisher: tinyBuild Games
  • Languages: ZH-CN, FR, DE, JA, KO, RU, PT-BR, ES
  • Volume: 8 000 words
  • Services: Localization
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Localization of the Battletech game
  • Developer/Publisher: Paradox Interactive
  • Languages: RU, FR, ES, PT-BR, IT, ZH-CN, DE, PL
  • Services: Linguistic quality assurance
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Localization of Klondike: The Lost Expedition
  • Developer / Publisher: Vizor Interactive
  • Languages: FR, ES, ZH-CN, JA and 7 more
  • Services: Continuous localization
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Localization of Valetines Day
  • Developer/Publisher: MyPlayCity
  • Languages: DE, FR, IT, ES, PT-BR
  • Services: localization
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Localization of the TikTok app
  • Client: TikTok
  • Languages: AR, NL, FI, FR, EL and 10 more
  • Volume: about 150 000 words
  • Services: Localization and reviewing by the second linguist
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Localization of MyCafe
  • Developer / Publisher: Melsoft / Wargaming
  • Languages: FR, ES, PT-BR, KO and 6 more
  • Volume: 400 000 words and counting
  • Services: Continuous localization, linguistic QA, translation of marketing materials
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Localization of Next Stop
  • Developer/Publisher: Ladia Group
  • Languages: FR, DE, EN, JA
  • Volume: 7500 words
  • Services: localization, proofreading
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Translation of GitHub guides and materials
  • Client: GitHub
  • Languages: Japanese
  • Volume: 80 000 words and counting
  • Services: Translation, proofreading
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Petcube site localization
  • Client: Petcube
  • Languages: KO, FR, HE, RO, Pt, NL
  • Services: localization
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Localization of Clue mobile app
  • Client: Clue
  • Languages: AR, FR, DA, DE, ES, HI, IT, JA, KO, PL, PT-BR, RU, TR, ZH-CN, ZH-TW
  • Volume: 70000 words
  • Services: continuous localization
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Localization of Xsolla products
  • Client: Xsolla
  • Languages: FR, ES, JA, KO and 14 more
  • Services: Localization
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Localization of Darklings
  • Developer/Publisher: MildMania
  • Languages: JA, ZH, ES, RU, IT, FR, DE, PT, KO
  • Volume: 1000 words
  • Services: localization, LQA
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