Formats and languages

Supported Document Formats

You can process the following document types by using memoQ:

Source Documents

  • Adobe Framemaker™ (.MIF)
  • Adobe InCopy™
  • Adobe InDesign™ (.INDD - a free Language Terminal account is needed)
  • Adobe InDesign™ (.INX)
  • Adobe InDesign™ Markup Language (.IDML)
  • AuthorIT (.XML)
  • DITA (.DITA, .XML)
  • FreeMind mind maps (.MM)
  • GetText (.PO)
  • HTML (.HTML, .HMT, .SHT)
  • Java properties
  • JSON
  • Microsoft Word™ 2003 (.DOC, .RTF, .BAK, .DOT)
  • Microsoft Word™ 2007-2010 (.DOCX)
  • Microsoft Excel™ 2003 (.XLS, .XML)
  • Microsoft Excel™ 2007-2010 (.XLSX, .XLSM)
  • Microsoft Excel™ documents (.XLS, .XLT)
  • Microsoft PowerPoint™ 2003 (.PPT, .PPS, .POT)
  • Microsoft PowerPoint™ 2007-2010 (.PPTX, .PPSX, .POTX, .SLDX)
  • Microsoft Visio™ (.VDX)
  • MS Help™ Workshop (.HHC, .HHK)
  • OpenDocument text documents (.ODT, .ODF)
  • Plain text (.TXT, .INF, .INI, .REG)
  • Plain text from PDF files (.PDF)
  • Rich Text Format™ (.RTF, two-column .RTF)
  • Scalable Vector Graphics (.SVG)
  • SDL Studio package (.SDLPPX)
  • SDL TradosTag (.TTX)
  • SDL Trados bilingual RTF (.RTF or .DOC, .BAK, pre-segmented)
  • SDLXLIFF (.SDLXLIFF)
  • TMX filter
  • Typo3 pages (.XML)
  • Wordfast Professional TXML (.TXML)
  • ResX (.RESX)
  • XML (.XML)
  • XLIFF (.XLF, .XLIF, .XLIFF)
  • XLIFF:doc
  • YAML
  • Any text based document can be imported for translation through the "regex text filter"
  • Complex documents (for example HTML embedded into Excel files) can be imported in a friendly way using cascading filters

Bilingual Documents

  • memoQ Bilingual Document (.MBD) - import only since memoQ 6.0
  • memoQ XLIFF (.MQXLZ)
  • SDL TradosTag (.TTX)
  • SDL Trados bilingual RTF (.RTF or .DOC, pre-segmented)
  • SDLXLIFF (.SDLXLIFF)
  • Two-column .RTF export (.RTF)
  • Wordfast Professional TXML (.TXML)
  • XLIFF (.XLF, .XLIF, .XLIFF)
  • XLIFF:doc

Project Files

  • Handoff packages (.MQOUT)
  • Handback pages (.MQBACK)
  • Full memoQ project (.XPR) - memoQ 3.6 or lower
  • memoQ server project (.SPR) - memoQ 3.6 or lower
  • SDL Studio package (.SDLPPX)
  • STAR Transit project (.PXF, .PPF)
  • TIPP package

Translation Memories

  • Translation Memory eXchange (.TMX) 1.1-1.4
  • memoQ translation memories

Term bases

  • Delimited files (.CSV, .TSV, .TXT)
  • Translation Memory eXchange (.TMX) 1.1-1.4
  • memoQ term bases

Segmentation rules

  • Segmentation Rule eXchange (.SRX)