Introduction - Structure and Architecture

Main Components of Across

Across is an integrated translation memory system, i.e. in Across, you can find everything "under one roof". Thus, Across always presents the same environment, no matter whether you want to create a new project, translate a document, or align existing translations.

  • Across comprises the following main components:
  • crossDesk is the Across translation editor.
  • crossTank is the translation memory of Across.
  • The crossTank Manager is the Across component for managing and maintaining the TM.
  • crossTerm is the terminology system of Across.
  • The crossTerm Manager is the Across component for managing and maintaining terminology.

Databases as Central Storage Location

Across is a database-supported translation memory system. This means that all data are centrally stored in a database.

Across
crossTank
crossTerm
  • Contains elements such as the following:
  • System Settings
  • User rights
  • Projects
Contains:
Translation units (TM)
Contains:
Terminology