Slate™ Connect Edition

Slate™ Connector Edition includes only the connector utility to use engines in your CAT. It imports engine packages created with other products, like Slate™ Desktop Edition.

Languages

Slate Desktop Edition supports any combination of 33 languages (click here) and the number of supported languages keeps growing. That means your Slate MT application with your TMs can translate between 1,056 language pairs with more language pairs to come.

Perpetual License

You purchase Slate under a perpetual, royalty-free end-user-license agreement (EULA) to use the Slate software on your machines. There are no subscriptions or hidden fees. When your needs grow, just buy another license for a new machine.

Maintenance Updates

Software maintenance updates, occasionally with new features, are available any time. Just sign-in to our website and download the newest update from your customer dashboard.

Technical Support

Your Slate purchase includes access to technical support via our online support portal, https://support.slate.rock.

Single Activation

Your single-user license allows you to install your Slate product on one machine. The installer activates the installation with our activation server. The uninstaller automatically reverses it. You can purchase Slate Connector Edition to work with your engines another computer to work on-the-road at a conference or to pre-translate projects for distribution.

System Requirements

Operating Systems

    • Microsoft Windows, 64-bit
      • Windows 7 64-bit with Service Pack 1
      • Windows 8 or 8.1 64-bit
      • Windows 10 64-bit
    • Linux, x86_64 kernel version 3.2+
      • Ubuntu 16.04 or newer (other Debian-based on request)
      • CentOS/RHEL-based (other RPM-based on request)

Hardware

    • Processor (CPU): x86-64/x64 quad-core processor at 2.5 GHz or faster
      • Intel Core i3 (i7 4th gen or newer strongly recommended)
      • AMD Athlon 64
    • RAM (memory): 4 GB, 8 GB strongly recommended (16+ GB ideal)
    • System Hard Disk (program storage): 2 GB consumed by installation files
    • High-Performance Disk Space (workspace): 40+ GB of free space (250 GB or more strongly recommended)

Specifications

CorpusFiltergraph™

CorpusFiltergraph™ is Slate‘s workflow framework. It manages all utilities and processes.

Export & Import Utilities

Export utilities convert engines to self-contained packages. Import utilities install exported packages and/or exported engines on other Slate™ systems.

Connectors Interface

The connectors interface manages the integration between your CAT and Slate engines that suggestion translations and enforce terminology.

Open Source Components

Perl Runtime

Perl is a free open source runtime environment with supporting core components. (includes: Date::Format)

Python Runtime

Python is a free open source runtime environment and supporting core components. (includes pip, pywin32, six, numpy, nltk, lxml, regex, polib, jieba, PyArabic, tinysegmenter3, wxPython)

Moses Decoder

The decoder is the utility that converts source to target text using SMT models created by the toolkit.