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Table of contents

  1. Intro
  2. Getting started
  3. List of plugins
  4. We want your feedback


This repository contains around 80 plugins developed for Trados Studio. Most of the plugins were developed by SDL, but you might also find a few of them which were initially developed by someone else. For all these plugins we now have full source code ownership according to our License agreement. You can find the complete list of plugins here.

We encourage everyone who is interested to contribute, either by fixing some issues, implementing new features or improving the documentation. To contribute, clone this repository, make the changes and send us a pull request with your changes.

You can also use this repository for learning by reading and tinkering with real Trados Studio plugins. Please find the documentation here.

If you have any questions, don't hesitate to ask on the Sdl Language Developer Community.

Getting started

Required Tools

To get started with this repository, install the following tools:

  1. SDL Trados Studio 2021. These libraries are built on top of SDL Trados Studio APIs and thus using them also requires having it installed.
  2. Developer licence. If you don't have a licence please send an email to
  3. .NET 4.8
  4. Microsoft Visual Studio 2013/2015/2017 or higher. If you don't have Microsoft Visual Studio you can install the community edition for free here.
  5. Git. Find more details on installing git here. If you prefer a more visual approach you can either use the github extension for Microsoft Visual Studio, Github Desktop or SourceTree.

Once you have installed the tools, follow the steps below:

  1. Clone this repository (more details here). In order to clone the repository using Source Tree, from menu select "Clone/New". In the Source Path paste this path: "". In the Destination Path, select a path where you want to store the repository on your local drive:

  2. After the repository was cloned, navigate to the repository path you've specified when cloning the repository. Each plugin has a dedicated folder. All you need to do is to find the plugin you're looking for, enter the folder and open the solution file using Microsoft Visual Studio.

  3. Build the solution. After the build has succeeded, open SDL Trados Studio 2021. Click "Yes" when the warning message appears. After Studio loads, the built plugin will be available in Studio.

Visual Studio SDL templates extensions

Starting with Visual Studio 2017, the Trados Studio plugin templates are provided through Visual Studio extension which can be downloaded from Marketplace for both Visual Studio 2017 and Visual Studio 2019. The extension allow developers to create plugins for Studio 2021 using the predefined templates.

The Github source code for Visual Studio templates extension, can be downloaded from the Github repository.

List of plugins

The following table shows all the plugins available in the repository.

By clicking on each plugin name in the table, you'll be redirected to the plugin's download page in SDL App Store. Documentation column will redirect to the source code for the selected plugin.

Batch Task Api

Plugin Name Description
Export to Excel Documentation
Project Anonymizer Documentation
CleanUp Tasks Documentation
Fail Safe Task Documentation
Target Word Count Documentation
SDL Batch Anonymizer Documentation

Core Api

Plugin Name Description
Apply Studio Project Template Documentation
Export to Excel Documentation
Legacy Converter Documentation
Number verifier Documentation
Post Edit Compare Documentation
Segment Status Switcher Documentation
Star Transit Documentation
SDL TM Anonymizer Documentation

Project Automation Api

Plugin Name Description
Apply Studio Project Template Documentation
Post Edit Compare Documentation
Project Anonymizer Documentation
InSource Documentation
Project Terms Documentation
Record Source TU Documentation
Export Analysis Reports Documentation
Studio Migration Utility Documentation

Global Verifiers Api

Plugin Name Description
Number verifier Documentation

Terminology Provider Api

Plugin Name Description
Excel Termonology Documentation
IATE Termonology Provider Documentation

Translation Memory Api

Plugin Name Description
SDL TM Anonymizer Documentation
Record Source TU Documentation
DeepL Translation Provider Documentation
MT Enhanced Provider Documentation
Term Injector Documentation
Record Source TU Documentation
TM Optimizer Documentation
TM Lifting Documentation
SDL Machine Translation Cloud Provider Documentation
Amazon Translate Documentation
SDL Machine Translation Edge Provider Documentation
ApplyTM Template Documentation
SDLTM Repair Documentation
TAUS Search Documentation
SDL TMBackup Documentation
SDL Translation Memory Management Utility Documentation
TuToTm Documentation

Integration Api

Plugin Name Description
RapidAddTerm Documentation
Apply Studio Project Template Documentation
Export to Excel Documentation
Post Edit Compare Documentation
Segment Status Switcher Documentation
InSource Documentation
Record Source TU Documentation
Community Advanced Display Filter Documentation
AutoHotKey Manager Documentation
Qualitivity Documentation
DSI Viewer Documentation
GrpupShare Version Fetch Documentation
SDL Studio InQuote Documentation
Jobs Documentation
Legit Documentation
SDL Data Protection Suite Documentation
SDL Fresh Start Documentation
Stylesheet Verifier Documentation
Time Tracker Documentation
Variables Manager Documentation
#YourProductivity Documentation
CopyTags Documentation
SpotCheck Documentation
TermExcelerator Documentation
TermInjector Documentation

FileType Support API

Plugin Name Description
Export to Excel Documentation
Legacy Converter Documentation
Number verifier Documentation
Post Edit Compare Documentation
Star Transit Documentation
Project Anonymizer Documentation
Project Term Extract Documentation
Qualitivity Documentation
Community Advenced Display Filter Documentation
Antidote Verifier Documentation
SDLXLIFF Compare Documentation
SDLXLIFF Split/Merge Documentation
File type definition for TMX Documentation
SDLXLIFF Toolkit Documentation
Wordfast TXML Documentation
Word Cloud Documentation
MXLIFF File Type Documentation
XML Reader Documentation
XLIFF Manager Documentation

Other plugins

Plugin Name Description
Hunspell Dictionary Manager Documentation

We want your feedback

If you have any suggestions or find any issues please go here and let us know.


This is the place where we develop and maintain most of SDL's plugins for Trados Studio. If you want to help us or just looking for some examples this is the perfect place.








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