Wordbee

Wordbee


4 / 5
14 reviews


Average Ratings

14 Reviews

  • 4 / 5
    Overall

  • 4 / 5
    Ease of Use

  • 4 / 5
    Customer Service

Product Details

  • Starting Price
    $28.00/month
  • Pricing Details
    Freelance pricing plan
  • Deployment
    Cloud, SaaS, Web
  • Training
    Documentation
    Webinars
    Live Online
    In Person
  • Support
    Online

Vendor Details

  • Wordbee
  • www.wordbee.com
  • Founded 2008
  • Luxembourg

About Wordbee

Collaborative translation management tool that offers cloud TM and terminology management; supplier, customer, and finance management.


Wordbee Features

  • Billing & Invoicing
  • Collaboration
  • CRM
  • For Software
  • For Websites
  • Localization Automation
  • Machine Translation
  • Marketing Management
  • Order Management
  • Permission Management
  • Project Tracking
  • Quality Control
  • Quotes / Estimates
  • Resource Management
  • Terminology Management
  • Translation Analytics
  • Translator Database
  • Version Control
  • Workflow Management

Wordbee Reviews Recently Reviewed!


Capterra loader

Translation process & workflow are well designed in a solution that is fast, robust and that works!

Mar 11, 2018
4/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

3 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Comprehensive online translation memory and translation management system that works on every platform and with every browser eliminating the need for installing software, shipping dongles or requiring specialized hardware to operate. This eliminates much overhead and enables recruiting translators pretty much all over the world where an internet connection can be established. All translation assets and instructions can be shared online without the need to email or download files, TMs, glossaries, knowledge bases... It does address most benefits listed on our requirement list.

Cons: Pricey! Expect you to pay for a full year in advance or charge a ridiculous markup (20+% VAR) for quarterly payments! The solution can be semi-customized but some functions are not configurable requiring relying on their internal technical staff which can also be very pricey. Legacy TMs although can be imported will not generate similar fuzzy matches due to limited TM configuration abilities and internal tag differences making it very hard to transition legacy TMs for ongoing updates. We also have not seen any major improvements in the software features set since our subscription 4 years ago.

Capterra loader

Wordbee is a fully integrated web-based TMS, based on simple, linguistically sound design principles

Mar 02, 2018
4/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: * All functions work and talk to each other

* WB team understands both language issues and language business issues, and responds logically to them

* Easy integration with other systems (open API and so on)

* Language, business, and management components are fully synched, integrated--and the linguistic components in particular are all-in-one

* Very easy to use and learn to use

* The user forum Wordbee supports (in addition to the tech support area) is a very valuable platform, and shows Wordbee is committed to the community

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Cons: * Term handling (term identification during translation, term development functions) is the weakest point

* Innovations are sometimes not reported in a way that users know them quickly

* WB responds in our time zone but it means waking them up in their time zone

Wordbee has good elements, but they are drowned by sub-par overall quality of the system.

Mar 04, 2018
2/5
Overall

2 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

3 / 5
Customer Support

3 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Office and multi-lingual Excel filters are the best I've seen on the market. And I worked with SDL Worldserver, SDL TMS, XTM, Across, Smartling and Transifex.

Also the ease in creating custom client portals is superb. There is a lot of hidden power in that feature.

It has all the other bells an whistles you would expect of a mature TMS product.

Cons: The UI is bad. They should hire some professional UI designer and redo everything focusing on usability. There are way to many clicks to do stuff or get stuff; the buttons are all over the place and require to much mouse movement to get between them.

The translation automation is severely lacking. Wordbee is called a TMS, but feels like a online CAT tool with half-cooked automation strapped on top of it. I mean come on the default translation project has everything manual. You have to click (a lot) to get analysis, jobs, TM update, etc. Nobody got time for this anymore in XXI century.

The overall feeling is that Wordbee is very complicated, but not very complex.

Overall: It's a TMS. There is no perfect TMS. Instead you choose the one closest to your business goals and work around its deficiencies.

the concept of the platform is good but more user-friendly features need to be developed

Mar 07, 2018
3/5
Overall

3 / 5
Ease of Use

3 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

3 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: - Saving TM

- MT+PE

- Converting uneditable file format to editable format

- Getting word count from uneditable file quickly

- Submitting more than one files in one job

- Submitting large files

Cons: - the downloading of the translated files is not user-friendly in which an user needs to login to the platform and locate the download page

Suggestion: it is much appreciated if a feature can be developed in which the translated file can be returned as an attachment of an email or a link inside an email for the user to download

- not user-friendly in a way that an administrator needs to click on so many pages to make one change to a project

- to try a new function or setting, an administrator needs to set it for a real job task. If a preview option can be added to some setting, it would be convenient.

Overall: Consistency and quality on translation.

Efficiency and lower cost in the long run.

TMS for localization team

Mar 01, 2018
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

3 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: We needed a TMS system to keep and utilize all our translation memories, and to automate the processing of resource files (some which are special to our company). It's easy to create import filters for your own resource files and process them. Translation memories can be in project memories that can then be moved into a larger translation memory after the project is completed.

Cons: Not the easiest to navigate through (number of clicks). A lot of energy has been spent on the CAT tools, which are nice - but as a buyer of localization services, we don't use them, except for validation or small corrections. To connect to a CMS system, you will need their Beebox addon.

Their support can take a long time to respond.

Good overall experience, just some little bugs from time to time, but the customer support is great.

Mar 02, 2018
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: It is great for project managers. It makes our life much easier.

The customer support is great, you get answers really quickly.

Cons: From the translator's point of view it is not the best tool, but they can work with other softwares and then upload the files.

Sometimes the platform is quite slow.

Overall: Easier management of projects (mainly translation memories and sending out and receiving the files)

Capterra loader

Great integrated, web-based translation management system and CAT tool - but not best TMS or CAT

Mar 01, 2018
4/5
Overall

3 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Integration. Love that it's a TMS and CAT tool all-in-one. Great value. Integration with other tools and API make it even more powerful. Automation has significantly reduced manual labor in the translation process.

Cons: Lack of consistency across different areas of Wordbee. CAT tool can't compete with standalone tools. Distinction between Standard Projects and CoDyT Projects is confusing and limits automation capabilities.

Overall: Quicker translation process. Reduced manual labor through automation. Increased consistency.

Capterra loader

It's been a good experience. The software does the job and Wordbee's AM team is great and supportive

Mar 08, 2018
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

3 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Easy to use and by external and internal stakeholders. It covers much of the usual functionality you'd get from you typical client desktop CAT tool

Cons: Accurate reporting can be tricky. It also lacks setting standard user preferences for for new users

Good relationship, probably the best tool available for the job

Mar 05, 2018
4/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: Web-application with an easy to navigate interface reduces training and deployment headaches. Licensing is also very flexible.

Cons: There are performance ceilings on very big datasets which can't really be mitigated. Lots of features that we don't need.

A good system

Feb 11, 2017
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: No downtime

Easy start start with

Has a tms & cat tool included.

Many project management features

Cons: Ticketing system at customer support can be slow.

Overall: Have used wordbee Translator (tms)and wordbee beebox (API connector) for quite a while and we are satisfied.

Seems reasonably simplistic

Nov 10, 2017
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: I signed up for the free trial to use wordbee to see what it's about. It reminds me a lot of other cat tools I have used in the past. It seems simplistic to use and the ease of using it may come in handy for project managers I come across. I like the Unity at creates in helping people across the globe Translate everything for their business. Overall pretty satisfied with the free trial.

Cons: The cost may be a bit High but I'm sure at the moment to really judge it. Will be looking more into it to see it compared to other cat tools.

A powerful tool that every translator needs to know.

Jun 12, 2018
4/5
Overall

3 / 5
Ease of Use

3 / 5
Features & Functionality

3 / 5
Customer Support

3 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: A robust translation memory system which helps to achieve consistency. Easy to use. The time-consuming process of translating is significantly reduced.

Cons: It may get a little slow sometimes. In comparison to other CAT tools this one is a little expensive.

Overall: Using this tool reduces significantly the time-consuming process of translation. Consistency is easily achieved due to its powerful translation memory system.

Capterra loader

not a user, but technical support to users

Mar 09, 2018
3/5
Overall

2 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

1 / 5
Customer Support

2 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: web-based

Cons: sometimes slow

inconsistent interface

long cycle in testing new configurations

inconsistent configuration options for different file types

fuzzy difference between standard and Cody

Overall: knowledge about translatoin software

Daily user as administrator, good alternative to software that needs downloading

Mar 07, 2018
3/5
Overall

3 / 5
Ease of Use

3 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

3 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Online interface makes it much easier for different users from everywhere to build up and benefit from the TM without downloading it

Cons: It takes quite a lot of steps to set up one workflow, like when you set up a Client or a supplier, there are a lot to fill in