Legal, Data Storage and Security

Memsource Limits

Users are expected to use Memsource responsibly, reasonably (especially with regards to our Fair Use Policy) and to comply with our Data Storage policy.

  • The 30 days free Trial version of any edition is limited to 1000 jobs.

  • The free Personal edition is limited to a maximum of 2 jobs, and the maximum size of any uploaded file is 10 MB.

  • The free Developer edition is limited to a maximum of 2 jobs, and the maximum size of any uploaded file is 1 MB.

File Import Limits

  • Maximum import size: 1 GB (for a file or a batch of files imported in one request).

  • ZIP: 100 MB

  • Plain PDF (not via TransPDF): 100 MB

  • Number of segments in one job: 500,000

  • Tag metadata content in a segment: 20,480 characters

  • Number of characters per segment: 10,240 characters

  • XML inside MS Office documents: 100 MB

  • MS Word paragraphs: 20,000 characters

  • MS Excel:

    - 200,000 cells per file

    - 500 styles for files imported as MS Excel with the HTML subfilter, regexp to Convert to Memsource tags or as Multilingual MS Excel.

  • MS Excel sheet names: 31 characters, table names: 255 characters

  • IDML files: 200 MB per file and 100 MB for embedded XML files.

  • Images: 500 KB per image, 10 MB for all images in a file

  • JSON and YAML: the Context Note, Context Key, and Max. target length are processed only for files 10MB and smaller.

  • XML: the Context Note, Context Key, and Max. target length are processed only for files with a maximum of 10,000 XML elements.

  • Online repositories: Only 50 remote files can be imported at a time.

  • MT Glossaries: Up to 10 glossaries can be attached to a Memsource Translate profile (or activated in Memsource Translate if profiles are not used) with a maximum of 10,000 segments in total.

Jobs in a Project

  • The maximum number of jobs that can be in a project (all target languages) is 50,000, including jobs imported via API. The recommended volume for simultaneous import is up to 500 jobs per 1 target language.

  • The maximum number of segments which Memsource Editor for Web can open (applicable to both a single file and joined files) is 40,000 segments.

  • The maximum number of joined jobs that processed in QA is 500.

Opening a large number of files at one time can have a negative impact on performance or cause difficulties with loading all files. To avoid problems, it is recommended that you do not join more than 100 files or more than 40,000 segments.

Default analysis

The results of a default analysis of files that contain more than 100,000 segments are only approximate.

In-context preview

  • The in-context preview in Memsource Editor for MS Excel or Multilingual MS Excel has a limit of 200 columns or 5000 rows in the original file. This limit excludes hidden columns or rows.

  • Office Open XML Word documents (default format of MS Office documents since 2007) with any XML zipped inside larger than 20 MB, will not generate in-context preview. This restriction also applies to older formats as Memsource converts them to Office Open XML upon import.

  • In-context preview cannot be generated for .pptx or .docx files of over 100 MB.

  • In-context preview for .pptx files is limited to files with a maximum of 50 slides.

  • CMS in-context preview has a limit of 5,000 segments.

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