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DTP Services for Multi-Lingual Translation Service

WHITEGLOBE What We Offer

White Globe’s Desktop Publishing (DTP) specialists are ready to create and optimize your online and print documents for publication. As part of our DTP services, we will work with you to create templates and layouts that capture your brand’s image and values while making sure they meet the needs of your clients wherever they are.

WHITEGLOBE DTP Services

Our Desktop Publishing experts will also work closely with you to improve the quality of your files, by providing customized DTP Best Practices, saving you money to invest elsewhere.

If you need to translate a PDF, a booklet, a manual or any other type of document with images or a set layout, then you will need to use our DTP Services. White Globe’s professional desktop publishing services adapt your content and images to a set document-standard preserving your message across all markets.

Our DTP team is made up of highly qualified and skilled DTP specialists and graphic designers. They work off the latest software and applications necessary to prepare any project of any size, in every language, in any format and on any platform,in the time you need it by.

Our DTP services include:

  • Post–DTP QA checks (content check)
  • Working with markup languages such as HTML, SGML, XML as well as online documentation formats such as Acrobat PDF and various others
  • Font management applications
  • Knowledge of various printer drivers and professional PostScript printers
  • Formatting and page layout
  • Creating and editing graphics and screen shots (generic graphics, screen captures, illustrations and diagrams)
  • Converting/generating output of translated material in multiple formats (creating PostScript files and PDF files)


We can handle everything from DTP for documentation, to graphics localization of software and multimedia projects.

WHITEGLOBE DTP Quality Assurance

White Globe’s DTP Quality Assurance process reduces your project turnaround times, production costs and the overall list of aspects while delivering multilingual documentation project. White Globe DTP Quality Assurance supports multilingual document management. White Globe’s DTP Quality Assurance processes include but are not limited to:

  • Keeping inter-punctuation and layout across all language versions consistent
  • Finding and correcting all corrupted fonts
  • Layering all of your requested revisions
  • Correcting all unauthorized departures from your source files
  • Notifying you of all irregularities in the translated content and all occurring errors

WHITEGLOBE Template Services

Our template services cover layout design, layout adjustment and file conversion. We help our clients develop document templates, which while being consistent in their layout are made to be easily adaptable to new languages. With such an individualized template, you will be able to use the same document preserving its look & feel, its message and your brand identity no matter the target language.

If you already have a source language template or have very specific formatting needs, we will be able to adapt the layout, or edit your existing template to better support your style and typesetting requirements when creating different language versions of your documents.

WHITEGLOBE Typesetting

As part of our desktop publishing services we also offer typesetting, which is common when translating content into new languages which demand the use of fonts appropriate and fitting with foreign alphabets.

During translation texts expand and specific fonts do not always share the universal characteristics, qualities and features that make them suitable for foreign languages. For that reason, typesetting services are used to ensure that the visual representation of your content and use of fonts is correct across multiple languages.

WHITEGLOBE DTP Tools

For each project White Globe utilize’s various tools designed to improve the quality of the assignments: For DTP purposes, we use tools that include:

  • Layout design applications (DTP): QuarkXPress, FrameMaker, PageMaker, WordPerfect, Corel Draw, Adobe Photoshop, Paint Shop Pro.
  • Compatibility with Translation software: Trados, SDLX, Transit, DejaVu etc.
  • Compatibility with Localization software: Catalyst, Passolo, SDL Insight etc.
  • Web design support: HTML, Web Editors, and Web QA tools etc.


All of the above-mentioned software is updated regularly, enabling White Globe to complete all types of assignments regardless of complexity involved.

WHITEGLOBE Platforms and Software

White Globe Multilingual DTP experts have extensive experience working on both Windows and Mac operating systems. Listed below are programs that our desktop publishing specialists use daily over each platform.

Note: White Globe’ DTP department also possesses extensive expertise in using the powerful suite of all new Microsoft Office applications (incl. Word, PowerPoint, Publisher, Visio).
# Microsoft Windows (all current and past versions): Mac (OS)
1 In Design In Design
2 Illustrator Illustrator
3 Photoshop Photoshop
4 Acrobat Acrobat
5 Freehand Freehand
6 Corel Draw PageMaker
7 PageMaker QuarkXpress
8 QuarkXpress FrameMaker
9 FrameMaker
White Globe Multilingual’s DTP specialists can deal with any graphic format including: .gif .jpg, .ai, .eps, .bmp, .tif, .shg, .wmf and others.

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