Memsource Editor Installation

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Memsource Editor is a lightweight CAT tool, which can be installed on Windows, Macintosh and Linux. While the Editor supports translating offline, full functionality is provided when connected to Memsource Cloud. Memsource Editor has been designed to work with MXLIFF files, which can be downloaded from a translation project in Memsource Cloud.

If you do not have a Memsource Cloud username and password yet, get one by registering for a free trial.


Download the installation file from our download site.

Installation and Setup

Editor Setup
  1. Double-click the downloaded file to launch installation (Mac users, read this )
  2. After successful installation, open Memsource Editor and go to Tools -> Preferences and select the Login tab
  3. Enter your login information there (your username, password and your server - typically:

If you do not have your login information yet, register for a free trial to get it or, if someone has asked you to do a translation in MemSource, request the login data from them.

Supported Operating Systems


  • Windows XP
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows 10


  • OS X 10.7
  • OS X 10.8
  • OS X 10.9
  • OS X 10.10
  • OS X 10.11
  • OS X 10.12


  • Linux Ubuntu 12.04
  • Linux Ubuntu 14.04
  • Linux Ubuntu 16.04

User Manual

Refer to the User Manual for instructions on how to translate with Memsource Editor.

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