If we have been engaged to do the translation, the process starts with the final check of the translated text before the DTP process. Moreover, in all cases, we check the final typeset product [...]
Which platform and software is best for foreign languages i.e. what should we use for the English DTP file to begin with?
Adobe InDesign CS3 and later, on PC or Mac.
You can buy the foreign language fonts and install them; you may have issues with Arabic, Hebrew and other right-to-left-languages depending on the version of your operating system If the fonts [...]
We provide services in all major DTP applications, for Mac or PC, including QuarkXPress, Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.