HeadphonesI use headphones when listening to music, but also as a way to keep out noise when translating. I don’t use them constantly, but sometimes it’s just nice to change the sound environment around you, and it helps me get more work done.
An important feature of my headphones is that they’re wireless, so I don’t have to get entangled in a cord.
I use this web page together with my headphones to change the sound environment around me. It provides you with recordings of different natural and artificial environments, like being in the rain, the forest, near a fireplace, on a train etc. You can even combine the different environments as you want.
This is big online dictionary, that I use mostly for technical terms. It taps into for example the regulations of the European Union. It has a nice auto-suggestion feature when you’re typing in your search term.
What tools do you use as a freelance translator? Here are some of those I use almost every day:
Do you know anyone who could benefit from this list of tools?