Preview source text

Understand how to use the Source Preview feature in Smartcat for real-time viewing of original text, available for certain file formats, and how it differs from the Target Preview feature.

The Source Preview feature offers a real-time preview of the original text to provide you deeper context. You can find the preview at the bottom or on the right of the editing area there you'll see how the source text looks in the original file.

Drag the slider up to view more of your document.

The Source preview is available for just some file formats. It also not to be confused with the Target preview features, available for subtitles and HTML files and allowing viewing the translations applied on top of the source videos or converted to HTML.