TBX, short as TermBase eXchange, is an open, XML-based standard used for interchange of terminology data including detailed lexical information. It has been approved as an international standard by the Localization Industry Standards Association (LISA) and the International Organization for Standardization (ISO).
Suppose there is a totally new project coming to you without TM, but with relevant reference files, such as the previous translated files, glossary and so on, but no TM. Could I use the reference file to create a TM for better use? The answer is “YES”. In order to use reference files effectively and expedite the translation speed without sacrifice the quality, you can use one of the below three ways to create TM to make leverage for translated segments.