Software Localization Series

Software Localization Process Series

In this series we explore the complex process of software translation and localization, from UI translation to documentation and customer support localization to localizing software strings. There are many unique pieces to these processes and many potential challenges. These articles were written to help you navigate those complexities smoothly and choose the right vendor for your requirements.

Software Localization Process: Part 4, Support Documentation

By |2019-04-10T15:39:03+00:00February 19th, 2019|Software Localization Series|

This is the final installment in our 4-part series exploring the various details and aspects of the software localization process. This week we look at some considerations for the documentation process, which begins once software translation is complete. No matter how user-friendly your software is, it will almost always need some explanation for your users. [...]

Software Localization Process: Part 3, Validation

By |2019-04-03T14:13:30+00:00February 12th, 2019|Software Localization Series, Software Translation and Localization, Translation and Localization, Translation Technology|

– Oops I broke your software – This is Part 3 of our in-depth series on the software localization process. So far we’ve talked about setting yourself up for international software success by planning ahead and thinking about things like language requirements, terminology, and context throughout the process. This week, we’ll look at software validation. [...]

Software Localization Process: Part 2, Terminology Management

By |2019-04-03T14:17:27+00:00February 5th, 2019|Documentation Translation, Software Localization Series, Software Translation and Localization, Translation and Localization, Translation Technology|

This is the second installment of our in-depth series about the software localization process. Last week we looked at some steps of the initial steps in the process, such as identifying your target languages and project specs, how to plan for updates, and why translating your software is important. In the middle of a large [...]

Software Localization Process: Part 1 Preparation

By |2019-04-03T14:25:28+00:00January 29th, 2019|Documentation Translation, Going Global Series, Software Localization Series, Software Translation and Localization, Translation and Localization, Translation Technology|

This is the first article in a series addressing the questions we see most during the software localization process. This week we’ll start with the basics, like how to set up your localization process, how to choose the right languages, and why you should translate your products in the first place. See other articles relevant [...]

* Software Localization Challenges: The Big Three

By |2019-04-03T14:27:22+00:00January 22nd, 2019|Software Localization Series, Software Translation and Localization, Translation and Localization, Translation Technology|

This is the Introduction to our comprehensive series on software localization processes. In it we explore the common questions and challenges we encounter with this complex process. See the entire Series here. If you’re selling your software abroad, then you’ve probably had talks about localizing it into the language(s) of your customers. Or maybe you’ve [...]