Translate Xliff files

What are XLIFF files?

XLIFF (XML Localization Interchange File Format) is an XML-based bitext language file format created to standardize the way localizable data are passed between tools during a localization process. It is a common format for localization tools.

Their file extension is .xlf, .xliff.

WebTranslateIt can help localize XLIFF documents. It supports XLIFF versions 1 and 2.

Xliff file example

<xliff xmlns="urn:oasis:names:tc:xliff:document:2.0" version="2.0"
 srcLang="en-US" trgLang="ja-JP">
 <file id="f1" original="Graphic Example.psd">
  <skeleton href="Graphic Example.psd.skl"/>
  <unit id="1">
  <unit id="2">
    <source>An application to manipulate and process XLIFF documents</source>
    <target>XLIFF 文書を編集、または処理 するアプリケーションです。</target>
  <unit id="3">
    <source>XLIFF Data Manager</source>
    <target>XLIFF データ・マネージャ</target>

Magic Comments

This file handler support the following magic comments:

  • Comments containing [MAXCHAR=xx] will set a max character limit to xx. Example: <note>[MAXCHAR=20]</note>
  • Comments containing [LABEL=xxxx] will assign the label to xxxx. Example: <note>[LABEL=new feature]</note>

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