File Formats Supported

WebTranslateIt supports over 80 different linguistic files, for localizing Software, documents or blogs.

Software localization

Popular software localization file formats

Android .xml
Google Android Smartphone
Apple .strings
Apple Macintosh, iPhone and iPad apps
Gettext .po, .pot
GNU Gettext
Java .properties, Java .xml
Java applications
JSON hash
As used by i18next and i18n-node libraries
Microsoft .resx, .resw
Microsoft .NET applications
Microsoft .resjson, .aspx
Microsoft .NET applications
PHP .ini, .conf
PHP applications
YAML
Ruby on Rails, Merb, r18n, PHP.

Other software localization file formats

Apple .plist
Apple Property List for Macintosh, iPhone and iPad apps
Babel Flash .xml
Adobe Flash localization files. (see Babel Flash)
Blackberry .rrc
Blackberry Smartphone
HTML/XHTML
Upload of target language files not allowed.
jQuery-globalize
As used by jQuery-globalize library.
Microsoft .rc
Microsoft Windows RC files
NSIS .nsh
Nullsoft Scriptable Install System
PHP array .php
PHP
PHP define .php
PHP
Qt Linguist .ts
Applications using the Qt framework
Typo3 llXML and “L10N”
Typo3
Web L10N
Mozilla and other localization frameworks

Documents localization

Adobe FrameMaker .mif
Upload of existing translations not possible.
CSV Spreadsheets
CSV
Docbook .dbk, .xml
Upload of existing translations not possible.
Latex .tex, .latex (beta)
Upload of existing translations not possible.
Microsoft Word .docx
Upload of existing translations not possible.
Microsoft Powerpoint .pptx
Upload of existing translations not possible.
SubRip .srt
Subtitles files
MicroDVD .sub Subtitles
Subtitles files
Subviewer 2.0 .sub Subtitles
Subtitles files
Text files, Markdown, Textile
Upload of existing translations not possible.
TBX .tbx
Term Base Exchange
TMX .tmx
Translation Memory Exchange
Xliff .xlf, .xml
Xliff 1.2
YouTube .sbv
Subtitles files

Binary Files

WebTranslateIt supports binary files: Images (gif, png, jpg, tiff, …), documents (doc, xls, ppt, …), multimedia files (wav, mp3, avi, mkv) and archives.

WebTranslateIt lets you upload and download these files to localize them among the other resources.

Other

We also support Wordpress blogs using the WTIpress plugin.

File formats not listed above won’t have their segments extracted for easy translation. They will be imported entirely as a single segment in the translation interface.

Do you need support for a file format not listed above? We will gladly implement it for you at no cost, so long it is a standard. Let us know on our support site.