Localization Tips and Product Updates

Working on a Specific Task in the Editor Got Easier

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Task mode in the Editor

Localization managers tell us every day they’ve been using tasks in Crowdin to arrange the translation process more and more often. There’s a distinct reason for that. With tasks, you can assign files to specific people or split content between translators equally. The more localization teams use tasks in Crowdin, the better the functionality should become. That’s why we decided to improve the way translators work on a specific task in the Editor.

There’s now better navigation between tasks and files. Translators can search for strings and translations as well as replace translations only within a task. For offline translation, there’s the ability to download strings from a specific task. Besides, translators now preview the whole file but access only those strings assigned within a task. All to help translators stay focused and managers get the work done on time with less effort.

Over-The-Air Content Delivery for Android and iOS Apps Available in Open Beta

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Over-The-Air Content Delivery

Make translations of your app accessible to your users in a click with Crowdin Over-the-Air Content Delivery for mobile apps. Currently available in Open Beta.

No need to release a new version of the app on the App Store or Google Play each time you want to publish new translations. Install Crowdin SDK on your app and deliver ready translations from your Crowdin project immediately. Two additional features will help to upload screenshots automatically and preview translations in the app in real-time.

Join Us for GitHub Education December Contest

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Crowdin + GitHub Education Contest

As a member of the GitHub Student Developer Pack, we are always happy to see student projects becoming multilingual with Crowdin. That’s why we’re running a contest together with GitHub Education starting December 2 until December 27, 2019.

The most active student using Crowdin for project localization receives a 100$ gift card (for App Store & iTunes or Google Play) + our cool swag. Some of the best student projects get a chance to be featured in the GitHub Student Gallery

Crowdin for Sketch Plugin: Design for a Global Audience

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Crowdin for Sketch

How much time your team would save if you could customize translated mockups before passing them to developers? You probably know the answer – enough to speed up the release and save up energy for more exciting tasks.

Install Crowdin for Sketch plugin to send text for translation to Crowdin from Sketch in a click and pull translations back. Preview and customize the translated copies before turning them into code. Synchronize texts between Crowdin and Sketch any time you want and test translated copies inside your favorite tool. Get faster iterations and clear design across multiple languages.

Make Your Zendesk Help Center an International Resource

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Crowdin for Zendesk

Whether you’re a global business or have the ambition to become one, you need to find a way to help customers in their native language. A multiple language help center can become a valuable resource for self-service. Your clients will be able to find the necessary answers before they even contact your customer success team. And more, a multilanguage help center can power up your support agents and help them provide consistent personal assistance.

Integrate your Zendesk Help Center with Crowdin to seamlessly translate your helpful content. Turn it into a valuable source of knowledge for both – your global customers and your team.

No Context, No Quality. Give Translators Context to Get Better Translations

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Context in localization

If you deal with localization and expect accurate translations, remember – context is the king. The more context you give your contributors, the better translations you get. It seems like a clear and simple idea, yet often translators are left to work out of the context. As a consequence, there are lots of back-and-forth interactions and missed deadlines you could avoid.

To stay agile during localization, invest some time and provide context before the translation starts. This will pay off in the long run. This article includes a brief overview of all the ways to provide context in Crowdin. So that you can always be sure your translators have an excellent work environment.

Join the Customer Advisory Board for Crowdin Enterprise

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Customer Advisory Board

Crowdin is a customer-driven company. Since day one our clients’ ideas and requests have been the foundation we build our product on. We decided to make this collaboration a bit more official. We’re opening registration to the Customer Advisory Board for our new product – Crowdin Enterprise, and you’re invited! Crowdin Enterprise is currently in a Private Beta and we need your help to make it public and available to all our users.

Crowdin for Students: Bring Agile Localization to the Classroom

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Crowdin + GitHub Student Developer Pack

Crowdin joins the GitHub Student Developer Pack program to help students build software that speaks different languages. If you are a student enrolled in the Pack program, you will get a free annual subscription to Crowdin Bronze plan. Your project is open-source? Request an open-source license and use Crowdin for free forever. We love open-source philosophy and support young professionals that seek real-world experience in software localization.

Always-Available Support for All Crowdin Customers Globally

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crowdin 24/7 support

At Crowdin we take customer support very seriously and never compromise its quality. Because offering round-the-clock support is a big undertaking, we decided to test it before going public. We’ve been silently offering 24/7 support for a couple of months to make sure everything runs smoothly. And now we’re proud to announce – every Crowdin customer can now count on quick and competent answers from our Customer Success team whenever they need us. We’re available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Crowdin Integrates with Wix Answers to Give Your Customers Multilingual Support

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localize help center

Integrate Wix Answers with Crowdin to manage multilingual content of your Knowledge Base and build products with smooth customer experience. Crowdin connects with Wix Answers so you could localize your help center faster and keep translations consistent across languages. Synchronize texts between the two systems to make your clients’ lives easier with the helpful content in the languages they understand.


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