Localization Tips and Product Updates

Introducing Crowdin Store: A Marketplace of Crowdin Apps

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Our team proudly unveils Crowdin Store, a single destination to find tools that add functionality and improve localization workflows. Crowdin app marketplace features third-party tools that will help you achieve more automation, increase productivity, collaborate better, and connect to services used across your company. Including Google Drive, HubSpot, Prismic, Typeform, DropBox, and Contentful – with more coming soon!

The most exciting part: You can build useful apps for private usage or publish them on Crowdin Store to get them in front of a broad audience. Use a hundred different APIs and webhooks, any programming language, and rely on our assistance on any step.

What’s New at Crowdin: October 2020 Roundup

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October was a fun month and brought us some exciting new updates we’re ready to share with you. A bunch of new and empowered Crowdin apps, the ability to install them for your crowdin.com accounts, and new modules for those who create custom apps on their own. Updates for Crowdin Enterprise, our new API 2.0, and more.

Read on to stay on top of everything that is new.

How Aviasales Got 10M App Downloads and Now Spares 15% of Work Time for the Localization Team

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Aviasales is a popular service among travelers who seek cost-effective tickets and affordable places to stay. The Aviasales users do 1.4M searches every day via iOS, Android, Windows Phone apps, and the website. Ilia Kukharev from the Aviasales team says the popularity came due to the launch of the multilingual versions, and today “some apps drive revenue only from organic traffic, thanks to localization.”

Crowdin helped the company with the fundamental shift away from manual translation management toward automation and continuous localization. Today, the Aviasales team manages all their localization initiatives via Crowdin, releases new app versions every two weeks, and translates content in 40+ languages in parallel.

This post includes the key takeaways from the Aviasales customer story. Read the full version for more details.

How Document360 Team Built an Integration With Crowdin to Offer Customers a Better Localization Experience

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Document360 is a Knowledge Base software that helps tech companies worldwide manage and publish helpful content for their products. A few months ago, the team approached us with an idea to build an integration between our systems to simplify the localization workflows for the Document360 customers.

Read on to find out how Document360 became among the first Crowdin Apps creators and now allow customers to translate the helpful content with much less effort.

What’s New at Crowdin: September 2020 Roundup

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New features and improvements are now available for both Crowdin and Crowdin Enterprise. Over the past month, we rolled out new versions of our CLI, Android SDK, our plugin for Sketch, made some enhancement to API 2.0, introduced new Editor filters, redesigned the Integrations tab, and more. Most importantly, we now offer engineering teams a more efficient and secure way to build Crowdin Apps and customize localization experience.

Read on to find more updates and get the most of Crowdin and Crowdin Enterprise.

What’s New at Crowdin: August 2020 Roundup

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Here’s what August 2020 has brought us! New API 2.0 officially announced. We released the Crowdin plugin for Adobe XD that got featured in the UX Copywriting & Localization collection by Adobe XD. Our plugin for Sketch got significant improvements and now can be used in full to localize the user interface. Many updates improve the translation process in our Editor. We introduced the awaited feature – labels for the source strings that help to categorize the text strings. And there are more features to help you design, develop, bring to global markets, and create documentation for great multilingual products you create.

Crowdin for Adobe XD: Translate Static Visuals and Localize Product UI

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From the initial step of copy creation to the final tests of the translated mockups before release. We understand how important it is for design teams to be involved in the localization cycle on each step. We’re excited to launch Crowdin plugin for Adobe XD that connects the two systems and will help designers play an active part throughout the localization process.

With the new Crowdin plugin for Adobe XD, designers can upload production-ready texts from Crowdin and use them in their XD designs. Designers add new source strings when working in Adobe XD and send them to Crowdin for translation, along with the context for translators. The plugin also helps to create multilingual marketing visuals like brochures and banners faster.

Announcing the New API 2.0

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Crowdin releases a powerful RESTful API 2.0 that allows you to do almost everything that you’d otherwise do through the interface. With the new API, you can build a continuous localization cycle and integrate it into the development process.

We’ve expanded the functionality covered, improved overall API structure and performance, and made it easier for engineering teams to connect with both Crowdin and Crowdin Enterprise. You can communicate with the Crowdin API through standard HTTP methods: GET, POST, PUT, PATCH, and DELETE.

What’s New at Crowdin: July 2020 Roundup

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Here’s a recap of the major updates released for Crowdin and Crowdin Enterprise over the last month. They include new versions of Crowdin CLI and our plugin for Android Studio, unified placeholders for iOS and Android strings, new file formats supported, improved Advanced filter in the Editor, updated integration with Poedit, ability to upload translations for Text and HTML-Based formats, and more.

Check out the latest product updates as you continue to build a continuous and automated localization cycle with Crowdin.

Building Project Hierarchy with Groups [Crowdin Enterprise 101 Series]

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Crowdin Enterprise, the new product we’ve launched recently, helps to tackle many challenges when building multi-language products. From managing extensive amounts of translatable content of different types, customizing localization workflows for numerous teams and departments. To automating the main steps to speed up the development and localization cycles.

In this article, you’ll learn about Groups on Crowdin Enterprise and how they help manage permissions and translation resources for multiple projects at once. With groups, you can arrange related projects together and easily configure access to languages, reports, files, tasks, resources, and everything else on a granular level.