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FLOSS Weekly 248: Pootle

Pootle is an online translation platform that allows your professional or community translators to easily complete localization tasks. For you it becomes easier to manage and monitor the distributed work.

Virtaal 0.3.0 computer aided translation tool

Demonstration of new features in the latest Virtaal release. Virtaal is an open source computer aided translation and localisation tool. Virtaal aims to be simple to use for first time localisers yet powerful for experienced localisers. Features include translation memory from many sources, sophisticated searching, a simple and powerful navigation interface and more. The developers […]

Virtaaal 1st release

Friedel Wolff, lead developer at Translate.org.za, tells us more about Virtaal. Where does the name come from, why do we need another translation memory tool, what makes Virtaal different and what to expect from the future releases.

Virtaal simplifies software translation

Published in Tectonic, the first official release of Virtaal South African localisation experts Translate.org.za have released version 0.2 of a brand new translation tool called Virtaal. Translate’s Friedel Wolff says that “Virtaal is a graphical translation program with a simple layout … built on the powerful API of the Translate Toolkit”. Dwayne Bailey, founder of […]

Namibian OSS workshop produces Kiswahili dictionary

Published in Tectonic Kiswahili speakers can now spellcheck documents in their own language. A group of developers taking part in the Africa Source joined forces – and resources – to develop the first-ever Kiswahili dictionary. The project, led by Jason Githeko of Kenya and Translate.org.za’s Dwayne Bailey produced the new dictionary in one of the […]