Available translation tools

This is a list of translation editors that are useful for translating Free and Open Source software. See the comparison chart if you need to evaluate features. We have included both Free and non-Free software but you will find the Free more extensively covered as this is what people are actually using to translate Free Software.

PO editors

Qt TS editors

  • Qt Linguist

XLIFF converters

  • file2xliff4j – converts various file formats to XLIFF (written in Java)

Other Translation editors

Web-based tools

  • Pootle
  • Rosetta (proprietary, used for Ubuntu linux)
  • IRMA, previously used at Linspire