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  • Analyze, review, and edit your app translations with Loca Studio

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Need a sample set of translation files to
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  • Automatic QA checks
  • Powerful search and filter
  • Merge and diff translations
  • Work on a whole folder of Xcode Localization Catalog (xcloc) or XLIFF files.
  • Free. No ads, no tracking.

  • Universal app for Apple silicon and Intel-based Macs.
    Ready for macOS Monterey.

Automatic QA checks detect common mistakes

  • Validate. Static analysis of format string placeholders. Checks that source and target types match. Supports IEEE printf formats and Apple's extensions, including stringsdict plurals.

  • Terminology Check. Automatically highlights terms from the glossary and flags potential issues. Includes a multilingual glossary — the most commonly used iOS 14 terms in 39 languages.

  • Language Check. Find translations that may be in the wrong language. For example, a target translation in English where Spanish is expected.

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Import updates from a copy of the translation files

See a character-level diff of what changed in each translation unit. Quickly apply a filter to view the translations that were updated and have a detected QA issue.

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What else can you do with Loca Studio

  • Auto-preview format strings with arguments

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  • Browse the iOS glossary in Loca Term

  • Auto-preview stringsdict plural forms

  • Filter on untranslated entries

  • Spellcheck with the macOS spell checker

  • Automatic grouping of stringsdict entries

  • View xcloc associated screenshots

  • Import/export to an Excel spreadsheet

Loca Studio is available for macOS 10.14 and later. Ready for macOS Monterey.

It's free. There are no ads and no analytics data collection. The app is sandboxed and respects your privacy.

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