What’s New at Crowdin: June 2023

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Crowdin localization platform product updates June 2023

We’re excited to share the latest updates from Crowdin. We’ve introduced new features to streamline translation workflows, improve project management, and empower localization professionals like you. Highlights include MTPE reports, Crowdin BI Connector to improve reporting abilities, new custom QA Checks, Embed File Context app, Modified Text Handler, and WYSIWYG Preview for all files. Let’s explore what’s in store.

Now and Then of Machine Translation: Crowdin's AI Localization Assistant

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Introducing the AI chatbot App for Crowdin

The first experiments with machine translation began in the 1950s. At that time, the technology was more like an automated dictionary.

Machine translation became more useful in the 90s when statistical machine translation was introduced. However, the translation quality was still far from human translation.

In 2010, when Google introduced Neural Machine Translation, things changed. Machine translation became a useful tool, which in many cases, influenced both the work of professional translators and clients’ budgets.

Now, AI is actively searching for its place within all industries, and localization is no exception. Let’s see how you can run AI pre-translation and the potential of AI in localization.

How to Reach a Wider Audience with Facebook and Google Ads Localization

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Google Ads localization with Crowdin

If you already localized your website or some landing pages, it’s a good idea to consider Google Ads localization as well. Copy-pasting texts and sending files to translators can be time-consuming, that’s why we created an app to automate Google Ads translation.

In this article, we will explore the advantages of running multilingual campaigns, and explain how Crowdin’s apps for Google Ads and Facebook Ads can help you translate your ads faster.

Astro Websites Localization and Internalization

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Astro localization with Crowdin

In this article, you will learn the basics of Astro localization, so you can make your website multilingual to reach new markets. We’ll discuss i18n and localization best practices that will ensure that you can adapt an application to meet the cultural, language, and other requirements of a country or region you’re targeting.

Integrating your localization software with an Astro-based website is an important step to automating the localization process.

Let’s start with a walk-through on how to set up language sub-paths and connect Crowdin to your Astro project.

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What’s New at Crowdin: May 2023

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Crowdin product updates May 2023

In May 2023, Crowdin introduced new features and updates, including apps for subtitle translation, a Mass File Target Languages application to simplify setting target languages for multiple files, and an Encoding Converter app for managing file encodings. We also introduced limited acces to content for translators (per tasks only) and new Developer role, tailored for developers, providing them with tools, integrations, and access to the Crowdin API for seamless integration into the localization process.

What’s New at Crowdin: April 2023

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Crowdin product updates April 2023

Crowdin has announced some exciting updates in April 2023. Here’s a quick rundown of the new hotkeys, AI Assistant, Facebook Ads, Google Ads apps, and other improvements that have been added to the platform.

Lost in Translation? Here's a Glossary of Key Terms for Effective Localization

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Localization terms

In the global economy, localization and translation are essential. However, for newbies, the terminology employed in localization and translation can be confusing. In this article, we will provide a comprehensive glossary of key terms in localization and translation, along with explanations and examples to help you better understand this important field.

What Is Localization (l10n): How to Build Scalable Localization Processes and Strategy

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The definition of localization

Localization is the process of making a product or service fit the cultural, linguistic, and other needs of a specific target market. Localization is an important part of growing a global business because it helps companies connect with customers in different parts of the world, improve customer satisfaction and loyalty, and, as a result, generate more revenue. In this blog post, we will explore the benefits of localization, the difference between translation and localization, how localization works, and how to create a strategy.

What’s New at Crowdin: March 2023

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Crowdin product updates March 2023

Greetings and welcome to the latest edition of What’s New at Crowdin for March 2023. We have some exciting updates and new features to share with you that will further enhance your localization experience. This month, we announced Crowdin’s AI chatbot, added 7 new apps to our marketplace, including Google Sheets, BeLazy, Placeholder Manager and more. We’ve also made some enhancements to the Crowdin Developer Portal, as well as added support for a new NestJS format. Read on to discover more about the latest developments at Crowdin.

A Guide to Angular i18n and Localization

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Angular localization with Crowdin

Building Angular apps that will be accessible for people from different countries and cultures requires you to implement internationalization (i18n) and localization in web applications. In this article, we will explore the concepts of i18n and localization in Angular and provide a guide to implementing them effectively.

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