We help Translators and Developers of Free Open Source software to collaborate, by offering them a workplace, the right tools and sound advice.

We believe that access to software in someone's native language has benefits for everyone.

It enables Developers to reach a new audience, thereby unlocking the full potential of open source software for many language groups


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Before you can get involved in one of the translation projects of OpenTranslators, you'll need to be a member of one of our teams. You can either join an existing team or create a new team. Teams are always tied to a language.

Create a team

You can create a new translation team, by going through the following steps. You can be a member of more than one team at once. Keep in mind that there can only be one translation team per language.

  1. Go to the OpenTranslators portal, at https://opentranslators.transifex.net/
  2. Go to the "OpenTranslators" page, as indicated on the image below. Click the link. OpenTranslators Project
  3. Once on the "OpenTranslators" page, you've got three tabs you can select. Click the "Teams" tabotrans004_translation_tabs_an
  4. You can now see an overview of the different teams you can joinotrans005_teampage_an
  5. To create a new team, click the "Request a New Team" button on the bottom of the list.. You'll be asked to select the language for the team. To submit your request, click "Request Team"

When your request is approved, you'll be notified by e-mail. Your team will then be listed on the "Teams" page.

otrans007_createteam_anOnce request is approved, you can start translating the projects assigned to OpenTranslators. As you will be the coordinator of the team, you will be responsible for approving other members' requests to join your team.

What can you do ?

- Offer a language and translate
- Submit your software
- Any questions ? Use the forum
- Spread the word, use the media kit

Do you know ...

- How to use as a translator?
- How to use as a developer?

... that many extensions are already translated thanks to YOU

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