Project Title:

Open Source Translation Tool Customization


There are many multi language translation tools are available in Open Source environment. Pootle is the important tool for translation and translation management. Open, Mozilla and most of the open source softwares are using this tool for translation support. It is in python programming language based on Django framework. Any software can use this tool for internationalization purpose.

“PO (Portable Object)” and “XLIFF (Xml Localization Interchange File Format)” are the two major translation file formats. These two formats are supported by Pootle.

It is a webbased tool. It can be download and use it in both Internet and local Intranet for our purpose. The aim of this project is analyze this tool, read the source and add new features for improve and automate the translation with minimal typing work for multi language environment.