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Documentation on how to translate software with POEditor

Localize iOS app strings easily with POEditor following these simple steps:

1. Create translation project

Login to your account, create a new translation project and add a language to it.

2. Import iOS .strings file

Use the Options Menu in the project page to import your strings file, with translations in the language you created (use the Also import translations in... option to upload the translations).

iOS terms and translations import - POEditor localization management platform

This language will automatically be set as your project's Default Reference Language after you import the translations. You can change the DRL in Project Settings.

Set Default Reference Language (Project Settings) - POEditor localization platform

3. Start localization

Add your desired languages for translation, invite your contributors to join and start localizing your app.

Once you are done with the app localization, you can export your Apple Strings, using Export from Options Menu from the language page.