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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).

Import terms and translations (Import terms page) - POEditor Localization Tool

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.

3. Start localization

Add your desired languages for translation, invite your contributors to join and start localizing your app. There are also other translation options you can choose from.

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

Export localized file (Language page) - POEditor Localization Tool