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Documentation on how to translate software with POEditor

Translate a JSON file with POEditor following the steps below:

1. Create localization project

Log in to your account, create a new translation project and add a language to it (the software's default language).

2. Import JSON file

In the project page, click on Import to upload the strings from your key-value JSON file. Don't forget to choose to "Also import translations to..." the language you added at step 1.

Import terms and translations (Project page) - 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 the project's Settings.

3. Start strings localization

Add the languages you want your app to be localized in, invite contributors to join the translation and start localizing your app.

When you are done with the localization, you can export your localized languages to your computer by using the Export function in any language.

Export localized file (Translation page) - POEditor Localization Tool