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Documentation on how to translate software with POEditor

To localize Open Source software with an OSI approved licence for free, using the localization management platform POEditor, follow these steps:

1. Create a software localization project

Go to your Dashboard in your POEditor account and create a new translation project for your OS software.

2. Make an Open Source Project Request

Go to Project Settings (see the side menu in the Project page) and in Advanced Settings, follow the Request link next to Open Source Project.

Open Source localization project request (Project Settings) - POEditor Localization Platform

Fill in the form with your OS project's details.

3. Enjoy translating unlimited strings

After we review and approve your request, you will be able to translate unlimited strings from your OS software into unlimited languages and with as many contributors as you need.