Alternatives to Pootle for all platforms with any license




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  • Poedit icon


    Poedit is cross-platform gettext catalogs (.po files) editor. It is built with wxWidgets toolkit and can run on any platform supported...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Transifex icon


    Transifex is an online translation/localisation platform for apps, computer programmes, subtitles and websites. It automates some...

    Freemium Web / Cloud

  • Crowdin icon


    Crowdin is a complete solution to make your website or software universally accessible through translation. Advanced online editor...

    Commercial Web / Cloud

  • OneSky icon


    OneSky ( is a simple & affordable translation service specialized in mobile apps (iOS, Android), e-commerce and...

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Chrome OS

  • POEditor icon


    POEditor is a localization management platform, suitable for collaborative and crowdsourced translation projects. It makes managing...

    Freemium Web / Cloud

  • Weblate icon


    Weblate is a web based translation tool with tight VCS integration. It features simple and clean user interface, propagation of...

    Open Source Mac Linux Web / Cloud Self-Hosted Python JavaScript

  • memoQ icon


    MemoQ is an integrated translation or localization environment (ILE) that boosts the productivity of human translators while...

    Freemium Windows

  • Zanata icon


    Zanata is a web-based system for translators, content creators and developers to manage localisation projects.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud BSD Self-Hosted

  • Open Build Service icon

    Open Build Service

    The Open Build Service (OBS) is a generic system to build and distribute binary packages from sources in an automatic, consistent and...

    Open Source Linux

  • icon allows you to localize Ruby on Rails applications using either `t('.keys')` or `_('free text')`. ...

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud

  • GlotPress icon


    GlotPress will let you, or an entire team, to translate their favourite software. It is web-based and open-source. Here is what makes...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud

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    Get Localization

    Get Localization is a Software Localization Platform for Developers. It brings Developers and Translators together to create...

    Commercial Web / Cloud

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  • Localization Hipster

    Translate terms with Google Spreadsheets, pull strings with a command line tool.

    Open Source Web / Cloud

  • Punry icon


    Punry is a collaborative translation tool and hosting platform for (especially software) localization projects and provides API for...

    Freemium Web / Cloud

  • oTranCe

    oTranCe offers a ready to go and entirely web based translation platform to your project and your translators

    Open Source Web / Cloud

  • gted icon


    gted (GetText EDitor) is an editor for gettext po files. It is developed as Eclipse plugin and therefore very useful for developers...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Eclipse

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    Easyling is a commercial solution for translation where you provide the translation yourself.

    Commercial Web / Cloud

  • Xliffie icon


    Xliffie is designed for developers in mind, with functions like checking printf-formatted string (make sure your %@ is not a %d in the...

    Open Source Mac

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  • LingoHub icon


    LingoHub offers one platform for product owners / developers and translators to build successful work relationships across the globe....

    Commercial Web / Cloud

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    Web-based localization community and hosting using MediaWiki Translate extension.

    Open Source Web / Cloud

  • Sisulizer icon


    Sisulizer is the next generation in software localization. Localize Your Software & Increase Your Revenue. When you localize...

    Freemium Windows

  • Tethras icon


    Tethras provides mobile app developers the means to grow their business and make more money through our innovative localization...

    Commercial Web / Cloud

  • e-point Localization Platform icon

    e-point Localization Platform

    Do you know how to localize your website or an application? Tired of repetitively sending text to the Translators and explaining to...

    Freemium Web / Cloud

  • TinyButton icon


    TinyButton localizes any E-Commerce Store or Website in minutes with 3 easy steps and one line of code through a network of over...

    Commercial Web / Cloud Wordpress

  • LocaleApp icon


    Locale is an online translation interface for Rails apps. Invite translators to edit your content and we'll sync it automatically.

    Commercial Linux Web / Cloud

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    Localize is a very convenient service that provides SDK and online update for iOS and Android apps translation. You can manage your...

    Freemium Android iPhone

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    Bridging the gap between translation and development.

    Commercial Web / Cloud

  • Localise icon

    Localise helps you manage localisation of iOS and Android applications without resubmitting it to the App Store or Google Play. It...

    Free Web / Cloud Android iOS

Pootle Comments


Positive Comment by Thelle
about Pootle and Crowdin May 2013

Very legit open source localization platform used by among others Evernote and SugarLabs.

Interface-wise I much prefer Small Crowdin iconCrowdin - which is free for open source projects.