Open Source Poedit Alternatives

    The best open source alternative to Poedit is Weblate, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Poedit and 14 is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to Poedit are Pootle (Free, Open Source), Lokalize (Free, Open Source), Virtaal (Free, Open Source) and OmegaT (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 17, 2021

    1. Weblate is a web based translation tool with tight VCS integration. It features simple and clean user interface, propagation of translations across components, consistency checks and automatic linking to source files.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      • Python
      • Django
      Online translation platform. Pootle allows your professional or community translators to easily complete localization tasks. For you it becomes easier to manage and monitor the distributed work.

      Discontinued

      the app's project page (https://github.com/translate/pootle) doesn't show any activity since 2 years ago, and hasn't made any releases in over 3 years

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    2. Lokalize is the localization tool for KDE software and other free and open source software. It is also a general computer-aided translation system (CAT) with which you can translate OpenDocument files (*.odt).
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Virtaal is a graphical translation tool. It is meant to be easy to use and powerful at the same time. Although the initial focus is on software translation (localisation or l10n), it can be useful for document translation.
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      Virtaal vs Poedit opinions
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      Very limited in functionalities. Does not extract data from source code
      Negative comment over 4 years ago

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    3. OmegaT is a free translation memory application written in Java. It is a tool intended for professional translators. It does not translate for you!
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      LF Aligner helps translators create translation memories from texts and their translations. It relies on Hunalign for automatic sentence pairing. Input: txt, doc, docx, rtf, pdf, html. Output: tab delimited txt, TMX and xls. With web features.
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    4. The Translate Toolkit is a localization and translation toolkit. It provides a set of tools for working with localization file formats and files that might need localization. The toolkit also provides an API on which to develop other localization tools.
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    5. Qt provides excellent support for translating Qt C++ and Qt Quick applications into local languages. Release managers, translators, and developers can use Qt tools to accomplish their tasks.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      • Wordpress
      GlotPress will let you, or an entire team, to translate their favourite software. It is web-based and open-source. Here is what makes GlotPress special: Totally usable. Not less than a desktop client. Keyboard only editing, shortcuts.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      Better PO Editor is an editor for .po files, used to generate compiled gettext .mo files which are used by many programs and websites to localize the user interface. Features .

      Discontinued

      Last Update: 2014-03-17 - However the application itself seems fully functional

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