What is Transifex?
Transifex is a cloud-based localization platform built to help you manage the translation and localization of your app, website, video subtitles, and more. It acts as a repository for your content (think GitHub for translation) and includes tools for developers to get that content into Transifex automatically. Transifex also provides translators a web interface to submit translations.
Transifex is a tool in the Translation Service category of a tech stack.
Who uses Transifex?
21 companies reportedly use Transifex in their tech stacks, including reddit, Coursera, and Disqus.
17 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Transifex.
Why developers like Transifex?
Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use Transifex
- Command-line tool: A Git-like command line tool that lets developers manage translations within a project without an elaborate UI system. They can use the command-line client to create new resources, map locale files to translations, and synchronize their Transifex project with local files and vice versa
- Order translations: Get professional-quality translations in 33 languages
- Reports: See a list of users who have contributed to your projects along with the number of new and edited words each one has translated
- REST API: Automate your workflow and integrate Transifex with existing tools, such as Jenkins
- Translation Memory (TM): A feature that leverages similar, already-translated strings as suggested translations for untranslated content
- Webhooks: Get notified and pull translations whenever the translation for a file is completed or fully reviewed, without having to constantly check for updates
- Web Translation Editor: Allows translators to translate content and and reviewers to review translations in an interface accessible from the browser
Transifex Alternatives & Comparisons
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