What is iOS? The Basics.

What is iOS? The Basics.

You may have seen the term iOS but if you're not sure, it could be hard to work out exactly what it is. iOS stands for i Operating System. It is the operating system that runs on all iPod touches, iPhones and iPads.
What Does \n Mean?

What Does \n Mean?

\n is a line-break character. All that follows \n will appear on a new line. Just like that.
What’s the Difference Between Localization & Translation?

What’s the Difference Between Localization & Translation?

The difference between localization and translation is subtle, and while all good translation should have an element of localization, they are not entirely the same. This question is made even more difficult because the industry's (tech) interpretation of localization has morphed into something quite different.
How long does it take to localize an app?

How long does it take to localize an app?

Simple answer: How long is a piece of string? Better answer: Each and every app is different. Different in size, in type, in target market. Each of these differences have an effect on the time it takes to localize an app.
What should I get translated?

What should I get translated?

Localizing your app naturally starts with the app itself. When it comes to OSX apps there's quite a bit to think about. If you're sending directly to a translator (not Applingua) then you need to think about extracting the strings in your XIB files into plain text .strings files.
What is Mac OS X (OSX)?

What is Mac OS X (OSX)?

Mac OS X or, as it is commonly referred to, OSX is the operating system that ships with all Apple Mac computers. It is comparable to Microsoft's Windows or a Linux system.
The Cost of Localizing Your App

The Cost of Localizing Your App

The cost of localizing your app, regardless of platform, varies significantly depending on the size of the app you're localizing and the service you use to do the work for you. For the sake of this KB entry, we'll assume your app has an App Store Description of 250 words and your app strings, including error messages, total 750 words.
Separate Keywords in iTunes Connect

Separate Keywords in iTunes Connect

Separate Keywords in iTunes Connect iTunes Connect allows you to edit your App Store Description and Keywords for the iOS and Mac App Stores. You may enter up to 100 characters in this field as of March 2016. Separate your keywords with … Continued
How many keywords can I use ?

How many keywords can I use ?

Keywords form part of the indexable metadata on both the App Store and Android Play Store. Here are the rules.
Should I comment strings?

Should I comment strings?

Should I comment strings? Nearly every string format allows for comments, but does that mean you should comment each and every string? Ask yourself, is this obvious? The Golden Rule is to ask yourself whether the string is obvious. A button … Continued
Choosing top languages to localize your app into

Choosing top languages to localize your app into

We’d love to be able to give you a definite answer about which languages are going to guarantee success for your app, but we cannot. We can tell you from over five years experience which languages we recommend to most clients. Every … Continued
Play Store Supported Languages

Play Store Supported Languages

Play Store Supported Languages You can translate your Play Store metadata (description and keywords) into the following list of languages. The Play Store supports far more languages than Apple’s iTunes Connect and there are very few, if any, notable exceptions. Please note, … Continued