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.
Basic App Localization Process

Basic App Localization Process

The following process diagram gives you an overview of the most basic app localization process. There are definitely ways around some of the ugly work here (like IBTOOL), but this is at the core of nearly every app localization project.
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.
Top App Languages in 2016

Top App Languages in 2016

This article covers which are the most popular languages in 2016. The list is comprised from various sources, including Applingua's own experience.
Showing languages in the App Store with Unity

Showing languages in the App Store with Unity

If you've localized your game and the languages aren't showing up in the iOS App Store, then follow these simple steps before submitting your next build.