Make translation easier

AppTranslate wants to support you in the following scenarios:

  • You want to save time in localizing your app
  • You missed defining localized strings in your source-code with NSLocalizedString() and want to save the time to walk through all your files and modify them manually
  • You want to rework your keys and comments of NSLocalizedString()
  • You did a translation already but have made changes in your code and want to merge this
  • You want an easy-to-use UI for translating your strings
  • You want to translate an Xliff-file
  • You want help in setting up your Xcode-Project


  • Search for simple strings and replace them with NSLocalizedString("key", "comment") by just one click.
  • Modify your existing keys and comments in source code with an easy to use UI
  • Change your Xcode-settings for localization
  • Merge your existing translations with new keys created during further development
  • Show the location of strings inside your InterfaceBuilder-layouts visually
  • Get a better overview during translation
Project overview
Select files
Select languages
Scan additional strings
Edit keys and comments
Translation list
Translation of InterfaceBuilder strings
Translation in detail view


Have a look a the help which is also available inside the app

If you have questions, ideas or something just does not work, let me know at


AppTranslate is available on the Mac AppStore:


This site is offered by:

Christian Stahl
Think mobile

Lindenstr. 14
50674 Köln


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