Office 2013 now available in Uyghur – ئۇيغۇرچە

You can now use Office in Uyghur for the first time ever. The Uyghur “Language Interface Pack” can be installed as a free download on top of an existing version of Office 2013 (in any language). Download Uyghur Office 2013 Language Interface Pack The release of Uyghur completes the localization of Office 2013 into a total…

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Visual Studio 2013 now available in 14 languages

The new version of Visual Studio recently released with localized UI in Brazilian Portuguese, Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional, Czech, German, French, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Russian, Spanish and Turkish. And as announced on the Developer Content Localization Team blog, the release also includes extensive localized reference material in these languages. So whether you are running Visual…

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Video: App Localization Made Easy with Multilingual App Tookit

A couple of weeks ago, I announced the new Terminology API that allows you to tap into the terminology and phrases from the Microsoft Language Portal and provide this translation data to your users through your own app or web site.  The first adopter of the API is the Multilingual App Toolkit, which combines machine translation…

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Office 2013 now available in Central Kurdish, Odia, Punjabi and Sindhi

You can now use Office 2013 in Central Kurdish, Odia, Punjabi and Sindhi. The “Language Interface Packs” on the list below have just released and can be installed as free downloads on top of an existing version of Office 2013 (in any language). For Central Kurdish, Punjabi (Arabic) and Sindhi, this is the first time a…

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Announcing the Microsoft Terminology Service API

If you are already using the Microsoft Language Portal to find Microsoft product terminology and phrases, you’ll already be familiar with manual searches for translations from Windows, Office, Visual Studio, Dynamics, Windows Phone, Skype and many others. We are now making this translation data even more accessible for developers. With the new Terminology Service API,…

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8 languages added to the Microsoft Style Guide collection

Another 8 international Microsoft Style Guides for creating and localizing Windows Store and Windows Phone apps are now available for free download on the Microsoft Language Portal. They cover the new languages added for Windows 8 and Office 2013: Belarusian, Central Kurdish, K’iche’, Scottish Gaelic, Sindhi, Tajik, Tigrinya and Uyghur. Style Guides lay down the…

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Survey on translated versions of Visual Studio, SQL Server, extended

A big Thank You to everyone who replied to our survey on the international versions of our Server and Tools products. As the international team keeps receiving very valuable feedback from across the world, the survey has been extended until September 29 for Visual Studio, and until November 30 for other products. If you have not…

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Office 2013 now available in another 9 languages

You can now use Office 2013 in another 9 languages. The “Language Interface Packs” on the list below have just released and can be installed as free downloads on top of an existing version of Office 2013 (in any language). For Belarusian, K’iche’, Kinyarwanda, Scottish Gaelic, and Tajik, this is the first time a localized version…

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Using translated versions of Microsoft Server and Tools products? Send us your feedback.

If you are using translated versions of Visual Studio, SQL Server, Windows Azure, Windows Server or System Center, we are looking for your feedback. We are dedicated to continually improve our products for our international customers. We are therefore launching a survey to give us feedback on the quality of these products in the languages…

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Bing Translator App now available for Windows 8

Avoiding parking tickets during visits to the Klingon empire just got a whole lot easier, thanks to the Bing Translator team. With the Bing Translator App for Windows 8 announced today, you can get instant machine translation in more than 40 languages (including Klingon) – at home or on the go.  The app translates web pages, documents,…

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