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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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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Office 2013 and Windows Phone 8 product terminology published

The Microsoft Language Portal has been updated with terminology and UI translations from Office 2013, Windows Phone 8 and new languages added to Windows 8 and Office 2013. The portal provides online search for thousands of translations used in Microsoft products in more than 100 languages. Here’s what had just been added: Office 2013 terminology…

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Office 2013 adds 13 completely new languages

Office 2013 will add 13 completely new languages as well as a fully localized experience of the User Interface (UI) and User Assistance (UA) content in Vietnamese, Malay and Indonesian. This means that you will be able to use Office in 106 languages.  The new version also includes thesauri in Bulgarian, Latvian, Lithuanian and Serbian…

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14 new languages announced for Windows 8

February 21 is UNESCO’s International Mother Language Day. To mark this, the Windows team are today announcing that Windows 8 will be available in 14 new languages, bringing the total number of languages supported to 109. The languages announced today are English UK, Punjabi (Pakistan), Sindhi (Pakistan), Central Kurdish (Iraq), Uyghur (People’s Republic of China), Belarusian (Belarus),…

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Scottish Gaelic CLIP language tool available for free download

The Office localization team has released the Scottish Gaelic “Captions Language Interface Pack” (CLIP). It is available for download here. A Captions Language Interface Pack is a simple language translation solution that uses tooltip captions to display translations.  You can use CLIP as a language aid to see translations of menus and buttons in your…

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