Mobile App Localization for Translators
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Mobile App Localization for Translators

Learn how to translate and localize mobile applications and specialize as a mobile app translator
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4.3 (41 ratings)
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175 students enrolled
Created by Dorota Pawlak
Last updated 1/2020
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Price: $174.99
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This course includes
  • 2.5 hours on-demand video
  • 1 downloadable resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Assignments
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • How to localize and translate mobile apps
  • What tools to use to translate and localize mobile apps
  • How to find customers for mobile app localization projects
  • How to hone your skills and keep up with the app and localization industry
Requirements
  • Be enthusiastic about apps and ready to learn some technology, localization and a bit of marketing skills
Description

In this course you will learn how to translate and localize mobile apps and find out what tools to use to make this process easier. You will also see a few sample projects and real-life scenarios to get you started on your path to a new specialization. Finally, you will have a sneak peek into the workflows of your potential customers to be able to draw up a marketing plan for your freelance business.

Sounds interesting? Here is exactly what we will cover:

  1. Mobile app localization process

  2. Overview of mobile app operating systems

  3. Features of app stores

  4. The most common challenges and solutions

  5. Introduction into programming languages

  6. Mobile app localization tools

  7. Sample projects

  8. Mobile app testing

  9. How to find customers (for freelance translators)


Are you ready? Let’s get started! 

Who this course is for:
  • Translators who want to specialize in mobile app localization
  • Translators who want to learn more about mobile app localization
  • Translation and localization students
Course content
Expand all 35 lectures 02:20:36
+ Introduction to mobile app localization
11 lectures 44:40
Mobile app localization process
04:24
The role of translator
04:13
What other skills will I need
05:00
Overview of the Android system
04:50
Overview of iOS
01:41
Overview of Windows Mobile and BlackBerry
02:31
Features of Google Play, App Store
07:19
How apps are developed
08:17

Take this quiz to test your knowledge and see how much you know about app stores, mobile app development, mobile app operating systems and mobile app localization process.

Are you ready to localize mobile apps?
4 questions
+ Common challenges in mobile app localization
5 lectures 23:05
The most common challenges in mobile app localization – part 1
04:55
The most common challenges in mobile app localization – part 2
06:04
The most common challenges in mobile app localization – part 4
04:04
The most common challenges in mobile app localization – part 5
03:16
In this task you will localize some strings that will be published as an update in a mobile app. You can use a tool of your choice for this assignment.
Let's face the challenges!
2 questions
+ Technology and tools
6 lectures 31:32
Before we start
00:54
What programming languages are used to develop apps?
04:46
What file formats will I work with as an app translator?
07:52
Mobile app localization tools
15:35
Which tool should I choose?
01:06
+ Mobile app localization projects
5 lectures 12:04
Let’s get down to work
00:42
Project 1
04:48
Project 2
02:12
Project 3
03:09
Sum-up
01:13
In this assignment you will localize a sample app file with a tool of your choice.
Let's localize a sample app!
2 questions
+ Testing and quality
5 lectures 21:08
What is localization testing?
02:18
Types of localization testing
01:08
How to test mobile apps?
03:20
How to test effectively?
12:09
Is thorough testing enough to how to assure good quality?
02:13
+ Professional development
3 lectures 08:07
What skills do I need?
01:28
How to find customers?
06:11
Course sum-up
00:28