Functional overview

Visual Localize is available in two different editions (NET and PREMIUM), allowing you to cover your own specific needs and requirements regardless of whether you are working in a team of developers or on your own as a freelance translator.

Product features



Translation & adaptation of ...

16-bit (*.exe, *.dll, *.ocx) binary files*

32-bit (*.exe, *.dll, *.ocx) binary files*

VC++ Resource files (*.rc)

DOTNET resources and base assemblies (*.exe, *.dll, *.resX, *.resources)**

*NEW in V7.5* .NET WPF files (binary XAML)

.NET signed assemblies

Binary files (*.exe, *.dll) for Pocket PC / Windows CE* (.NET Compact Framework)

Key pair files (e.g. general TXT or INI files with unique IDs and strong syntax)

Java resource files (*.java, *.properties)

XML files (any XML tags or attributes)

Microsoft™ databases (MS SQL Server / MS Access)

Online help files (*.chm compiled help files)

HTML files (*.htm, *.html)

Trolltech™ QT Language files (*.ts)

Productivity features

Support of nearly all national languages

Automation of recurring localization tasks using a script file

Replacement of bitmap graphics (*.bmp) in binary files

Revision control (Leveraging) for your source files after a software update: New phrases and changes will be identified

Automatic reutilization of known translations

Creation of .NET satellite assemblies (*.resources.dll) or translated base assemblies

Conversion of Microsoft Glossaries into Visual Localize dictionaries

License export and import (Lend your license to an external freelancer)

Search & replace

Layout consistency functions (e.g. text length, truncated texts,...)

Synchronization of several localization projects with different target languages

*NEW in V7.5* across® & Trados® Connector to establish a connection to a translation memory in the across® Language Server and Trados® Workbench


Quality assurance

Layout resetting of the position and size of controls & dialogs

Dictionary support

Polar Spell Checker for several languages

Fuzzy search (finds similar texts)

WYSIWYG editor for dialogs and menus

Display of duplicate keyboard accelerators

Automatic assignment of accelerators

Various user filters

Comment function

Pseudo translation

Import / export functions

TXT file import / export

Trados MultiTerm export

Visual Localize dictionaries

TMX (TMX Level 1) Import and Export

Import of application phrases (Alignment of already existing texts to reuse them for translation)

Export / import using wizard in configurable text files

Project management functions

Extended statistics function (number of words to be translated, direct repeats, etc.) for quotation / time calculations

Administrator / Translator mode

Project history (See all changes in the project file)

*: Created using a Microsoft™ compiler (e.g. VC++, Visual Basic, C#, VB .NET) or Watcom™ compiler
**: Created using Microsoft™ .NET Framework 2.0, 3.0, 3.5 and 4.0 (e.g. C#, VB.NET)

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