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Tools for working with gettext PO files

  • Lokalize is the replacement of the old KBabel. It's part of the KDE Applications releases. Lokalize is a Translation Memory based application, which provides more comfort to the translator and prevents unintentional translation mistakes.

KBabel is a set of tools for editing and managing gettext PO files. The main part is a powerful PO file editor with many features including the ability to search for translations in different dictionaries, to show diffs, perform spell and syntax checking, and many more. Also included is a "Catalog Manager", a file manager view which helps keeping an overview of PO files.


User manual available in HTML format from http://docs.kde.org/en/3.1/kdesdk/kbabel/



version 16.12 (stable)
released on 15 December 2016

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Related Projects

  • Gettext


LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
License:GPLv2orlaterJanet Casey27 June 2001

Leaders and contributors

Matthias Kiefer Maintainer
Andrea Rizzi <rizzi@kde.org Contributor

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Bug TrackingE-mailmailto:submit@bugs.kde.org

Software prerequisites

Weak prerequisiteBerkeley DB II
Required to useKDE 2.1 or later (if you have an earlier version of KDE
Required to useconsider using KBabel 0.7.1)

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 28 December 2016.


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