Slate Desktop version 1.x support these standards-based localization file formats:


Reads file types

  • Text files with UTF-8 character encoding, Linux or Windows new line separators
  • Tab-delimited files -- specialized Text file (as above) with one tab per line. Text left of the tab is the source language. Text right of the tab is target language.
  • Gettext .po and .mo files
  • TMX - translation memory exchange up to version 1.4b
  • XLIFF - XML Localization Interchange File Format version 1.2 (.xlf, .xliff, .sdlxliff, .mxliff, .mqxliff)


Writes file types

  • Text files with UTF-8 character encoding, Linux or Windows new line separators
  • Tab-delimited files -- specialized Text file (as above) with one tab per line. Text left of the tab is the source language. Text right of the tab is target language.
  • TMX - translation memory exchange up to version 1.4b
  • XLIFF - XML Localization Interchange File Format version 1.2 (.xlf, .xliff, .mqxliff)