Translating MyPaint

Andrew Chadwick edited this page Dec 2, 2015 · 4 revisions
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:globe_with_meridians: Get translating: log in to WebLate, and start translating MyPaint.
:rabbit: Go deeper: check out the list of issues labelled “translation”.

MyPaint supports 30 languages at the time of writing. This excludes different spellings of English. Not every language is complete, but you can help us improve.

Translating the text that gets displayed on the screen is now much easier than before. Anyone who uses MyPaint regularly and has good language skills can help:

In the run-up to a release, translations are frozen to give translators a chance to work on a consistent base text. The translation README details the complete workflow in detail: po/README.md.

We use GNU gettext for i18n, and the language used in the source code is US English.