It’s been a great year at Applingua. We’d like to make 2012 even better by asking you how we could improve in the coming months. We’ve created a very short anonymous survey. It shouldn’t take longer than 2-3 minutes to complete. Access it here: http://applingua.wufoo.com/forms/applingua-satisfaction-survey/ Thank you and Merry Christmas! Robert Lo Bue, Founder
Last month we featured a blog post on available localizations in the Top 50 US Paid iOS App Store.This month we bring you some interesting statistics from the Mac App Store. Top 5 localized app languages This is the statistic most want to read. From the 8 stores we surveyed across North America, Europe and Asia, the top 5 languages in descending order were: French...
Each month we want to share with you the cool and exciting apps we’ve been working on. We’re always amazed by the quality of all our clients’ apps, but there’s often one or two that really shine. This month we were honoured to localize the incredibleÂ Pixelmator 2. When the guys at Pixelmator first contacted me, my mind started racing. I know the app well, in...
Cocoanetics andÂ BytePoets have releasedÂ Linguan, an app localization tool designed with developers in mind. We were lucky enough to get a sneak peak several months ago when the app was still in beta and have been anticipating its release ever since. Linguan offers a familiar interface to developers, by interacting directly with the source Xcode project. It warns you when there are duplicate keys or if...
Have you ever wanted to know how many of the top 50 paid apps on the iTunes App Store localize their software? We’ve just completed a minor survey and we’d like to share our results. Some interesting statistics: 34%Â of apps are localized (compared with a 22% spot-count in Jan 2011) 39%Â of US devs localized 23.5%Â of non-US devs localized 61.5%Â of those US devs who localized have...
Realmac Software has just released Analog for Mac, a stunningly crafted app that transforms your photos into something that little bit special. The app is currently available to download from theÂ App StoreÂ and we recommend you head over there right now and get it while it’s hot! Applingua was lucky enough to help translateÂ AnalogÂ into French, Italian, German and Japanese ready for launch.Â It’s pretty easy localizing software...
The biggest challenge developers face is getting their app noticed. With an ever increasing number entering the App Store every day, it’s no longer as simple as being the first to market. Some time ago, Applingua was lucky enough to translate Appsfire, an app discovery and mobile advertising platform for iOS. Working together, it suddenly occurred to us what a good fit our two services...
Here’s an interesting fact for you: 40% of all monthly traffic goes through our DevZone Blog. We’ve had some helpful link backs through Stackoverflow and Twitter and we’ve received several tweets and emails thanking us for the growing wealth of information, aimed at helping developers localize their apps. One Skype conversation with a competitor was particularly funny, “Aren’t you afraid you’re creating competitors by sharing...
In preparation of our one year anniversary, we are ramping up development of some exciting new services which will be coming in early 2012. We wanted to keep you informed with future goings-ons at Applingua HQ, so we created this new company blog. We hope you’ll find it informative and entertaining, as that’s certainly our aim! Best wishes, Rob