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iOS Language Support

There is plenty of evidence that localization of your mobile application increases sales and distribution. It  Unless you are a native speaker of several different languages, the best way to get your app translated is to outsource it to a company that specializes in this type of translation. There is a good list of companies on Apple’s internationalization page, but several developers we like to recommend Tethras. Your application should react to the locale (local codes) and not just how text is displayed (left <-> right) or date formats (US <-> EU) but also in the assets like images and audio, particularly when the content goes beyond a beep and star which they are internationally understood. How many languages? The languages into which you choose to translate your app really depend on which markets you are trying to hit. We recommend if you are trying to reach a broad market, you should strive to hit at least English, Spanish, German, French and Chinese. I make heavy us…