Windows Language Interface Packs

Windows Language Interface Packs

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A lot of people who email me about this blog also ask about Windows Language Interface Packs (LIPs). Windows LIPs are available in roughly the same languages as Office LIPs. Windows LIPs first started in Windows XP. If you would like more information on the Windows can I suggest you look at Rob Margels blog. He gives you updates on when a Windows LIP language releases as well as other cool information about the language space in Windows. There is also a new Windows LIP download site recently published where you can download all Windows Vista & Windows 7 Language Interface packs. If you are looking for information on how to install Windows 7 LIPs please visit this site.

  • When will Croatian LIP be available?

  • Hi Adrijan,

    The Windows 7 Croatian LIP is available if you have an enterprise of ultimate version of Windows 7.

    You can follow instruction from .

    For Office, there is no Language Interface Pack (LIP) for Croatian. If you want to install and use Croatian Office you need to purchase an Croatian Language Pack at a cost of £20. You can purchase the English language pack by going to and choosing Croatian in the dropdown and the "Buy now" button and then going through the purchase process.

    I hope this helps!

  • Hi.

    I have a question concerning LIP.

    Im about to buy office in Polish, but I really need to have it in German as well. What is the best solution to have both of these languages available in my Office (automatic corrects, etc.).

    Thank you for an advice.

  • Hi Dora,

    I would advise you to buy your Office 2010 Polish locally and then you can buy a Office 2010 German Language Pack from

    That way you can change the Office 2010 User Interface and help from Polish to German and vice versa as well as have the proofing tools for both.

    Hope this helps!


  • How to download : Windows Croatian Interface pack for windows XP?

  • Hi Molim,

    For the Croatian Windows XP Language pack please try this link It is for Windows XP Professional and Windows XP Home Edition.

    Hope this helps


  • any chance for polish Microsoft Office Language Interface Pack 2010 ?????

  • Hi Mike There is no Polish Office 2010 Language Interface pack available. However there is a Polish Office 2010 Language pack for sale for about $25 from Hope this helps Qutus

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