Microsoft Language Portal Blog

News and updates for Microsoft users, customers and developers to efficiently localize software and services.

February, 2011

  • Office 2010 now available in Albanian (Shqip)

    The Office 2010 Language Interface Pack for Albanian (Shqip) is now available for free download ! A Language Interface Pack allows you to change the user interface in the following Office 2010 applications: Excel, OneNote, InfoPath, Outlook, PowerPoint...
  • Office 2010 now available in Tamil

    The Office 2010 Language Interface Pack for Tamil (தமிழ்) is now available for free download ! A Language Interface Pack allows you to change the user interface in the following Office 2010 applications: Excel, OneNote, InfoPath, Outlook, PowerPoint and...
  • Office 2010 now available in Vietnamese

    The Office 2010 Language Interface Pack for Vietnamese is now available for free download ! A Language Interface Pack allows you to change the user interface in the following Office 2010 applications: Excel, OneNote, InfoPath, Outlook, PowerPoint and...
  • Office 2010 now available in Malay (Malaysia)

    The Office 2010 Language Interface Pack for Malay (Malaysia) is now available for free download ! A Language Interface Pack allows you to change the user interface in the following Office 2010 applications: Excel, OneNote, Outlook, PowerPoint and Word...
  • Office 2010 now available in Indonesian

    The Office 2010 Language Interface Pack for Indonesian is now available for free download ! A Language Interface Pack allows you to change the user interface in the following Office 2010 applications: Excel, OneNote, Outlook, PowerPoint and Word. The...
  • Office 2010 now available in Icelandic!

    The Office 2010 Language Interface Pack for Icelandic is now available for free download ! A Language Interface Pack allows you to change the user interface in the following Office 2010 applications: Excel, OneNote, Outlook, PowerPoint and Word. The pack...
  • Windows 7 now available in Turkmen

    The Turkmen Language Interface Pack for Windows 7 released today and is now available for free download: Turkmen Windows 7 for 32-bit systems Turkmen Windows 7 for 64-bit systems Please note that the Turkmen Windows 7 LIP can only be installed on a system...
  • Office 2010 released in Macedonian and Irish

    The Office 2010 Language Interface Packs for Macedonian and Irish are now available for free download and installation: Macedonian Irish A Language Interface Pack allows you to change the User Interface in the following Office 2010 applications: Excel...
  • Windows 7 in Dari, Kyrgyz and 3 Nigerian languages

    Five more language version of Windows have released over the last couple of days, covering 3 countries: Nigeria: Hausa Windows 7 LIP Igbo Windows 7 LIP Yoruba Windows 7 LIP Afghanistan: Dari Windows 7 LIP Kyrgyzstan: Kyrgyz Windows 7 LIP Please note that...
  • New Microsoft Translator apps for Windows Phone 7 and ipad

    The Microsoft Translator team blog has an interesting post about a couple of new machine translation apps for Windows Phone 7 and ipad. Both are powered by Microsoft’s online MT system, Microsoft Translator , and leverage the Microsoft Translator APIs...
  • Internet Explorer 9 RC ships in 40 languages

    Internet Explorer 9 Release Candidate is now available in 40 languages simultaneously: Arabic, Bulgarian, Chinese (Hong Kong SAR), Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German...
  • Video: Localizing Visual Studio 2010 into Czech

    There have been a number of stories about the International Mother Language Day 2011 this week and here's one more from the Microsoft Local Language Program . This one is a short video about the work involved in translating the user interface of Visual...