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...
  • Hi Mom: Celebrating International Mother Language Day

    Today is International Mother Language Day, an annual event created by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), to promote awareness of linguistic and cultural diversity. Take a look at the story of how Microsoft...
  • 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...