Localizaton Glossary

This pages contains definitions of most localization related terms and acronyms.

CSV

Comma-separated values file that contains terms (Wikipedia).

Excel

Microsoft spreadsheet application. It is frequently used to exchange localization data (Wikipedia).

OpenDocument

XML based office document file format (Wikipedia).

TBX

TermBase eXchange file is an XML based for created to store termonology data (Wikipedia).

TMX

TMX (Translation Memory eXchange) is an open XML standard for the exchange of translation memory data (Wikipedia).

XLIFF

XLIFF (XML Localisation Interchange File Format) is an XML based format created to standardize the way how localization data is exchanged (Wikipedia).