Tools >> On-Device Resource Localization
Adds dynamic string resource management features enabling:
- in-context community translation,
- on-the-fly localized string resource download,
- gesture driven language change by shaking the phone
Supports 70+ languages including Chinese, Right-to-left languages
Works with native Android apps using Gradle build.
General usage instructions
After restart Android Studio from Tools menu select “On-device resource localization” (screen1). At first use you have to register yourself and your app to the localization backend service – 90 days trial - no commitment from your side (screen2). Register as new account Enter your contact details: Register your app details: After successful registration – the backend service generates 70+ language resource files for your app. Testing: Generate a new APK and load it on your phone. After you start your app – language manager screen appears: choose developer mode from the menu. Then in your app all your translatable resources will have a star added to the beginning of the resource string. Shake your phone to switch between the original and the test versions. Your app is ready for On-device resource localization. Download the translator app Nativer from GooglePlay to see the translation experience.