Translation Tools

There are various tools available to aid in translating. You may use whichever you prefer.

GlotPress will let you, or an entire team, translate your favourite software. It is web-based and open-source. It is also completely in sync with the main repositories and the preferred method for translating WordPress into your language.
The Ubuntu Linux project has a web site that allows you to translate messages without even looking at a PO or POT file, and export directly to a MO.
Note: many translators have found Rosetta to be a good starting point, but once it comes time to proofread the entire list of translations, many have opted to switch hand-editing the PO file or using a program like Poedit or KBabel, since the Rosetta UI lacks a search feature and other things that become essential when proofreading and editing.
An open source web-based translation system. The server hosted at currently has WordPress translation enabled on it.
An open source program for Windows, Mac OS X and UNIX/Linux which provides an easy-to-use GUI for editing PO files and generate MO files.
Another open source PO editing program for the KDE window manager on Linux.
GNU Gettext
The official Gettext tools package contains command-line tools for creating POTs, manipulating POs, and generating MOs. For those comfortable with a command shell.

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