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Simplified Chinese Localization

Simplified Chinese Localization

In order to attract Chinese-speaking customers and clients, you will have to familiarize yourself with the idea of Simplified Chinese localization. Simplified Chinese localization is the process of adapting the language, appearance, and functionality of a product or website for Chinese-speaking markets. Simplified Chinese presents a variety of unique challenges to Chinese-speaking localization professionals.

Simplified Chinese Localization

To ensure a positive reception of your software, website, and documentation, it is a good idea to work with an experienced localization company. Your localization service provider should employ native Chinese-speaking teams of localization specialists who understand how to anticipate and solve the myriad of potential Simplified Chinese localization issues.

Some examples of localization issues:

Website Issues Localization Requirements
Color scheme Inoffensive colors for example
Date, time, currency formats Change to standard Chinese formats
eCommerce payments Enable various payment methods such as bank transfers


Software Issues Localization Requirements
Time-to-market Translation memory tools help speed translation
High user expectations Testers should be Chinese speakers


Documentation Issues Localization Requirements
Text length Accommodate possible text expansion/contraction
Printing Chinese fonts Embed fonts in PDF file for printer


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