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Korean Localization

Korean Localization

To attract Korean customers and clients, you will have to familiarize yourself with the idea of Korean localization. Korean localization is the process of adapting the language, appearance, and functionality of a product or website for South Korea. Korean presents a variety of unique challenges to Korean localization professionals.

Korean 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 Korean teams of localization specialists who understand how to anticipate and solve the myriad of potential Korean localization issues.

Some examples of localization issues:

Website Issues Localization Requirements
Color scheme Inoffensive colors for example
Date, time, currency formats Change to standard Korean 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 Korean speakers

 

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

 


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