Lokalise alternatives: why Lokalise represents a better way to do localization

Lokalise provides a rare blend of powerful automation features, flexibility to integrate with existing processes, and speed to release translations faster than ever. These are unmatched in the market – read on to see for yourself.

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The world’s leading brands use Lokalise to provide localized experiences

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Let us show you how we compare to other tools

With so many translation management tools available on the market, you may get lost thinking that they all promise the same things – be it a better price or usability, or more features to achieve your objectives. What we know for sure: The difference is in the details.

We believe that a modern localization software should serve as a central multilingual content hub for companies, small or large, offer sophisticated automation possibilities to speed up product release times, and still be as simple and intuitive as possible to connect all the different stakeholders involved. This is what we strive to do at Lokalise.

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Phrase alternative

Save hours by eliminating unnecessary clicks when performing simple translation tasks. What’s more? The API, webhooks, and code repository integrations are included in our Start plan at $120 per month.

Lokalise vs. Phrase


Crowdin alternative

It’s easy to get started with Lokalise thanks to our user-friendly interface. All pricing plans enjoy access to our powerful API, an unlimited number of projects, and a fantastic customer support team via live chat. See other reasons why teams choose Lokalise over Crowdin as their localization tool.

Lokalise vs. Crowdin


Transifex alternative

Adding a new language is just one click away with Lokalise. And no – it won’t make your subscription price go up. Add as many new languages as you like without worrying about unexpected changes in your bill.

Lokalise vs. Transifex


Smartling alternative

No need to adapt your processes to the software — Lokalise offers the flexibility to set your own workflow automation and customization options. We offer transparent pricing and the fastest onboarding on the market too.

Lokalise vs. Smartling


Tools, features, and more – what sets us apart

  • In-context_editor_screenshots
    Context sharing

    Improve translation quality and reduce ambiguity. Easily provide context for your translators in the form of links, comments, meta descriptions, and screenshots. Text on the images will be automatically recognized and matched with keys.

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    Design-stage localization

    Use the Adobe XD, Figma, and Sketch plugins to start working on translations before a single line of code is even written. With this process in place, our customers report 90% faster feature rollout times.

  • Support
    Outstanding support

    Reach us via live chat (24/7) and get an immediate answer.

  • Integrations
    50+ integrations

    Connect with the tools you already use for smoother workflows, including HubSpot, Contentful, Slack, Jira, and Asana to name but a few.

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    Developer friendly

    Lokalise gives developers the tools to eliminate the hassle of localization: powerful API, CLI, mobile SDKs, and comprehensive documentation.

  • Cross-platform
    Cross-platform capabilities

    Keep all your different platform keys and translations in the same project, use universal placeholders, and export to web, mobile, or desktop platforms when needed.

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    Over-the-air SDKs

    Use our over-the-air SDKs to send translation updates to iOS, Android, and Flutter apps without waiting for the next release or submitting a new version for approval.

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    Process automation

    Set up custom rules and build fully automated workflows through Automations. The system will monitor changes and automatically perform actions that you have predefined.

We are spinning up new translations for the entire platform in less than a week; previously a task that could have taken 2–3 months.

John Conneely Product Manager
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We went from one to one hundred languages in a few months.

Jacob Palmer International Growth Manager
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Before we had Lokalise, our developer team would lose a lot of time waiting for translations. Now, the developers can work on their tasks without interruptions while translations are automatically updated.

Eric Vu Backend Developer
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Localization made easy. Why wait?

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