In today’s fast paced Mobile app development requirements, localizing apps have become significant to fit for new market trends. No doubts if localized mobile apps reach out market in diverse languages, it automatically boosts download. Mobile app localization is just a nice-to-have option as app stores are global, so every developed app should be adaptable for user who downloads the app as he could be located anywhere in the nook and corner .Having a localized app is must for both iOS and Android smartphones.
However, localizing mobile app does not mean to turn words into other languages, Mobile app developers have to make sure that the localized app is up to the standard when the app is available in different languages.
Here we have listed some focus areas that has to be localized to hit more downloads:
Ensure every resource in the app is kept simple and in understandable way this is not just for codes, it might be images, content, videos, etc. and also the codes should be in simplified format. Make sure that the app runs properly, regardless of language or locale, by maintaining a set of default resources.
When designing an app that has to be localized, examine the length of sentences and words in languages other than English. Consider spacing factors as well, left-to-right and right-to-left support, it should be in an understandable way and user friendly.
Test localized apps in an environment that include various OS and multiple available screen sizes based on the markets and targeting form factors. If possible, match your test devices to the actual device that is most likely available to users.
Lastly, analyze the consistency of language translations. Smooth and effective communication always brings high consistency. If an app is badly translated, it may create opaque reading. To improve language consistency analyzing and optimizing is significant.
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