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Please consider that API 2.0 is now the preferred version to be used. The old API will remain fully functional until the end of 2021.

Crowdin API v2

Build ZIP archive with the latest translations.

This method can be invoked once per 30 minutes if case you are not using one of the organization plans. You can check if ZIP archive with the latest translations was built by status attribute ("built" or "skipped") returned in the response.

Note: Export API call will be ignored if there were no changes in the project since previous export.


Note: Use the combination of project identifier, username, and account key to pass to this endpoint.

GET https://api.crowdin.com/api/project/{project-identifier}/export?login={username}&account-key={account-key}


Name Value Description
branch optional string The name of related version branch (Versions Management).
async optional bool Defines whether the call will be executed asynchronously – 1 or not – 0. Default is 0. This means that this API method can be invoked and get an immediate response that the request was accepted.
json optional string May not contain value. Defines that response should be in JSON format.
jsonp optional string Callback function name. Defines that response should be in JSONP format.
project-identifier string Project identifier.
login string Your username in Crowdin.
account-key string Your account API key.


If successful, this method returns a XML structure, as it is shown below.
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<success status="built">
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<success status="skipped">
Unsuccessful response sample:
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
  <message>API key is not valid</message>


curl \
$request_url = 'https://api.crowdin.com/api/project/{project-identifier}/export?login={username}&account-key={account-key}';

$ch = curl_init();
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_URL, $request_url);
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_RETURNTRANSFER, true);

$result = curl_exec($ch);

echo $result;

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