Crowdin SDK allows delivering new translations from the Crowdin project to your application immediately. Using integration with Crowdin SDK, you won’t need to update the application in the Google Play Store every time there is a new localization version.
The SDK provides the following features:
Requirements to integrate an Android application with a project in Crowdin:
App Programming Language
Configure the distribution to mirror the translated content of your project and integrate with Android app. Read more about Distributions.
For more details on setting up Crowdin Android SDK for your application, visit our GitHub repository.
This feature allows translators to see translations in the application in real-time. Managers and the QA team can also use it to preview translations before release.
Read more about Real-time Preview.
Enable this feature if you want all the screenshots made in the application to be automatically sent to your Crowdin Enterprise project with tagged strings. This way, translators will have an additional context for the source strings.
Read more about Screenshots.
You can set file export patterns and check existing ones using File Settings. The following placeholders are supported for Android integration:
|%language%||Language name (e.g., Ukrainian)|
|%two_letters_code%||Language code ISO 639-1 (e.g., uk)|
|%three_letters_code%||Language code ISO 639-2/T (e.g., ukr)|
|%locale%||Locale (e.g., uk-UA)|
|%locale_with_underscore%||Locale (e.g., uk_UA)|
|%android_code%||Идентификатор языка в Android используемый в названиях «values-» директорий|
Crowdin Android SDK CDN feature is built with security in mind, which means minimal access possible from the end-user is required. When you decide to use Crowdin Android SDK, please make sure you’ve made the following information accessible to your end-users.
Q: What might cause the occasional delay in getting the latest translations in the app? A: CDN caches all the translations in release for up to 1 hour. When new translations are released in Crowdin, CDN may still return them with a delay.