Award-winning software localization tool

Releasing new software or games into multiple markets simultaneously is a challenge faced by many organizations. Many processes need to be considered to ensure that tight software release deadlines are met.

Passolo is designed to meet the specific demands of the software localization and gaming industry. By accessing a visual translation environment, the localization process is made much faster while the quality of the output is improved. Passolo integrates with all translation tools in the RWS suite, boosting your efficiency every step of the way.

The latest version, Passolo 2018, adds greater flexibility for ways of working. Terminology management is improved, whilst there are smoother processes for automated flows. Further enhancements and new features speed up translation and improve quality.

Faster release cycle

Developed with software in mind, Passolo natively fits into the product development process, automates and speeds up the software localization step. It provides everything needed for efficient software localization in one place, including tools for project management, translation and testing.

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Try the Passolo 2018 evaluation version to get an impression of its powerful features can help localize your software.

Maximum leverage

Part of RWS’s translation productivity product family, Passolo is tightly integrated with the leading translation software, Trados Studio, MultiTerm and RWS's translation management systems allowing you to use your translation resources as effectively as possible during software localization.

High translation quality

Passolo enables translators to work in an intuitive editing environment for maximum translation quality. The "What You See Is What You Get" editor displays software menus and dialog boxes in the same way as when the software is running, eliminating the need for programming experience and giving reassurance that surrounding code will remain unaffected.

Accept customer projects with Passolo Translator Edition

Download Passolo Translator Edition to accept projects from customers who are working with Passolo Team Edition.

Project management control

Passolo’s extensive range of file formats enable all software projects to be undertaken in the same environment. With comprehensive project management functionality, including the ability to access previous project versions in just a few clicks, Passolo has all the necessary tools to make controlling projects much easier.

Customization and automation

Passolo’s integrated development environment allows for automation of recurring tasks or complete integration with external systems. Using the software development kit (SDK) provided users can develop their own add-ins. In addition, you can find useful add-ins for Passolo on RWS AppStore, the online app store and developer hub development hub of RWS Language Technologies.

Support for Agile development

Passolo effectively supports Agile development processes such as Scrum. To keep projects up-to-date and to reduce the workloads of localization managers and translators, Passolo’s Collaboration edition instantly incorporates updates from your development cycle into your localization projects.

Extensive compatibility

Alongside an extensive range of file formats, Passolo is also compatible with the latest Microsoft technology, file filters and languages. Embedded software capabilities enable easier localization of graphical user interfaces of consumer electronics, engineering machines, smartphones, etc.

With Passolo the user is given the greatest degree of flexibility to work on any type of software project.