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International Components for Unicode

XLIFF To ICU ResourceBundle Format Converter


XML Localization Interchange File Format (XLIFF), a format designed by localization industry experts for solving problems faced by translators, is an emerging industry standard for authoring and exchanging content for localization. XLIFF is a lossless and tool-neutral interchange format for localizable content.

More information about XLIFF can be obtained from this page.

ICU provides tools for converting XLIFF files to ICU ResourceBundle format. The binaries of one of these tools, the XLIFF2ICUConverter is available for download here.


After downloading the jar file you can run the XLIFF2ICUConverter with a command like

java -cp xliff.jar -c root -r root.xlf

If you need further help documentation and tutorials, please see the XLIFF and ICU tutorial.

If you would like to report a bug, feel free to submit a bug in our Trac bug database.


You can download the latest version from here:

Release Source
Date Major Changes
0.1 (27 KB) 0.1 (15 KB) 2004-Feb-01
0.2 (28 KB) 0.2 (15 KB) 2007-Aug-20 XLIFF 1.1