POWERFUL FEATURES AND FUNCTIONALITY

The agile, localization solution you’ve been looking for

A truly agile Content Management System (CMS), XLOC simplifies localization with a proprietary suite of web-based applications and tools designed to streamline the asset integration and build process across all games, regardless of development structure, format or platform. With broad features and functionality, XLOC serves as your core application for localization, supporting an array of valuable tools for Producers and Localization Managers, Developers, QA and Translators. No other localization solution is more agile or adaptable. It’s highly flexible technology framework enables simultaneous development, efficient coordination across the entire localization process, and absolute customization for your team and unique requirements.

High Level Features

Web-Based


Allows immediate access by and input from team members from anywhere in the world.

Standardized


Producers, Developers, Translators and QA all work from the same interface.

Robust & Adaptable


XLOC accommodates all development environments, game file structure and formats – and is customized to meet your style and requirements.

Easy-to-Understand UI


A clean User Interface empowers collaboration, maximizes visibility and maintains the integrity of source data.

Dynamic Synchronization


XLOC dynamically synchronizes new assets with localized game resources, proactively generating current and changed asset lists.

Multi-Language


Supports 30+ languages in both single- and double-byte fonts.

Immediate Testing


Create prototype builds prior to translation and instantly generate game files for localized drop-ins or builds.

Better Build Checks


Quality check string assets before delivery to developers to ensure every delivery is of the highest quality.

Centralized Translation & Fuzzy Matching


Reference, link, reuse and search translation terms. Leverage Fuzzy Matching on a string-specific level, as well as global population.

Primary benefits of XLOC 6.2

  • XLOC is the key production tool to enable all global team professionals involved in the development process to collaborate and visualize the status of multilingual assets at any time; LPM, LQA, Translators, Dev.
  • XLOC becomes the linking connector tool between service lines.
  • XLOC perfects the process of storing, analyzing and tracking the evolution of source and localized game assets during development in a centralized and standardized environment for all your projects.
  • XLOC can take any source file from the game engine and display the contents in the standardized environment with no further conversion or tweaking.
  • The localization cycle can be seamlessly connected to the source content production cycle, pushing to translation just the new and updated content, saving precious time and resources, and eliminating repetitive tasks and errors caused by the manual tracking of assets.
  • String history and status allows various service lines to track, test and approve localization efforts.
  • Advanced search and bulk processes simplifies workflows.
  • Robust Questions and Answers features allows for team knowledge share.
  • Error checking and alignment of data to ensure the integrity of your localized assets.
  • Audio and Art assets can be uploaded and stored, and Audio assets can be linked and played with corresponding string.

Key Features of XLOC 6.2

  • Continued Enhanced API integration with Game Engine and TM hooks coming shortly
  • Supports all game platforms and languages
  • Supports any Game file structure and Formats.
  • Powerful Extended search, Commenting and Error checking features, to ensure the integrity of the data for all users. Dependable central repository.
  • Customized Interface
  • Interface localized into English, Chinese, Japanese and Korean.
  • String history and status allows various service lines to track, test and approve localization efforts.
  • Powerful search features, including multi-choice options.
  • In-Line editing for quick changes to strings
  • Saved searches for creating customised workflows.
  • Robust messaging for production autonomy and troubleshooting.

See XLOC in action

Schedule a demo to see exactly how XLOC can simplify localization for your team. Contact Us!

For Producers and Localization Managers


Cut time spent by 40 percent while gaining detailed insight and ultimate control over all facets of the localization process. Track project progress from start to finish online with an easy-to-use dashboard as well as language and role-oriented tabs. Easily test asset delivery workflow, log string and asset changes, track word and line count totals, and quickly merge audio as well as text.

For Developers


Get the flexibility to support your creative process and pull data at any point in time, while keeping localized versions in step with the main language version of the game. XLOC adapts to developer code and design decisions by linking assets, text and audio without dictating formats or file types.

For LQA


Cut QA lead and test time by 50 percent. Do linguistic testing on the fly while maintaining the highest standards of quality assurance. Pseudo-builds speed early testing, checklists verify translation progress and XLOC becomes your centralized source for linguistic bug reference data.

For Translation Managers


Track all language translations in one central location and easily see exactly where each version is in the process. You can work directly in XLOC or export translation data. Plus, XLOC provides a translation history, so it’s easy to leverage previous work.

Why Choose XLOC

Agility


XLOC’s exceptionally robust and adaptable architecture supports both single-byte and double-byte fonts for worldwide usage and easily accommodates all development environments, including console, MMO, mobile and social media platforms. This agile, open architecture means XLOC can be customized for any development process, format or platform.

Technology


With a heavily modified ASP.NET portal application on the front, a SQL Server database, and core functionality that easily extends to meet custom project requirements, XLOC is built on trusted technology that has proven to be efficient, accurate and scalable for future expansion needs. Watch out for new and exciting features coming very soon!

Results


Currently utilized and customized for over 5,500 SKUs with over 30+ languages currently registered in the system, XLOC has proven its effectiveness on a multitude of extremely large, multi-platform, simultaneous, worldwide projects over 15 years of licensing to high-profile publishers and developers throughout the world.