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XLIFF Manager

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XLIFF Manager is a cross-platform open source graphical user interface for OpenXLIFF Filters.

The XLIFF files generated by OpenXLIFF Filters don't use proprietary markup and are fully compatible with most CAT tools.


With XLIFF Manager you can:

  • Create XLIFF 1.2 and 2.0 files that can be translated in any modern CAT tool.
  • Convert your translated XLIFF files to original format with a couple of clicks.
  • Validate XLIFF files created by any tool. Validation is supported for XLIFF 1.0, 1.1, 1.2 and 2.0.
  • Produce an HTML file with word counts and segment status statistics from an XLIFF document.

Source Code is Open

The source code of XLIFF Manager is available under Eclipse Public License v1.0 at Anyone can download the source code, compile, modify and use it at no cost in compliance with the accompanying license terms.

XLIFF Manager User Interface on Windows
XLIFF Manager running on Windows

Supported File Formats

General Documentation

  • Adobe InCopy ICML
  • Adobe InDesign Interchange (INX)
  • Adobe InDesign IDML CS4, CS5, CS6 & CC
  • HTML
  • Microsoft Office (2007 and newer)
  • Microsoft Visio XML Drawings (2007 and newer)
  • MIF (Maker Interchange Format)
  • OpenOffice / LibreOffice / StarOffice
  • Plain Text
  • SDLXLIFF (Trados Studio)
  • SRT Subtitles
  • Trados Studio Packages (*.sdlppx)
  • GlobalLink/WordfastPRO TXML (*.txml)
  • GlobalLink/WordfastPRO XLIFF (*.txlf)
  • WPML XLIFF (WordPress Multilingual Plugin)
  • XLIFF from Other Tools (*.mqxliff, *.xliff)

XML Formats

  • XML (Generic)
  • DITA 1.0, 1.1, 1.2 and 1.3
  • DocBook 3.x, 4.x and 5.x
  • SVG
  • Word 2003 ML

Software Development

  • JavaScript
  • Java Properties
  • JSON
  • PHP Arrays
  • PO (Portable Objects)
  • RC (Windows C/C++ Resources)
  • ResX (Windows .NET Resources)
  • TS (Qt Linguist translation source)