Welcome to Zanata

Zanata is a web-based translation platform for Translators to translate documentation and software online using a web browser.

Signing In

You can sign in to Zanata using an Fedora Account System (FAS) account, an OpenID account, or using a separate password for Zanata. See Help - Signing Up for detailed instructions. You can attach multiple identities to a single account from your Profile page.

Please make sure you join the mailing list to be kept informed of outages and other announcements.

Google Users

Please note that Google has abandoned support for Open Id. When signing in to Zanata using Google, you will be required to enter a Zanata internal password to be able to access your account.


All you need is an FAS or OpenID account and a web browser to start translating. To get started, join a language team (see Help - Adding Translators and find a project to translate (see Help - Preparing for Translation). You can also find useful information at Zanata wiki - Translator Guide.

Developers and Writers

With Zanata you can open your project for translation without opening up the project's version control. Zanata currently supports translation of software and documentation projects that provide GNU Gettext format Portable Object (PO) files, Java Properties files, and a range of other formats. Project files can be pushed and pulled from the server using a command-line client or a Maven plugin.

For detailed information on how to manage your projects on Zanata, please start with Help - Upload Strings.

Create a project

To create a translation project in Zanata for a project covered by the Fedora Project Contributor Agreement, please obtain a FAS account and validate it with Zanata. For any other open source software or documentation project, sign in using any of the techniques above, then see Help - Project Creation

Know More

You can find out more about the open source Zanata project (mailing lists, bug reports, source code) at http://zanata.org/.