It exposes the hidden preferences that define the preferred language for the user interface of the application. It allows you to change quickly the preferred language among all those available languages, either the one shipped with the application or others provided by language packs
.The screenshots give a general exposition of the tools and options supported by the extension. Note that the provided toolbar button must be dragged from the toolbar palette to have it directly accessible.If you have arrived to this page searching how to change the interface language once and for all
, the recommended choice is to download and install the entire application (either Firefox
) already translated to the target language.
For basic, general info about language packs and the interface language in Firefox, see:https://support.mozilla.org/kb/install-language-packs-get-more-languages (Most of the info applies to Mozilla Thunderbird and SeaMonkey too)
Note that it's not to manage the preferred languages for the content of webpages
, or the language for the spell-checker
Available in: German (de), Greek (el), English (en-US), Spanish (es-ES), French (fr), Dutch (nl), Portuguese (Brazilian, pt-BR), Romansh (rm), Serbian (sr) and Chinese (Simplified, zh-CN).
You can help with the localization to other regions at BabelZilla
. Arabic (ar) and Russian (ru) are currently the most wanted.Users in experimental builds of Firefox/Thunderbird/SeaMonkey (Nightly/Daily/Aurora and so on): don't miss an important advice, in the Developer's Comments section, below.