It exposes in a more friendly way the hidden preferences that controls the user interface language (general.useragent.locale
). It lets you to change quickly the preferred language between those available for the application, either shipped with it or added by language packs
.The screenshots provide a fairly complete exposition of the features of the extension.
Most helpful to people in the Mozilla community who need to switch regularly between languages (e.g. translators, developers) and users with different language environments in the same computer, if you have arrived to this page searching how to change the language once and for all, the recommended action is to download and install the entire application (either Firefox
) already translated to the desired language.
Note that it's NOT about the preferred languages for the content of webpages
, or the language for the spell-checker
Available in: German (de), English (en-US), Spanish (es-ES), French (fr), Dutch (nl), Portuguese (Brazilian, pt-BR) and Chinese (Simplified, zh-CN). You can help with the localization to other regions at BabelZilla
.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.