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Slicer Internationalization

Key Investigators & Translators

Project Description

The goal of the project is to increase access to 3D Slicer in non-English speaking countries to foster global community engagement. The project is funded through an Essential Open Source Software for Science grant of the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative.


To identify members of the Slicer community interested in contributing translations in their native language.

Approach and Plan

  1. Extraction of Qt strings from Slicer
  2. Daily translation hackathons with members of the Slicer community from Senegal, Mauritania, Hungary, Ukraine, Germany, Russia, Brazil, Mexico, USA and France

Progress and Next Steps

  1. New translators for Hungarian, Spanish, Portuguese, Arabic, German and Polish
  2. Translation of the user interface of the Volumes module into seven different languages in SlicerCrowdin
  3. Implementation of the Language selector in Slicer


VolumesTranslations2 LanguageSelector2

Background and References