Google Drive Launches In 18 More Languages

    June 18, 2013
    Chris Crum

Google announced today that it is launching Google Drive (Docs, Sheets, and Slides) in eighteen new languages. These include:

  • Afrikaans
  • Amharic
  • Basque
  • Chinese (Hong Kong)
  • Estonian
  • French (Canada)
  • Galician
  • Icelandic
  • Khmer
  • Lao
  • Malaysian
  • Nepali
  • Persian
  • Sinhalese
  • Spanish (Latin America)
  • Swahili
  • Urdu
  • Zulu

This brings the total to sixty-five supported languages. You can see the rest here.

“You can switch back and forth as often as you like, and many of these languages are also supported by Drive’s spellchecker,” writes Google Localization project manager Ian Hill on the Google Drive blog.

To switch languages on the desktop, just go to the gear icon in the upper right-hand corner, select Settings, and select a language under General. From mobile, go to your device’s settings.


Chris Crum
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