Break the language barrier with our professional language solutions.
We can provide professional translation of any document, in any format, into and from 89 languages. We offer translations that are 100% true to the original form, from terminology and tone to format and finishes.
We can transcribe the source material for you, or transcribe and then translate it into your target locale. Time stamps are included and our highly experienced linguists are very familiar with best transcription practices to ensure the process is seamless and simplified for you.
Our localisation team combines the latest in localisation software with their linguistic expertise to ensure localisation that give you and your brand, product, software, website or service a voice and presence worldwide.
Editing and Proofreading
Our highly-qualified proofreaders provide quality assurance for all work completed by Web-lingo or elsewhere, ensuring our ever-exacting standards.
From Microsoft Word to iOS, our translation technology tools and management systems are compatible with any format. If you have your content available in a format that is not listed here, please contact us and we will create a customised solution for you.
Our translation technology and management systems provide quality assurance, cost-effective processes and faster turnaround times. All help to ensure your language solution remains true to the original source document, from formatting and finishing to terminology and tone.
Web-lingo is a Proudly South African translation agency.
We’re on a mission.
To provide you with a superior translation, localisation and copywriting experience through unparalleled customer service, the latest translation technology, and highly-qualified professional linguists and writers.
Why do we do it?
Because language is beautiful, translation’s dexterous, and localisation an art.
Words are our brushstrokes for creating your business’s perfect portrait in any dialect, vernacular, region or culture.
We have serviced 3200 clients since 1997
We have worked with 35 leading ad agencies, marketing and media companies over the years.
We have 500 professional linguists, editors, proof-readers and copywriters within our network.
Years of experience
years of experience we have in the translation industry. We’ve been doing this since before Google came about. You can’t fake experience and know-how.
number of languages we translate to and from, including South African, African, European, Asian, Middle-Eastern, Scandinavian and South American languages.
number of major industries we service, from international software development to medical and pharmaceutical, to large-scale publishing of educational materials.
times faster turnaround than our competitors, thanks to our dedicated project managers.
Our tried-and-tested, mother-tongue linguists have assisted many clients over the years, including:
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We offer a comprehensive range of language solutions, including:
Our African languages include Arabic, Swahili, Hausa, Shona, Yoruba, Chichewa, Igbo, Amharic, African Portuguese and African French dialects.
Our Asian languages include both Simplified and Traditional Chinese (Mandarin), Cantonese, Japanese, Korean, Taiwanese, Thai, Malaysian, Hindi, Bengali, Indonesian, Vietnamese and Khmer.
Our European language expertise includes French, Dutch, Flemish, German, Portuguese, Spanish, Italian, Hungarian, Greek, Slovakian, Czech, Polish, Bulgarian, Romanian, Russian, and Croatian.
We can provide you with professional language services into a comprehensive range of Spanish dialects and Brazilian Portuguese, suited specifically for Latin-American markets.
Web-lingo has a vast contingent of tried-and-tested linguists stationed across the Middle East. Our Middle Eastern languages include Arabic, Persian, Farsi, Turkish and Hebrew.
Our Scandinavian languages include Finnish, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian. Our linguistic teams have experience across a number of industries, including software localisation, legal translations, medical, marketing, advertising and general translations.
We can provide professional translation, transcription, localisation, proofreading or editing into or from Afrikaans, Ndebele, Sepedi, Sesotho, Siswati, Tsonga, Tswana, Venda, Xhosa and Zulu.
Dedicated Project Managers ensure professional and efficient language solutions.
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