Latest 0.3
License MIT
Platforms osx , ios , tvos , watchos

A tool to generate app translation (Localizable.strings, etc.) using Google Sheets API.

  • It makes use of the official Google Sheets API
  • It uses Google Service Account to give and revoke permissions
  • It is super safe, using private/public key cryptography
  • It is more integrated with Xcode and shows warnings during build
  • It is centralized and possible to update with CocoaPods
  • It’s written in Swift :)


How to use it?

Google Sheets integration

  1. Create a new Google Sheet according to previously used template, it is:
. name/key en pl

Check out sample translation sheet here

  1. Click on Share button, and open Advanced panel
  2. Invite with view permissions
  3. Copy spreadsheet ID

Now SheetsTranslator has an access to this sheet and is ready to use it!

Project integration

  1. Add this line to your Podfile and run pod install
    pod 'SheetsTranslator'
  2. Add this script as a build phase to your project
    "${PODS_ROOT}/SheetsTranslator/sheets" -s <your sheet ID> -c <your credentials path> -o <your app directory>/Resources
  3. Replace your sheet ID and output directory
  4. Build the project

Build phase

Third-party code

This project uses code from third-party libraries licensed under MIT licence.

  • SwiftyRSA by Scoop – Encryption/ASN1Parser.swift
  • Guardian.swift by Auth0 – Extensions/Data+Base64URL.swift


Latest podspec

    "name": "SheetsTranslator",
    "version": "0.3",
    "summary": "App translation generator using Google Sheets API",
    "homepage": "",
    "license": "MIT",
    "authors": {
        "Marcin Chojnacki": "[email protected]"
    "source": {
        "http": ""
    "preserve_paths": "*",
    "exclude_files": "**/",
    "platforms": {
        "osx": null,
        "ios": null,
        "tvos": null,
        "watchos": null

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