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    You are able to easily extend InstallForge by creating your own language files which you can use to target more languages for your setup packages. Language files have the ifl extension and are located inside the lang folder in the InstallForge installation directory (see also Installing New Language Files). Basically, .ifl-files are simple text files in the INI format. Thus, they can be created with any text editor such as Microsoft Notepad.

    Info InstallForge is fully Unicode compatible.

    Important You have to use the UTF-8 encoding with BOM for your language files. This can be easily achieved in Microsoft Notepad (see image below).

    In order to create your own language file, the best way to start is altering our language file for English:

    // Copyright (C) 2006 solicus
    // English language file for InstallForge.
    // Last updated: 2020-04-24


    Title= <appname> Setup


    NextBtn = Next >
    CancelBtn = Cancel
    BackBtn = < Back
    FinishBtn = Finish
    BrowseBtn = Browse…
    AcceptOptn = I accept the agreement
    DoNotAcceptOptn = I do not accept the agreement
    CreateDesktopIconCbx = Create desktop icon
    CreateStartMenuFolderCbx = Create start menu folder
    LaunchProgramCbx = Launch
    RebootCbx = Reboot computer now
    DestinationFolderFR3 = Destination Folder
    SelAppFolder=Select Application Folder:
    SelStartMenuFolder=Select Start Menu Folder:


    ExitSetupH = Exit Setup
    ExitSetup = Do you want to abort the installation?
    CouldNotExtractFileH = Error
    CouldNotExtractFile = Could not extract file!


    Title = Welcome to the <appname> Setup Wizard
    Text = This will install <appname> <appversion> on your computer. It is recommended that you close all other applications before continuing. Click Next to continue.


    HeadT = License Agreement
    HeadB = Read the following important information before continuing.
    Text1 = Please read the following License Agreement. you must accept the terms of this agreement before continuing with the installation.


    HeadT = Select Application Folder
    HeadB = Please choose the directory for the installation.
    Text1 = Setup will install <appname> in the folder shown below.
    Text2 = To continue, click Next. If you would like to select a different folder, click Browse.
    Text3 = Required free space:
    Text4 = Available free space:


    HeadT = Select Start Menu Folder
    HeadB = Where should Setup place the program’s shortcuts?
    Text1 = Setup will create the program’s shortcuts in the following Start Menu Folder.
    Text2 = To continue, click Next. If you would like to select a different folder, click Browse.


    HeadT = Select Additional Tasks
    HeadB = Which additional tasks should be performed?
    Text1 = Select the additional tasks you would like setup to perform while installing <appname>, then click Next.
    Text2 = Additional icons:


    HeadT = Installing
    HeadB = Please wait while Setup installs <appname> on your computer.
    Text1 = Preparing to install..
    Text2 = Installing..
    Text3 = Configuring..


    Title = Completing the <appname> Setup Wizard
    Text1 = Setup has finished installing <appname> on your computer. Click Finish to exit Setup.


    HeadT = User Information
    HeadB = Please enter your information.
    Text1 = User Name:
    Text2 = Organization:
    Text3 = Serial Number:


    Header = Uninstall Status
    Header_b = Please wait while <appname> is removed from your computer.
    Uninstalling = Uninstalling
    Btn_cancel = Cancel
    ExitUninstall_T = Uninstall
    ExitUninstall = Do you want to exit uninstall?
    Success_T = Uninstall
    Success = <appname> was successfully removed from your computer!
    BM_T = Uninstall
    BM = Do you want to remove <appname> from your computer?

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