Yammer is one of Microsoft’s hidden gems, and when Microsoft bought the company a few years ago, many different analysts didn’t know if it would work. Well, on Tuesday, Yammer and Microsoft announced a big localization update that gives Yammer up to 28 languages to support starting today.
Yammer is a program used in the enterprise, and as Microsoft continues to court the enterprise players for products and support, Yammer will be a key tool. By updating it to support up to 28 different languages, this social and communications tool will get more popular than ever.
Yammer Gets Local Language Updates
Wit its latest update, Yammer from Microsoft gained a total of 28 languages. Users can choose their primary language from the language picker, and then support up to 28 more of them as needed. With the globalization of the economy, Yammer getting this language support means enterprises can use Yammer anywhere and anytime.
With the Yammer update it now supports: Arabic; Chinese Simplified; Chinese Traditional; Czech; Danish; Dutch; English (US); Finnish; French; German; Greek; Hebrew; Hungarian; Indonesian; Italian; Japanese; Korean; Norwegian; Polish; Portuguese (Portugal); Portuguese (Brazil); Russian; Turkish; Romanian; Ukrainian; Spanish; Swedish; and Thai.
Other Yammer Updates
Included with the language updates, Yammer also got improvements to the Yammer sign up flow, and public pages, There is also support for languages with right to left message support for languages that use it, like Arabic and Hebrew. These updates to the home and login pages will be a big improvement to those use who use Yammer daily.
The Yammer mobile update also was released, and it supports 12 languages. It supports the languages across iOS, Android, and the Windows Clients. These languages include: Chinese Traditional; Chinese Simplified; Dutch; English (US); French; German; Italian; Japanese; Korean; Portuguese; Russian; and Spanish. Microsoft also rolled out the message translation services into Yammer with the Microsoft Translator service. It will allow translations to occur quickly and across languages, and give users abilities to communicate around the globe. These are all live now, and available to download across the different platforms.
Yammer is a big enterprise tool and it needed these updates. The world speaks different languages, and now Yammer supports them.