Language Strings

The multiple language support features of the Windows Media Format SDK use language strings compliant with RFC 1766. The following table lists the commonly supported language strings.

Language string Description
af Afrikaans
ar-ae Arabic (U.A.E.)
ar-bh Arabic (Kingdom of Bahrain)
ar-dz Arabic (Algeria)
ar-eg Arabic (Egypt)
ar-iq Arabic (Iraq)
ar-jo Arabic (Jordan)
ar-kw Arabic (Kuwait)
ar-lb Arabic (Lebanon)
ar-ly Arabic (Libya)
ar-ma Arabic (Morocco)
ar-om Arabic (Oman)
ar-qa Arabic (Qatar)
ar-sa Arabic (Saudi Arabia)
ar-sy Arabic (Syria)
ar-tn Arabic (Tunisia)
ar-ye Arabic (Yemen)
ar Arabic
as Assamese
az Azerbaijani
be Belarusian
bg Bulgarian
bn Bangla
ca Catalan
cs Czech
da Danish
de-at German (Austria)
de-ch German (Switzerland)
de-li German (Liechtenstein)
de-lu German (Luxembourg)
de German (Germany)
div Divehi
el Greek
en-au English (Australia)
en-bz English (Belize)
en-ca English (Canada)
en-gb English (United Kingdom)
en-ie English (Ireland)
en-jm English (Jamaica)
en-nz English (New Zealand)
en-ph English (Philippines)
en-tt English (Trinidad)
en-us English (United States)
en-za English (South Africa)
en-zw English (Zimbabwe)
en English
es-ar Spanish (Argentina)
es-bo Spanish (Bolivia)
es-cl Spanish (Chile)
es-co Spanish (Colombia)
es-cr Spanish (Costa Rica)
es-do Spanish (Dominican Republic)
es-ec Spanish (Ecuador)
es-gt Spanish (Guatemala)
es-hn Spanish (Honduras)
es-mx Spanish (Mexico)
es-ni Spanish (Nicaragua)
es-pa Spanish (Panama)
es-pe Spanish (Peru)
es-pr Spanish (Puerto Rico)
es-py Spanish (Paraguay)
es-sv Spanish (El Salvador)
es-us Spanish (United States)
es-uy Spanish (Uruguay)
es-ve Spanish (Venezuela)
es Spanish
et Estonian
eu Basque (Basque)
fa Persian
fi Finnish
fo Faeroese
fr-be French (Belgium)
fr-ca French (Canada)
fr-ch French (Switzerland)
fr-lu French (Luxembourg)
fr-mc French (Monaco)
fr French (France)
gd Scottish Gaelic
gl Galician
gu Gujarati
he Hebrew
hi Hindi
hr Croatian
hu Hungarian
hy Armenian
id Indonesian
is Icelandic
it-ch Italian (Switzerland)
it Italian (Italy)
ja Japanese
ka Georgian
kk Kazakh
kn Kannada
ko Korean
kok Konkani
kz Kyrgyz
lt Lithuanian
lv Latvian
mk Macedonian (FYROM)
ml Malayalam
mn Mongolian (Cyrillic)
mr Marathi
ms Malay
mt Maltese
nb-no Norwegian (Bokmal)
ne Nepali (India)
nl-be Dutch (Belgium)
nl Dutch (Netherlands)
nn-no Norwegian (Nynorsk)
no Norwegian (Bokmal)
or Odia
pa Punjabi
pl Polish
pt-br Portuguese (Brazil)
pt Portuguese (Portugal)
rm Rhaeto-Romanic
ro-md Romanian (Moldova)
ro Romanian
ru-md Russian (Moldova)
ru Russian
sa Sanskrit
sb Sorbian
sk Slovak
sl Slovenian
sq Albanian
sr Serbian
sv-fi Swedish (Finland)
sv Swedish
sw Swahili
sx Sutu
syr Syriac
ta Tamil
te Telugu
th Thai
tn Tswana
tr Turkish
ts Tsonga
tt Tatar
uk Ukrainian
ur Urdu
uz Uzbek
vi Vietnamese
xh Xhosa
yi Yiddish
zh-cn Chinese (China)
zh-hk Chinese (Hong Kong SAR)
zh-mo Chinese (Macao SAR)
zh-sg Chinese (Singapore)
zh-tw Chinese (Taiwan)
zh Chinese
zu Zulu

 

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