[Language] Catalan Translation

It's been a while since Spotify has become a mass service used here in Catalonia. For years, different users have asked if it would be possible to have the different Spotify apps available in Catalan, our language.

 

It's not hard to have the desktop apps (Win, Mac, Linux, Web) and the mobile apps (Android, iOS, Windows Phone...) translated into Catalan. A lot of other services and apps have included Catalan years ago (services and products from Google, Apple, Microsoft, Mozilla... already include it).

 

We understand that Spotify AB has enough resources to translate their apps and services to Catalan. Why Belgians, Canadians and Swiss can have the apps in two different languages and in Spain there is only one option? Why people in Andorra don't have the option to choose their official language, Catalan?

Updated on 2018-10-04

Hey folks, 

Spotify staff here. 

We wanted to post an update, as this idea has reached over 500 votes from our users.
 
We take many factors into consideration when localizing our app, and website. We’ve passed your feedback on internally, but at the moment we don’t have any further information to share on this. 

Thanks for continuing to share your ideas, and give us feedback in our Idea Exchange.
The Community Team.
Comments
aleixmogent
Casual Listener

Amb 4 dies hem arribat als 400 vots! Moltes gràcies a tots!

 

Això puja com l'escuma! Mai abans les diferents peticions que hi havia hagut a Spotify per sol·licitar la inclusió del català a la plataforma  no havien superat la cinquantena de vots. Això està sent un èxit!

 

Ara toca seguir difonent la proposta per arribar als 500! Som-hi!

xmirap
Newbie

Visca Catalunya i visca la llengua catalana!!

Rock Star 28
Rock Star 28
Status changed to: New Idea

Updated on 2018-08-08

Marked as new idea.

EdCaballer
Casual Listener

Oleee som-hi! Spotify en català ja!! 👏👏👏

Catalonia
Newbie

Endavant!

Carme7
Newbie

We will get it!

bertuz
Newbie

Volem Spotify en català! Gràcies! :)

 

We want Spotify in Catalan language! Thank you! :)

Sokelxavi
Newbie

We could say that of the 11 million people who live in the Catalan-speaking regions, , about 10 million use it at least passively, more than 7 million know how to speak it, and at least 5 million use it as their main language of communication. Depending on the figure used, Catalan ranks differently among the European languages. In the worst-case scenario, Catalan has more speakers than Danish, Slovak, Slovenian, Estonian, Finnish, Latvian, Lithuanian and Norwegian. According to the most optimistic calculation, it is demographically comparable to Greek, Portuguese and Swedish. (http://www.ub.edu/sl/en/socio/faqupc.htm )

aleixmogent
Casual Listener

Thanks for your message, @Sokelxavi! It's a really usefull information, and a powerful argumentation.

 

@Sokelxavi wrote:

We could say that of the 11 million people who live in the Catalan-speaking regions, , about 10 million use it at least passively, more than 7 million know how to speak it, and at least 5 million use it as their main language of communication. Depending on the figure used, Catalan ranks differently among the European languages. In the worst-case scenario, Catalan has more speakers than Danish, Slovak, Slovenian, Estonian, Finnish, Latvian, Lithuanian and Norwegian. According to the most optimistic calculation, it is demographically comparable to Greek, Portuguese and Swedish. (http://www.ub.edu/sl/en/socio/faqupc.htm )


vieito
Casual Listener

M'ha semblat una idea increïble i que encara ningú havia reparat en ella. Per això, animat per la teva petició, crearé una també per la meva llengua, el gallec.