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A command line utility for Weblate, translation tool with tight version control integration

Project description


Weblate is a copylefted libre software web-based continuous localization system, used by over 2500 libre projects and companies in more than 165 countries.


wlc is a Weblate commandline client using Weblate's REST API.

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PIP Installation

Install using pip:

pip3 install wlc

Sources are available at


Please see Weblate documentation for more complete documentation.

Command line usage:

wlc list-projects
wlc list-components
wlc list-translations
wlc list-languages
wlc show
wlc ls
wlc commit
wlc push
wlc pull
wlc repo
wlc stats
wlc lock
wlc unlock
wlc lock-status
wlc download
wlc upload

Configuration is stored in ~/.config/weblate. The key/values (retries, timeout, method_whitelist, backoff_factor, status_forcelist) are closely coupled with the urllib3 parameters and allows the user to configure request parameters.

url =
retries = 3
method_whitelist = PUT,POST,GET
backoff_factor = 0.2
status_forcelist = 429,500,502,503,504
timeout = 30

[keys] = APIKEY

Docker image

The image is published on Docker Hub.

Building locally:

docker build -t weblate/wlc .

Detailed documentation is available in Weblate documentation.

Docker hub tags

You can use following tags on Docker hub:

Tag name Description Use case
latest wlc stable release, matches latest tagged release Rolling updates in a production environment
edge wlc development Staging environment
version wlc stable release, see weblate/wlc Well defined deploy in a production environment

Every image is tested by our CI before it gets published, so even the bleeding version should be quite safe to use.

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