Valetudo

Cloud-free control webinterface for vacuum robots

View the Project on GitHub Hypfer/Valetudo

General

Upgrading

Installation

Roborock Legacy Viomi

Integrations

MQTT Home Assistant

Misc

FAQ Frequently requested features Files to backup Troubleshooting

Development

Building and Modifying Valetudo Valetudo core concepts

Knowledge Base

Supported Roborock Devices Supported 3irobotix Devices Supported Dreame Devices

Frequently requested features

Translation support

While a lot of people are asking for this feature, I’m afraid it won’t happen anytime soon if ever.

Let me explain the reasoning behind this with an example. Consider this car radio in a car made for the german market:

Bosch Car Radio

In fact, the radio is engineered by Bosch in Hildesheim. Still, the button isn’t labeled Karte.

Now, let’s take a look at the Valetudo UI (Version 0.6.1):

Valetudo 0.6.1 UI

Regarding overall complexity, it’s comparable to the buttons on the radio. It’s even easier to understand, because there are a lot more icons.
Considering that people do in fact manage to use their car radios even if their english skills may be lacking, I’d say that accessibility isn’t a problem here.

As a matter of fact, Internationalization isn’t free. It always introduces more work, more complexity etc.
Of course accessibility is often worth the effort, however since we’ve already established that this factor isn’t relevant here, we can take a look at a non-exhaustive list of downsides of i18n: