RPG Maker MV: Change Language?

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Hey guys,

could someone tell me once again how you change the language of the RPG Maker MV editor? I would like to use the English version instead of the German one.

I googled a bit already. It keeps referring to a "Locale" folder which I can't find. I assume the directory structure has been changed in one of the recent updates? So, could anyone help me out here? :)

Thanks!
 

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In the steam version, you change the language in the steam program properties of RMMV.
In the standalone version, you need to add a file to the program folder.

That is the file named "Locale" (NO ending, and it is a file and not a folder), and it needs to contain the two letter code for the language you want, EN in case of english.
Create that file by notepad and remove the .txt from the filename after that.
 

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That worked! :) Thanks a lot!

It's quite a strange way of doing it, though, and I can't remember having done that last time I changed the language. Oh well. :)
 

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Sorry guys, Iive in France and I read for 3+ hours already, I still dont know how to change it to english; Can anyone help me plz
 

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@fishandchips
See my post just a bit above.

You open notepad, type the two letters EN and save the file under the name locale into the program directory of the maker.
It is important that you save without a .txt at the filename or erase that part of the default name. If you have the extensions hidden on your Computer, you need to display them before you can remove the .txt
 

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In the steam version, you change the language in the steam program properties of RMMV.
In the standalone version, you need to add a file to the program folder.

That is the file named "Locale" (NO ending, and it is a file and not a folder), and it needs to contain the two letter code for the language you want, EN in case of english.
Create that file by notepad and remove the .txt from the filename after that.
Sorry but, is it inside a folder? i can't find a file with the name locale... if you could send an screenshot of how it is supposed to be it would help
 

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i can't find a file with the name locale
of course not - that is why I wrote
you need to add a file to the program folder.
you have to create that file because it doesn't exist by default, exactly as I also specified
@fishandchips
See my post just a bit above.

You open notepad, type the two letters EN and save the file under the name locale into the program directory of the maker.
It is important that you save without a .txt at the filename or erase that part of the default name. If you have the extensions hidden on your Computer, you need to display them before you can remove the .txt
 

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of course not - that is why I wrote

you have to create that file because it doesn't exist by default, exactly as I also specified
i think i got it, thanks
 

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C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\RPG Maker MV
I created "Locale" with Notepad clicking with right button, inside typed "EN", saved, removed extension txt and now is working =D thx very much.
 

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in case of steam you don't need that process, because you can right-click the program in the steam client to get the steam program properties, and one of those is the language selection.
manual creation of the locale file is only needed for standalone
 

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