Vistalizator is a free windows utility software that lets you change the display language of your computers windows installation. The program works on all editions of windows operating systems other than those officially released by Microsoft. The programs lifts the MUI language limit to enable you to install and use multiple languages.
By default only Ultimate and Enterprise editions are allowed to download and install language packs. With Vistalizator, you can now easily install custom language pack for all editions of Windows including Home Basic and Professional.
Features of Vistalizator:
- Compatibility with both 32 and 64 bit Windows Vista and 7 operating systems.
- Fast and easy procedure.
- Install and switch between 36 available MUI languages.
- Install 59 and 55 Windows 7 and Windows Vista LIP languages respectively.
- Genuine and Microsoft certified language packs.
- Add Chinese, German, French and Spanish support on Windows Speech recognition engine.
- Multilingual, supports German, Dutch, Chinese, Portuguese, Italian and Russian.
How to use it
Installation was very easy. The interface is very simple,well arranged and intuitive-some buttons like the exit button were a bit misplaced.
To use Vistalizator, you need to have either Windows Vista or Windows 7 ultimate. In case you don’t have this, you will have to download the appropriate language pack. The program shows current language settings and Windows installation information. To add a new language, click on the Add Languages button. This allows you to locate valid language pack files. You can also simply add a language by using the File menu. Installed language can be added, changed or removed via the respective buttons on the interface. Changes made to official language packs can be updated using the Update languages button.
The program itself supports a number of widely spoken languages. Program language can be changed from the File menu. Help and program information can be viewed via the Help menu or via the Help button. You can use the window control buttons to exit the program or click the Exit button.
Great idea behind the software and a commendable implementation. The program is very useful when you purchase computers in one language and are unable to easily change to another. The process may take quite a while to complete; sometimes even 30 minutes.
Vistalizator is definitely a need to have for Home, Enterprise edition windows users wishing to change displays languages fast and easy.