You can install a single instance of Oracle APEX with one or more of translated versions.
The Oracle APEX developer and admin interface is translated into the 9 standard languages: French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese (Brazil), Simplified Chinese, Spanish, and Traditional Chinese. Developers can choose to run the Oracle APEX development environment in any of the installed languages by simply selecting the language from theApp Builder log in screen or home page.
The Oracle APEX runtime engine which is used by developers to create applications is available in the following additional languages: Arabic, Brazilian Portuguese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, French - Canada, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (Portugal) (pt), Romanian, Russian, Serbian - Cyrillic, Serbian - Latin, Simplified Chinese, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Traditional Chinese, and Turkish.
A single instance of Oracle APEX can be installed with one or more of these translated versions.
In order to install other languages you must use the
apex_21.2.zip file which contains the extra files as described in
Installing Translated Versions of Oracle APEX. If you previously downloaded
you do not need to re-install Oracle APEX. Simply download
apex_21.2.zip and unzip the file into the same
directory where you unzipped
The translated version of Oracle APEX should be loaded into a database that has a character set that supports the specific
language. If you attempt to install a translated version of Oracle APEX into a database that does not support the character encoding of the language, the
installation may fail or the translated Oracle APEX instance may appear corrupt when run. The database character set
AL32UTF8 supports all the translated versions of Oracle APEX.
You can manually install translated versions of Oracle APEX using SQL*Plus. The installation files are encoded in
Regardless of the target database character set, to install a translated
version of Oracle APEX, you must set the character set value of the
environment variable to
AL32UTF8 before starting SQL*Plus.
The following examples illustrate valid
for loading Oracle APEX translations: