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Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 Language and Language Packs

 

Windows Vista

LanguageUltimate, Home Professional, Home BasicBusiness, EnterpriseLanguage Pack
ArabicYesYesYes
BulgarianYesYesYes
Chinese - China (Simplified )YesYesYes
Chinese - Hong Kong (Traditional)YesYesYes
Chinese - Taiwan (Traditional)YesYesYes
CroatianYesYesYes
CzechYesYesYes
DanishYesYesYes
Dutch (Netherlands)YesYesYes
EnglishYesYesYes
EstonianYesYesYes
FinnishYesYesYes
FrenchYesYesYes
GermanYesYesYes
GreekYesYesYes
HebrewYesYesYes
HungarianYesYesYes
ItalianYesYesYes
JapaneseYesYesYes
KoreanYesYesYes
LatvianYesYesYes
LithuanianYesYesYes
NorwegianYesYesYes
PolishYesYesYes
PortugueseYesYesYes
Portuguese (Brazil)YesYesYes
RomanianYesYesYes
RussianYesYesYes
Serbian LatinYesYesYes
SlovakYesYesYes
SlovenianYesYesYes
Spanish - InternationalYesYesYes
SwedishYesYesYes
ThaiYesYesYes
TurkishYesYesYes
UkrainianYesYesYes

 

MUI Language Pack Support

Note: additional language packs can only be applied to Ultimate and Enterprise editions.

 

Windows Server 2008 x86 and x64 editions

LanguageDatacenter, Enterprise, Standard, WebFoundationHPC ServerLanguage Pack
Arabic   Yes
Bulgarian   Yes
Chinese - China (Simplified )YesYesYesYes
Chinese - Hong Kong (Traditional)Yes  Yes
Chinese - Taiwan (Traditional)YesYes Yes
Croatian   Yes
CzechYes  Yes
Danish   Yes
Dutch (Netherlands)Yes  Yes
EnglishYesYesYesYes
Estonian   Yes
Finnish   Yes
FrenchYes  Yes
GermanYes  Yes
Greek   Yes
Hebrew   Yes
HungarianYes  Yes
ItalianYes  Yes
JapaneseYesYesYesYes
KoreanYes  Yes
Latvian   Yes
Lithuanian   Yes
Norwegian   Yes
PolishYes  Yes
PortugueseYes  Yes
Portuguese (Brazil)YesYes Yes
Romanian   Yes
RussianYes  Yes
Serbian Latin   Yes
Slovak   Yes
Slovenian   Yes
Spanish - InternationalYesYes Yes
SwedishYes  Yes
Thai   Yes
TurkishYesYes Yes
Ukrainian   Yes

 

Notes:

  • Foundation edition does not support additional language packs.
  • HPC components will appear in English for any languages not listed as supported above.
  • Hyper-V language packs are available separately.  Details are available here: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/951636

 

Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-Based Systems

LanguageWindows Server 2008 for Itanium-Based SystemsLanguage Pack
Chinese - China (Simplified ) Yes
EnglishYesYes
FrenchYesYes
GermanYesYes
JapaneseYesYes
Korean Yes