What are some alternatives?
When comparing Poedit and Pootle, you can also consider the following products
Crowdin - Localize your product in a seamless way
POEditor - The translation and localization management platform that's easy to use *and* affordable!
Transifex - Transifex makes it easy to collect, translate and deliver digital content, web and mobile apps in multiple languages. Localization for agile teams.
Weblate - Weblate is a free web-based translation management system.
OmegaT - OmegaT is a free open-source translation memory application for professional translators written in Java.
Zanata - Homepage for Zanata translation software