How to type 15 Indian Languages Using Indic Keyboard App

Now typing Indian languages in Android Smartphone made easy. An app named Indic app allows its users to type almost 15 Indian Languages including Malayalam, Hindi, Tamil etc. Indic keyboard is a native free and open source Indian language input keyboard application for Android mobile devices. This application uses fonts in Android system in both direct input (characters mapped to keys) and transliteration. Though support for Indian languages was already available in some phones, Android officially started support with Jelly bean (4.1) version.
Indic App Screenshot

This app enables you to type your native language in any app installed in your phone (Whats app, Nimbuzz, Skype, Facebook etc.) The app made its installation wizard easy to process so as to install and setup the app for any novice user for a specific language.

This app extends Android’s default keyboard and adds support for languages such as Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Nepali, Oriya, Punjabi, Sanskrit, Sinhalese, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu. The app supports any device which has Android 4.1 and above installed. Most of the supported languages have 3 layouts - phonetic, inscript and transliteration. Do note that font support for all languages may not be available in all makes and models.

This keyboard requires Android 4.1+, and is developed with the support of DIT R & D Project undertaken by ICFOSS, Govt. of Kerala.



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