What you need to know
- Microsoft released smart phonetic keyboards for 10 Indian languages.
- The keyboards support transliterating Indic text.
- The keyboards will increase typing speed and accuracy by at least 20 percent, according to Microsoft.
Microsoft released phonetic keyboards for ten Indian languages on Windows 10. These new keyboards are a part of the May 2019 update for Windows 10 and are available in Hindi, Bangla, Tamil, Marathi, Punjabi, Gujarati, Odia, Telugu, Kannada, and Malayalam.
The keyboards support transliterated Indic text which allows users to type with Latin characters and have text automatically converted from one script to another. Microsoft shared an example in their blog post (opens in new tab) announcing the release of the keyboards:
Microsoft states that these keyboards will improve typing speed and accuracy by at least 20 percent.
These new tools will be available in addition to the current keyboards that are available for Windows 10. Their addition to Windows 10 will save many users from having to install third-party keyboard solutions.
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Finally! Back then there was this Microsoft software to phonetically type, which was discontinued and then i had to use Google indic keyboard for many years which had its own problems. Finally it's so easier to enable indic keyboard. It's the best feature for me in 1903.
Do they have the same thing for Japanese as well?
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