A 11-Indian language keypad

INDIATECHONLINE | ANAND PARTHASARATHY
Published Feb 9, 2015, 2:11 pm IST
Updated Feb 23, 2016, 2:43 pm IST
Users can mix-n-match English and Indian languages in the same message
Users can mix-n-match English and Indian languages in the same message (Image credit: Swalekh)
 Users can mix-n-match English and Indian languages in the same message (Image credit: Swalekh)

For phone users challenged by the default English language interfaces, Bangalore-based  Reverie Language Technologies offers Swalekh, a free Android app that supports 10  languages - Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Oriya, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu (and English).

Users can type using the native language characters on the keyboard. In the phonetic mode,  they can type in English script  -- and the text is converted into their  chosen language. In the macaronic mode, users can  mix-n-match English and Indian languages in the same message.


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