Microsoft to release Indian languages software soon

Last Updated: Thursday, November 26, 2009 - 00:08

Hyderabad: Microsoft India Development
Centre (MSIDC) is all set to release the Indian languages
transliteration software that will allow users to type Indian
language words using the regular keyboard.

The beta version of the tool would initially be available
as free download software and would support six languages--
Telugu, Hindi, Tamil, Bengali, Kannada and Malayalam, MSIDC
corporate vice-president and managing director Srini Koppolu
said here today.

The desktop version of the software can be used across all
Windows Operating Systems and all software tools that run on
Windows OS, Koppolu said.

The entire software is being developed by Emerging
Markets (EM) Labs of the MSIDC. Recently it launched Windows7
in Hindi and the other Indian language versions will follow
soon, he said.

PTI



First Published: Thursday, November 26, 2009 - 00:08

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