Type in Malayalam while offline

Want to enter text in Malayalam, Tamil, (Bengali, Persian, Greek, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada,Marathi, Nepali, Punjabi,Arabic, Telugu and Urdu ) languages using a roman keyboard ?

Google has a new product for you – Google Transliteration IME – Mind you,this is not the same as translation – it is the sound of the words that is converted from one alphabet to the other, not their meaning and converted content will always be in Unicode.

Features of Google Transliteration IME

Offline Support
– No dependency on internet connection. This is the best. We can use this without an internet connection too.

Word Completions
-Dictionary based word completions for prefixes. Easy to use for people not well versed with the languages.

Personalized Choices-Remember user corrections for personalized service.
Easy Keyboard-Dictionary enabled keyboard to enter rare and complex words.
Quick Search-Single click web search for highlighted word.
Cool Customization-Customize suggestions page size, display font and more.

To install Google Transliteration IME requires Windows 7/Vista/XP (32-bit)

Read more from Amit’s technology blog here

Installation instructions can be found here with google.

Screen image of typing in Malayalam using Notepad and Google Transliteration IME