Category: Software

  • Fix for Tamil Typing Bug in Windows 8.1

    Solution to Windows 8.1 issue – Problem using shift key to type Tamil in eKalappai, NHM writer etc. A recent update to Windows 8.1 caused problems for typing in Tamil in many products such as eKalappai. Specifically the issue is with the use of Shift key, for example typing the letters ள், ற், ண், etc…

  • English Tamil Translation Software

    Is there a (free) English – Tamil translation software for download / online? The answer is YES. Visit Google Translate for translating Tamil to and from many languages. This is an alpha version so you may not get the best result always. There are some long running machine based translation research projects at Universities. But…

  • Tamil Text to Speech software tools

    List of Tamil Text to Speech synthesizer tools. All these software can be downloaded or used for free: 1. Dhvani – The conversion quality is not as good as software from MILE lab, IISc. But Dhvani is a free software for Linux that can be used offline and provides support for many Indian languages.

  • Tamil Typing software

    Tamil Typing software for computers and mobile phones: 1. NHM Writer – The ultimate tamil typing software I recommend. Works in Windows only. 2. Ekalappai – One of the earliest and most used Tamil typing software. Now released as an open source software. Currently supports Tamil99, Phonetic, Typewriter, Bamini and Inscript keyboard layouts.

  • Tamil font converters

    List of Tamil font converters : 1. NHM Converter is available as both online and offline versions. Converts Unicode, Bamini, Vanavil, ShreeLipi, TSCII, DiaCritic, TAB, TAM, SoftView fonts to one another. The software is very robust and even large data conversion can be done seamlessly. 2. Suratha PonguTamil is one of  the earliest free online tamil…

  • NHM Converter – Tamil font encoding converter

    NHM converter is a free-of-cost Tamil font encoding converter tool from the makers of NHM writer.

  • NHM writer – The ultimate Tamil typing software

    NHM Writer is a never-seen-before tool for Tamil typing. Features of NHM writer: 1. Free-of-cost 2. Downloadable software. An online version will be launched soon. 3. This makes your Windows system Tamil ready on installing this. So you will be able to read, write Tamil well in all Windows applications. This is cool, as every other…