Google is providing a very useful tool for writing in every Indian local language like Sanskrit, Hindi, Bengali, Punjabi etc. The tool/application is Google Transliteration Input Method Editor which is commonly known as Google IME. Google Transliteration offers an option for converting Roman characters to their phonetic equivalent in your (selected) language.
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Follow these following steps to download and install the Google IME:
- Go to Google official IME page by Clicking here (New Link)
- Select your desired language
- Choose your Operating System type x86bit or x64bit.
- Click on download google IME.
- The download will start and after downloading, open that file that will install actual Google IME directly from the server like other Google products.
Enabling Language Bar On Windows XP
- Go to Control Panel → Regional and Language Options → Languages tab → Text services and input languages → Advance tab
- Make sure that under System configuration, the option “Turn off advance text services” should be checked/enabled.
- Go to Control Panel → Regional and Language Options → Languages tab → Text services and input languages (Details)→ Settings tab
- Click Language Bar
- Select “Show the Language bar on the desktop”. Click on OK.
- Go to Control Panel → Regional and Language Options → Languages Tab
- Make sure that the option “Install files for East Asian languages” should be checked. This requires an installation of system files, you may get a message to insert the Operating System Disc. If you have the Windows XP disk then insert it or download it separately from the Microsoft website.
- If you are going to install IME for Indic languages or right-to-left languages, also make sure that the option “Install files for complex scripts and right to left languages” is checked. This requires an installation of system files and the system will prompt for you to insert the Operating System Disc.
- Apply all settings.
Input Tools Shortcut On Windows XP
- Control Panel → Regional and Language Options → Languages tab → Text services and input languages (Details) → Settings Tab
- If either [Language] or Google [Language] Input is not listed in the Installed Services box, then click Add and in the Add Input language dialog box select [Language] in Input language and Google [Language] Input in Keyboard layout/IME. Click OK
- Click on the Settings
- In Hot keys for input languages, select Switch to [Language]- Google [Language] Input
- Press Change Key Sequence
- Select Enable Key Sequence
- Select a key sequence, such as Left ALT + SHIFT + Key 1
- Apply all changes
- Test the changes – open an application and press Left ALT + SHIFT + Key 1 (or your custom shortcut) and the input tool should open.
The fonts are the big problem when you are writing some contents regional language because the exact font is always necessary to read the content unless it is in PDF format.
Luckily Google is using the “Mangal” font for Hindi IME, ‘Mangal’ is one of the most common fonts so your content written in Hindi using the Google IME should appear flawlessly on all applications and web browsers without any extra installation.
Related Article: Download Offline Google IME Installer For Windows
So you can just copy paste the content on you Hindi blog or in compose mailbox. This tool works everywhere just enable Hindi and type in Hindi everywhere like on Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp Web etc.