Updated for mobile:

Tamil Mobile – we've created an optimized version of our Tamil keyboards specifically for smaller mobiles such as iPhone, iPad and Android tablets. Available now in Keyman for Android and Keyman for iPhone and iPad applications.

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GFF Amharic – version 1.2 is mobile optimized, allowing easy typing of Amharic across keymanweb.com, Keyman for iPhone and iPad, and Keyman for Android. Read our post about the keyboard here

 

Newly published or updated:

Here's a list of new keyboards now available for download on keyman.com, as well as some keyboards that have been updated. All keyboards are available for Keyman Desktop.

Bukawa

Bukawa (also known as Bukaua, Kawac, Bugawac, Gawac) is an Austronesian language spoken on the coast of the Huon Gulf, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea. The most common spelling of the name in both community and government usage is Bukawa, even though it comes from the Yabem language, which served as a church and school lingua franca in the coastal areas around the Gulf for most of the 20th century. You can download the Bukawa keyboard here.

Esperanto (new keyboard)

Esperanto is the most popular constructed international auxiliary language, originally created around 1887 by L. L. Zamenhof to create an easy-to-learn, politically neutral language that would transcend nationality and foster peace and international understanding between people with different languages. You can download the Esparanto keyboard here.

Ezra Unicode (SIL)

This keyboard was developed for keyboarding biblical Hebrew. The keyboard is designed to work with the Ezra SIL font which is a part of this package. However, you can use this keyboard with any Hebrew Unicode font. This version of the keyboard contains a fix for the problem of fast typing reordering keystrokes when using Keyman with TSF. The basic effect of this is to make Keyman do all text input using TSF, rather than a mixture of TSF and ordinary keyboard events. The Ezra Unicode keyboard can be downloaded here.

Changes from version 2.0:

  1. Five new code points have been added
  2. The underlying handling of holam-waw combinations has changed
  3. When 2 vowels are typed in succession, the keyboard inserts a CGJ between them

 

Greek (Polytonic precomposed)

 This keyboard was developed for the typing of Biblical Greek text. It was originally created for customized fonts but has been updated for Unicode. This version contains a fix for the problem of fast typing reordering keystrokes when using Keyman with TSF. The basic effect of this is to make Keyman do all text input using TSF, rather than a mixture of TSF and ordinary keyboard events. You can download this Greek keyboard here.

Changes from previous version:

  1. Contains a fix for the problem of fast typing reordering keystrokes when using Keyman with TSF
  2. Fixes a problem that appeared with using the keyboard in Win7 64bit

Hebrew and Greek transliterated

 This keyboard was developed for SIL Greek and Hebrew transliteration. You can download the keyboard here.

Hieroglyphic

 A quick and easy Unicode keyboard for typing Ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs and transliteration, using the Manuel de Codage standard and the Gardiner numbers. Download the Hieroglyphic keyboard here.

Pan Africa (Deadkeys)

 This is the mnemonic version of the SIL Pan Africa keyboard. It features a layout that adjusts to the arrangement of keys on your hardware keyboard. For a keyboard tailored to the US hardware keyboard, use 'Pan Africa (for US Keyboards)'. This keyboard was developed to type the Latin-script languages of Africa. It was created using data received from SIL entities in Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Côte d'Ivoire, Nigeria, Senegal and Togo. Where possible, the keystroke sequences that the majority of the entities seemed to prefer was used. You can download this keyboard here.

Pan Africa (For US keyboards)

 This is the US layout version of the SIL Pan Africa keyboard. The keyboard follows the US QWERTY key arrangement. For a mnemonic keyboard designed to run on any hardware layout, use 'Pan Africa (Deadkeys)'. This keyboard was developed to type the Latin-script languages of Africa. It was created using data received from SIL entities in Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Côte d'Ivoire, Nigeria, Senegal and Togo. Where possible, the keystroke sequences that the majority of the entities seemed to prefer was used. Download the Pan Africa for US keyboard here.

Pothana Telugu

Telugu is a Dravidian language mainly spoken in the Indian states of Andhra Pradesh, Telangaga, and in Yanam. It is also spoken by minorities in other Indian states, and is rated as the thirteenth most-spoken language worldwide by Ethnologue. You can download the Pothana Telugu keyboard here.

Ethiopic Unicode (SIL)

This keyboard was developed for keyboarding the Ethiopic Script. The "SIL Ethiopic" keyboard is designed to work best with the Abyssinica SIL font which is a part of this package. However, you can use this keyboard with any Ethiopic Unicode font (such as Nyala). The Ethiopic Unicode keyboard can be downloaded here.

Vai Unicode (SIL)

This keyboard was developed for keyboarding the Vai Script. It is based on the old custom-encoded keyboard, but it has been updated for Unicode. Historic characters, logograms and digits are not included in the keyboard (U+A610..U+A62B). The Keyman source file is provided as a part of the package for convenience in modifying the keyboard. The Vai Unicode keyboard can be downloaded here.

Changes from previous version:

  1. Updated to use Unicode.

The Heidelberg Input Solution

The Heidelberg Input Solution Set #1 comes with a set of Keyman(tm)-based mnemonic keyboards for the input of Sanskrit, Pali, and Hindi in Devanagari script or Latin transliteration. You can download this keyboard here.

Changes from previous version:

  1. Bug fix in upper case layer.

Turkish Q Basic

This keyboard layout is designed for Turkish. It includes an on screen keyboard which can be viewed by clicking on the Keyman icon and selecting the On Screen Keyboard menu item. The keyboard layout follows the Windows Vista Turkish Q layout. You can download the Turkish Q keyboard here.

Changes from previous version:

  1. Bug fix in upper case layer.

Yi

This keyboard was developed for keyboarding the Yi language. The keyboard includes the Nuosu SIL font, but any Unicode Yi font can be used to type with this keyboard. The Keyman source file is provided as a part of the package for convenience in modifying the keyboard. You can download the Yi keyboard here.


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