Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Instant Tamil or Sinhala Unicode conversion


Most of us have problems with typing...!!!
Varies keyboards, different lay outs and so many ways to handle languages,
it al make us pissed off..!!!
Most importantly we rarely get a need to type Tamil or Sinhalese even that’s our mother tongue. Imagine learning and practising different keyboards just to type one letter..! It sucks...!
Even if we learnt, if we didn’t practice it often it just goes way and the next time we are back to square one...
so the easiest way is... to go for an converter...
and this will do all for us..

E.g.
if u typed..
"vaNakkam" in English u will get "வணக்கம்" in Tamil...
this is done through

TanGlish (Phonetic) transliterated --> Tamil Unicode

At the same time you might have a lot of old Tamil documents which are in non Unicode fonts (like Bamini...) and as all the computers around the globe now support Unicode, you might feel it will be easy and very much convenient if you have them in Unicode as well...
so the hazard of sending the font file with the document and installing that before viewing won’t be there.

This too can be done so easily...

Bamini --> Unicode

Unicode --> Bamini

by pasting our text in one will automatically produce another...

NOTE:
All of these are not downloadable...
so u should be online when you’re using them..
But u can still find some other packages in web which allows downloadable...

This is a product of UCSE Sri Lanka.

Finally... for all Sinhala and Tamil Unicode translations visit the site bellow...

http://www.ucsc.cmb.ac.lk/ltrl/services/feconverter/

I hope it helps...

2 comments:

  1. Hi,

    Now all Sri Lankans can Free Download Sinhala Fonts (Unicode & others all sinhala fonts types) & Sinhala Fonts Related all Software from this URL-

    http://videshasewa.com/home/free_sinhala_fonts.html

    or http://videshasewa.com

    Most wanted Sinhala Fonts

    # Iskoola Pota (iskpota.ttf)
    # Dinamina (dina-b-3.ttf)
    # Malithi Web (FM-MalithiUW46.ttf)
    # Akshar Unicode (akshar.ttf)
    # Potha Unicode Font
    # Kaputa Unicode Font
    # Kandy Unicode Font
    # Sarasavi Unicode
    # UCSC Font Converter... etc
    # Sinhala Unicode and Browser/OS support info
    # Unicode Keyboard Layout

    Tks.

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  2. great job thank you very much

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