Exited to use it. Will be looking for it coming to F-Droid too.
On Mar 11, 2014 4:02 PM, "Anivar Aravind" <anivar.aravind(a)gmail.com>
Just Launched https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.smc
Indic keyboard is a native free and open source Indian language input
keyboard application for Android mobile devices. At present supporting
almost 15 Indic languages, this application uses fonts in Android system in
both direct input (characters mapped to keys) and transliteration. Though
support for Indian languages was already available in some phones, Android
officially started support with Jelly bean (4.1) version.
Users can directly type in their native language to any app installed in
their phone. An installation wizard is included with the app to ease the
setup process. Any novice user can install and setup the app for their
This app extends Androidā??s default keyboard and adds support for
languages such as Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam,
Marathi, Nepali, Oriya, Punjabi, Sanskrit, Sinhalese, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu.
The app supports any device which has Android 4.1 and above installed. Most
of the supported languages have 3 layouts - phonetic, inscript and
transliteration.Do note that font support for all languages may not be
available in all makes and models.
This keyboard requires Android 4.1+, and is developed by Jishnu Mohan of
Swathanthra Malayalam Computingļ»æĀ with the support of DIT R & D Project
undertaken by ICFOSS, Govt. of Kerala.
Source code is available at https://github.com/smc/Indic-Keyboard
The keyboard will work with all AOSP variants like cynogenmod, replicant
We will soon publish apkĀ in f-droid too
Playstore link https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.smc
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