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Tamil Fonts & Software Tools Based on the Font Encoding Standards of Tamilnadu Government


Based on the recommendations of TamilNet 99 Conference, the Government of Tamil Nadu released a Government Order, adopting the Tamil Keyboard Standard and Glyph Encoding System in a function held on 13th June 1999.


You can click on the name of the tool to download the tool directly.
If you have Tamil Font faces and related Tools that are based on the new Tamil Computing Standards send me a note. I can include the information here.


I. Bilingual TAB-Encoding based Fonts and Keyboard Editors
for use in Windows OS (3.x/95/98/NT)

Font facePackage Details
TABMylai.zip This .zip archive file contains the truetype font-face TABMylai.ttf and the KEYMAN Keyboard Editor for text input as per the revised Mylai Keymap (Mylai98)
(click here to view a gif image of the keyboard mapping used )
Author of TABMylai: Dr. K. Kalyanasundaram
Author of KEYMAN Keyboard Editor: Dr. Kumar Mallikarjunan
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TABMalli.zip This .zip archive file contains the truetype font-face TABMalli.ttf and the KEYMAN Keyboard Editor for text input as per the revised Mylai Keymap (Mylai98)
(click here to view a gif image of the keyboard mapping used)
Author of TABMalli: Dr. Kumar Mallikarjunan
Author of KEYMAN Keyboard Editor: Dr. Kumar Mallikarjunan
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Kalaignar, Anna fonts This .zip archive file contains the truetype fonts Kalaignar and Anna based on the Tamilnadu Encoding.
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Kamban Text Editor Mr. Vasu Devan of Kamban Softwares, Sydney, Australia has developed a Text Editor based on TN encoding.
The package includes TABmadurai, TAMmadurai Tamil fonts for use with the Text Editor.
You can download a copy of this software directly by clicking on the name of the Editor shown in the left.

II. Bilingual TAB-Encoding based Fonts and Keyboard Editors
for use in Mac OS (3.x/95/98/NT)

Font facePackage Details
TABMylai.hqx This .hqx (Macbinary) archive file contains the truetype font face TABMylai and the SILKEY Keyboard Editor for text input as per the revised Mylai Keymap (Mylai98)
(click here to view a gif image of the keyboard mapping used)
Author of TABMylai: Dr. K. Kalyanasundaram
Author of SILKEY Keyboard Editor:Dr. K. Kalyanasundaram

III. Bilingual TAB-Encoding based Fonts and Keyboard Editors
for use in UNIX OS

Bitmapped fonts Mr. Subramanian has made a bitmapped font face corresponding to the TAB encoding for use in Unix platform. He has successfully tested in HP-UX 10.2.
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Akaram Text Editor Mr. Chinnasamy Nagarajan has developed a Text Editor called akaram text editor based on the Tamilnadu TAB encoding.


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