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PaniniKeypad Sanskrit IME

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"संस्कृतं नाम दैवी वाक् अन्वाख्यता महर्षिभिः"
"जयतु संस्कृतम्!"
The Panini Keypad is an intelligent dynamic keypad that offers you to type easy and fast in Sanskrit on your phone. This new technology constantly calculates and puts only 11 characters on the screen that you are most likely to type. Character Buttons are large and easy to point and you make less errors. The accurate prediction helps you compose difficult words in their correct letter sequences as per Unicode.

You can use the Panini Keypad to type Sanskrit/English sms, messages, chat, facebook, Address Book, email, blogs, reminders, twitter, whatsapp etc. Everywhere.

PaniniKeypad is an IME(input method editor) for android phones & tablets. This can be your default keypad.

Also high quality intelligent dictionary auto complete and word prediction is offered in both Sanskrit and English. More innovations coming up.

Two rules
1. Look for the character, press it.
2. If character not there, press Next button.

There is a 74% chance that the first character of your word is on the screen and after that there is a 93% (and higher) chance that the next characters will be predicted to your fingertips. Predicted characters very often in the top left corner and most often you type pressing the same key, at a position comfortable to your thumb.
The intelligent technology is based on linguistics, AI and the dynamic intelligent keypad is patented all over the world and winner of many awards for innovation.

14 Indian languages are supported with this same system of typing and orthography. And many other languages of the world.

This is the best way to type for both basic phones and touch phones. Those who have found out its magic, please help others also to discover.

Installation.
1. Download and install this application on phone.
2. Go to "Settings"->"Language & input/Locale & text" -> select Panini Keypad IME. (check on) Green.
3. Again Go to "Settings"->"Language & input/Locale & text"-> set Default Keyboard/ Input Method as PaniniKeypad IME.
4. Back to text compose area, keyboard will appear on screen. Start typing!


After installation click on PaniniKeypad icon on home screen to get launch the keyboard & typing help.

Direct download Sanskrit .apk file from website:
http://www.paninikeypad.com/androidsanskrit

For Samyuktakshar (adha ka etc, consonant clusters), put a Halant (character with + sign) in the middle of the two consonants. The Samyuktakshar (संयुक्ताक्षर) will automatically form. The Halant is also a character, predicted automatically like others and shown in red for your easy recognition.

Examples of correct character entry sequence (Orthography):
ऋषि = ऋ+ष+ि
प्राणः = प+ ्+र+ा+ण+ः
आसीत् = आ+स+ी+त+्
अस्ति = अ+स+ ्+त+ि
अज्ञानं = अ+ज+ ्+ञ+ा+न+ं
आकृष्ट = आ+क+ृ+ष+ ्+ट
कृत्वा = क+ृ+त+ ्+व+ा
ब्रह्मा = ब+ ्+र+ह+ ्+म+ा
भिक्षुकः = भ+ि+क+ ्+ष+ु+क+ः
भर्तृहरिः = भ+र+ ्+त+ृ+ह+र+ि+ः
कोऽत्र = क+ो+ऽ+त+ ्+र
प्रवर्तते = प+्+र+व+र+्+त+त+े
अद्यापि = अ+द+ ्+य+ा+प+ि
समृद्धिः = स+म+ृ+द+ ्+ध+ि+ः
वर्षति = व+र+ ्+ष+त+ि
कर्तव्यः = क+र+्+त+व+्+य+ः

Letter 'क्ष' (kshya), 'ज्ञ'(dnya), 'श्र'(shra) all are Sanyuktakshar, conjunct of three letters.

Learn how to write every possible Sanyuktakshar (half/conjunct) from link:
http://paninikeypad.com/conjuncts/sanskrit

In this latest version you can type in English in between Sanskrit, by using QWERTY keyboard. One can type Sanskrit/English numerals, symbols etc.

Give a try to this new way of typing, you will learn very quickly. You must use it in Note, Grand, S3, S4 etc also, its absolutely a pleasure due to the large keys.

"We would like to share with PaniniKeypad users that this technology (PaniniKeypad) has been granted US patent in June 2014."

Privacy concerns: Panini Keypad does not try to read your data or connect to a server for prediction. Your data stays on your phone and the application does not connect anywhere, you can use it offline also.

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