In early days, Sinhala Typing was a very hard thing to do and Sinhala was not working on Operating Systems and Browsers accurately. But after introducing the Unicode method, We can type in Sinhala easily and accurately on PCs, Mobiles & Web.
Sinhala Typing using Unicode Keyboard is not a hard thing. But most people are lazy to learn it. (Not all People are lazy!). By the way, now we have so many applications to type in Sinhala easily with the messaging style for PC & Mobiles. Messaging Style is called as Singlish or Singreesi. So, This style includes English letters, but Sinhala Pronunciation.
This article is about Sinhala Typing Software, which is developed in Sri Lanka. All the Advantages & Disadvantages have listed below.
KDJ Singlish – For PC (Install+Portable), Android, Google Chrome
KDJ Singlish is an amazing Singlish to Sinhala Typing Software. As the developer of this product, I just needed to develop an app for people In Sri Lanka to type in Sinhala with fewer mistakes and without losing their content. This effort was successful as I think.
KDJ Singlish first version was released on 1st of November 2018. But, It was just a conversion tool. But KDJ Singlish Latest Version for now which is released on 4th May 2019, It has more features than a Sinhala Conversion tool.
Getting KDJ Singlish on your computer is pretty easy. Just click here to redirect to KDJ Singlish Official website. You can download Portable and Install versions for Windows Operating System and Working for any version of Windows, Minimum Windows XP. Also, there are 32 and 64 Bit versions separately.
KDJ Singlish PC Features
- Singlish to Sinhala Unicode Conversion
- Singlish to Sinhala Font Conversion
- Sinhala Unicode to Sinhala Font Conversion
- Auto Saving
- Manual Save & Open Options (Singlish Text)
- Auto Suggestions in Smart Way (Offline & Online Libraries)
- Adding Your Own Suggestions
- Always on Top Feature
- Compatible with Word, Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere Pro, After Effects, etc.
- Work as a Widget
- Shortcut Keys to Copy Unicode Text (Ctrl + U) & Copy Font Text (Ctrl + F)
- Organized Key-map Help for Letters and Words
- Customer Support (You can send any suggestion to improve the software anytime)
- & More…
KDJ Singlish PC Disadvantages
- The very big disadvantage is, KDJ Singlish is not a Sinhala typing keyboard, it’s a converter. So, you have to copy and paste the text wherever you need.
Helakuru – For PC & Mobile
Helakuru. It’s a name that needs no introductions. Helakuru is the name which was very popular in Sinhala Typing. With over 5 million downloads, it should come as no surprise. Most of the people know, “Helakuru” is available for the Mobile. But it’s wrong. Because Helakuru is now available as a PC Version and a Chrome Extension. Most of the people were waiting for the PC version.
Getting Helakuru on your computer is pretty easy. Just click here to redirect to Helakuru website. You can download for any operating system such as Windows, Linux, Mac.
Helakuru PC Features
- Works as a Sinhala Typing Keyboard
- Support for Sinhala Unicode
If you are finding for an offline converter, this is not for you. This tool is working as a real-time keyboard. You can enable the tools and start to type, then everything will be converted to Sinhala automatically.
Singreesi is just another Sinhala Typing app to convert Singlish to Sinhala Unicode. If you are a designer or fonts user. This software doesn’t fit your needs. As a simple and lightweight software, this is very easy to download and install with a 3 or 4MB hard disk space. This is an Open source software and you can download it from here…
the pencil is also like Helakuru. But this tool will support you to type in Sinhala fonts also. You don ‘t have to copy and paste, just install the Pencil app and run it. After everytime, you type, everything will be converted to Sinhala. You can download Pencil Software for Free in here…
I hope you could get something about Sinhala Typing tools. You must use all version in my list and then, you will be able to get a final choice. Than you for watching this article and keep in touch with KDJ Guru. Have a nice day!