Lightweight . Superfast
24 languages . Tamil, Hindi, Arabic, etc . Never before seen features . Extendable to type in any Language Font Keyboard . Changeable key mappings . Voice input in Android . And more...
  Portable . Less than 1 MB
Extendable to type in any Tamil font or keyboard . Extraordinary Tamil fonts converter . Extendable to convert to any Tamil font . Convert MS Word Tamil documents directly . And much more...
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Download Innovative Self-Typing SaiIndira Fonts

Azhagi++, AAW and AAE

Azhagi++ Features
Transliterate in Tamil with an 'X' factor.

Super-fast editing (Unique) in MS Word.

Indic Typing in a single application alone even.

Start typing in any language even without pressing any hotkey.

Convert MS Word docs with/without ALL formatting intact.

And, much much much much more.....

Yes, Azhagi++ is just LOADED with features.

AAW Features
Convert/Colorize with ALL formatting intact.

Transliterate in Tamil with an 'X' factor.

Super-fast editing (Unique) in MS Word.

And, much much much much more.....

Yes, AAW is just LOADED with features.

Azhagi++ - Loaded with features - including Unique ones
Azhagi's Addins for MS Word and Excel - One of their kind
The various tools of Azhagi++ (anbe sivam):
Tamil Fonts Converter, Direct Typer, Auto Transliterator, Reverse Transliterator
Neo Transliterator, Sanskrit Tamil Colorizer, Dual Screen Transliterator
Unicode Fonts Lister, a Nifty Fonts Viewer, a Turbo Fonts Viewer, etc.

Azhagi++ Features
Transliterate in Tamil with an 'X' factor.
Super-fast editing (Unique) in MS Word.
Indic Typing in a single application alone even.
Start typing in any language even without pressing any hotkey.
Convert MS Word docs with/without ALL formatting intact.
And, much much much much more.....
Yes, Azhagi++ is just LOADED with features.

The various modules of AAW (short for 'Azhagi's Addins for MS Word'):
Tamil Fonts Converter, Direct Typer, Auto Transliterator, Reverse Transliterator
Neo Transliterator, Sanskrit Tamil Colorizer, Dual Screen Transliterator
Unicode Fonts Lister, a Nifty Fonts Viewer, a Turbo Fonts Viewer, etc.
Screenshot hereunder. More modules in the offing. Scroll to read more.

AAE (short for 'Azhagi's Addins for MS Excel') has a solitary module:
Tamil Fonts Converter

AAW Features
Convert/Colorize with ALL formatting intact.
Transliterate in Tamil with an 'X' factor.
Super-fast editing (Unique) in MS Word.
And, much much much more.....
Yes, AAW is just LOADED with features.

This page - for MS Word addin | for MS Excel addin - This page
Azhagi++, AAW and AAE

first release - 2023
first release - 2022
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Azhagi - A Class Apart

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Type in multiple languages

Transliteration/Typing at it's easiest best - in MS Word, Excel, Whatsapp, Facebook, Twitter, Photoshop, InDesign, PageMaker, etc., - in multiple languages - Tamil, English, Hindi, Arabic, Sanskrit, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Bengali, etc. Multiple keyboards - Phonetic, Inscript, etc.

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Superfast Tamil transliteration

Superfast transliteration in Tamil via 'அழகி - ஒலிபெயர்ப்பு' keyboard. SHIFT key NOT needed to type ள், ற், ண், ஸ்!!!!! Other Tamil keyboards supported: Alternative transliteration (எழுத்துப்பெயர்ப்பு), TamilNet99, Typewriter, Inscript and Bamini.

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Never-before-seen features

My Windows freeware are sleek and small, yet power-packed with features, some of them being special or unique - viz. change existing key mappings, create your own new keyboard layouts, transliterate in ANY Tamil font, etc. You can read all about such unique features here.

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Download Azhagi++ (AzhagiPlusPlus) for Windows

Please read this section fully. Thanks.

Azhagi++ - just loaded with features, incl. 'Unique' ones.
Features list - Click here
Version Number: 1.1.21
Release Date: 23rd Nov, 2023
License: 100% Free

'Tabbed' Interface . 'Focused' (single application) Typing . Specially enhanced 'Direct Typing' in MS Word . 'Hotkey'-less typing . 'Grid'-based typing . 'Floater'-based typing. 'Within MS Word' Tamil Fonts Conversion . 'Sanskrit Tamil' Colorization . 'Auto' Transliteration . 'Reverse' Transliteration . 'Dual Screen' Transliteration . And, much much more....

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Download Azhagi+
for Windows

Download from Azhagi Free Apps Store

How to install and use?
Features galore - Click here
Version number: 10.45
Release Date: 14th October, 2018
License: 100% Free

16 languages with multiple keyboards, by default. But, you can easily extend Azhagi+ yourself - to type in ANY language-font-keyboard combination.

And, there are some 'optional' downloads too - Classic Azhagi, Portable Azhagi+, Free Fonts - here.

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Azhagi - For iPhone, MAC, Linux, etc.?

Please do fully read this section.

Azhagi works seamlessly both in MAC and Linux, but only under Parallels or Wine environment. You can read details of the same here.

If you need to use Azhagi directly in MAC and Linux, without the need to install Parallels and/or Wine, then it is not possible, as of now.

There is no version of Azhagi for iPhone, as of now.

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Optional free download 1 - Portable Azhagi+

Please visit steps-portable.php or steps-in-tamil-portable.php to avail your tiny portable Azhagi+

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Optional free download 2 - Classic Azhagi

Please visit oper.php to download classic Azhagi (i.e. old Azhagi) and enjoy it's features.

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Optional free download 3 - Hundreds of fonts

Please visit freefonts.php and unicodeff.php to avail 100s of free fonts in exquisite styles.

AzhagiPlus

16 languages

Tamil, Hindi, Sanskrit, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Konkani, Gujarati, Sourashtra, Bengali, Punjabi, Oriya, Assamese, Devanagari, Grantha

Multiple fonts/keyboards support for Tamil

Azhagi+ supports typing in the following Tamil font encodings and keyboard layouts.
Tamil font encodings: SaiIndira, TamilBible, Unicode, STMZH, Vanavil, Shreelipi, LT-TM, Tscii, TAB, TAM, Bamini, etc.
Keyboard layouts: Transliteration, UserDefinedPhonetics, TamilNet99, TamilTypewriterOld, Inscript, etc.

Synopsis

Azhagi+ is a supremely easy, fast, unique and feature-rich transliteration software. Primarily it helps one to type in 16 Indian languages* but it is easily extendable by the user himself or herself to type in any other language of the world too. Typing can be effected directly in any Windows application (MS Word, Facebook, WhatsApp, Quora, SMS, Gmail, Google Docs/Sheets/Slides/Forms/Etc., Twitter, Instagram, PhotoShop, PageMaker, InDesign, CorelDraw, Skype, Excel, PowerPoint, LibreOffice/OpenOffice Writer/Calc/Forms/Impress/Etc., etc., etc., etc.) by the simple press of an hotkey.

Azhagi+ is sleek and portable. It is very small (less than 1 MB) yet power-packed with innovative features.

Azhagi+ has possessed the fastest of all Tamil transliteration schemes, ever since its inception in 2000. You can quickly extend Azhagi+ to transliterate in any Tamil font by using a never-before-seen feature. You can easily extend Azhagi+ to type in any language+font+keyboard combination by availing a very special feature. You can very well change the existing key mappings, have custom hotkeys to toggle between languages, utilise an in-built font viewer, avail a first of its kind Tamil font converter which is extendable by the user himself/herself and do much more...

(*) Tamil, Hindi, Sanskrit, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Konkani, Gujarati, Bengali, Punjabi, Oriya, Sourashtra, Assamese, Devanagari and Grantha. Multiple font encodings and keyboard layouts are supported for Tamil.

Wikipedia Pages on Azhagi

Wikipedia article on Azhagi - in English
Wikipedia article on Azhagi - in Tamil
Wikipedia article on Azhagi's author - in Tamil

What's so unusual about Azhagi?

Click here to read all about the unique and special features of Azhagi and Azhagi+

Story of Azhagi

Click here to read the story of Azhagi's evolution.

Media reviews

Please see press.php

Testimonials

Click here for users' comments on Azhagi Windows applications.
Click here for users' comments on Azhagi Android app.

Users

Please see users.php

Classic Azhagi

Azhagi Facebook Group & Page

The best way to contact me is through Azhagi Facebook Group. It is a public group. So, anybody can read the group's contents even without joining it. However, to post your queries, you have to join the group.

'Azhagi Facebook Group' is not only a dedicated support forum for Azhagi but an informational forum too - on Azhagi and other Indic softwares.

There exists Azhagi Facebook Page also. However, to get your queries answered, kindly always post your queries in Azhagi Facebook Group only. I will promptly help you out. Support (too) is 100% free! :)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

The helptips.php page answers very many frequently asked questions by users (e.g. How to type in Photoshop/PageMaker/etc.?, How to type in MAC/Linux?, F10 key is not working in laptop - What to do?, How to type க்‌ஷ்?, How to type subscripts/superscripts?, How to publish books in Tamil?, How to effect reverse transliteration?, How to do inter-language transliteration?, etc.)

Azhagi - God's Own App
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