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...
See what the media has to say about Azhagi here.
There are 3 Wikipedia pages on Azhagi - in both English and Tamil - Page 1 | Page 2 | Page 3 - you may kindly have a look
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Azhagi - A Class Apart


24 languages, Voice input

Voice input. Typing at it's easiest best - in Whatsapp, Facebook, etc. - in 24 Indian/World languages - Tamil, English, Hindi, Arabic, Urdu, Sanskrit, Telugu, Oriya, Kannada, Malayalam, Gujarati, Bengali, Sinhala, etc. Multiple keyboards - Phonetic, Inscript, etc.


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 Compact.


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.


Download Azhagi App for Android

Install from Google Play Store

How to install and use?
Features list - Click here
Second release: v14.27
Release Date: 9th June, 2018
License: 100% Free

Voice input. 24 languages, multiple keyboards. For Tamil, please select 'அழகி - ஒலிபெயர்ப்பு' keyboard, to transliterate in the superfast Azhagi way. Else, choose 'எழுத்துப்பெயர்ப்பு' .

In any case, step-by-step installation instructions are available here.


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.


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

Please do fully read this section.

Azhagi works both in MAC and Linux, but only under 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 Wine, then it is not possible, as of now.

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


Optional free download 1 - Portable Azhagi+

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


Optional free download 2 - Classic Azhagi

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


Optional free download 3 - Hundreds of fonts

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


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.


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, Twitter, PhotoShop, PageMaker, InDesign, CorelDraw, Skype, Excel, PowerPoint, 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.html


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


Please see users.html

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.html 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.)