Helakuru (හෙළකුරු) is Sri Lanka's No.1 App with over 3 Million Users recognized as the Most Popular App of Sri Lanka by NYDB Awards 2016. Helakuru has bagged many national & international awards including mBillionth South Asian Award 2014, e-Swabhimani National Award 2013, NBQSA National Award in 2014 & Sri Lanka's Best Local Language Product Award in 2014.
Helakuru empowers millions of Sri Lankans to type in Sinhala natively from their mobiles. It supports both Smart Phonetic & Smart Wijesekara keyboard layouts for Sinhala as well as Word Predictions & Voice Typing for both Sinhala & English languages. You can use Helakuru to type in Sinhala/English faster than ever as Helakuru adopts very simple & easy to learn keyboard layouts for a beginner as well as for a expert in Sinhala typing.
* Voice Typing (New)
Helakuru now comes with integrated Sinhala & English Voice Typing support powered by Google Speech Recognition, optimized for Sinhala by Bhasha. You can now type in Sinhala/English without even touching the keyboard. Just tap the Mic & start speaking.
* Theme Store (New)
Helakuru now includes a Theme Store with stunning keyboard themes. You can select your favorite theme from the Theme Store or create your own theme by choosing your own colors & a background image.
* Helakuru Plus Portal (New)
It's not just a keyboard anymore which lets you type in Sinhala, but a super app with many features including Sinhala News, TV, Radio & Video streaming & exclusive Sinhala Notifications for national alerts.
* Emoji Support
Helakuru now comes with extended Emoji support which includes all your favorite emojis including the gun.
* Word Predictions:
Helakuru also comes with Sinhala Word Predictions which enables you to type Sinhala words in just one two taps. When you type, this will predict the words as you type so you can just select your preferred word from predictions without typing letter by letter. Helakuru Predictions also supports self-learning so that the new words you type will be automatically saved locally in your device & you can even manage them from Settings.
* Bilingual support:
Helakuru supports both Sinhala & English Input, so that you even don't need to switch to a different Keyboard to type in English. Just tap the Globe key to switch between Sinhala & English.
* Keyboard Layouts:
If you're familiar with Standard Wijesekara keyboard layout to type in Sinhala, you can use that. But if you're not, Helakuru makes your life easier by introducing a Sinhala phonetic (transliteration) layout. With that you can easility type Sinhala phonetically as "ammaa" for "අම්මා" in the same way you type SMS in Singlish.
* System-wide support
Helakuru is not just an app, where you can type in Sinhala only in that app. It's a Standard Android Keyboard which you can use to type in any app system-wide whether it is Messaging app, Facebook app, twitter app or etc.
* Sinhala Unicode Rendering
Helakuru comes with in-built Sinhala Unicode Rendering Technology innovated by Bhasha, so you can type in Sinhala even if your device does not support Sinhala. Helakuru provides a "Sinhala Preview Bar" which helps you to see what you're typing in Sinhala not-supported devices. You can switch on/off the Preview bar from Preferences.
Enjoy typing in your mother-tongue, Sinhala with Helakuru!
Follow the on-screen instructions to enable & switch to Helakuru Sinhala Input. Go to Preferences by tapping the Preferences button in the keyboard to switch on/off the features.
Helakuru is a proprietary software and an Intellectual Property owned by Bhasha Lanka (Pvt) Ltd. Decompiling it's APK, reverse engineering the code or modifying the software is strictly prohibited and liable for copyright infringement.
If you have any issues, improvement suggestions or feedback for Helakuru please contact us on [email protected]
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* Dedicated Emoji Row (Exclusive)
* Dedicated Number Row
* Next-word Predictions (Requires SMS permission to learn)
* Emoji Predictions
* Bug fixes on Keyboard height