Using this Kannada static keypad, you can write in both Kannada(ಕನ್ನಡ) and English with intelligent and accurate dictionary predictions on both Android phones and tablets. Numbers, symbols, smileys, attractive extras are also supported.
This is a static keypad for those who prefer a static keypad with some additional innovations to ease your writing. The keyboard layout is largely of Inscript.
This keypad is an IME (Input Method Editor) and hence you will be able to write in all parts of the phone, WhatsApp, Facebook, Address Book etc. The installation is a little different, follow instructions.
After Installation on phone/tablet.
Step 1: Settings -> Language & Input -> Choose Kannada Static Keypad IME(Check ON)
Step 2: Settings -> Language & Input -> Default -> Select Kannada Static Keypad IME.
New words can be added to Dictionary, removed from Dictionary.
Common messages supported in templates.
Custom Signature supported.
Keysound & Vibration supported and optional.
Fonts with good rendering should be present on your phone or will show boxes or wrong rendering.
This Kannada static keyboard is from Luna Ergonomics, the makers of Panini Keypad, the dynamic keypad, download link here. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.paninikeypad.kannada
You can study how all Ottakshara (consonant conjuncts) are written from this link.
ಜ್ಞಾನ = ಜ+್+ಞ+ಾ+ನ
ಪತ್ರ = ಪ+ತ+್+ರ
ಜ್ಞಾನ = ಜ+್+ಞ+ಾ+ನ
ಔಷಧಾ = ಔ+ಷ+ಧ+ಾ
ಕೃಷಿ = ಕ+ೃ+ಷ+ಿ
ಪ್ರೀತಿ = ಪ+್+ರ+ೀ+ತ+ಿ
ಧೀರ್ಘ = ಧ+ೀ+ರ+್+ಘ
ಸ್ವಾಧೀನ = ಸ+್+ವ+ಾ+ಧ+ೀ+ನ
Halant/Virama is a character(always appears in Red colour)used in between consonants to form Ottakshara in Kannada language.
All Ottakshara/Vattakshara characters are supported in this static keypad.
Follow these examples, after some time you will used to Kannada static keyboard IME for Kannada typing.
Experience this new innovative Kannada static keyboard IME.
Privacy concerns: This static keyboard 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.
Use through 2015.
Some minor bugs have been fixed.