Bengali Language Resources on the Web
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Fonts and Software
- C-DAC, Pune:
Unix, DOS, Windows, Mac;
a range of wordprocessing and related software.
IBM PC 386 or higher;
Adobe Postscript Type 1, CorelDraw and TrueType fonts.
Indian Languages Keyboard Program:
Windows 3.1 and Windows 95;
simplified keyboard assignment and TrueType fonts for use with any
editor (by Avinash Chopde).
Kalam: Any GEM product (?);
text editing and desk-top publishing software with keyboard
mapping and fonts.
- Krishnasoft Hindi Word
Windows 95/98, Windows 3.x, Windows NT, all with at
least 4MB RAM; TrueType full wordprocessor, able to export to
other programs like MS-Word etc, and can import graphics in several
formats. Font set includes Assamese, Bengali, Devanagari, Gujarati
Mac system 6.0.7 or later;
TrueType or Type 1 plain, bold italic or bold-italic styles in various
sizes; InduScript keyboard mapping; consistent with other languages.
Mac, OS/2, Windows 3.1, Windows 95, NeXT and Unix;
TrueType and Type 1 Bengali fonts in unlimited type sizes;
phonetically similiar letters are grouped together on the keyboard.
Thought has been given to construction of compound letters
(juktakhar). May be used with
various software. The cost is not high [2/99]; see below for freeware
Windows 95/98 or NT 4.0;
multi-language software including translations between supported
- The Universal Word:
Windows 3.1 or Windows 95;
multilingual word processor, including mail merging.
Mac and IBM PC;
fonts with phonetic keyboard mapping.
Language Tutorials, Dictionaries and Teaching Aids
History and Relationship to other Languages
The Language, Literature and Songs
Other Pages of Bengali Links
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Created on Feb 25, 1996; last updated Apr 23, 2001.