SwiftKey Keyboard for Android app now comes with new adaptive layouts for various languages used worldwide including some of the regional languages of India. Currently, this app provides intuitive layouts for 22 Indian languages. Some of these languages are Hindi, Sanskrit, Tamil, Marathi, Gujarati, Maithili, Kashmiri, Bodo, and Konkani.The company’s blog post, read “Our new market release also brings our total number of Indian languages to 22. Our new additions are Bodo, Dogri, Kashmiri, Konkani (in both Devanagari and Kannada scripts), Maithili, Manipuri, Sanskrit, Santali and Sindhi.”
The recent update to the app includes alterations to the top row of vowels, intuitive layouts for select language keyboards and numbers in both Roman and local script. It now also provides clearer and simpler layouts for Thai, Lao, Burmese, Khmer, and Serbian (Cyrillic).
“These new layouts will allow our users to write more quickly and easily in these languages. This is another step in fulfilling our company mission that technology should adapt to users, not the other way round.” the company’s blog post added.
The Swiftkey for Android app features the SwiftKey Hub. The users need to tap or swipe to left of the SwiftKey Hub’s prediction bar to access the app stats, settings, and store.
The company has also integrated the Dashlane Password Manager and a Material Design theme, named Carbon.
The company has emphasized that it considered the Indian market as important for the company and it would continue to develop and improve SwiftKey app for all its users in India, in near future.