We have five different Kannada keyboard layouts for you to download on your computer. Once downloaded - you can use it as a reference to type in Kannada either on Word document or any other text editor. You also need to download the matching Kannada fonts.
If you don’t have big or multiple screen, we recommend printing the keyboard and use it as a reference for typing Kannada. All our keyboard are of high quality.
Available in five different formats.
High quality image ideal to be used as a Screen Saver on your desktop or laptop.
High quality image ideal for printing in colour.
FREE to download and use it for both personal and commercial use. However, you must reference it or add a link to this page if you are redistributing it on website or to the third party.
Yes. It is FREE to download and use all keyboards for both personal and commercial use. However, If you are embedding it or using on your website - you must reference it or add a link to our page.
Yes. Our keyboard is 1280px by 659px. This size is ideal for printing and it is available in different colours. However, If you prefer it in different sizes or in different color we can do it for a small fee. Please drop a message on our Facebook page.
Above keyboard use Kannada font mapping. If you require Kannada keyboard in other fonts mapping (For E.g. Latha Regular Unicode Font), then we can do it for a small fee. Please drop a message on our Facebook page.
To configure your keyboard in Kannada, follow the steps below:
Open your phone's "Settings" app.
Go to Languages & input.
Under "Keyboard and Input" methods, select Kannada keyboard as your choice.
Typing Kannada using keyboard can be hard as you have to memorize all the fonts mapping and you need lots of practise to be fluent.
It is even worse on mobile device as you cannot install specific font and also there are no keyboard with any other font mappings.
Thankfully, there are other easier ways of typing Kannada.
We recommend English to Kannada Typing.
On this website you can easily type in Kannada using Roman (English) keyboard layout.
For E.g if you type "Kannada bhaseya sahitya itihasavu saviraru varsagalastu vistaravagide" it will be transliterated into "ಕನ್ನಡ ಭಾಷೆಯ ಸಾಹಿತ್ಯ ಇತಿಹಾಸವು ಸಾವಿರಾರು ವರ್ಷಗಳಷ್ಟು ವಿಸ್ತಾರವಾಗಿದೆ".
So, typing Kannada is as natural as you spell it in English. With this you don’t need to remember font layout or practice Kannada typing for several weeks. Just ensure the browser supports unicode. After typing, you can copy and paste the text anywhere - including, GMail, Facebook, Twitter and Word documents.
Even better you can install this software on your computer for FREE. Just visit the installation page on install Kannada to download this software.