Free Tools In Indian Languages

Indian Language Data Center (ILDC) , a Government of India initiative is providing free Language CD which contains a lot of free Softwares,fonts,email client,office application and many more in your native language. They are currently providing CDs free of cost for 23 Indian Languages.

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What the initiative has to say: “The availability of these software tools, fonts and resources in local languages at no cost is intended to motivate general public to use ICT tools and technology in their day to day work like Word Processing, Presentation preparation, Spread Sheets preparation, Web Page Surfing & Designing, Messaging etc. in local languages.”

To get stuff in desired language, you will have to:

1. Go to Indian Language Data Center’s official website

2. Click on your Desired Language among the list of available languages

3. Register yourself on the site

4. Request for free tools in a CD (You can chose what you want)

The CD’s are delivered free of cost. Now you can work in your computer using your native language !

Thanks to my fellow blogger Aswin Vayiravan for the tip.