We love this free Bengali typing tool from our friends at the Bengali Association of Greater Atlanta! For all Diganta submissions in Bangla, please type them using SAMPADAK and send the .SMP file (saved from the tool).
Before installing the SAMPADAK, please make sure that you have installed prerequisite Adobe AIR from Adobe’s web site: http://get.adobe.com/air/?promoid=BUIGQ.
SALRC Recommended fonts
A wonderful resource page of fonts and keyboard layouts from the South Asia Language Resource Center at the University of Chicago.
Google translate works great! Give it a try below! Type in Bengali (Press Ctrl+g to toggle between English and Bengali). When you are satisfied, just copy and paste it into your document.
Are you having trouble with this transliteration system?
Then try the Advanced Transliteration System from Google.
Hint: If you cannot write a particular word correctly, then press the Ω key in the toolbar to type in the literal character you are looking for.
Washington Bangla Radio
Need we say more? A treasure trove of live bengali online music. You can listen to it by phone,Roku or on any mobile internet device.
Avro Keyboard is the first free Bangla typing software for Windows. The software features an English to Bangla phoenetic typing function that allows you to view in a floating preview window the English phonetic transcription of any Bangla word. Moreover, the comprehensive dictionary that comes with the package allows you to check your spelling and correct your writing so you don’t miss any typos or mistakes.
Ridmik Keyboard is a simple-to-use Bangla Keyboard app which allows you the chance to type out text messages and emails in the Bangla language with consummate ease on your Smartphones. Users can type in Bengali (in both Unijoy (ইউনিজয়) and National (জাতীয়) layouts), phonetic Bengali and English using this keyboard. It also comes with lots of smileys. Features like Cut, Copy, Paste by long pressing on X, C, V are unique.
Microsoft Indic Language Input Tool:Bengali
Microsoft Indic Language Input Tool helps you enter Indian language text easily into any application in Microsoft Windows or on any page on the Web. The primary input mechanism is transliteration. Additionally, it provides a visual keyboard to assist with editing words that do not transliterate properly.