22 Jun Gboard for Android gets new languages and tools
Attention to our pals in India and quick typers in all places: Gboard’s newest replace is perhaps the factor you by no means knew you have been lacking. We’ve added 22 Indic languages—with transliteration assist—together with Hindi, Bengali, Telugu, Marathi, Tamil, Urdu and Gujarati. We’ve additionally dropped in a new textual content modifying software that makes it simpler to pick, copy and paste, plus new choices for resizing and repositioning the keyboard so it suits to your hand and texting fashion. And to high all of it off, this Gboard replace comes with under-the-hood enhancements for higher accuracy and predictions when you kind.
New Languages – वाह
The full listing of Gboard’s new languages consists of: Assamese, Bengali, Bodo (Devanagari, Bengali), Dogri (Devanagari, Arabic), Gujarati, Hindi (Devanagari, Hinglish), Kannada, Kashmiri (Devanagari, Arabic), Konkani (Devanagari, Latin), Maithili (Devanagari), Malayalam, Manipuri (Bengali), Marathi (Devanagari), Nepali (Devanagari), Odia, Punjabi (Gurmukhi, Arabic), Sanskrit (Devanagari), Santali (Ol chiki, Latin), Sindhi (Devanagari, Arabic), Tamil, Telugu, Urdu (Arabic). In addition to the 22 new Indic languages, Gboard added assist for Kinyarwanda and Waray. Through Gboard’s internationalization by machine studying, glide typing and recommendations at the moment are out there in additional than 185 language varieties.
This listing has all 11 Indic languages presently supported within the Google Indic Keyboard, plus 11 extra languages, comparable to Urdu and Maithili. In addition to supporting every language’s native scripts, Gboard consists of the QWERTY structure for transliteration, which helps you to spell phrases phonetically. For instance, kind “aapko holi ki hardik shubhkamnay” and get “आपको होली की हार्दिक शुभकामनायें.”
Some of those languages have a small presence on the net, so we labored carefully with native audio system throughout India to gather knowledge to coach our superior machine studying fashions, so individuals can begin texting of their native script.
Gboard additionally comes with some options that Google Indic Keyboard doesn’t, together with Google Search and Google Translate proper in your keyboard (simply faucet the “G” button to get began). And—as a reminder—Gboard already has a Hinglish language possibility for these of you who usually change again and forth between Hindi and English. If you’re a present Google Indic Keyboard person, we encourage you to obtain Gboard and give it a go.
Edit textual content extra simply
Besides new languages, Gboard now comes with a new textual content modifying mode with buttons for simple cursor management and the flexibility to pick textual content, lower, copy, and paste proper out of your keyboard. To entry this characteristic, choose the Text Editing icon within the fast options menu by urgent on the G button (or arrow) within the suggestion strip. Pro tip: should you’re making an attempt to up your typing velocity, you may also transfer the cursor by sliding your finger again and forth alongside the spacebar, or delete by swiping to the left from the delete key.
New customization choices: resize and reposition your keyboard
Now you’ll be able to resize the keyboard and transfer it to a place that feels probably the most comfy for you. In the fast options menu (press on arrow or G within the suggestion strip), click on “More” (the three-dots icon), and click on the one-handed mode button, then you’ll be able to alter the scale and place of the keyboard.
To get these newest updates and enhancements to your Gboard for Android, head to the Google Play Store and ensure you’re operating the newest model of the app. That’s all for now, of us!