NagariType is a keyboard that allows typing the Sanskrit in devanagari (nagari in abbreviated form) using a transliteration system. It works with Windows XP / Vista / 7 (32 and 64 bits).

The devanagari characters generated conform with the Unicode Standard 5.2. Please click on this link to view the coding chart.



NagariType is a compound word: Nagari and Type, which yields: Nagari typing system.

Sa (the symbol on the keyboard) is a two-letter code representing the Sanskrit language according to ISO 639-1- ISO: International Organization for Standardization.
- 639-1: Languages codification on 2 letters.

This keyboard required a lot of research. It aims to adapt the devanagari script to new technologies and standardize it according to the Unicode system.

The installation of the keyboard on your computer is user friendly on Windows Vista and Windows 7. You will just require a Unicode devanagari font :

This site is under construction. However this page will remain active and accessible in order to allow keyboard downloading and follow its evolution.



In order to download the keyboard, please click on its icon. The use of NagariType is free and must comply with Creative commons BY-NC-SA- BY: Attribution
- NC: Noncommercial
- SA: ShareAlike

The PDF documentation for each version presents all the concordances between your keyboard and the Nagari letters, symbols or special characters.

NagariType release version

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v 0.44 - Release notes soon! -

For AZERTY / QWERTY keyboard
Bilingual (English / French)
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