We have five different Malayalam keyboard layouts for you to download on your computer. Once downloaded - you can use it as a reference to type in Malayalam either on Word document or any other text editor. You also need to download the matching Malayalam fonts.
If you don’t have big or multiple screen, we recommend printing the keyboard and use it as a reference for typing Malayalam. All our keyboard are of high quality.
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 Malayalam font mapping. If you require Malayalam keyboard in other fonts mapping (for e.g. Mangal), then we can do it for a small fee. Please drop a message on our Facebook page.
To configure your keyboard in Malayalam, follow the steps below:
Open your phone's "Settings" app.
Go to Languages & input.
Under "Keyboard and Input" methods, select Malayalam keyboard as your choice.
For this, you can use Ridmik Keyboard. It is a on screen keyboard available for typing Malayalam in Android devices. Ridmik keyboard supports word prediction and has learn as you type feature.
To take advantage of this, your device need to have native Malayalam support. You can do this by installing Malayalam font & compatible skia library.
Download and Install "Ridmik Keyboard" app from Android software store.
Once installed, go to Settings > Language & Keyboard section.
Tick the box beside "Ridmik Keyboard".
Open any typing field such as search box or new message and press it for a while.
Then, click "Input Methods".
Select "Ridmik Keyboard" from the menu list.
Start typing in Malayalam on your Android device.
Typing Malayalam 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 Malayalam.
We recommend English to Malayalam Typing.
On this website you can easily type in Malayalam using Roman (English) keyboard layout.
For e.g if you type "malayalattil taipp ceyyuka" it will be transliterated into "മലയാളത്തിൽ ടൈപ്പ് ചെയ്യുക ".
So, typing Malayalam is as natural as you spell it in English. With this you don’t need to remember font layout or practice Malayalam 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 Malayalam to download this software.