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Hindi Browser i-Browser++ Developed

This one has been late in arrival, but has the potential to change the way the Internet is accessed by the masses in India: a web browser with a ready to use Hindi interface called i-Browser++ has been developed by engineer Jagdeep Dangi from Madhya Pradesh, reports Katonda. The i-Browser++ is not the first attempt at a Hindi browser as the developer might claim but may be the first truly successful one. CDAC had attempted two such browsers - Darpan and Pragati - but information on both is not available any more. Other browsers such Firefox (available in Telugu, Punjabi, Kannada, Hindi, Gujarati, Assamese, Bengali and Arabic) do not commit entirely to being localised: their interfaces remain in English, they only translate (or in some cases, perform transliteration) of the websites being browsed. Features The i-Browser++ has all the functions of regular internet browser like pop-up blocking, auto history viewers, etc and most of its features are similar to Microsoft's Internet Explorer. New features of the browser include English to Hindi translators and dictionary. Users can click on any English word and the browser will change. Other interesting features are text highlights and Unicode based Hindi writing with which a user can search Hindi content from the web and even write e-mails in Hindi and send it using any mail client. A demo version with limited features of the browser is available here. According to Dangi, the software has two types of translators, a local and a global word translator…

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