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Swype Keyboard Adds Support For Tamil & Urdu, Now Available On Google Play Store

Nuance Communications's text input app Swype has added support for two Indian languages including Tamil & Urdu to its language options, bringing the total Indian language support to four languages including Hindi and Hinglish which it added support in July last year. The company also debuted its app on the Google Play Store and is currently available in two different variants- a 30 day free trial app and full version priced at $0.99, although the company notes that this pricing is for a limited time. Prior to this, the company was distributing the app through OEM partnerships and was also offering the app for download on its own website. Similar to all other third party keyboards on Android, one can install the app and enable it from the Language & Input option in the phone settings. (We tried it on Nexus 4 running on Android 4.2.2). Following this, one can choose and download any language keyboard of their preference. However,  we noticed that there is also an additional step of entering an activation code received over email. Features The app offers a regular language keyboard with all the vowels and consonants depending on the language the user chooses. The apps also seems to offer voice-to-text dictation powered by Nuance's Dragon dictation, however the company noted that this feature currently doesn't support Indian languages. The voice-to-text dictation also seems to recognize Indian accent for English language. What differentiates Swype from other keyboards out there is users just need to swipe their finger across the touch keyboard connecting letters to form a word. Note…

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