The most used script of Nepal is Devanagari, which can also be found in India and other parts of the southern part of Asia. There is one script that is called Khas, which is considered to be the oldest, and also Newari, Limbu.

Because of the variety of languages found in Nepal, it is hard for people to create writing software for this language, but we found some great options.

The options we will explore in this article can be used both online or as downloaded software. Read on to find out more.

Best software options for writing in Nepali on PC

1

Lipikaar

Lipikaar - arabic typing software/ Nepali typing

Lipikaar offers you a variety of typing languages -Hindi, Bengali, Punjabi, Tamil, Arabic, Nepali, etc.

In this article, we will focus on the features found in Lipikaar that allow you to easily type on your Windows PC in the Nepali language. This software was built specifically to be very easy to use and also fast.

You can use it to type in different software on your PC, like Microsoft Word, Excel Sheets, or even use it to type emails in the browser of your choosing.

You can try out Lipikaar with a 3-days trial period, which gives you access the entire range of capabilities. If you want to use the software after the trial period has ended, you can buy the software and activate it.

If you want to check out how Lipikaar works, you can try the online version first. Check out the official Lipikaar webpage.

Download Lipikaar 

2

Google Input Tools

Google Input Tools - typing Nepali

A great online software option from Google is called Input Tools. This very useful tool allows you to write in a wide range of languages, can be accessed from anywhere in the world with an internet connection.


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Using Google Input Tools gives you an advantage over the other software options we presented in this article because of the size of the word database that they work with, and also the team that worked in the development of this tool.

Try Google Input Tools

3

Unicode Nepali

Unicode Nepali Converter

This website is extremely useful if you need to write Nepali, and also in case you want to translate some text between languages as well.

This is the 5th versions of the online software, and it has been upgraded with the ability to insert images, tables, etc.

Try Unicode Nepali

4

Easy Nepali Typing

Easy Nepali Typing

This is another great online software that allows you to easily write in Nepali from the comfort of your own PC, and without the need to install anything.

Try Easy Nepali Typing


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5

Nepali Keyboard from Branah

Nepali Keyboard - nepali typing software

This online software is another great tool that gives you all the tools you need in order to easily write in the Nepali language on your Windows PC.

Try Branah Nepali Keyboard

6

Nepali Unicode by Ashesh

Nepali Unicode by Ashesh - Nepali typing software

You can also use this tool to write in Nepali on your PC, and then easily copy and paste it into an online social platform, Microsoft Word, PDF, or any other text application on your PC.

This tool not only allows you to write in Nepali but can also transform Romanized Nepali into Nepali Unicode. You can also choose to keep some words in English (or un-transformed in Nepali) by encasing the specific word/words into curly brackets (Ex.'{mobile}’).

Try Nepali Unicode by Ashesh

7

Windows 10 built-in Nepali writing options

KB4489885, KB4489878 , Nepali writing software

There is also a way to use the native language settings found in Windows 10 in order to write in Nepali. Next, we will explore a way to download the fonts and keyboard layout needed in order to do so, even when offline.

1. Click on the Start Menu > Settings
2. Choose Time & Language > then click on the Region & language option
3. Under Languages, click on ‘+ Add a language’
4. Scroll to the right and choose नेपाली Nepali
5. Click on नेपाली (नेपाल) Nepali (Nepal)

After you finish these steps, your PC will automatically download all the files needed in order to set up Windows to write in Devanagari Nepali Unicode.

You will also need to switch the input method to Devanagari. Here is how to do it:

Presuming that your input method was set to English, near the clock in your taskbar, you will find an option that reads ‘ENG’ (Shortcut: Windows Key + Space). Clicking on that button (or using the keyboard shortcut), will make a menu pop up that will allow you to choose the Nepali keyboard layout.

After this step is completed, you are now ready to write in Nepali Unicode in any application found compatible with Windows 10.

Conclusion

In this article, we explored some of the best software options that can be found online in 2019 that allow you to easily write in Nepali.

If you want to download a software that has more capabilities and can be run offline, you can download Lipikaar. If you prefer to quickly access a Nepali typing software without needing to download anything, you can explore the online software options we presented in this article.

Another option is to use the native Windows language and keyboard option we presented at the end of this article. No matter which of these options you choose, you will surely have no problem with writing in Nepali on your Windows 10 PC.

We would love to know what your experience was when trying out this software. Please feel free to let us know if you any suggestions or remarks, by using the comment section below.

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