Sanskrit Software

Bindu Bhat bb145 at COLUMBIA.EDU
Sat Dec 15 04:03:09 UTC 2007

I use Baraha software (] as well as Google
Indic Transliteration ( Both
work quite well.

Quoting Harsha Dehejia <harshadehejia at HOTMAIL.COM>:

> Friends:
> I have had an inquiry from a Vedic scholar in California and he
> writes:
> "I would like to create a professional software package, an
> 'add-on' that operates directly within Microsoft Office. Such
> software would give users a common platform for efficiently
> typing Sanskrit from a Romanized (English) keyboard directly into
> MSWord. Users would be able to do so in Devanagari or
> transliteration, or by toggling from one to the other. My hope is
> to distribute such a package free of cost over the internet and,
> in doing so, create a common platform for all who create full or
> part-Sanskrit documents, publish them, or simply use them.
> Academic or student, mystic or pragmatist, Westerner or Indian,
> if someone has MSWord, they'll be able to use what I envision. "
> Does anyone know if this exists?  If not what shall I tell him.
> He seems sincere.
> Regards and Season's Greetings.
> Harsha
> Harsha V. Dehejia
> Professor of Indian Studies, Carleton University
> Ottawa, ON. Canada.

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