Installation of utility to type in Hindi Print
This would guide you with the steps that you require to download and install the utility "Hindi Indic IME 1 Version 5.0" on your system. Indic IME gives a very convenient way of entering text in Hindi using the English QWERT keyboard in any Office XP application, wordpad and notepad on Windows 2000/ Windows XP platform. Once the utility has been installed you can make entries for in the RMS in Hindi and can switch between English and Hindi as the default entry language.

Please follow the steps given below to complete the download and installation:

1. Download the software by clicking on Download now
2. You need to be working on either Windows 2000 or Windows XP to use this utility
3. Installation Notes
a. To install the utility, go to Control Panel > Regional and Language Settings.
b. Select "Language" tab and check the option “Install files for complex scripts and left-to-right language and insert Win XP CD in your CD-ROM drive
Languages Tab
c. To unzip hindi_IME_setup.zip either right click the file and select the extract option or double click the file and follow the steps.
d. Run Hindi Setup.exe and follow the instructions in the setup program.
e. Reboot your system.
f. Go to Control Panel > Regional and Language Settings. Select "Language" tab. Click "Details..." under "Text services and input languages". The following window will be displayed
Text Services
g. Click on "Add..." to add the new input language.
h. Select "Hindi" as the "Input Language" and "Hindi Indic IME 1 [V 5.0]" as the "Keyboard layout/IME"
i. Click on "OK". The following screen will be displayed:
Selection Completed
j. Click on "Apply" to exit the window. A "Language Indicator" will appear on Windows taskbar.
k. To start typing in Hindi, click the Language Indicator located in the System Tray on the right side of the Windows taskbar.
l. Select Hindi as the language from the Language Indicator. You can also switch between Hindi/English as the language of entry by pressing Alt + Shift.
m. When Hindi is the selected language, the Language Bar appears near the System Tray. Language Bar
n. To chose the keyboard layout, click on the keyboard icon (second from the left) in the language bar and make the required selection
Keyboard Selection
4. Keyboards
Indic IME provides support for six types of keyboard:
a. Hindi Transliteration – Using phonetic typing, the user can type his message in Roman using the Standard English keyboard, which is transliterated on-the-fly to Hindi. It works on the logic of phonetics and is most effective when you spell the word the way it is spoken.
b. Hindi Remington- Hindi Remington is usual Remington Hindi typewriter Typing can be done as per the key mapping of the Remington keyboard.
c. Hindi Typewriter- Another Hindi keyboard used in typing. Typing can be done as per the key mapping of Hindi typewriter keyboard.
d. Inscript Keyboard- Another Hindi Keyboard where the user types the basic characters in sequence and an underlying logic determines that which of these characters have to be combined and substituted to form a glyph.
e. Webdunia Keyboard- Another Hindi keyboard used in typing. Typing can be done as per the key mapping of Webdunia Keyboard.
f. Anglo Nagari Keyboard- Another Hindi keyboard used in typing. Typing can be done as per the key mapping of Webdunia Keyboard.