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Beth Mardutho Syriac Font
ES Nohadra
Google Noto Fonts
Keyboard for Windows installation
Lexilogos Online Keyboard
Paleofonts V.2 for Ancient Scripts
Xenotype Unicode Language Kits


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  • This OpenType Syriac font collection from Beth Mardutho: The Syriac Institute provides fonts for processing Syriac text.

    LinkSyriac Font
    Copyright©1992-2002 Beth Mardutho: The Syriac Institute
    LicenseRestricted - see terms below

    This font is available for free download; however the distributors suggest making a donation to Beth Mardutho: The Syriac Institute if you have found the font useful. The font may be modified. Please contact the distributors for details of restrictions on redistribution of a modified font.

    ContributorSteph Holloway
  • ES Nohadra is a Syriac font available to download from the Barutha Assyrian Language Centre.

    LinkES Nohadra
    Copyright© 1997-2002 Syriac Advanced Software
    LicenseRestricted - see terms below

    This software is provided for free, with no warranty. Restrictions may apply to the modification and / or redistribution of this font.

    ContributorSteph Holloway
  • Google has been developing a font family called Noto, which aims to support all languages with a harmonious look and feel. Noto is Google’s answer to tofu. The name Noto is to convey the idea that Google’s goal is to see “no more tofu” (tofu being the nickname for the small square boxes displayed when characters are missing from a font). Noto has multiple styles and weights, and is freely available to all.

    LinkGoogle Noto Fonts download
    CopyrightCopyright Google Inc. All Rights Reserved.
    LicenseSIL Open Font License 1.1 Allows use, study, modification, redistribution
    ContributorLorna Evans
  • The following link describes how to add a keyboard layout to Windows that is already supported by Microsoft. More comprehensive information on keyboard installation and use can also be found here

  • This is a set of multilingual keyboards for use with Latin alphabets as well as quite a few other scripts. An online keyboard is very helpful when you don't have to type a lot of text. It makes it possible to type within a webpage, copy and then paste your text into a working document. This kind of keyboard is probably not suitable for everyday usage. A regular, installed keyboard might be more suitable for a language that is being constantly typed.

    LinkLexilogos online keyboard
    CopyrightXavier Negre © Lexilogos 2002-2016
    LicenseLicense not specified
    ContributorLorna Evans
  • Paleofonts V. 2 is a font package for representing ancient scripts from around the Mediterranean sea, as well as Northern, Central and Eastern parts of Europe, ancient Egypt and Near and Middle East.

    LinkPaleofonts V.2

    Windows 98/Me/2000/XP

    Copyright© 2006 Vasil Gligorov
    LicenseRestricted - see terms below

    This font package is licensed as freeware. Copying, modifying and distributing this font are restricted.

    ContributorSteph Holloway
  • Xenotype offers language kits containing a font or fonts for each script. Language Kits sometimes also provide a keyboard driver. Language Kits are designed for Macintosh (OS X). However, since they are Unicode products it is possible the fonts may also work with other operating systems (keyboards will only work with Mac OS X). Each kit is available for purchase.

    LinkUnicode Language Products
    Copyright© XenoType Technologies
    LicenseRestricted - see terms below

    Use requires the purchase of a license. Please follow the download link above for more details.

    ContributorLorna Evans



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