How to use Microsoft Hindi Indic Input 2? – Hindi Typing Tool

Microsoft Indic Input or Indic Input method Editor (IME) 1 (for Windows XP or below) and Microsoft Hindi Indic Input 2 (for Windows 7, Vista, Server 2008 or above) are tools that give users a convenient way of entering text in Indian Languages using the English QWERTY keyboard. A user can enter Lingual text in Office Applications, WordPad, and Notepad on various Operating Systems. Tools have several common features like on-the-fly help, multiple keyboard layouts, and toggling between Languages.

Microsoft Indic Input 2 is one of the best tools for Hindi typing. In the article, you will learn – how to install Hindi Input 2 and use it on your Windows OS.

New Microsoft Indic Language Input Tool

How to download and install the Microsoft Indic Language Input Tool?


Download Indic Input 3 the latest version here.

Microsoft Bhasha Indic Input 2

How to Write with Hindi Indic Input 2?

If you want the word ‘भारत’, then you have to type ‘bhaarat’, i.e., Roman Hindi is accepted. Complicated letters like ‘क्ष’, ‘ज्ञ’ and others have special input method via keyboard. A guide book (in PDF form) will help you. I can bet you can start typing Hindi with this tool within 5 minutes.

Available Indian Languages

Indic Input Tool is available in following Indian Languages –
Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Nepali, Oriya, Punjabi, Tamil & Tamil.

Install and use Microsoft Hindi Indic Input 2

1. Install Hindi Indic Input 2
2. It will appear the left side of the status bar clock


3. To toggle between Hindi and English or other language use “ALT + SHIFT
4. When you start typing On-the-Fly Help will appear on the screen


4. You are done.

Available Keyboards for Typing

Download Microsoft Indic Input Tool

Other notable software are available on this official page ‘BhashaIndia – Download’.


Download the latest version here –

I believe you’ll love this tool.

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