Type using English keyboard in the box given below. As soon as you'll press SPACE, the word will convert in Arabic. For example, to write "سلام" you should type "salaam" and then press SPACE key. If you want to type something in English in the middle of Arabic text, press Ctrl+g to toggle between English and Arabic.
TechWelkin English to Arabic Translation and Arabic Typing with English Keyboard is a utility that gives you a clean interface to easily type in Arabic on your computer. This tool on-the-go converts the Roman text into Arabic Unicode text. For example, if you need to type "سلام", just type "salaam" in the above box. As soon as you will hit SPACE key, the English text will convert into Arabic text.
Unicode is a standard that defines all the letters in all the languages around the world. The beauty of Unicode is that if you will type text in Unicode, then your text could be easily read on all the computers without installing any software. Consequently, it is always recommended that you type Arabic in Unicode. The above given typing tool allows you to type in Unicode text. So, you copy the Arabic text from above box and paste it anywhere in the computer; for example Gmail, Facebook, Twitter, MS-Word document etc.
Earlier when Unicode standard was not there, typing Arabic on computer used to be done with old fonts. These fonts had limitation that Arabic text typed in these fonts was legible only on computers that had these fonts installed.
All this changed when Unicode was announced for Arabic. It has now become very easy to type online in Arabic as well as convert the old Arabic fonts into Unicode fonts.
To be able to type in Arabic on computer you don’t need to be a professional typist. TechWelkin tool for online Arabic typing translates English characters into Arabic characters on its own. That means that you will use the regular English keyboard and type using Roman letters. The above tool will automatically do English to Arabic translation. This translation is actually conversion of letters from Roman to Arabic script. This process is called transliteration.
You can save the typed Arabic text as an MS-Word document. This feature may not work in Internet Explorer. If you’re using Internet Explorer, you can manually copy the typed text and paste it in a Microsoft Word document to save it. Best would be to start using better browsers like Google Chrome or Firefox.
You can use the text typed in this tool on your blog or website also. As this tool gives you the Unicode text, your Arabic content will be easily readable everywhere. It is a very useful tool for those who work with Arabic content (like professional bloggers, journalists etc.)
We hope that TechWelkin tool for English to Arabic translation will be of use for you. Do let us know your feedback on this.