Yamli Transliteration Application Launched For iPhone And iPad

| Oct 4, 2010 | comment 4 Comments

YamliYamli, the startup that specializes in smart transliteration technologies for the Arabic Web, just unveiled its new official iOS application for the iPhone and the iPad, bringing their technology to their users while on the move on their mobile phones and tablets.

The app is priced at $2.99, works mostly offline, and is pretty straight-forward in how it works. Once a user clicks on the purple Yamli logo, a text area opens up for the user to type in the text they want transliterated into Arabic; this text can then be sent as an SMS or an email message.

Using the app too, users can perform web searches, as well as specific searches on YouTube, iTunes and Maps. Obviously the search options would require an internet connection to work.

This move comes as a continuation of Yamli’s push to spread their transliteration technology across different platforms. They’ve previously released browser plugins for Chrome and Firefox, a Facebook app, and iGoogle gadget as well as an API and their enterprise search platform, all in order to make it easier for users to type and use Arabic text online.

The application can be found on iTunes here: Yamli Arabic Keyboard App.

The following is a video that was shared by Yamli showing how the application works, which should help in making the decision whether to shell our the $2.99 to get it or not.

  • http://twitter.com/moonsgirl Imen B

    Please allow me to be skeptic :)
    I don’t really see the point of making a Yamli app for iphone especially knowing that there is an Arabic keyboard for iphone and for free !

    those who want to write in arabic using their iphone they get used to the arabic keyboard they won’t pay for an app …

  • Habib

    Hi Imen, you are right people who are already very well used to the Arabic keyboard won’t need Yamli, this applies to mobile phones as much as it applies to computers :) This is for those who find it hard and want to type Arabic fast, also has some cool music/map search features ;) Thanks for the comment.

  • http://twitter.com/moonsgirl Imen B

    Considering the fact that I use “desktop” yamli everyday, i’ll give a try to the Iphone app to see those cool features :)

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100005186946009 Facebook User

    I suggest you try keyboard-arabic.net it has 3 arabic keyboard options Yamli Arabic Keyboard, Virtual Arabic Keyboard and Transliterate Arabic Keyboard.
    Let us know what you think.

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