Download Sinhala and Tamil Unicode Fonts free

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Sri Lanka adopts the Unicode which is the globally accepted encoding system to use local languages in computers.  Here we bring you some of the sites you can use to enable your computer to type Unicode fonts, and sites to download fonts and font converters.

Preview and select fonts

http://studentlanka.com/2012/04/26/sinhala-unicode-fonts/

How to Install Fonts – Unicode Kit from Local Languages Portal

Install Sinhala Unicode Kit  from locallanguages.lk site (for XP, Vista, Windows 7, Linux etc)
Install Tamil Unicode Kit  from locallanguages.lk site (for XP, Vista, Windows 7, Linux etc)




Fonts and Font Converters from locallanguages.lk site:

Sinhala Fonts from Siyabas web site:

Iskoola Potha Microsoft Corporationiskoolapotha.ttf
Malithi WebMr. Pushpananda Ekanayaka
Rules By :- Prof. Gihan Dias
ICT Agency of Sri Lanka
malithiweb.ttf
Dinamina Uni Web Govt. Press / ANCL Sri LankaDinaminaUniWeb.ttf
Sarasavi Unicode University of Colombo School of Computing (UCSC)Sarasavi.ttf
Bhashitha for Windows ICT Agency of Sri Lanka Bhashitha_Windows.zip
Potha Unicode Microsoft Corporation potha.ttf
Kaputa Unicode Mr. Thusitha Randunuge
eFusion
 kandyunicode.ttf
Kandy Unicode eFusion kaputaunicode.ttf
Arial Unicode Agfa Monotype Corporation ARIALUNI.TTF
Bhashitha for Linux ICT Agency of Sri Lanka Bhashitha_Linux.zip
LK-LUG for Linux Anuradha Ratnaweera
Harshani Devadithya
Harshula Jayasuriya
 lklug.ttf
Bhashitha for MacICT Agency of Sri Lankamacbashitha.ttf

Tamil Fonts from Siyabas Website

FontMade ByLink
 Latha Microsoft Corporationlatha.ttf
 Chemmozhi Comic ICT Agency of Sri LankaChemmozhiComic.ttf
 Chemmozhi Paranar ICT Agency of Sri LankaChemmozhiParanar.ttf
 Chemmozhi Thendral ICT Agency of Sri LankaChemmozhiThendral.ttf
 Chemmozhi Thenee ICT Agency of Sri LankaChemmozhiThenee.ttf
 Chemmozhi Times ICT Agency of Sri LankaChemmozhiTimes.ttf
 Chemmozhi Vaigai ICT Agency of Sri LankaChemmozhiVaigai.ttf
 Sri Tami ICT Agency of Sri LankaSri_Tamil.zip
 Arial Unicode Agfa Monotype CorporationARIALUNI.TTF

Sinhala Unicode fonts from Kaputa.com site:

Fonts developed under the ICTA Font Development program.

Download this file (Puskola Potha 2010.ttf)Puskola Potha font398 Kb
Download this file (NYH.ttf)NYH font498 Kb
Download this file (winnie.ttf)winnie.ttf253 Kb
Download this file (winnie1.ttf)winnie1.ttf428 Kb
Download this file (WARNA.ttf)WARNA.ttf1342 Kb

If you like to create your own unicode fonts then you must download and read Guide to creating Sinhala and Tamil Unicode fonts by ICTA.

Fonts developed by others

PB Bindhimathi font

Sinhala Typing software

Pencil-පැන්සල Sinhala Typing software
“පැන්සල“ is a program that allows you to easily type Sinhala words in your computer in real time. You can now type Sinhala in anywhere easily with this . – See more at: http://studentlanka.com/2013/01/22/software-developed-by-sri-lankans-download-free/

Type Sinhala and Tamil Fonts Online

These websites enable you to easily type Sinhala or Tamil online without installing a software. You can use your computer keyboard or mouse to type Sinhala/ Tamil letters with these virtual keyboards.

Type Sinhala fonts with Google Sinhahla Transliteration

http://studentlanka.com/2011/06/26/type-sinhala-unicode-fonts-free-with-google-transliteration/

English to Tamil Live Online Typewriter Keyboard Converter

http://english-to-tamil-keyboard.appspot.com/

University of Colombo School of Computing Unicode Converter and Singlish Transliteration

http://www.ucsc.cmb.ac.lk/ltrl/services/feconverter/

Lexilogos online Sinhala/ Tamil Keyboard

Sinhala fonts: http://www.lexilogos.com/keyboard/sinhala.htm
Tamil fonts: http://www.lexilogos.com/keyboard/tamil.htm

Branah Virtual Keyboard

Sinhala: http://www.branah.com/sinhala
Tamil: http://www.branah.com/tamil


Preview samples of these Sinhala Unicode fonts are here.

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