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Download Sinhala and Tamil Unicode Fonts free

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

Preview samples of most wanted Sinhala Unicode fonts

How to Install Fonts - Unicode Kit from Local Languages Portal

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

Fonts and Font Converters from site:

Download FM Abhaya Unicode font

At present FM Abhaya is the most widely used Sinhala Font in desktop publishing industry in Sri Lanka. This font has been now published as FM Abhaya Libre: the unicode compliant version of FM Abhaya font

Download FM Abhaya Unicode Font- Abhya Libare

Sinhala Fonts from Siyabas web site:

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

Tamil Fonts from Siyabas Website

Font Made By Link
 Latha  Microsoft Corporation latha.ttf
 Chemmozhi Comic  ICT Agency of Sri Lanka ChemmozhiComic.ttf
 Chemmozhi Paranar  ICT Agency of Sri Lanka ChemmozhiParanar.ttf
 Chemmozhi Thendral  ICT Agency of Sri Lanka ChemmozhiThendral.ttf
 Chemmozhi Thenee  ICT Agency of Sri Lanka ChemmozhiThenee.ttf
 Chemmozhi Times  ICT Agency of Sri Lanka ChemmozhiTimes.ttf
 Chemmozhi Vaigai  ICT Agency of Sri Lanka ChemmozhiVaigai.ttf
 Sri Tami  ICT Agency of Sri Lanka
 Arial Unicode  Agfa Monotype Corporation ARIALUNI.TTF

Sinhala Unicode fonts from site:

Fonts developed under the ICTA Font Development program.
1090_Puskola Potha 2010

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:

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

Type Sinhala unicode fonts free with Google Transliteration

English to Tamil Live Online Typewriter Keyboard Converter

University of Colombo School of Computing Unicode Converter and Singlish Transliteration

Lexilogos online Sinhala/ Tamil Keyboard

Sinhala fonts:
Tamil fonts:

Branah Virtual Keyboard


Download Download 500 popular Sinhala fonts free in zip file

Download 500 popular Sinhala fonts free in zip file




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