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Keyman Desktop 9.0
Type in your language

Introducing Keyman Desktop 9.0

With keyboards for over 1000 languages, Keyman Desktop lets you type in your language even when Windows doesn't. You can even create your own custom keyboards with Keyman Developer 9.0.

Our unique virtual keyboard technology makes it easy to type in all your programs, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, internet browsers and more, as well as supporting the latest version of Windows.

With over 20 years of development history, Keyman Desktop 9.0 is the easiest and most efficient version to use we've ever built. And now that Keyman is free, we've completely removed any obstacles from getting you typing right away.

All of Keyman Desktop's Features for Free

Keyman is free and can suit your needs.

World-leading input methods for thousands of languages
Create your own custom keyboards
Start on Windows Login option
Number of keyboards you can install Unlimited
Associate keyboards with multiple languages
Advanced keyboard information
Keyboard hotkeys
Interface hotkeys
Language switcher
Global language switch
Character Map tool
Font helper tool
Character Identifier tool
Hide startup screen
Basic On-Screen Keyboard
Advanced On-Screen Keyboard
Technical Support Options
Web-based Community Technical Support

You can learn about all the features of Keyman Desktop 9.0 by clicking here!

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Is Keyman really free?

A. Yes it is!.

Q. What versions of Windows will Keyman 9.0 work with?

A. Keyman Desktop 9.0 is compatible with Windows 7, 8, 8.1, 10 and Server 2008, 2008 R2, 2012 and 2012 R2. If you're using an older version of Windows, Keyman Desktop 8.0 is still available for download at our archive page here.

Q. What languages does Keyman support?

A. The short answer is a lot! With keyboards for over 1000 languages, there's a very good chance we have yours covered. You can search for a keyboard for your language here. If we don't already have a keyboard available, you can use Keyman Developer 9.0 to build one!

Q. What's the difference between the Free and Professional editions?

A. To see a full list of Keyman features, click here.

Q. Should I upgrade my older version of Keyman Desktop?

A. If you currently use Keyman Desktop 6, 7.1 or 8.0 and are unsure about whether to upgrade to version 9.0 or not, we have a blog post outlining all scenarios -- both the pros and the cons. Read it here.

Q. Is Keyman Desktop 8.0 and 7.1 still available for download?

A. Yes, you can find the links to download Keyman Desktop 8.0 and 7.1 here.

Do you already have Keyman for iPhone and iPad installed on this device?

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