Introducing Keyman Desktop 12.0
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 12.0.
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 12.0 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.
Keyman is now free and open source.
|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|
|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 12.0 by clicking here!
Frequently Asked Questions
Q. Is Keyman really free?
A. Yes it is!
Q. What versions of Windows will Keyman 12.0 work with?
A. Keyman Desktop 12.0 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 12.0 to build one!
Q. Should I upgrade my older version of Keyman Desktop?
A. Unless you are using Windows Vista or older version of Windows, we recommend that you upgrade to version 12.0.
Q. Are Keyman Desktop 11.0, 10.0, 9.0, 8.0 and 7.1 still available for download?
A. Yes, you can find the links to download Keyman Desktop 11.0, 10.0, 9.0, 8.0 and 7.1 here.