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IPA Keyboards

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Type IPA characters in all your favourite programs, including your email, web browser, Word, Excel, Outlook and many, many more...

These keyboards and applications let you type IPA without changing your hardware. Each one is Unicode compliant.


SIL IPA Unicode

This mnemonic keyboard, developed by Martin Hosken of SIL, is designed to provide easy access to any IPA character.

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This keyboard encodes all the characters of the IPA, as well as a host of additional characters and symbols. It includes help in English and Portuguese.

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An excellent keyboard for Latin transcription of Semitic languages, with support for the full IPA range. Optimised for Swedish keyboard layouts.

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BU Phonetic

This keyboard provides access to a wide range of characters for Latin-based scripts in Unicode 4.1.0.

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These keyboards work with Keyman, the open source multilingual keyboard solution, on Windows, macOS, Linux, iPhone, iPad, Android and Web. All of these keyboards are available for use completely free of charge.

Keyman will automatically configure your computer or device to work with IPA.

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