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The Horne multilingual keyboards

You are invited to download the Horne multilingual keyboard drivers, which work under Windows NT 4.0, Windows 2000, Windows XP, and Windows Server 2003. Versions for the ergonomically efficient Dvorak layout (which the author uses) and the traditional QWERTY layout are available for the following scripts:

These drivers, their designs, and all associated documents are copyright © 2003–8 Scott Horne. Permission is granted for free use and, with acknowledgment, distribution for non-profit purposes.

Comments on the Horne family of keyboards? Please write to me.


Latin

These keyboards, which fully support all the major and minor languages of Europe that use the Latin alphabet, offer the richest repertoire of accented letters, punctuation marks, mathematical symbols, currency signs, and other common typographical characters that has yet been implemented on a standard computer keyboard.

The European languages supported include Albanian, Asturian, Basque, Bosnian, Breton, Byelorussian, Catalan, Cornish, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English (Old, Middle, and Modern), Esperanto, Estonian, Faeroese, Finnish, French, Frisian, Friulian, Galician, German, Hungarian, Icelandic, Ingrian, Irish, Italian, Karelian, Kashubian, Kurdish, Latin, Latvian, Lithuanian, Luxemburgish, Maltese, Manx, Norwegian, Occitan, Old Norse, Polish, Portuguese, Provençal, Rhaeto-Romance, Romany, Roumanian, Sámi (Inari, Lule, Northern, Skolt, and Southern), Sard, Scottish, Slovak, Slovenian, Sorbian (Lower and Upper), Spanish, Swedish, Tatar, Turkish, Vepsian, Votic, Walloon, and Welsh. Many non-European languages (for example, Aymará, Chichewa, Ewe, Fula, Hausa, Hawai‘ian, Hmong, Indonesian, Inuktitut [including the old Greenlandic orthography], Kikuyu, Lingala, Māori, Ojibwe, Quechua, Somali, Swahili, Wolof) are also supported, as is the pinyin romanization for Chinese.

Physical keyboards with keys correctly labelled will soon be available. Please send e-mail if you are interested in purchasing them.

Horne’s international Latin Dvorak keyboard

Download ZIP archive of Horne’s international Latin Dvorak driver, v. 2.2

See the keyboard layout

Horne’s international Latin QWERTY keyboard

Download ZIP archive of Horne’s international Latin QWERTY driver, v. 2.2

See the keyboard layout


The International Phonetic Alphabet

The Horne keyboards for the International Phonetic Alphabet are based on the X-SAMPA encoding, a means of representing the IPA in ASCII. They support the full range of IPA characters in Unicode.

Horne’s international IPA Dvorak keyboard

Download ZIP archive of Horne’s international IPA Dvorak driver, v. 1.0

Horne’s international IPA QWERTY keyboard

Coming soon.


Greek

The Horne Greek keyboards are based on the standard Greek keyboard layout, a phonetic counterpart of Latin QWERTY. They support the full range of Greek characters in Unicode, including obsolete letters and those used for Coptic. Monotonic and polytonic Greek can both be typed with ease.

Horne’s international Greek Dvorak keyboard

Download ZIP archive of Horne’s international Greek Dvorak driver, v. 1.0

Horne’s international Greek QWERTY keyboard

Coming soon.


Cyrillic

The Horne Cyrillic keyboards are phonetic counterparts of the standard Latin layouts. They support the full range of Cyrillic characters in Unicode, including everything that is needed to type in Abaza, Abkhaz, Adyghe, Altay, Avar, Azerbaijani, Balkar, Bashkir, Bulgarian, Buryat, Byelorussian, Chechen, Chukchi, Chuvash, Dargwa, Dungan, Even, Evenki, Gagauz, Ingush, Kabardian, Kalmyk, Karachay, Karakalpak, Karelian, Kazakh, Khakas, Khanty, Komi, Kumyk, Kyrghyz, Lak, Lezgian, Macedonian, Mansi, Mari, Moldavian, Mongolian, Nanay, Nenets, Nivkh, Nogay, Old Church Slavonic, Ossetic, Russian (old and modern), Ruthenian, Sámi (Kildin), Serbian, Shor, Tabasaran, Tajik, Tatar, Turkmen, Tuvan, Udmurt, Uighur, Ukrainian, Uzbek, Yakut, and Yupik (Siberian).

Horne’s international Cyrillic Dvorak keyboard

Download ZIP archive of Horne’s international Cyrillic Dvorak driver, v. 1.2

Horne’s international Cyrillic QWERTY keyboard

Download ZIP archive of Horne’s international Cyrillic QWERTY driver, v. 1.1


Armenian

The Horne Armenian keyboards are based on the standard Eastern Armenian keyboard layout, a phonetic counterpart of Latin QWERTY. They support the full range of Armenian characters in Unicode.

Horne’s international Armenian Dvorak keyboard

Download ZIP archive of Horne’s international Armenian Dvorak driver, v. 1.0

Horne’s international Armenian QWERTY keyboard

Coming soon.


Hebrew

The Horne Hebrew keyboards are phonetic counterparts of the standard Latin layouts. They support the full range of Hebrew characters in Unicode.

Horne’s international Hebrew Dvorak keyboard

Download ZIP archive of Horne’s international Hebrew Dvorak driver, v. 1.0

Horne’s international Hebrew QWERTY keyboard

Coming soon.


Arabic

The Horne Arabic keyboards are phonetic counterparts of the standard Latin layouts. They support the full range of Arabic characters in Unicode.

Horne’s international Arabic Dvorak keyboard

Download ZIP archive of Horne’s international Arabic Dvorak driver, v. 1.0

Horne’s international Arabic QWERTY keyboard

Coming soon.


Devanāgarī

The Horne Devanāgarī keyboards are phonetic counterparts of the standard Latin layouts. They support the full range of Devanāgarī characters in Unicode, including everything that is needed to type in Hindi, Konkani, Marathi, Nepali, Sanskrit, and a number of other languages of the Indian subcontinent.

Horne’s international Devanāgarī Dvorak keyboard

Download ZIP archive of Horne’s international Devanāgarī Dvorak driver, v. 1.0

Horne’s international Devanāgarī QWERTY keyboard

Coming soon.


Tamil

The Horne Tamil keyboards are phonetic counterparts of the standard Latin layouts. They support the full range of Tamil characters in Unicode.

Horne’s international Tamil Dvorak keyboard

Download ZIP archive of Horne’s international Tamil Dvorak driver, v. 1.0

Horne’s international Tamil QWERTY keyboard

Coming soon.


Thai

The Horne Thai keyboards are phonetic counterparts of the standard Latin layouts. They support the full range of Thai characters in Unicode.

Horne’s international Thai Dvorak keyboard

Download ZIP archive of Horne’s international Thai Dvorak driver, v. 1.0

Horne’s international Thai QWERTY keyboard

Coming soon.


Tibetan

The Horne Tibetan keyboards are phonetic counterparts of the standard Latin layouts. They support the full range of Tibetan characters in Unicode.

Horne’s international Tibetan Dvorak keyboard

Download ZIP archive of Horne’s international Tibetan Dvorak driver, v. 1.0

Horne’s international Tibetan QWERTY keyboard

Coming soon.


Myanmar (Burmese)

The Horne Burmese keyboards are phonetic counterparts of the standard Latin layouts. They support the full range of Burmese characters in Unicode.

Horne’s international Myanmar (Burmese) Dvorak keyboard

Download ZIP archive of Horne’s international Myanmar (Burmese) Dvorak driver, v. 1.0

Horne’s international Myanmar (Burmese) QWERTY keyboard

Coming soon.


Georgian

The Horne Georgian keyboards are phonetic counterparts of the standard Latin layout. They support the full range of Georgian characters in Unicode.

Horne’s international Georgian Dvorak keyboard

Download ZIP archive of Horne’s international Georgian Dvorak driver, v. 1.0

Horne’s international Georgian QWERTY keyboard

Coming soon.


Ethiopic (Ge‘ez)

The Horne Ethiopic keyboards are phonetic counterparts of the standard Latin layouts. They support the full range of Ethiopic characters in Unicode.

To obtain a syllabic character, type the consonant (if any) and then the vowel. The diagrams that accompany the driver illustrate the procedure.

Horne’s international Ethiopic Dvorak keyboard

Download ZIP archive of Horne’s international Ethiopic Dvorak driver, v. 1.0

Horne’s international Ethiopic QWERTY keyboard

Coming soon.


Cherokee (Tsalagi)

The Horne Cherokee keyboards are phonetic counterparts of the standard Latin layouts. They support the full range of Cherokee characters in Unicode.

To obtain a syllabic character, type the consonant (if any) and then the vowel. The diagrams that accompany the driver illustrate the procedure.

Horne’s international Cherokee Dvorak keyboard

Download ZIP archive of Horne’s international Cherokee Dvorak driver, v. 1.0

Horne’s international Cherokee QWERTY keyboard

Coming soon.


Mongolian

The Horne Mongolian keyboards are phonetic counterparts of the standard Latin layouts. They support the full range of Mongolian characters in Unicode. They are especially convenient for typing in Manchu, Mongolian, and Sibe (Xibo) but can also be used for Kalmyk, Oirat, and other languages.

Horne’s international Mongolian Dvorak keyboard

Download ZIP archive of Horne’s international Mongolian Dvorak driver, v. 1.0

Horne’s international Mongolian QWERTY keyboard

Coming soon.