System Requirements

Baraha, BarahaIME, BarahaPad run on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, and Windows XP.

Unicode requirements: (See: Unicode vs ANSI)

For displaying Indian language Unicode text, you may use any Unicode font that supports respective Indian language script. Windows provides default fonts Nirmala UI, @Arial Unicode MS that supports all Indian scripts.

  • Indian scripts are enabled by default in Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 10. If you are using Windows XP, make sure Indian scripts are enabled.
  • Eventhough the operating system supports Unicode and Indian scripts, not all applications may support the same.
  • If an application doesn't support Unicode at all, then you will see question marks. ()
  • If an application does support Unicode, but the currently selected font does not support Indian scripts, then you will see box characters. () You should select a font which supports the Indian script.
  • An application may support Unicode and Indian scripts, but may not properly implement OLT (Opentype Layout Tables). In such a case, you will see improper rendering of the text as shown in the example below.
  • Not all Unicode fonts support all the ligatures. Read...