Delhi: Software giant Microsoft plans to release the localised version
of its operating system Windows and Office suite in four more Indian languages,
including Tamil and Bengali, by April.
company has already launched the localised version of its products in Hindi
and Kannada, and plans to make them available in fourteen Indian languages
by the end of this year. These versions have already been developed, tested
and showcased to the some state government and customers at various forums,
the localised versions, Microsoft already provides support for Windows and
Office in twelve Indian languages, including Hindi, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu,
Kannada and Gujarati.
localisation programme focuses on four areas - ensuring that each product
works for various Indian languages; collaborating with the Central and State
Governments; supporting, developing and
enhancing local independent software vendor ecosystem; and working in a
community to reach out to individuals, he said.