Today, we’re excited to announce a brand new update to SwiftKey Keyboard for Android! This release brings a host of improvements to our Android keyboard, including performance enhancements and the addition of a dozen new languages.
The dev team has been hard at work on a number of speed and performance updates which we’re happy to include in this release. Here’s what you can expect to see while you’re using SwiftKey Keyboard from today’s update:
- Time it takes for keyboard to appear has been reduced
- Keyboard quit time reduced
- Faster switching between fields
- More responsive typing
You can read a full rundown of these performance improvements here.
Speakers of languages for the Indian sub-continent will now have access to a more accurate and localized SwiftKey experience through 12 newly supported languages. These add to our existing support for Hindi, Hinglish and Urdu, and bring our total number of supported languages to 81. The new languages include: Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Oriya, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, Nepali, Sinhala.
To download this latest update, please visit the Google Play Store.
Thank you again for all the feedback you’ve submitted through our ideas and suggestions forum and through Facebook and Twitter. We value your input and appreciate your support – please keep it coming! Stay tuned for more.
The SwiftKey Team