ekathu is a software that enables you to compose a letter in Malayalam and to send it as email in Malayalam to your friends and relatives.
It is so
simple to use. Anyone can learn the usage of the program in 5 minutes.
Malayalam words, according to its pronunciations, are typed in English
using appropriate English letters.
In order for you to check the accuracy of the Malayalam letters, a provision has been made on the screen. While you type in English, the English letters will be displayed in a window at the bottom left side of the screen. The corresponding Malayalam letters will be shown in a separate window at the top left side of the screen.
If you make a mistake, simply backspace and correct the English letters; automatically the Malayalam letters will also get corrected.
To preview the entire Malayalam letter prior to transmitting, use the scroll bar in the Malayalam window. Here again, if you notice any mistake in Malayalam letters, you can correct the corresponding English letters and automatically the Malayalam letters will get corrected.
copy of the Malayalam email will be sent automatically to your email inbox
for your records. To send copies of your email to many people, insert
a comma(,) between their email addresses.
The technique used in the program is called transliteration. The letters and words typed using English letters are first converted to corresponding Malayalam letters, using a powerful algorithm. You can send messages containing maximum 1000 characters as one email.
note that ekathu program will not work on version 6 of Netscape browser.
On all the other versions of Netscape and on all
versions of Internet Explorer, the program works perfectly. If
you face a problem, like Malayalam letters not appearing in the Malayalam
No other problem has been reported, even after being
used by over 100,000 people.
You can even compose your Malayalam message while you are in offline mode, if you install Deepika's Malayalam font on your PC. This will enable you to save on line connection cost while you are preparing the message.
Font installation is now made simple for anyone to do it. In case you wish to install Malayalam font, please type in your email address in the box given below and click on "Get Me Font" button. Within seconds, you will receive an email from us with easy-to-install instructions and our Malayalam font mlkr0ntt_TTF.ttf as email attachment.