Swype for Android updated and now supports Hinglish

Swype, the popular touch input keyboard which lets users input text just by swiping on their smartphones and tablets has been updated to support a new language, Hinglish.

Hinglish is nothing but a mixture of Hindi and English and the latest version of Swype for Android makes it easier to quickly Swype or type Hinglish words like chai, paani, desi, garam, masti, jungli, etc.

Swype’s mixed-language Hinglish database consists of tens of thousands of Hindi words transliterated into Latin script, as well as a vast English wordlist. The new version of Swype also contains unique adaptive capabilities to understand users’ preferences over time – becoming smarter and more personalized every time they use it.
New features in Swype include:
  • Next Word Prediction: Swype’s next word prediction is incredibly intelligent as Nuance has integrated capabilities from its renowned XT9 portfolio. Swype gets smarter based on historical usage, so prediction becomes more accurate with each use. For even smarter predictions, you can choose to have Swype learn from emails, texts and tweets.
  • Multi-Modal Keyboard: Swype now delivers multiple input modes in one keyboard. People can Swype from letter to letter; or type rapidly with predictive text input. Further, users can switch back and forth between modalities on the fly – providing the ultimate in keyboard personalization.

This latest generation of Swype will be available for users to swipe through on their Android devices through OEMs but if you can’t wait that long, you can go to beta.swype.com to download the Swype Beta for Android today.