Swiftkey improves performance with latest keyboard update


Swiftkey announced an update to their Swiftkey Keyboard for Android app to add some performance improvements and even more supported languages. The primary focus of the updated release is on the performance improvements that were pursued based on feedback received from their users.

Swiftkey indicates the updated Keyboard will appear quicker and quit faster. The development team also worked to make it switch between fields a little more quickly and users should find the typing seems to be more responsive.

Along with the performance enhancements, Swiftkey added 12 new languages to serve markets on the Indian sub-continent. The new languages include:

  • Assamese,
  • Bengali,
  • Gujarati,
  • Kannada,
  • Malayalam,
  • Marathi,
  • Oriya,
  • Punjabi,
  • Tamil,
  • Telugu,
  • Nepali,
  • Sinhala.

With these additions, Swiftkey now supports 81 languages. If you want to get Swiftkey for your Android device or want to grab the update, hit one of the Google Play links below.


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source: Swiftkey

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Raised in North Carolina, Jeff Causey is a licensed CPA in North Carolina. Jeff's past Android devices include an HTC EVO, a Samsung Note II, and an LG G3 along with a Samsung Galaxy Tablet 10.1. He currently uses a Motorola Moto X Pure Edition and (very rarely) a Nexus 7 (2013). He is also using a Verizon-branded Motorola Moto Z Play Droid supplied by his job. Jeff used to have a pair of Google Glass and a Moto 360 Sport in his stable of gadgets. Unfortunately, his wife and kids have all drunk the Apple Kool-Aid and have i-devices. Life at home often includes demonstrations of the superiority of his Android based devices. In his free time, Jeff is active in his church, a local MINI Cooper car club, and his daughter's soccer club. Jeff is married, has three kids, and a golden retriever.