Unikey is evaluated to be the most popular Vietnamese keyboard for users which supports such features as marker typing, macro, capital letter, etc. In addition, it also provides various Vietnamese character sets, so you can choose the best suitable one to compose documents.
Unikey is a Vietnamese keyboard which comes with full features including macro, capital letters, and 14 Vietnamese character sets in which the three most popular ones are Telex, VNI, and VIQR. Unikey is the most widely used Vietnamese keyboard which is developed based on open source standards of Ministry of Education and Training.
Unikey - Vietnamese keyboard, character encoding converter
Unikey is the best solution for office workers, those who have to compose documents regularly. This tool can be used to type accented letters, check spelling in text, and edit macro methods. In addition, Unikey can also start with the windows. Whether you use a laptop or a desktop, you can use it very easily.
Unikey supports various Vietnamese character sets, Unicode encodings, and the most popular typing methods now. The most outstanding feature of the latest version of Unikey is that it can run quickly and stably.
Main features of Unikey:
- Support multiple Vietnamese character sets
The program offers a series of Vietnamese encodings such as Unicode, TCVN3 (ABC), VNI Windows, VIQR, Vietnamese locale CP 1258, Unicode tổ hợp, UTP-8 Literal, NCR Decimal, NCR Hex, Unicode Cstring, X UTF-8, VISCII, VPS, BK HCM1, BK HCM2, Vietware X, Vietware F.
- Support 5 different input methods: Telex, VNI, VIQR, Microsoft, and user defined.
- Enable macro
This feature helps you select your own ways for macro because you can customize some characters to replace a word. For example, You can replace "pm" by "phần mềm", click "Save" to use as default for the later time and "Cancel" if you do not want to use macro, or "Add" to add the new macro, or "Delete" to remove that macro.
- Check spelling
The program will automatically check the spelling when you compose the documents (misspelling between L and N, S and X, etc.)
- Automatically open the dialog at startup
Click on "Show the dialog at startup" to run the application right after the computer starts.
- Support hotkeys.
You can use mouse to work on the main window of the program or use hotkeys to control its tools without opening the program window.
- Offer other options
Unikey also provides other options such as allow typing with more freedom (you can select your own input methods), use oà, úy, or always use clipboard for Unicode.
- Have a friendly and easy-to-use interface.
Unikey has a pretty intuitive and user-friendly interface. The main window of the program displays all the necessary information for users such as character sets, input methods, etc. and the associated instructions to help users make use of it the best.
- Be lightweight and run on the background of the computer
In addition, the application is also lightweight and occupies little system resources. Unikey does not require you to do anything with its interface, you can select the default settings for the next use. Unikey works on the background data, so it does not affect other applications of the computer.
- Be compatible with most of operating systems:
The program is compatible with most of Windows operating systems such as Windows 9x/ME, Windows NT/2000/XP and Windows Vista, Windows 7 hay Windows 8.
Beside the version for Windows, the developer Phan Kim Long has released the version X-Unikey for Linux users which has the similar functions to the traditional Unikey.