Global Writer CD-ROM
Multilingual Books now sells Global Writer by Unitype! Global Writer is
the premier multilingual word processing software available today, supporting
over 100 languages and many file formats. If you have any
questions, please e-mail us at sales at multilingualbooks dot com.
Global Writer has attracted a lot of attention recently. It is the
first program that allows the user to type in over 100 languages. It's low
price and quality features makes it a necessary addition to every
international business and institution.
What are the main features of Global Writer?
What languages are supported?
IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet),
Global Writer also supports the following file formats:
What about compatibility?
Global Writer can read and write Microsoft Word documents; as well as cut
and paste to/from Word via the clip board. Global Writer's Web support is
compatible with Netscape Navigator and Internet Explorer.
Who uses the product?
Global Writer was developed in part for the US Information Agency and is
used by Voice of America and Radio Free Asia and other government agencies
and government language schools as well as by numerous corporations and
universities throughout the world.
What else do I need to buy?
Nothing. Includes all required fonts. Includes virtual keyboards that are
displayed on-screen. There is nothing else to buy.
Is the product easy to use? What about tech support?
You can start using Global Writer immediately upon installation.
Detailed on-line help is available as a reference for
advanced features. If you can't find an answer in the Help file,
Tech Support via email is available at no charge. If you prefer to
call us, you may dial a 900 number for paid technical support. In
order to keep the pricing low, there is no free telephone support.
Can I mix languages?
Any combination of languages can be mixed. You must purchase the CD version
of Global Writer to mix languages from different scripts.
Why can't I just use Windows language support?
We make it easy to type languages with our virtual keyboard. And we include
Windows standard keyboards as well as phonetic to English keyboards so that
it is easy to type foreign languages such as Arabic, Hebrew or Hindi without
learning a new keyboard layout. As well, we support mixing any combination
of languages such as German, Turkish, and Arabic and include proper support
for right to left languages in US Windows.
Does it translate?
No. You must know the language to type it.
Who is Unitype?
Unitype Inc. is the manufacturer of Global Writer. Unitype Inc. is located
on Mercer Island, Washington (a beautiful location between Seattle and
Bellevue.) The company is headed up by Ken Fowles who served as Vice
President of Accent Software and was the Program Manager for
Internationalization of Internet Explorer at Microsoft. And quite a few of
the people at Unitype Inc. came from Gamma Productions Inc. of San Diego,
California when Unitype Inc. acquired licenses to Gamma's technologies.