How to Get Bengali Unicode Happening on Your Computer

1. If necessary, install Windows support for Indo-Asian scripts.

Get quick program for this.  Download Installer
(Otherwise you may need to find your Windows disk. This method is easy).

Run the installer program and you are set to go.

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2. Get and install various extra Unicode Bengali fonts as desired

Free Bengali fonts here

Here's a collection in a zip file.

3. Get the Avro Unicode Keyboard for typing (input) in Bengali in any program. Easy phonetic method.

Download Avro Unicode Keyboard  (alternate)

Avro website

Avro manual (in Bengali)

(F12 key switches between English and Bengali)

4. If necessary, check browser settings to be sure it can show Unicode fonts

Tutorial for Firefox

For Internet Explorer