Tools for Writing Japanese

This is going to be Windows only, because I have no idea what is available on a Macintosh, or a Linux system, etc. System IME The built-in IME of Windows works just fine. You set it up, switch between languages with Windows-Space, and toggle between hiragana (ctrl-CapsLock) and katakana (alt-CapsLock). Sakura This one is for the hardcore fluent Japanese user, because it’s entirely in Japanese. It also seems to be made for programmers. However, unless I’m missing something (which I almost certainly am), you still need to use the Windows IME to actually enter text properly. JWPce This is for someone who wants to avoid the IME altogether, because you… Read More

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