Better looking Hindi fonts

XP’s very useful Hindi language add-on is an extrememly useful tool. However, the font that comes packaged with it, Mangal, is hideous. It is, without a doubt, the worst looking excuse for Hindi I’ve ever seen.

Does anyone know where I can get (free) better, more classical looking Hindi fonts that work with the XP Unicode system?


If xash isn’t the ideal person to answer this I don’t know who is.

I haven’t tested any of these, but here are some options:



Corollary… how the heck do you type in Hindi?

For that matter, how do you type in Arabic or any non-alphabetical language?

Hindi and Arabic aren’t non-alphabetic. You can use keyboard maps so you type the letters in using your normal keyboard. Extra letters can be accessed using control keys.