Arabic Typist

As-Salām ʿAlaykum

Being able to properly type Arabic transliterations shouldn't be difficult. It also shouldn't be restriced to academic material. These tools, b-idhn-Allāh, are aimed to make typing Arabic transliterations easy for everyone, in-shāʾAllāh taʿālā.

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Different Tools


Windows Keyboard

Ideal for any Windows user who types a lot of Arabic Transliterated material. A simple install, and type like a pro anywhere you go. Download Here! Or from Here!
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macOS Keyboard

Ideal for any Mac user who types a lot of Arabic Transliterated material. A simple drag-n-drop, and type like a pro anywhere you go. Click Here for Installation Instructions.

iOS Keyboard

For iPhone users who types a lot of Arabic Transliterated material. Just install the app, and switch between keyboards to type. Coming Soon!

Google Chrome Extension

If you love Chrome, and type a lot of Arabic material in English. Updated to Version 1.4 with integrated support for Google Inbox and GMail! new_releases Install Here!

Web Text Editor

For a quick write-up. No downloads or installations. Use it below or Here! You can bookmark me too!
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  • Web App
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How To:

Shortcut Key Result
Ctrl(Cmd)+Alt + ' ʿ
Ctrl(Cmd)+Alt+Shift + ' ʾ
Ctrl(Cmd)+Alt + -
Ctrl(Cmd)+Alt + a | i | u ā | ī | ū
Ctrl(Cmd)+Alt + d | h | s | t | z ḍ | ḥ | ṣ | ṭ | ẓ
Ctrl(Cmd)+Alt+Shift + A | U | I Ā | Ī | Ū
Ctrl(Cmd)+Alt+Shift + D | H | S | T | Z Ḍ | Ḥ | Ṣ | Ṭ | Ẓ
Ctrl(Cmd)+Alt + b
Ctrl(Cmd)+Alt + c (Rḍ)
Ctrl(Cmd)+Alt + g
Ctrl(Cmd)+Alt + p (ع)
Ctrl(Cmd)+Alt + r


  • As-salām
  • ʿalaykum
  • raḥmah-Allāh
  • barakātuhu
  • B-ism-Allāh
  • Al-Raḥmān
  • Al-Raḥīm
  • Fajr
  • Ẓuhr
  • ʿAṣr
  • Maghrib
  • ʿĪshāʾ
  • Ḥadīth
  • Aḥādīth
  • Uṣūl
  • Muṣṭalaḥ
  • Muḥammad
  • Aḥmad
  • Ḥabīb
  • Muṣṭafā
  • Shamāʾil
  • Ṣalāh
  • Ṣiyām
  • Jumuʿah
  • Jamāʿah
  • Ḥajj
  • Muḥarram
  • Ṣafar
  • Rabīʿ
  • al-Awwal
  • al-Thānī
  • Jumādā
  • Rajab
  • Shaʿbān
  • Ramaḍān
  • Shawwāl
  • Dh al-Qaʿdah
  • al-Qiʿdah
  • Dh al-Ḥijjāh
  • duʿāʾ
  • raḥmah
  • in-shāʾ-Allāh
  • mā-shāʾ-Allāh
  • subḥan-Allāh
  • astaghfir-Allāh
  • Al-Ḥamd-li-Allāh
  • Qurʾān
  • Maʿārif
  • Ikhlāṣ
  • Kaʿbah
  • al-Madīnah

Live Web Text Editor

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