About KhmerOS

The Khmer Software Initiative (Khmer OS) is a project of the Open Institute to help the economic development of Cambodia by providing computer tools in Khmer (Cambodian) language that can be used by everybody.

It translates to Khmer Free and Open Source applications (such as word processing, spreadsheets, presentation tools, e-mail, Internet, graphic manipulation, etc.) for their use by private users and in government offices. It also produces large amounts of documentation in Khmer. Read more...

Tuesday, July 24, 2012 - 16:23
The collection of words is sent to a number of selected Cambodian high level computer science professors and professionals, as well as to Khmer linguists. They will decide what is the best translation for each term. With this information the project will come out with a final glossary, which will...
Tuesday, July 24, 2012 - 16:03
The project office has been started and one person (Keo Sophon) has been hired for the translation work. Other people have offered their services as volunteers. The project will still hire one or two more translators/computer scientists to work on the glossary.
Tuesday, July 24, 2012 - 15:58
The collection of words for the Glossary is finished, based on all the existing computer texts in Khmer, and taking as a base a word list from the Catalan localisation project. The collection includes all the possible translations for each term that we have though of. We have not made any choices...
Tuesday, July 24, 2012 - 15:01
Version 2.0 of the Glossary is released. This version includes discussions with professors and linguists, as well as new terminology found in Mozilla Thunderbird.
Tuesday, July 24, 2012 - 11:48
The coordination office of KhmerOS is actively working on the creation of a Glossary group. It is planning to hire one or two students who will go through all publications about computers in Khmer and extract the Khmer terminology used in the books and magazines. In a second stage the glossary will...
Tuesday, July 24, 2012 - 11:38
Cultural and language data has been collected and put together in what is called a LOCALE file. This file has been sent to a central storage place for LOCALES. The data is available in the download page and any sort of comments and corrections are welcome.
Friday, July 13, 2012 - 16:27
Coming Soon! Click on the attachment to download file
Friday, July 13, 2012 - 15:22
A new version (version 3) of the KhmerOS and KhmerOS System fonts is now available for download. These fonts now have better hinting (they are easier to read on the screen in small sizes) and the vertical space of Khmer OS has been modified, so that all parts of the text are now always visible.
Friday, July 6, 2012 - 10:34
14 April is a very wonderful day that the Cambodian people cerebrated their new year, the year of the dog. Like other people who are living in the country and other countries, the Cambodian people living at Long Beach, California, also celebrated that day with a parade and displays at a nearby park...
Friday, July 6, 2012 - 10:31
Look! How Open Source in Cambodia is interested by International Open Source Network of UNDP-APDIP: http://www.iosn.net/country/cambodia/sinList?synmap=khmeros Asia-Pacific Development Information Programme (APDIP) is an initiative of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) that aims to...


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