Thu, 22 Aug, 2019

Top Nepali Mobile Applications

By Ankit Pradhan

Picture Courtesy: DWIT News

Nepal is advancing in technology. Lots of people use smart phones and mobile applications are becoming the on the fly tools for many people. These are some of the most popular mobile applications built by Nepali people.

Nepal Loadshedding Schedule: Nepal loadshedding schedule has been installed by 500,000 - 1,000,000 users since it was launched and it is the top mobile application being used by Nepali who face load shedding daily. This application helps everyone to be prepared by providing latest load shedding schedules. It is a very simple application; all you need to do is download it on your mobile and start using it. You have to select your group and you are good to go. The latest version released is 3.1.9, updated on July 7, 2015 and is offered by Shiran Technologies.

Nepali Patro: It provides all the information regarding Nepali date, festivals and important events. In other words it is a digital calendar with many other features. The most interesting thing about this application is that the whole application is in Nepali language which will make easier for those who don’t prefer English. Its rating in play store is 4.4 with 1,000,000 - 5,000,000 installs. It was last updated on October 5, 2015.

Features:

  • Available in both Nepali and English Languages
  • Date converter both from Nepal to English and vice versa
  • Foreign exchange and currency calculator with latest updates
  • Horoscope in Nepali i.e. Daily, Weekly, Monthly and Yearly based
  • Daily date and event on that date with News feed and widgets

Hamro Keyboard: This application offers Nepali Keyboard layout that provides keyboard to those who want to write in Nepali but don’t know how. With the use of this application you can type directly in Nepali. This keyboard support Unicode Transliteration, MPP based Roman and traditional layout. You have to just type in Nepali using English letter and it will display that word in Nepali. Its rating in play store is 4.3 with 1,000,000 - 5,000,000 installs, updated on February 8, 2015 and requires Android 2.2 and up.

Picovico: This is latest mobile application offered by Picovico that is used to create memorable video from the pictures. In other words it is a slide video maker. User can take pictures and texts and convert them into video slide show using this application. It is very simple to use and very useful to create a story of your memory.

How to use it:

  • There are given different styles of presentation slide along with multiple templates.
  • You need to select any one of the available templates
  • Add picture or text and select the music that you like to add with the slide show
  • Add titles and credits

After completing this a video will be created in few minutes and you can enjoy your memories. Its rating in play store is 3.9 with 50,000 - 100,000 installs. It was last updated on August 17, 2015. Its current version available is 2.3.1 with file size 5.2M.

Nepali Dictionary: Though we all are Nepali and speak Nepali fluently but many of us are not good in Nepali literature. This is an application which serves just that. It is a portable dictionary where you can find meaning of Nepali words.

Features:

  • Word of the Day
  • Dictionary (English to Nepali and Nepali to English)
  • Learn Words
  • Word Game i.e. Hangman
  • New Update (Offline file update)

Its rating in play store is 4.2 with 500,000 – 1,000,000 installs and updated on July 11, 2015. Its current version available is 4.1.1 with file size 6.8M and requires Android 2.2 and up.