This article is from the Sri Lanka FAQ, by Prasad Dharmasena email@example.com with numerous contributions by others.
[ There is a "Tamil Software Information FAQ" prepared by Ravi Sundaram
<firstname.lastname@example.org> being posted to soc.culture.tamil and
soc.culture.indian.info. Please check that FAQ for more (detailed)
information on Tamil fonts and Tamil WP software. ]
[ Also see previous section for vendor info ]
ITRANS package made by Avinash Chopde comes bundled with wntml Tamil meta
font made by the Humanities and Arts Computing Center of the University of
Washington. Latest version I fould was 3.20. It comes with instructions
to install on PC or Unix. The package is available for anonymous FTP from:
Macintosh fonts for Devanagari and Tamil are available for FTP at
Palladam Tamil Font, Version 2.1 - made by T. Govindaraj
<email@example.com> He also has a mailing list about the font.
(Send mail to <firstname.lastname@example.org>
if you would like to get on/off the mailing list)
umich archive has a few mirror sites. (for the two previous fonts)
Please use the one closest to you.
15, Mt. Vernon Street
Malden MA 02148
True Type Tamil Fonts (KS_ouvai, KS_kampan)
Free; write to the address
Send $2.50+ for shipping + other costs
"Ranjani Mathy" - TrueType font. Info came from SL. (need info about
availability, contact address/phone/FTP site/etc)
Adami Tamil font - I don't have any info on this. Supposedly a very
Ethno Multimedia (see above for address) also sells PostScript Tamil fonts.
Price: US$???? per font.