Novyi Russki v1.0 Description:
allows you to convert transliterated Russian text from Latin into Cyrillic characters and vice versa. The idea is that many people would like to be able to use Russian on English-based operating systems. Of course, operating systems are now available in languages other than English, but one should not have to change the operating system in order to work in these languages. Likewise, few people want to deal with the hassle of learning a new keyboard setup in order to type in non-Latin languages.
Novyi Russkii is for users who want to occasionally type documents, e-mail messages, and newsgroup posts in Russian, but who want to be able to use their existing keyboard setup.
In order to use the program you have to familiarize yourself with the transliteration system, which is fortunately very intuitive.
The transliteration system used by Novyi Russkii is based on the one used by the Library of Congress (LC). To see how Novyi Russkii and LC transliteration systems match up, you can have a look at the transliteration table in the help file.
You simply open your favorite word processor, e-mail client, or similar application, type Russian in transliterated form, then copy, convert, and paste, and out comes Cyrillic text.
In addition, the program features a pop-up transliteration table, and can be activated with a hotkey.
The program runs as a convenient icon in the System Tray area of the Windows taskbar.