Armenian is the language spoken by Armenian people in Armenia as well as Armenian communities in the Armenian diaspora. The Armenian language has about 6.4 million speakers at home. Armenian is written in its own script called Armenian alphabet created by Saint Mesrop Mashtots around the year 406 CE. Originally, the Armenian alphabet contained 36 letters, with օ and ֆ added in the Middle Ages. From the 19th century, it has been used to write the two official dialects of Eastern Armenian and Western Armenian. The Armenian alphabet is among the 5 modern European scripts that are enclosed in the Unicode 4.0 chart, other four are Latin, Greek, Cyrillic and Georgian. The Unicode range assigned for Armenian alphabet is U+0530-058F.
To type Armenian without installing an Armenian keyboard, you can use virtual Armenian keyboards, which allows you to type Armenian online by either clicking on the letters on the virtual Armenian keyboard or typing directly with your own keyboards. Then you can save your typing and copy text wherever you want.
There are some disadvantages of a virtual keyboard. For example, you need Internet access to type and you have to copy and paste your Armenian text every time you finish typing. So it is apparently inconvenient if you need to type Armenian frequently. In this case, you will need to install an Armenian keyboard, which is easy but you will need to get familiar with the Armenian keyboard layout. Below is a typical Armenian keyboard layout.
To get familiar with the Armenian keyboard layout fast, it is suggested that you buy a keyboard or a keyboard sticker of Armenian, which has the Armenian keyboard layout printed on it and can be placed on the surface of your existing keyboard. However, whether you want to type with a keyboard or a keyboard sticker you need to first install the Armenian keyboard.
Generate Designs with Armenian Fonts
Below is a collection of Armenian fonts. The following tool will enable you to enter text in Armenian and then it will turn your text into images using different fonts, colors, sizes based on your selection. You can then save the image by right clicking on the image. You may either enter Armenian directly or copy from other sources and paste below.