Malayalam Bible

Malayalam Bible by Jeesmon Jacob


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Malayalam Bible for Android

First Unicode Malayalam Bible for Android with English KJV and ASV versions.

Version 1.4
Better font support for devices with JellyBean and above

NOTE: ICS users, please change Menu -> Preferences -> Unicode Rendering Fix to "Alternate Fix" to get good rendering.

Version 1.3/1.2
Copy/Share/Bookmark verses. Swipe left/right for chapter navigation.

Version 1.1
NOTE: Please uninstall (Home -> Settings -> Applications -> Manage Applications -> Bible -> Uninstall) and re-install if you have trouble updating to new version. Contact developer for any issue.

For devices with Android v2.2+, preferred location of the app is SD card. Content database will be installed in SD card, if SD card is available. So app now requires permission to write to SD card.

Now you can customize the app through preferences menu available under device menu button.

Available options are:
Languages - Select primary and secondary languages to display
Display Layout - Choose one of the three layout options for displaying multiple versions
Font Size - Increase/decrease content font size
Theme - Select one of five background colors
Unicode Rendering - If your device (e.g: LG Optima) does't display Unicode characters properly, try "Alternate Fix" or "No Fix"

Malayalam content for this App is obtained from "The Complete Malayalam Bible In Unicode Ver 2.4" encoded by Nishad Kaippally. It may have minor errors. Any help in proof checking will be greatly appreciated. I will push updates to the content as a new version as it is available.

English content for this app is obtained from public domain.

Disclaimer: As Android doesn't support complex text layout for Malayalam unicode characters yet, there were some non-standard ways used to get the rendering (Like reordering the unicode characters on the fly, etc.) as a temporary solution due to Google's total disregard for incorporating the scripts of over 1.2 billion people. Author of the Malayalam content for this app doesn't endorse any non-standard implementation used in this app as it is counter productive to the objective of the project.

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Recently changed in this version

- Updated Malayalam content
- Settings menu is now available from bottom right gray area
- Better font support for JellyBean and above

Comments and ratings for Malayalam Bible
  • (72 stars)

    by revjohnly_2091426 on 26/09/2012

    this is something great for which I was looking for

  • (72 stars)

    by Varghese Samuel on 23/03/2015


  • (72 stars)

    by Rajan Rajan on 23/03/2015

    loved it

  • (72 stars)

    by Eldho Biju on 23/03/2015

    Some spelling mistake pls correct it

  • (72 stars)

    by Martin Santhosh on 22/03/2015

    Good 3

  • (72 stars)

    by Bevan Xavi on 21/03/2015


  • (72 stars)

    by Anoop Varghese on 20/03/2015

    It is very fine to use

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