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10 Best Keyboard Apps for Android

Updated on December 2, 2016

The keyboard that comes with your smartphone sometimes just do not sufficient or passable. Thankfully, there are a plethora of keyboard apps available on Google Play Store that not only includes amazing features but also comes with fun themes and with the support of other languages. In this tutorial, we've put together a list of some ultimate keyboard apps for Android. Let's get started:

1. SwiftKey

SwiftKey is undoubtedly among the best Android keyboards ever. It comes with immensely good prediction and auto-correction feature. The keyboard also features gesture typing, and cloud syncing so that all your devices can stay state-of-the-art. It supports more than 100 languages with above average quality. While the keyboard offers a wide range of default themes but if you want more themes you have to lose some money from your wallet. All in all, SwiftKey is a great option for those seeking an alternative to the default Google keyboard.

2. Swype

Swype is another good option to go for. It allows users to swipe out words or even complete sentences. Besides, it also supports typing in two different languages at once, especially for bilingual users. To make use of it, you can initially opt for the trail version, however; the full version of the keyboard is also not very much expensive.

For sports lovers, Swype can be a great option as it offers various sports-related themes such as Major League Soccer theme. It is not as popular as others in the race, but it's predictions, themes, syncing between devices feature, and gesture controls like select all, cut, copy, paste, and search makes this keyboard a go-to option. The app is extremely intuitive and accurate to use.

3. Minuum

Among other keyboards for Android, this one perhaps leads the race for thinking out of the box. Even if you type sloppy, the keyboard is able to understand what you're saying. The distinctive feature of the app is its focus on being small. It allows you set the size of the keyboard as per your need. For instance, you can condense the extra rows of letters into small sections.

This little different keyboard is able to access various emojis from both minimized and expanded keyboard modes. The best part is that switching between keyboard modes is as easy as cutting the creamy cake. You can go for a free trial of 30 days before getting the full version. The user interface of the keyboard is simple yet efficient and even works on Google Glass and smartwatches.

4. Fleksy

If you are looking for a keyboard that can work best even in sloppy situations and must have customization options for speed then Fleksy is your thing. This amazing keyboard has set the world record for faster texting twice. To write your expression, you just need to tap on the key and all done. You can even use gestures for deleting words or to select auto-correction options.

The keyboard hosts 40 themes with three different customizable sizes. If the default themes don't impress you, you can create your own according to your need. The keyboard can be customized as per one's needs. It even allows you to change the layout and color the way that suits you best. Best of all it's free, no adware. It even lets users to easily adopt even those programs that they might find uncomfortable.

5. Chrooma

While this app is a newcomer in the field, it almost has all the desirable options that one would require in a keyboard. This Android keyboard features swipe typing, night mode, keyboard resizing and much more than that. It even allows you to make alterations in the color of the keyboard the way that suits you best. Apart from this, the app supports 60 different languages, a wide range of emojis and a number row. The application doesn't put any strain on your wallet as it is really cheap. Furthermore, it's a go-to option when comes to use a simple as well as customizable keyboard.

6. Go keyboard

While Go products are not having a huge fan following, but for those who love the product - Go keyboard is a great option. The app boasts a plethora of features, including emoticons, themes and layouts. Along with supporting tons of fonts to choose from, it also supports gesture typing. Before giving the app a shoot, just keep in your mind that this android app comes with lots and lots of ads.

7. TouchPal

TouchPal is another one-stop shop to let the things happen in the easiest manner ever. The application is been around for approximately 10 years. It features emojis, stickers, voice recognition, one-touch writing and much more. One can use the app without any fret as it doesn't feature any adware. The keyboard comes into the view as a longstanding app, ensuring a robust security and privacy policy.

8. Microsoft Hub Keyboard

While the keyboard name may seem a bit odd in the list, it makes other apps available on your smartphone a bit easier to use. It allows you to expand your clipboard, easily share content between your Office apps, and refer to recent files with ease. One distinctive feature that makes it really awesome is that it has the ability to translate one language to another as you type. So, if you are an Office power user, give this keyboard a try and take your Android experience to the next level.

9. Tenor GIF keyboard

This one is perhaps one of the most enjoyable keyboards to go with. As its name implies, the keyboard is related to GIFs. It allows you to search GIFs really quickly and with ease, this means no more wait to go around for GIFs.

This app is little different from others in our list as it, as such, is not offering its own keyboard. It really makes it simple to use GIFs anywhere you desire.

10. Multiling O Keyboard

This is another best option if you want to use multiple languages. It comes with over 200 languages support and allows you to do gesture typing. On top of that, this keyboard app is able to set up a PC-style keyboard layout. Moreover, you can resize and reposition keyboard, apply various themes, emojis, and several layouts. The app is completely free to use and is one-stop shop if you speak multiple languages.

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