Google Japanese Input

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Google Japanese Input
Google Japanese Input icon.png
Developer(s)Google
Initial releaseDecember 3, 2009; 9 years ago (2009-12-03)
Stable release
Windows
2.24.3250.0 (January 27, 2019; 9 months ago (2019-01-27)) [±]

[1]
Mac OS
2.20.2700.1 (November 10, 2016; 3 years ago (2016-11-10)) [±] [2]
Android
2.24.3535.3.231113858 (January 27, 2019; 9 months ago (2019-01-27)) [±]

Preview release
Windows
2.20.2770.100 (March 26, 2013; 6 years ago (2013-03-26)) [±]

Mac OS
1.10.1389.101 (March 26, 2013; 6 years ago (2013-03-26)) [±]

Repository Edit this at Wikidata
Operating systemWindows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, OS X v10.9
TypeJapanese input
LicenseFreeware
Websitewww.google.co.jp/ime/
Mozc
Mozc logo.png
Ibus-mozc-on-gedit.png
Developer(s)Google Inc.
Stable release
1.10.1390.102 / March 28th, 2013
Repository Edit this at Wikidata
Operating systemLinux / Mac OS X over 10.5
TypeJapanese input methods
License3 BSD
Websitegithub.com/google/mozc/

Google Japanese Input (Google 日本語入力, Gūguru Nihongo Nyūryoku) is an input method published by Google for the entry of Japanese text on a computer. Since its dictionaries are generated automatically from the Internet, it supports typing of personal names, Internet slang, neologisms and related terms.

Google also releases an open-source version without stable releases or quality assurance under the name mozc. As it is open source, it can be used on Linux-based systems, whereas Google Japanese Input is limited to Windows, MacOS, and Chrome OS. It does not use Google's closed-source algorithms for generating dictionary data from online sources.[3]

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  1. ^ 鈴木拓生 (9 December 2013). "Google 日本語入力の開発版をアップデートしました。(1.13.1650.10x)". Google Japan Developer Relations Blog. Google. Retrieved 4 March 2015.
  2. ^ 鈴木拓生 (9 December 2013). "Google 日本語入力の開発版をアップデートしました。(1.13.1650.10x)". Google Japan Developer Relations Blog. Google. Retrieved 4 March 2015.
  3. ^ Ōshima, Katsuhiko (2012-06-29). "GoogleによるIM「Mozc」を使う Ubuntuの日本語入力を改善【デジ通】". Gajetto Tsūshin [ja].

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