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|Design based on||Shivaji |
In 1999 Kiran Bhave could not find a suitable font for typing Marathi that was free after considerable searching. Thus, he was inspired to create a new typeface.
- 1999: kiran.ttf was created
- 2000: The amruta.ttf and aarti.ttf fonts were created
- 2001: The Kiran Font website was registered
- 2004: KF-Kiran.ttf, KF-Amruta.ttf, KF-Aarti.ttf, KF-Aditya.ttf, KF-Arun.ttf, KF-Mitra, KF-Ravi were made available for a fee
- 2006: The ability to pay using PayPal was added
- 2008: KF-Kiran.ttf, KF-Amruta.ttf, KF-Aarti.ttf became free. Support for kiran.ttf, amruta.ttf, and aarti.ttf was discontinued to provide a consistent keyboard layout for free and paid users
- 2010: A free tool to convert text from Unicode to the Kiran font was made available
- 2012: The Indian Rupee Currency Symbol was added in all the fonts. The character is mapped at ASCII 0226 (Alt+0226) and its official Unicode codepoint U+20b9
- 2012: KF-Prachi.ttf, KF-Jui.ttf were released as free fonts
- 2012: KF-Bhaskar.ttf was released for a fee
- 2013: An offline version of the conversion tool was released
- 2013: The conversion tool was made bi-directional
- "Marathi Typing Keyboard | Kiran | Inscript | Phonetic Keyboard.html". Marathi Typing. Archived from the original on 26 June 2014. Retrieved 2 December 2014.
- "Welcome to Kiranfont.com". Kiran Fonts. 18 January 2012. Archived from the original on 2 December 2014. Retrieved 30 November 2014.