Bitstream Inc. ( NASDAQ: BITS) today announced that the Indic language version of its acclaimed BOLT mobile browser is now available as a free download for end users. With this announcement, the estimated 1.3 billion people living in India and surrounding regions will be able to enjoy the BOLT browser in nine Indic languages, even if their handset does not natively support Indic language characters.
Previously BOLT with Indic language support was only available through carriers and OEMs who preloaded the BOLT browser on supported handsets. Now end users worldwide can download the BOLT browser with Indic language support for free at www.boltbrowser.com.
Already the most fully-featured mobile browser built for phones of all types, BOLT offers users the widest variety of streaming audio and video available in a mobile browser, supporting both Flash and HTML5 video, and also includes many advanced features and social network integration, such as Twitter and Facebook widgets, often surpassing features available on desktop browsers.
BOLT perfectly renders Indic text on Web pages with support for the following Indic languages: