International commercial software corporation that produces widely-used Windows operating systems and Microsoft Office software such as: Word (wordprocessor), Excel (spreadsheet), PowerPoint (presentation), and Access (database).

Microsoft has localised its software in several African languages in the form of "Language Interface Packs" (LIP):

Microsoft also has a "Keyboard Layout Creator" (MSKLC) utility to facilitate development of layouts for input of languages with diverse character or script requirements.

Microsoft also makes available a web browser, Internet Explorer (this has not to our knowledge been localised in any African language other than Arabic).


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