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Microsoft Maren version 1.0

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  • Version: 1.0
  • Category: Application
  • Language: English

Maren is a Windows extension that automatically converts Romanized Arabic/Franco Arabic to Arabic script

  • Microsoft Maren is a Windows extension that allows you to type Arabic in Roman characters (Romanized Arabic, Arabizi, Arabish or Franco-Arabic) and have it converted on the fly to Arabic script.Maren integrates seamlessly with Windows and works in most Windows applications and websites.


Status: Deleted

This download is no longer available on The downloads below are archives provided by the Internet Archive Wayback Machine from the Microsoft Download Center prior to August 2020.

FileSHA1 HashSize
MicrosoftMaren.msi13d3098f93f6cc40f9f2346bdd6a5bd3a80e61416.88 MB

System Requirements

Operating Systems: Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP

  • Window XP SP2 or Windows Vista or Win 7 RC2

Installation Instructions

  • 1) Download and run the setup file. 2) Maren is installed in the language bar as a new keyboard layout under the Arabic (Saudia Arabia) locale