Google's translation tools have been a great boon for the company as it's been able to integrate them in plenty of its products. At the same time, targeting a global audience makes sense for Google.
Now, it's adding a bunch of language tools to Gmail, to make it easier for anyone on the planet to use email to communicate in their native language.
"Today we’re adding more than 100 virtual keyboards, transliteration and IMEs—collectively called input tools—in Gmail," Google wrote
"These tools enable you to type in the language and keyboard layout you’re accustomed to, making it easy to keep in touch with family, friends and coworkers from any computer," it said.
You have to enable the feature first, go to the Settings page, and click on "Show more language tools."
You'll then be able to select "Enable input tools," which will prompt you to add the keyboards you need. You can use any number of them and switch between languages with one click.