The Cairo Microsoft Innovation Center (CMIC) released “Microsoft Maren,” a Windows extension that allows you to type Arabic in Roman characters and have it converted on the fly to Arabic script. Maren integrates seamlessly with Windows and works in most Windows applications and websites. Email or IM a friend. Comment on a photo. Search the web. Write a document. Blog. Keep a to do list. Maren makes it easier to complete many day to day tasks in Arabic and using the applications you use today for accomplishing these tasks.
Download: Microsoft Maren