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Microsoft today released a new update for its SwiftKey application for Android users. The update has pushed the app to new version The update comes with some new set of improvements for the SwiftKey application.

The latest update comes with support for some new languages. Microsoft has introduced Asatian, Fongbe, Norman, Urdu (English), Warlpiri as the new languages in the latest update.

If you are a SwiftKey fan then the new language support is currently available for you to download and use. But we could well see a small percentage of people actually use the above new languages.

The company has also made sure to fix some under the hood bugs and improve the performance of the application. One of the issues which plagued lot of SwiftKey users was the punctuation slider no longer trigger the period when sliding.

The issue has been fixed in the latest update along with another fix for the keyboard which failed to lock up when trying to tag someone. This issue has also been fixed in the latest update.

Microsoft in its previous SwiftKey update for Android had added support for formatting by displaying GIFs across three columns. The Android version has also received support for three new themes in the previous update.

The latest update brings improvements to the new features which were rolled out in the previous update along with the support for new languages.

The latest SwiftKey application update is currently available only for Android users and Microsoft should roll out the update for its SwiftKey application on iOS devices very soon.

There has been no time frame given for the roll out to happen on iOS devices just yet. We would be updating this article once we have info on the roll out of the new update to the SwiftKey app on iOS devices.

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