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InputLanguage.InstalledInputLanguages Property

Gets a list of all installed input languages.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Forms
Assembly:  System.Windows.Forms (in System.Windows.Forms.dll)

public static InputLanguageCollection InstalledInputLanguages { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.Forms.InputLanguageCollection
An array of InputLanguage objects that represent the input languages installed on the computer.

The following code example retrieves all the input languages installed on the computer and displays their names. The code calls InstalledInputLanguages to get the installed languages. A text box displays the list of language names.

This code assumes that textBox1 has been instantiated and that textBox1.MultiLine has been set to true.

 public void GetLanguages() {
    // Gets the list of installed languages.
    foreach(InputLanguage lang in InputLanguage.InstalledInputLanguages) {
       textBox1.Text += lang.Culture.EnglishName + '\n';

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.