Al Misbah Qur'an Learning Software
|Product type||Computer Software|
|Owner||iSoft Solutions, Aurangabad, India.|
|Tagline||The Most Beautiful Qur'an Learning Software|
Al Misbah Qur'an Learning Software (Arabic: Al Misbah li ma'rifatil Qur'an) (literal translation - The Enlightening Lamp for the proper recognition of the Qur'an) is a computer software developed by iSoft Solutions, an Islamic software development firm based in Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India. The Arabic name of the software means "The Enlightening Lamp - for the proper Understanding of the Qur'an". It is marketed by the firm using the punchline "The Most Beautiful Qur'an Learning Software". The purpose of the software is to learn, read and understand the Qur'an, the holy book of Muslims.
Features[edit | edit source]
Tajwid Course: The software has an audio-visual course for learning tajwid. The course can be used in Urdu, Hindi and English language. It explains the correct rules for reading the Qur'an using theory and demonstrated practice.
Original Mushaf of the Qur'an: The software has used scanned copies of the original mushafs (pages) of the Qur'an in high resolution for aesthetics and readability. It has the Indian (Indian Pakistani Script) print of the Qur'an and also the Madani (Uthmani Script) style of print.
Qur'an Recitation Audio: It has the audio of the recitation of the Qur'an by six different and world famous recitors: Mishary bin Rashid Al Afasy, Saud Al-Shuraim, Abdul Rahman Al-Sudais, Sa'ad Al Ghamidi, Abdur Rahman bin Ali Al Huzaifi, and Abdul Basit Abdus Samad.
Qur'an Translation: The software also has translations of the Qur'an in Urdu, Simple Hindi and English languages along with its audio. As of 2010, the translations used are by Fateh Muhammed Jalandhary (Urdu/Simple Hindi) and Saheeh International, Riyadh (English).
After initial announcements of launching the software in August 2010, the software was finally launched at a function in Aurangabad city, Maharashtra, India on 20 December 2010. In future, the firm also intends to introduce the software with various other Indian languages like Marathi, Bengali, Assamese, Kashmiri, Telugu and Malayalam.
References[edit | edit source]
- Islamic voice monthly magazine, Bangalore, India,Issue August 2010.(Section- Community Roundup, pg.18)
- Online edition: http://www.islamicvoice.com/August2010-RamzanIssue/COMMUNITYROUNDUP/
- Daily Asia Express, Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India.21st December 2010 edition.
- TwoCircles.Net: http://www.twocircles.net/2010dec29/want_learn_quran_pc_here_software.html
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