The East Asian Library and the Gest Collection

普林斯頓大學葛思德東亞圖書館 ・ プリンストン大学東アジア図書館 ・ 프린스턴 대학교 동아시아 도서관

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Latest update: 7/5/2020

Manual (PDF)

Practice Sheet (HTML)

Shortcut Key List (PDF)

As word division must be done manually, it is strongly advised that users get familiarized with the ALA-LC Korean Romanization Table before using K-Romanizer. Otherwise K-Romanizer may yield inaccurate results.

Creative Commons License
K-Romanizer, developed by Hyoungbae Lee (Korean Studies Librarian, Princeton University) and tested for improvement by CKM Working Group on Korean Romanizer, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.


 1) K-Romanizer is a stand-alone executable, and no installation is required
 2) K-Romanizer can be used in conjunction with any Windows application.
 3) The icon  was taken from 東國正韻 (Tongguk chŏngun).


 1) Antivirus software may give a virus warning, which is a false positive. Please consult a local IT staff in order to add K-Romanizer to the safe program list.
 2) If K-Romanizer does not work in OCLC Connexion, try "Run as administrator" with a right mouse click.

Known compatibility issues

 1) Traytip function is disabled on Windows 10.
 2) Incompatible with Hanword 2010.