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PhatWare Announces PhatPad 4.0 Beta Availability

Upgraded software gives mobile users support for typed text in addition to digital ink,
Document security, templates, improved inking on Tablet PC devices and more

Mountain View, CA, October 6, 2006 - PhatWare Corp., a leading provider of software products and professional services for mobile and desktop computers, announces today the Beta availability of PhatPad 4.0, the next generation of the company's award-winning notes organizer for Microsoft Windows-based devices, Tablet and Desktop PCs. PhatPad 4.0 is available immediately to consumers for Beta testing, and PhatWare welcomes user participation and feedback.

PhatPad allows users to draw pictures, jot text notes or put a mixture of pictures and typed text on a virtual scratch pad. The program uses new digital ink technology, which provides a very smooth ink flow, so it feels like writing on an actual piece of paper. While working with the note editor, PhatPad offers standard editing commands, such as Cut, Copy and Paste in addition to a customizable pen palette and variable pen width.

The upgraded software includes a number of new features such as support for typed text in addition to digital ink, improved inking on Tablet PCs and UMPCs, Office 2007-like user interface, document templates, and password-protection with 256-bit strong encryption.

"We are pleased to unveil PhatPad 4.0 for Beta testing, as user feedback is a key component to the developments we make," said PhatWare President Stan Miasnikov. "PhatPad 4.0 will keep PhatWare on the forefront of Microsoft Windows-based devices, Tablet and Desktop PC technology, and we look forward to the testers' responses."

The application works on Windows Mobile-based Pocket PC 2003 or later devices and Tablet, Desktop and UMPCs with Windows 2000 SP3 or later including Windows Vista RC1 Build 5728 or later with Windows Mobile Device Center component. To participate in the PhatPad 4.0 Beta Program, visit www.phatware.com/phatpad/beta4 and follow the instructions on the Web site. The final release of PhatPad 4.0 is expected in December 2006.

About PhatWare

Founded in October 1997, PhatWare Corporation is a leading provider of easy to use powerful software products and professional services for the mobile and desktop computing marketplace. PhatWare specializes in handwriting recognition, digital ink, note taking, and database and network management software development. The company exclusively manages development, support and distribution of ParaGraph CalliGrapher and PenOffice handwriting recognition products. PhatWare Corporation is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, Microsoft Windows Embedded Partner and Microsoft Tablet PC Premier Partner. To learn more about PhatWare, visit www.phatware.com.

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