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PhatWare Releases CalliGrapher 8.7

A new version of award-winning handwriting recognition software for Windows Mobile offers improved performance and compatibility.

Mountain View, CA, September 4, 2008 - PhatWare Corporation, a leading provider of software products and professional services for mobile and desktop computers, announces the release of the CalliGrapher 8.7. The award-winning handwriting recognition software has been optimized for better performance on the latest Windows Mobile devices and features reduced memory footprint.

Named the best software for handwriting recognition for Microsoft Windows Mobile based Pocket PCs by industry experts for six consecutive years, CalliGrapher converts your handwriting into digital text and sends the recognized text to the target application. Employing advanced fuzzy logic and neural net techniques, CalliGrapher recognizes all handwriting styles: cursive, print, and mixed.

To address the customer's needs in a fast-growing market of phone-enabled Pocket PC devices, the new version of CalliGrapher has been optimized for better performance on latest Windows Mobile devices and includes improved handwriting recognition engine. The new version also addresses several compatibility issues reported since the previous CalliGrapher release.

"PhatWare is constantly listening to its users' feedback and staying up-to-date with the latest advancements in hardware devices," said Stan Miasnikov, president of PhatWare. "We are thrilled to keep improving CalliGrapher to benefit the handheld community."

CalliGrapher 8.7 supports devices running on any Windows Mobile based device equipped with a touch screen. During the Back to School offer though September 15, 2008 CalliGrapher 8.7 can be purchased from the PhatWare Web site with $15 discount for only $24.95. It is also offered free with a purchase of PhatWare's PhatPad or PhatNotes applications as a part of the same offer. For more information about CalliGrapher or other PhatWare products, visit

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. PhatWare Corporation is a founding member of Microsoft Mobility Partner Advisory Council (MPAC) - a unique partner program developed by Microsoft Corp. to serve as a focused feedback mechanism for Microsoft Windows Mobile platform development, and provide leading companies with the tools and resources they need to bring the most innovative and successful mobility solutions to market - a Microsoft Certified Partner, and Microsoft Windows Embedded partner. To learn more about PhatWare, visit