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PhatWare releases PenOffice 3.3 for Microsoft Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2

Mountain View, CA, December 1, 2009 - PhatWare Corporation, a leading provider of software products and professional services for mobile and desktop computers, announces the launch of the latest version of PenOffice, which works with Microsoft Windows® 7 and Microsoft Windows Server® 2008 R2 to offer customers enhanced security and innovative user interface features. PenOffice 3.3 is an advanced pen-enabled collaboration and handwriting recognition software for Microsoft Windows-based computers which can be used with any pointing input device, such as graphic tablet, interactive while board, touch screen monitor, Tablet PC, online digital pen, and even standard computer mouse.

"Our ISV community is alive with innovation, and we're committed to helping our partners drive the next generation of software experiences," said Ross Brown, Vice President of ISV and Solutions Partners for the Worldwide Partner Group at Microsoft. "Adding compatibility for the latest Microsoft operating systems helps ISVs to stay ahead of the competition and give their customers access to cutting-edge technologies."

"PhatWare is excited to launch this new version of PenOffice," said Stan Miasnikov, president of PhatWare Corp. "Making our application compatible with Microsoft Windows 7 and Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 helps us offer our customers compelling benefits, including intuitive user interfaces such as pen-based collaboration, improved security and reliability features, full support for multi-core processing, and sophisticated configuration and management features to improve mobile working."

PenOffice has found wide acceptance worldwide among OEMs and end-users due to its highly accurate handwriting recognition, easy-to-use user interface, and extensive set of pen-based collaboration features. In addition to a wide range of pen-based collaboration features, the application recognizes handwriting in Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Swedish, and Spanish, and is designed for use with Windows-based Desktop, Portable, Tablet, and Ultra Mobile PCs. In addition to Microsoft Office markup feature, the new version of PenOffice now incorporates support for 3.0 or later documents. The software allows users to add handwritten notes and annotations to Writer, Calc, Impress, and Draw documents.

PenOffice Availability and Pricing

PenOffice 3.3 is available now at the list price of $59.95. A free 30-day trial version of PenOffice 3.3 can be downloaded from the PhatWare website at It is a free upgrade to registered owners of PenOffice 3.x. All registered users of previous versions of PenOffice can purchase an upgrade at a discount. The upgrade policy can be found on the PhatWare website at

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