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PhatWare Releases WritePad for iPad German Edition 3.3

New international version of WritePad now features advanced handwriting recognition in the German language on iPad devices

Mountain View, CA, June 8, 2010 - PhatWare Corporation announces today the immediate availability of WritePad for iPad German Edition. WritePad is the first product to offer natural handwriting recognition input in the German language on iPad devices in addition to keyboard entry.

WritePad lets users to take notes in their own handwriting with an iPad stylus pen or a finger. The state-of-the-art handwriting recognition software will adapt and learn while it is being used, improving the recognition quality overtime. WritePad supports simple gestures to select text, cut, copy, paste, insert special characters, and more.

"Following last month’s release of WritePad for the French language, we are pleased to announce WritePad German Edition.", said Serena Perley, Director of Marketing of PhatWare Corp. "It features a German user interface as well as handwriting recognition and spell checker for the German language."

WritePad has a spell checker with it's own custom dictionary, a context analyzer which allows users to dial phone numbers or open URLs embedded in the text, auto-corrector which automatically fixes common spelling and recognition errors, and a Shorthand feature that lets users perform editing commands, insert current date, time and any repetitive text by writing a short name and drawing a circle around it.

WritePad also allows users to exchange documents over Wi-Fi between two or more iPad or iPhone devices and to download files onto the desktop computer using the Internet browser. Interface to the Bing Translator, lets users translate WritePad documents to 13 supported languages.

Availability and Pricing

WritePad for iPad German Edition is available now and sold exclusively in the iTunes App Store and is priced at $9.99 (7,99€). To purchase a copy of the WritePad German Edition, visit iTunes App Store at For more information about WritePad product line, please visit PhatWare web site 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