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PhatWare Releases WritePad 4.1 for iPad Featuring Twitter Client

The new version of WritePad is the world’s first application that combines word processor, handwriting recognition, and a social networking client.

Mountain View, CA, July 26, 2010 - PhatWare Corporation announces today the new version of the popular note taking and handwriting recognition software for iPads - WritePad 4.1. The new version now includes a Twitter client, which allows users to compose Twitter updates in their own handwriting.

WritePad lets users 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 over time. WritePad supports simple gestures, to select text, cut, copy, paste, insert special characters, and more.

The new WritePad Twitter client allows users to send Twitter updates directly from WritePad. It can also display the Twitter timeline and replies to your updates, making it possible to copy, retweet, and reply to Twitter updates.

"Recently it came to our attention that many WritePad customers were using the WritePad email feature to post Twitter updates. With the new Twitter client, they can send tweets from WritePad with just the touch of a button," – said Serena Perley, Director of Marketing of PhatWare Corp. – "and since our customers are our most important asset we always try to improve our products based on their input."

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.
Other WritePad features include:

  • An auto-corrector, which automatically fixes common spelling and recognition errors.
  • A Shorthand feature, which lets users perform editing commands, insert the current date, time, and any repetitive text by writing a short name and drawing a circle around it.
  • A file server, which 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.

WritePad Availability and Pricing

WritePad for iPad 4.1 is available now in the iTunes App Store for $9.99. To purchase, visit 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