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PhatWare Launches PhatPad for iPad -- the Ultimate Brainstorming and Collaboration Tool

PhatPad is a brainstorming, note-taking and collaboration app for the iPad, allowing users to draw pictures and type or scribble notes with powerful handwriting recognition.

Mountain View, CA, December 15, 2010 - PhatWare has today released PhatPad for iPad, a note-taking and collaboration app featuring PhatWare’s proven handwriting recognition technology. More than just a note-taking app, PhatPad turns an iPad into an advanced brainstorming tool by enabling users to draw, write, and type on the iPad, then instantly share ideas via email, WiFi sync, Dropbox, or with PhatPad’s built-in presentation mode.

PhatPad's key features include:

  • Smooth-flowing digital ink technology which lets iPad users scribble notes as if they are writing on real paper
  • The ability to combine drawing, handwritten text, images, and digital text on the same document page to create media-rich content
  • Powerful handwriting recognition engine which automatically converts handwritten notes into text
  • Desktop synchronization via Dropbox or iTunes
  • File sharing either with WiFi or email
  • Printing to a printer on wireless network via AirPrint

The beauty of PhatPad as a note-taking, collaboration and brainstorming tool is it allows users to draw pictures, jot notes, or put a mixture of pictures, drawings, handwritten and typed text on a virtual scratch pad. The included handwriting recognition engine allows PhatPad users to convert previously recorded handwritten notes into digital text, and edit text using either the handwriting input panel or the keyboard. PhatPad documents can be synchronized with the desktop computer via iTunes or Dropbox, exchanged between two or more devices on the local WiFi network, printed, emailed, or exported to PDF.

Brainstorming and collaborating with team members is simple using PhatPad’s Presentation mode, which allows users to create quick presentations and display them on the iPad screen.

"PhatPad will transform the way mobile professionals and workgroups brainstorm ideas, take notes, and collaborate," said Stanislav Miasnikov, president of PhatWare Corp. "We are very excited to finally unveil our new iPad version and introduce PhatPad to an entirely new market of business and professional users."

A video demonstration of PhatPad is available at

PhatPad is available in the iTunes App Store for the special introductory price of only $4.99 (regular price is $9.99). For more information about PhatPad, visit PhatWare’s 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’s products include such popular titles as WritePad™, CalliGrapher®, PenOffice®, PhatNotes™, and others. PhatWare Corporation is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, and Intel Software Partner. To learn more about PhatWare, visit