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PhatWare Releases PhatPad 2.5 for iPad Featuring Animated Pen Palette

The new version of PhatPad introduces new pen/color palette designed to simplify digital pen selection and provide visually pleasing interface.

Spokane, WA – January 8, 2013 - PhatWare Corp. announces the release of a new version of PhatPad for iPad, a note organizer and collaboration app featuring PhatWare's advanced handwriting recognition technology. The new version of PhatPad now includes animated digital pen/color palette, designed to a improve user’s productivity by simplifying the selection of pen styles and colors.

PhatPad 2.5 has also been optimized for iOS 6.0 and now includes the newest version of PhatWare’s WritePad handwriting recognition technology, featuring accurate handwriting recognition in eleven Western European languages.

About PhatPad

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, Evernote, Google Docs, or in PhatPad's presentation mode.

PhatPad is highly regarded for its smooth-flowing digital ink technology, which lets iPad users scribble notes as if they are writing on real paper, but is best known for its powerful multilingual handwriting recognition engine – automatically converting handwritten notes into text. PhatPad is available in eleven languages, including English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Norwegian, Finnish, Italian, Portuguese, Swedish, and Spanish.

PhatPad's presentation mode makes brainstorming and collaborating with team members simple. Users can create quick presentations, and display them on the iPad screen, or an external monitor.

A video demonstration of PhatPad is available at

PhatPad Availability and Pricing

PhatPad 2.5 is available in the iTunes App Store and is priced at $4.99. The price includes handwriting recognition in a language of the user's choice. Support for additional languages can be purchased in-app for just $2.99 per language. The US English Medical dictionary is also available for PhatPad 2.5 for $4.99. For more information about the PhatPad product line, please visit PhatWare online. 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 CalliGrapher®, PenOffice®, PhatNotes™, PhatPad®, WritePad™, and others. PhatWare Corporation is a Microsoft Certified Partner, and Intel Software Partner. To learn more about PhatWare, visit