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PhatWare's WritePad 7.4 Features Improved Handwriting Recognition and Note-Taking on iPads

The newest update of the popular note-taking app features updated handwriting recognition technology, allowing the iPad to more easily understand a user’s individual handwriting, in addition to offering improved spelling check and multiple suggestions for words and phrases.

Spokane, WA - July 22, 2014 - PhatWare Corporation, leading professional software and application developer, announces the immediate availability of WritePad 7.4, the significantly improved version of the popular handwriting recognition and note-taking app for iPads. WritePad 7.4 now improves note-taking experience and includes all eleven supported languages with the app price in addition to a reduced application size. Find out more about WritePad by visiting

WritePad 7.4 is designed to deliver considerably faster note-taking by offering multiple suggestions for words and phrases as notes are taken in the user's own handwriting. As a user writes anywhere on the screen or in a designated area, alternative recognition results and word completions are presented in a scrollable suggestion bar next to the text, allowing a user to select an alternative result if the initial translation of the handwriting is incorrect.

To further speed-up and simplify the process of taking notes on the iPad, spell-checker suggestions are presented to a user in real-time when the text cursor is positioned on a misspelled word.

In addition to providing users with more features, WritePad also delivers more value. The app now comes with all eleven supported languages included, rather than requiring an in-app purchase to obtain additional languages. WritePad's size has also been reduced by 30%, providing more features with less space requirements.

"I used [WritePad] to write two of my novels - The Jaws of Life and The Lazarus Serum. It's a word processor that lets you write your books by hand rather than by keyboard on your screen. It has built-in handwriting recognition that will translate your scribbles (even cursive) into neatly typed words." - Fallon Jones, author.

About WritePad

WritePad, an advanced note-taker for iOS, converts practically any handwriting into computer text. Notes created with WritePad can be sent via email or SMS, tweeted, saved, posted on Facebook, printed, exported as PDF, translated to other languages, synchronized with major computing cloud services, and exchanged directly between two or more iOS devices. WritePad also features integration with the Events, Contacts, Maps, and other apps.

With WritePad, users can:

  • Create and edit text documents while using the advanced handwriting recognition engine or the iPad keyboard for text entry
  • Improve handwriting recognition quality with WritePad's Statistical Analyzer, which learns and adapts to the user's handwriting style
  • Email, Tweet, print, and post Facebook updates directly from WritePad
  • Synchronize WritePad documents with Google Drive, iCloud, Dropbox, Evernote, Box, Microsoft OneDrive, and iTunes
WritePad Availability and Pricing

WritePad 7.4 is priced at $4.99 and available now in the iTunes App Store. For more information about the WritePad product line, please visit PhatWare's 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, notetaking, database, and network management software development. To learn more about PhatWare, visit

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