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PhatWare Releases WritePad 5.0 Handwriting Recognition App for Android

WritePad is now optimized for HD Android devices and features improved digital inking to allow faster writing with finger or stylus on variety of Android devises, updated dictionaries, new learning algorithm and more.

Spokane, WA - September 30, 2014 - PhatWare Corporation, a leading professional software and application developer, announces today the immediate availability of WritePad 5.0 - popular handwriting recognition input method for mobile phones and tablets. WritePad was designed to deliver considerably faster note-taking by offering dynamic suggestions for words and phrases as a user writes. The new version is optimized for HD Android devices, includes updated handwriting dictionaries and significantly improved performance of digital ink allowing users to write faster, and allows users to import new words from contacts and calendar to further improve overall handwriting recognition quality. For more information about WritePad for Android, visit

About WritePad

WritePad is an input method for Android OS aims to replace the on-screen keyboard with PhatWare's proven handwriting recognition technology and can be used for text input in any Android application. WritePad has been optimized for the best performance on a variety of latest Android Tables and Smartphones and is especially useful on pen-enabled tablets, such as Samsung Galaxy Note.

WritePad features 4th generation handwriting recognition technology, which supports practically any handwriting style, including cursive (script), print, and mixed. The software analyzes pen strokes written in the designated WritePad area, then converts those pen strokes into text and sends the recognized text to the target application. While many handwriting recognition tools for smartphones and tablets leave users frustrated with the app’s inability to correctly interpret their handwriting, WritePad’s state-of-the-art handwriting recognition software will adapt and learn the user's style of writing as it is being used.

Key WritePad features include

  • Reliable handwriting recognition in English, Dutch, Danish, French, Finnish, German, Italian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Swedish, and Spanish languages
  • Integration with any application allowing text input, such as email, SMS, notes, word processing, and others.
  • Customizable auto-corrector, which automatically fixes common spelling and recognition errors.
  • Editable user dictionary to improve recognition of custom words and names not included in the main dictionary.
  • Built-in full keyboard with auto-complete; if needed, users can switch between keyboard and handwriting with the single touch of a button.
  • Built-in calculator, enabling users to write simple equations such as "22.3+15.66=" and WritePad will calculate the result.
WritePad Availability and Pricing

WritePad 5.0 is available now and is sold through the Android Market, Amazon, Samsung App Store, and other authorized resellers and is priced at $9.99. A free 3-day trial version of WritePad is also available and can be downloaded from PhatWare web site. For more information about WritePad for Android, visit or directly at Google Play store 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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