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PhatWare Releases WritePad 9.0 Notetaker for iPhone and Apple Watch

Major update of the popular notetaking app, which utilizes PhatWare’s award-winning handwriting recognition technology for text input, now features Apple Watch extension allowing users to view and modify notes on their Watch. The app also features improved synchronization with major cloud services, including iCloud, Box, Dropbox, Evernote, Google Drive, and Microsoft OneDrive.

San Francisco, CA - July 14, 2015 - PhatWare Corp., a leading professional software application developer, has announced today the immediate availability of WritePad 9.0, a major version upgrade of the popular note-taking and handwriting recognition software for iPhones. WritePad 9.0 now includes Apple Watch extension app, allowing users to view, create, and modify notes on the Watch, while sharing text documents with other devices via iCloud, or other major cloud services.

Major new features in WritePad 9.0 include

  • Apple Watch Extension - allows users to view, create, and modify WritePad notes on the Apple Watch, while supporting multiple folders and immediate updates between Watch, iPhone, and iCloud
  • Fully localized in 7 languages, including English, German, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian and Dutch
  • Improved handwriting recognition and user experience

About WritePad

WritePad 9.0 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. WritePad also has an advanced shorthand feature, which enable users to insert often-used sentences or to perform text editing by simply writing a command name and drawing a circle around it. User-defined shortcuts can be used on iPhone and Apple Watch.

For those who collaborate with people in other countries, WritePad offers superior integration with an online language translator. Notes can be written in English, for example, which can be automatically converted to Spanish, or fifteen other common languages. Documents can be synchronized with Box, Dropbox, Evernote, Google Drive, iCloud, and Microsoft OneDrive, as well as sent via email, SMS, tweeted, posted on Facebook, printed, and exported as PDF.

WritePad Availability and Pricing

WritePad 9.0 for iPhone, iPod Touch and Apple Watch devices is available now in the iTunes App Store at a discounted price of $1.99. It is a free upgrade for exiting WritePad users. For more information about the WritePad product line, please visit PhatWare's web site

About PhatWare

Founded in 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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