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PhatWare Releases WritePad 9.0 Notetaking App for iOS

Major update of the popular notetaking app, which utilizes PhatWare’s award-winning handwriting recognition technology for text input, now allows sharing text documents between iPad, iPhone, and Apple Watch devices with improved iCloud integration.

San Francisco, CA - July 29, 2015 - PhatWare Corp., a leading professional software application developer, has announced today the immediate release of WritePad 9.0, a new version of the popular note-taking and handwriting recognition software for iPads, iPhones, and, now, Apple Watch. WritePad 9.0 features an improved iCloud integration and Apple Watch extension allowing users to share text documents between iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch. The iPad revision of WritePad also includes improved handwriting recognition-based custom keyboard, which can be used for text input in any iOS app.

About WritePad

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

WritePad is designed to deliver considerably faster note-taking, by offering multiple suggestions for words or phrases as text is entered in the user’s own handwriting. As a user writes, alternative recognition results and word completions are presented in a scrollable suggestion bar above the writing area, allowing a user to select an alternative result if the initial translation of the handwriting was incorrect.

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. Additionally, documents can be synchronized with Box, Dropbox, Evernote, Google Drive, iCloud, and Microsoft OneDrive.

  • Improve productivity and note-taking experience by using handwriting recognition, inline gestures, spell checker, context analyzer, and shorthand features.
  • Use handwriting recognition-enabled keyboard in any iOS app on iPad devices.
  • Synchronize WritePad documents between iPad, iPhone, and Apple Watch via iCloud.
  • Email, Tweet, print, or post Facebook updates directly from WritePad.
  • Use the shorthand feature, which allows users to insert current date and time and repetitive text by writing a short command name on the app’s input panel.
  • Use the built-in calculator, enabling users to write simple equations such as "22.3+15.66=" and WritePad will automatically calculate the result.

WritePad Availability and Pricing

WritePad 9.0 is available at the iTunes App Store separately for iPhones and iPads. It is currently sold at a reduced price of $4.99 for the iPad version, and $1.99 for the Phone version. The WritePad Apple Watch app is included with the iPhone revision, while the iPad revision includes handwriting recognition-based custom keyboard. 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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