What's New

- Improved iCloud integration
- Bug fixes and performance improvements

App Description

WritePad is an advanced notetaker app that lets you to take notes in your own handwriting, which is immediately converted to the digital text using PhatWare’s state-of-the-art handwriting recognition software. You can also use simple gestures to select text, cut, copy, paste, and insert special characters.

WritePad has a spell checker with its own custom dictionary, a context analyzer, auto-corrector, and a Shorthand feature that fills-in words and phrases you frequently use, once entered into the Shorthand Editor.

WritePad lets you save and transfer notes over Wi-Fi from your iPad to another iPhone or iPad, or synchronize your notes with Box, Dropbox, iCloud, Evernote, SkyDrive, Google Drive, and iTunes.

Benefits and Features

- Create and edit text documents using the advanced handwriting recognition engine or iPad keyboard for text entry in landscape or portrait mode.

- Improve productivity by utilizing inline gestures, spell checker, context analyzer, and shorthand features.

- Statistical analyzer, which improves overall handwriting recognition quality by addressing common recognition errors. If this feature is enabled, WritePad will learn the user's own handwriting style.

- Email, Tweet, Print, or post Facebook updates directly from WritePad.

- Synchronize or Import/Export WritePad documents with Box, Dropbox, Evernote, Google Drive, SkyDrive, iCloud, and iTunes.

- Translate documents to 16 supported languages using Bing Translator.

- Change WritePad's appearance by manipulating text, page, and ink colors using the customizable Styles feature.

Handwriting recognition is averrable as custom keyboard extension for the following languages:
- English
- English (GB)
- Dutch
- German
- French
- Italian
- Spanish
- Portuguese
- Portuguese (BR)

Document Synchronization support:
- Box
- Dropbox
- Evernote
- Google Drive
- iCloud
- OneDrive
- WiFi (direct to device)
- iTunes (direct to PC)

Supported Handwriting Recognition Languages:
- English (UK, US)
- Danish
- Dutch
- French
- Finnish
- German
- Indonesian
- Italian
- Norwegian
- Portuguese (Brazil, Portugal)
- Spanish
- Swedish

UI translated to the following languages:
- English
- Dutch
- French
- German
- Italian
- Portuguese
- Spanish

iPad Screenshots

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App Changes

  • June 14, 2011 New version 5.1
  • April 28, 2011 New version 5.01
  • April 18, 2011 New version 5.0
  • February 26, 2011 New version 4.6
  • January 31, 2011 Price increase: $4.99 -> $9.99
  • January 25, 2011 Price decrease: $9.99 -> $4.99
  • January 13, 2011 New version 4.5.1
  • January 11, 2011 New version 4.5
  • January 02, 2011 Price increase: $4.99 -> $9.99
  • December 31, 2010 Price decrease: $9.99 -> $4.99
  • November 26, 2010 Price increase: $4.99 -> $9.99
  • November 26, 2010 New version 4.4
  • September 17, 2010 New version 4.3
  • August 19, 2010 New version 4.2
  • July 25, 2010 New version 4.1
  • June 15, 2010 New version 4.0
  • May 18, 2010 New version 3.3.1
  • April 27, 2010 New version 3.3
  • June 24, 2011 New version 5.1
  • July 11, 2011 New version 5.2
  • August 13, 2011 New version 5.2.1
  • September 01, 2011 New version 5.3
  • November 25, 2011 Price decrease: $9.99 -> $4.99
  • November 28, 2011 Price increase: $4.99 -> $9.99
  • January 14, 2012 New version 6.0
  • January 27, 2012 New version 6.01
  • January 27, 2012 Price decrease: $9.99 -> $4.99
  • January 29, 2012 Price increase: $4.99 -> $9.99
  • February 24, 2012 New version 6.1
  • February 28, 2012 Price decrease: $9.99 -> $1.99
  • March 02, 2012 Price increase: $1.99 -> $9.99
  • March 27, 2012 New version 6.2
  • May 24, 2012 New version 6.3
  • May 24, 2012 Price decrease: $9.99 -> $4.99
  • May 29, 2012 Price increase: $4.99 -> $9.99
  • June 09, 2012 Price decrease: $9.99 -> $0.99
  • June 11, 2012 Price increase: $0.99 -> $9.99
  • July 21, 2012 Price decrease: $9.99 -> $4.99
  • July 28, 2012 Price increase: $4.99 -> $9.99
  • September 11, 2012 New version 6.4
  • September 25, 2012 New version 6.4.1
  • November 26, 2012 Price decrease: $9.99 -> $1.99
  • November 28, 2012 Price increase: $1.99 -> $9.99
  • November 30, 2012 New version 6.5
  • December 09, 2012 New version 6.5.1
  • January 02, 2013 Price decrease: $9.99 -> $4.99
  • January 06, 2013 Price increase: $4.99 -> $9.99
  • February 25, 2013 New version 6.6
  • March 19, 2013 New version 6.6.1
  • March 26, 2013 New version 6.6.2
  • May 12, 2013 New version 6.6.3
  • May 12, 2013 Price decrease: $9.99 -> $1.99
  • May 15, 2013 Price increase: $1.99 -> $9.99
  • July 12, 2013 New version 6.7
  • July 12, 2013 Price decrease: $9.99 -> $4.99
  • August 14, 2013 New version 6.8
  • August 14, 2013 Price increase: $4.99 -> $8.99
  • August 29, 2013 New version 6.9
  • October 29, 2013 New version 7.0
  • October 29, 2013 Price increase: $8.99 -> $9.99
  • November 15, 2013 New version 7.01
  • November 28, 2013 New version 7.02
  • November 30, 2013 Price decrease: $9.99 -> $4.99
  • December 03, 2013 Price increase: $4.99 -> $9.99
  • December 18, 2013 New version 7.10
  • January 01, 2014 Price decrease: $9.99 -> $0.99
  • January 02, 2014 Price increase: $0.99 -> $9.99
  • March 28, 2014 Price decrease: $9.99 -> $4.99
  • April 23, 2014 New version 7.20
  • April 23, 2014 Price decrease: $4.99 -> $0.99
  • April 28, 2014 Price increase: $0.99 -> $4.99
  • June 21, 2014 New version 7.30
  • July 22, 2014 New version 7.40
  • July 27, 2014 New version 7.41
  • August 02, 2014 New version 7.42
  • August 28, 2014 New version 7.43
  • September 15, 2014 New version 7.50
  • October 16, 2014 New version 8.0
  • October 16, 2014 Price increase: $4.99 -> $7.99
  • October 21, 2014 Price decrease: $7.99 -> $1.99
  • October 27, 2014 Price increase: $1.99 -> $7.99
  • November 05, 2014 Price decrease: $7.99 -> $4.99
  • November 10, 2014 Price increase: $4.99 -> $7.99
  • December 01, 2014 Price decrease: $7.99 -> $0.99
  • December 04, 2014 Price increase: $0.99 -> $4.99
  • December 06, 2014 Price increase: $4.99 -> $7.99
  • March 04, 2015 Price decrease: $7.99 -> $4.99
  • March 06, 2015 Price increase: $4.99 -> $7.99
  • March 11, 2015 New version 8.1
  • May 02, 2015 Price decrease: $7.99 -> $3.99
  • May 04, 2015 Price increase: $3.99 -> $7.99
  • May 12, 2015 Price decrease: $7.99 -> $1.99
  • May 21, 2015 Price increase: $1.99 -> $7.99
  • May 23, 2015 Price decrease: $7.99 -> $4.99
  • May 27, 2015 New version 8.2
  • May 31, 2015 Price increase: $4.99 -> $7.99
  • June 10, 2015 Price decrease: $7.99 -> $4.99
  • June 22, 2015 Price increase: $4.99 -> $7.99
  • July 29, 2015 New version 9.0
  • July 29, 2015 Price decrease: $7.99 -> $4.99
  • August 21, 2015 Price increase: $4.99 -> $7.99

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