TextExpander touch now available for iPad

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[prMac.com] San Francisco, California - TextExpander touch, the iOS version of SmileOnMyMac's customizable typing shortcut tool, is now available as a universal application optimized for the iPad. The newly-released version takes advantage of the iPad's larger screen, making it easier to create and edit snippets on the iPad.

The app remains priced at $4.99. Current users will be able to upgrade at no charge. TextExpander touch requires an iPhone, iPad or iPod touch running iOS 3.0 or later.

Over 30 iPhone and iPad apps have added TextExpander support. Users of these apps can expand their TextExpander snippets while typing within these apps. Among the apps that support TextExpander touch are Twitter for iPhone (formerly Tweetie), Osfoora, ToDo, Simplenote, iThoughts, Pocket Informant and Task Paper. A complete list of TextExpander-enhanced apps is available at SmileOnMyMac's website.

The latest version (1.1.5) of the TextExpander touch Software Development Kit (SDK) can be downloaded at SmileOnMyMac's website. The free SDK, which allows iPhone and iPad developers to support TextExpander functionality in their apps, consists of a TextExpander engine library and sample code.

TextExpander touch features:
* Compose notes quickly and easily that contain frequently-used text, addresses, phone numbers, email signatures, URLs, etc.
* Automatically insert your notes into Mail and Twitter clients, or copy-and-paste into other apps on your iPhone
* Supported in Twitter for iPhone, Twittelator, WriteRoom, Simplenote, Pocket Informant, Notebook and over 30 other iPhone and iPad apps
* Add TextExpander snippets from your Mac via your local network
* Save composed notes in an archive for reuse
* Use multiple snippet groups
* Add Predefined Groups such as accented words, symbols, HTML, and CSS

SmileOnMyMac makes creative productivity software for Mac OS X, such as PDFpen, the PDF editing software that won an Editors' Choice Award from Macworld and The Mac Observer; DiscLabel, the Macworld Eddy award-winning CD label design program; TextExpander, the typing shortcut tool that was named a Mac|Life Editor's Choice; TextExpander touch for the iPhone, and PageSender, feature-rich fax software that also received a Macworld Eddy award. Demos of all SmileOnMyMac products are available to download free at the company website. Copyright (C) 2010 SmileOnMyMac. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone and iPod are registered trademarks of Apple Computer Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.