PhatWare Releases WritePad Handwriting Recognition SDK for iOS 8

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[] Spokane, Washington - PhatWare Corporation, leading professional software and application developer, is pleased to announce today the immediate availability of WritePad Software Development Kit (SDK), a new version of its multiplatform, multilingual handwriting recognition for iOS 8. The WritePad SDK 4.5 for iOS is now optimized for the latest version of iOS 8, supporting arm7, arm7s, and arm64 architectures, and features improved handwriting recognition engine, updated dictionaries, and vastly improved sample code updated for Xcode 6 and iOS 8.

WritePad SDK enables application developers to add handwriting-based text input, which is automatically converted to digital text. The WritePad SDK is also available for OEM licensing. WritePad SDK evaluation is free, while commercial redistribution is royalty-based. Developers can download free SDK evaluation by visiting PhatWare's web site at

WritePad SDK for iOS Features:
* Reliably recognizes handwriting and provides spell checking and word completion features
* Recognizes natural handwritten text in a variety of handwriting styles: cursive (script), PRINT and MIXed
* Does not require a user to train the software and allows for most users to achieve high accuracy right "out of the box"
* Provides automatic segmentation of handwritten text into words and automatically differentiates between vocabulary and non-vocabulary words, and bet ween words and arbitrary alphanumeric strings
* Supports iOS 6 though iOS 8, including armv7, armv7s, and arm64 architectures

Language Support:
WritePad SDK for iOS supports 11 languages, including English (US, UK, US Medical), Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Norwegian, Portuguese (Brazil, Portugal), Spanish, and Swedish.

WritePad SDK for iOS is shipped with the handwriting recognition engine universal static library for multiple device architectures and iOS simulator, dictionaries for all supported languages including US Medical dictionary, API header files, documentation, and sample code in Objective-C. In addition to iOS, WritePad SDK is also available on Android OS, Microsoft Windows 7/8/8.1 and Windows Phone.

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, note taking and database, and network management software development. PhatWare's products include such popular titles as CalliGrapher(R), PenOffice(R), PhatNotes(TM), PhatPad(TM), WritePad(TM), and others. PhatWare Corporation is a Microsoft Certified Partner, and Intel Software Partner. Copyright (C) 1997-2014 PhatWare Corporation. All Rights Reserved. PhatWare, PhatPad, PenOffice, and WritePad are registered trademarks of PhatWare Corp. in the U.S. and/or other countries. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone and iPod are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.


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