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PhatWare launches WritePro, the ultimate writing app for iPhone and iPad

WritePro is the new word processor, notetaker, handwriting recognition and collaboration app for iOS devices, delivering everything needed for creating, editing, and sharing rich text documents on-the-go

SAN FRANCISCO, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PhatWare Corp. is introducing today a new iOS app – WritePro - the ultimate word processor and note-taking app for iPhone and iPad. WritePro builds upon PhatWare's popular WritePad handwriting recognition technology by adding rich text editing which can be combined with images, custom drawings, text, and access to various system resources such as email, contacts, maps, iCloud, social networks, and others. WritePro creates HTML and PDF documents and can open text, Microsoft Word, RTF and HTML files for editing.

WritePro leverages the same handwriting recognition engine as PhatWare's WritePad and PhatPad apps, but adds advanced shorthand features which enable users to format text using written commands. Users can scribble shorthand commands to change font, paragraph and other formatting options, insert emotions and user-defined text blocks, invoke translator, maps and other resources, and much more.

For those who must collaborate with people in other countries, WritePro 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.

Document sharing is a key element of WritePro, offering a large number of ways to share and collaborate with documents. WritePro documents are standard HTML files which can be viewed on any computer using any modern Internet browser and can be easily shared via HTML email, Twitter, Facebook and iMessage. Documents can further be synchronized with Box, Dropbox, Microsoft OneDrive, iCloud, Evernote, and Google Drive. Users can also print and export documents as PDFs.

WritePro's main features include:

  • Handwriting recognition, including self-learning adaptive handwriting recognition engine, statistical vocabulary analyzer, and multilingual support (English (UK, US), German, French, Spanish, Portuguese (BR, EU), Italian, Dutch, Danish, Norwegian, Swedish, and Finnish)
  • Spell checker with user dictionary and customizable auto-corrector
  • Customizable shorthand commands
  • Supported document formats include text, HTML, RTF, and Microsoft Word.
  • Text formatting includes all standard options, including font formats (size, face, bold, italic, underline, strikethrough, and color) and paragraph formats (alignment, ordered list, unordered list, hierarchical lists, and indent)
  • Sketch capability – allowing users to insert custom drawings or handwritten text into HTML documents
  • Integration with contacts, maps, events, email and iCloud
  • Social media support, including the ability to post to Twitter or Facebook from within the app

WritePro Availability and Pricing

WritePro is a universal app for both iPhone and iPad and is available now in the iTunes App Store for special introductory price of only US$9.99. For more information about WritePro, please visit PhatWare's web site at www.phatware.com/writepro.

About PhatWare

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, database, and network management software development. To learn more about PhatWare, visit www.phatware.com.

Copyright © 1997-2014 PhatWare© Corporation. All Rights Reserved. PhatWare, WritePad, and PhatPad, are registered trademarks of PhatWare Corp. in the U.S. and/or other countries. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.


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