PhatWare Corporation, a leading provider of software products and professional services for mobile and desktop computers, has announced the release of WritePad for iPad 3.3, the advanced handwriting recognition software for iPad.

The new version offers customizable styles, improved recognition and spell checker, inline gestures, and support for external iPad keyboard.

WritePad lets users take notes in their own handwriting with an iPad stylus pen or their finger. The state-of-the-art handwriting recognition software will adapt and learn while it is being used, improving the recognition quality overtime. WritePad supports simple gestures to select text, cut, copy, paste, and insert special characters.

WritePad has a spell checker with it’s own custom dictionary, a context analyzer which allows users to dial phone numbers or open URLs embedded in the text, auto-corrector which automatically fixes common spelling and recognition errors, and a Shorthand feature that lets users perform editing commands, insert current date, time, and any repetitive text by writing a short name and drawing a circle around it.

WritePad also allows users to exchange documents over Wi-Fi between two or more iPad or iPhone devices, and to download files onto the desktop computer using the Internet browser. Interface to the Bing Translator, lets users translate WritePad documents to 13 supported languages.

WritePad for iPad 3.3 is available now in the iTunes App Store for $9.99.