With larger screens for phones and great external keyboard support on tablets, there really hasn't been a better time to start writing on your mobile devices.
I have written a lot about writing on your iPad. In fact I have said that for the new iPad user picking up a stylus and writing is the first way to get more efficient with your tablet.
But, who really likes their hand-writing?
Do you really want to interpret it later, after you have archived your notes in Evernote? Would you feel comfortable sharing your hand-written notes with a co-worker?
What if you could instantly convert that hand-writing to text and then archive it? This question has haunted me since I got my first iPad and is a big reason why I was so disappointed that I could never get Writepad to work for me.
Well, I am disappointed no more!
Read on to see how these apps can remove paper from your life forever; maybe even your sticky notes and random scraps to! I recently spent some time reviewing my thoughts on WritePad based on an email from a reader of my eBook. In this re-review I was just as disappointed as I was a year ago. I realized that the main reason why Writepad does not work for me is that it attempts to convert my text in realtime in both the zoomed writing mode and in the free text mode.
How can you be focused if you are staring at your iPad? The point for many in writing with a stylus is to allow you to forget about the technology and to just take notes. And this is how both versions of MyScript excel, it does not run its text conversion until after you are done writing your notes!
There are no fancy options with MyScript Memo.
First, the app forces to you write in portrait mode, kind of like writing on a piece of paper. Additionally, MyScript has no zoomed writing mode; you just write on the screen in free hand.
Check out some of the text for this review on MyScript. And, here is what the text looks like after converting. The accuracy almost took my breath away. Typos yes, but very similar to the typos you would have typing. From the two pictures above it is very easy to see the potential of MyScript to enhance productivity through paper elimination.
Taking this a bit further, I would suggest there are four steps to change your paper life forever. You have a choice to either share your converted notes via email as well as Evernote.iPad is a great device for doing many things and, of course, writing is not an exception.
Soon, many of us will go to school, college, university, or, maybe, back to work, which means that writing will once again become an essential part of our lives. Handwriting Apps For iPad. or use the app as a traditional handwriting app and convert the writing at a later date.
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