[NTLK] sorta OT: best iOS handwriting recog SW?

L.W. Brown lwb at mac.com
Thu Jun 2 14:35:48 EDT 2016


MyScript Stylus
mazec
Calligrapher Keyboard

None are perfect, but MyScript, pretty closely followed 
by Mazec, seem far & away the most flexible & intelligent.

 
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> On Jun 1, 2016, at 14:04, Dennis Swaney <romad at mac.com> wrote:
> 
> That is only for the WritePad app. There are several different apps that do
> it for their app. What we need is one that works globally on the device.
> 
> Sincerely,
> Dennis B. Swaney
> 
> "I think, therefore I Mac"
> 
>> On Wed, Jun 1, 2016 at 12:36 PM, John Heinrichs <minicapt1 at mac.com> wrote:
>> 
>> 
>> https://itunes.apple.com/ca/app/writepad-pro-word-processor/id797238295?mt=8
>> <
>> https://itunes.apple.com/ca/app/writepad-pro-word-processor/id797238295?mt=8
>> 
>> Cheers
>> J.M. Heinrichs
>>minicapt1 at mac.com
>> 
>>> On 01 Jun 16, at 2:32, Abraham Limpo <abraham at familialimpo.net> wrote:
>>> 
>>> Hi Bob
>>> 
>>> There isn't much interest inside Apple on developing HWR for iOS. Last
>>> interview I read (back when they released iPad pro) was that nowadays
>>> people just keep HW notes or they just retype them, and therefore is no
>>> value in develop a HWR solution. Instead they're focusing on making the
>> ink
>>> "interactive", whatever that means (note: they hinted about changing
>> colors
>>> and making easily shareable with other apps).
>>> 
>>> As for third party, you can try myStylus. Is a keyboard replacement that
>>> supports HWR.
>>> 
>>> I know is probably not the answer you're seeking, but nowadays the only
>> OS
>>> that has real solid support on HWR is Windows. Last beta of windows 10
>> (the
>>> "Anniversary update" due to have an official release next month) improves
>>> the already good HWR engine with better integration and less latency
>>> through the windows Ink API. My hope is that with the release of this new
>>> API (they promise that making ink apps is as easy as adding "two lines of
>>> code". I think they left the marketing guy too near the official report)
>>> some developers will try their hand at making some good apps.
>>> 
>>> Cheers,
>>> Abraham
>>> 
>>> 2016-06-01 8:53 GMT+02:00 Bob Carls Dudney <kosmicdollop at saber.net>:
>>> 
>>>> Would much appreciate recommendations re: iOS handwriting recognition
>>>> software
>>>> 
>>>> BD
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