One of my friends has just become a head teacher for the first time and she asked me if there were any decent handwriting recognition apps on the iPad which would enable her to turn her handwriting into text to save typing up notes after her meetings. I thought carefully about this and nothing sprung to mind, certainly nothing which would beat the performance of her Galaxy Note and S-pen. Handwritten note taking is really the one weak link that the iPad has and although styluses have come a long way recently, I wasn’t so sure about handwriting recognition. After a search online, I found three contenders for the iPad crown; Notes Plus, WritePad Pro and MetaMojiNote. Here they are, in order of greatness. Continue reading
It’s impossible to ignore an approach that’s as good as this one from the folks behind the INKredible app. This a free handwriting app, from the team that created Notes Plus, that claims to offer a handwriting experience that is ‘as good as, if not greater than, pen on paper’.
That’s a lofty claim, but I have to say the demo video for the app is very impressive.