MyScript Stylus - Handwriting Keyboard
This app is only available on the App Store for iOS devices.
Designed for iPhone, iPod and iPad, MyScript Stylus provides a handwriting alternative to onscreen and physical keyboards. The auto scrolling input panel allows you to write using fingertip and stylus in any application including email, text documents, calendar, web browser, SMS, MMS, etc.
Your handwriting is converted into digital text in real time. You can write in cursive or print, and MyScript Stylus even makes sense of your scribbles. The input panel allows you to correct and edit the content you have written using candidates and intuitive gestures to:
• Create line breaks
• Erase characters, words or sentences
• Insert or remove space
• Join words
• Overwrite characters
MyScript Stylus embeds by default 14 languages without full access mode:
Čeština, Dansk, Deutsch (Deutschland ), English (US), Español (España), Français (France), Italiano, Nederlands, Norsk, Polski, Portugês (Portugal), Русский, Türkçe, Svenska
To use the other 39 languages, allowing full access mode will be required:
Afrikaans, Armenian, Azerbaijan, беларускі, Български, Català, Deutsch (Österreich), English (Canada/UK), Español (México), Eesti, Euskara (España), Français (Canada), Gaeilge (Éire), Galego (España), Georgian, Ελληνικά, Hrvatski, Indonesian, Íslenska, Қазақша, Latviešu, Lietuvių, македонски, Magyar, Malay, монголжуу, Portugês (Brasil), Română, Shqiptar, Srpski, Српски, Slovenčina, Slovenščina, Suomi, татар теле (Русия), Українська, Vietnamese, Vlaams (België)
MyScript Stylus has been created to demonstrate our core technology which is recognized as the most advanced handwriting recognition engine in the market.
We value your feedback! If you’ve found a bug, feel free to let us know here https://support.myscript.com/
What's New in Version 1.1.0
What's new in version 1.1.0
* Improvement of our recognition engine
* Bug fixes
* iOS9 support
In theory, this is a great alternate keyboard. In practice, there are still a few bugs the developers need to fix. The cursor has a tendency to randomly jump to a different place in the line or a different line altogether, and I can confidently say that it is not because I am touching the screen. I rest my hand of a square of felt to prevent interference when I am writing. Annoying bug number two: It reads the first marks I make in a new paragraph so quickly that it frequently converts it to text before I am done with the letter and ends up being the wrong letter as a result, and I usually have to try several times or switch to a regular keyboard to get a quotation mark at the beginning of a paragraph. I would
also like it to have a customizable dictionary and better symbol recognition. It has a tendency to turn 2s into Zs, and I would very much like to be able to use em dashes.
Overall, I like the keyboard enough to keep using it, but I hope to see improvements in future updates.
So close to perfect-but seems more glitchy since update to IOS 11
I hate writing or being on the computer-but I love using my iPad Pro with the apple pencil- or should I say loved. I would happily pay 5-10 dollars for this app to be updated and less glitchy-it was something I took for granted and really miss when it isn't working. The program that seems to have the hardest time in iOS 11 is Safari-the search bar. Facebook messenger is impossible. Correcting stuff seems more difficult.
When it works it makes correspondence feel more natural- and less like work. I write in very sloppy print and hardly had to check my writing after- it understood it perfectly. Now I seem to be getting more weird spaces. It also turns my u's into V's- Sometimes what seems randomly. I am super grateful for this app and really look forward to (hopefully) an update.
So close to excellent - please improve it!
Once I had purchased the 9.7" iPad Pro plus Apple Pencil, downloading this handwriting keyboard was the obvious next step. And it is the best possible way to input text when using a keyboard is not optimal -- for example, on a train or bus. It's very close to great, but just annoying enough that I keep looking for better alternatives (and not finding them). Suggestions:
1. Palm support
2. Get the widgets out of the bottom row. Not just the delete button for right-handers, but also the next-keyboard button for left-handers like myself.
3. Introduce a way to limit text input to digits or to numbers. I find it very hard to input numbers, and keep reverting to another keyboard to do that. The Mazec keyboard (quite unusuable otherwise) has a button that does this.
4. Similarly, make the keyboard better at doing punctuation. A long hyphen (—) appears to be impossible, and the keyboard does a poor job telling "(" apart from "C". Commas often don't work out well either.
5. Does this keyboard learn from your choices when it presents alternatives? Nothing in the documentation says that it does (and it feels like it doesn't), but that's an obvious next step.
I really hope this keyboard is developed further. It is a great idea!
- Category: Utilities
- Updated: Dec 14, 2015
- Version: 1.1.0
- Size: 118 MB
- Languages: English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Traditional Chinese
- Seller: MyScript
- © MyScript
Compatibility: Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.