Pros

  • Intuitive, easy to use; Powerful, can annotate anything; Advanced features for power users

Cons

  • Works with a mouse, but not recommended; Some ritePad features may not play well with some apps; You may be able to get the program for free, but only if you sign up for something else.

At A Glance

Scribble memos, annotate documents, or just insert a real, handwritten signature into any document.

Manufacturer’s Description

ritePen(r) is an advanced handwriting recognition, desktop control and note-taking software software for pen-enabled Windows computers. Write in words and phrases anywhere on the screen or other input surface and watch your natural handwriting instantly converted to text and entered into any Windows application. Now includes context aware recognition, full-screen markup, instant note-taking in high quality digital ink, integration with Evernote, and automation of your routine desktop tasks via ink commands. - Recognizes with high accuracy unrestricted and continuous writing - Requires no training - Smooth, full-screen writing capability - Exceeds Windows Vista and Windows 7 Tablet PC handwriting recognition accuracy - Includes context aware recognition in forms and other applications, over 50 pre-built dictionaries - Does not interfere with pen navigation of your Windows applications - Understands natural editing gestures - Handwritten shortcuts (pen macros) automate your routine desktop tasks such as output of standard texts, application and document launch, web browsing - Screen markup in multiple colors and pen widths - Self-adjusting highligher - Full editing of digital ink notes - Automatic enhancement of freehand shapes and charts (shape recognition) - Markups can be saved in one click in your Evernote notebooks - Lists alternative word options and allows easy and powerful in-line corrections - Supports large fully editable custom user dictionary to continuously improve recognition accuracy - Industry specific and user defined words (medical terms, personal abbreviations, etc.) can be imported into multiple custom user dictionaries directly from generic text files - Main dictionary includes many thousands of common medical terms and abbreviations - Recognizes Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish handwriting - Seamlessly works over Citrix and RDP corporate installations

Manufacturer’s Website

Ritescript, a division of Evernote Corporation

The Specs

Requirements
Requirements 32- or 64-bit OS; 1GHz processor; 512MB RAM; graphics tablet or pen/touchscreen-enabled laptop or tablet PC, or any other PC with mouse; SVGA 800x600
Operating System Compatibility
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows XP Tablet Edition
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows 7
Download Details
License Type Trial
Trial Length 30 Days
File Size 29.808 MB
Total Downloads 667