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Handwriting App like PenUltimate for OS X

by markw10 / November 13, 2010 6:41 PM PST

I have an iPad and use PenUltimate as a Handwriting Notetaking app.
My fiancee was going to get an iPad, especially for use with the iPad. When the MacBook Air came out she decided to get that instead.
She will use it a lot for typing but she's wondering if there's an OS X application that using the Magic Trackpad as a writing tool where she could take notes by handwriting with her finger on the magic trackpad. Is there anything like this?
Thank you for your help.

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by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / November 13, 2010 11:01 PM PST

it's called Inkwell and is part of OS X .

You can write using the trackpad, the built-in one or the Magic Track pad, the stand alone one.

It requires 10.6 but that is not a problem in your case as the MacBook Air will have that when it arrives.

Good luck


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It's just called Ink
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / November 13, 2010 11:09 PM PST
In reply to: Yes,

There was a recent name change


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by markw10 / November 14, 2010 4:05 PM PST
In reply to: Yes,

Thank you. I will look into that. I just read up on it and everything sounds like it won't work with the built in magic trackpad or regular trackpad but only a standalone such as the Wacom. I hope this has indeed changed. I will give it a try tonight and see if it works.

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