Say it with ink, courtesy of new Hwriting Input app

BY GreenBot Staff

Published 16 Apr 2015

’s new keyboard is all about hwriting. The Hwriting Input keyboard translates your scribbling to text in 82 different languages. You can set it as your default keyboard or one of your choices on any Android phone or tablet.

says it supports both print cursive writing. It will even suggest emojis for you if you draw out a smiley face.

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You can even draw out faces to get an emoji suggestion with ’s new hwriting tool.

If you have the Keyboard installed, you can switch back forth between the two by touching the globe icon next to the space bar. Otherwise you’ll have to hold down the spacebar select it from among your other installed keyboards. 

The app is available in the ay Store for devices running Android 4.0.3 or above.

The impact on you: This probably won’t replace touch-typing for many, but it’s nice to have the option in case you want to experiment. If you have a Galaxy Note 4 it could be a nice addition to go with your S n.

It also could be great for kids, who may just be learning the ropes about where keys are located on a device. Expect to see it as one of the options in ’s new family-friendly section in the ay Store.