DocAS 4.0 – Annotate PDF, Take Notes and Handwriting for iPad

9 Square, LLC today is pleased to announce DocAS – Annotate PDF, Take Notes and Handwriting 4.0 for iPad, an update to their feature-packed, comprehensive, document Productivity app that takes document creation, organization, exporting and printing to a whole new level. Offering file management, an intuitive document reader, advanced note-taker, handwriting capability, PDF annotation, audio note-taking, wireless printing and more, the DocAS update features a brand-new handwriting engine that allows the addition of customizable handwritten notes and drawings to documents. The app’s comprehensive file manager has capabilities for every possible document need.

With capabilities for handwriting, drawing, and typing, DocAS users will quickly realize that this is not an ordinary word processing application. Packed with features too numerous to list, DocAS is the document program for iPad that will cover everything a user needs. Users may import and export documents with Dropbox, iDisk, Google Docs, WebDav, Box.net, FTP Server, Email, embedded browser, URL download, iTunes File Sharing, Photo Library, as well as an “Open-in” capability with additional applications. In the thumbnail view mode, users may drag, move and organize files between folders. PDF and DocAS Notebook documents may be dragged to merge two documents. Users may easily clone documents, sort documents by name, date or favorite, or use the Advanced Search to find documents or folders by keyword.

DocAS ScreenshotDocAS 4.0 is equipped with a powerful handwriting engine for smooth, efficient drawing with precise pen strokes and a variety of ink options. DocAS ink options stretch the limits with a color spectrum tablet that includes a wide array of colors and adjustable shades, giving users the ability to customize both. In addition, handwriting stroke sizes are customizable from one to 16 pixels wide. The ability to adjust the stroke size gives users a precise writing experience, much like writing on paper. DocAS features an easily accessible fine-handwriting panel that gives users the ability to insert very small text or drawings into a document.

DocAS includes smart features such as a wrist guard/palm rest feature that senses a user’s palm resting on the device and keeps unwanted document marks form appearing as a result. Eliminating the problem of stray marks due to palms or wrists on the device, this innovative feature allows users to create documents with ergonomic comfort and ease. Intuitive gestures like swiping page turns, scrolling side bar, and easy line switching, make DocAS simple to use.

DocAS allows user to embed pictures, photos, and record audio to place into documents. Users can create photo books to organize and annotate photos, taking DocAS far beyond a typical document application. Shapes including lines, rectangles, circles, and ovals are easily placed, resized, moved, and deleted. Coupled with highlighting, eraser, sticky-note, and page copying functions, document customizations are limitless. Stationary page options include blank pages, lined, graphed, music, templates for business, and more make DocAS the perfect application for work, school, and home.

DocAS provides security options to ensure the privacy of user documents with a password lock for folders. A data backup and restore capabilities further ensure document security. When users want to share documents, they may do so with ease via a myriad of options that include WiFi and iTunes File Sharing.

Feature Highlights:

File Management -
* Easily Import and Export documents with Box.net, Dropbox, iDisk, Google Docs, WebDav, FTP Server, Email, embedded browser, URL download, iTunes File Sharing, Photo Library, and “Open-in” with other applications
* Drag and Move files between folders
* Merge two documents via drag and drop
* Easily clone documents
* Advanced keyword search for document or folder
* Sort document by name, date, or favorite
* Security password lock for folder/category access

Documents -
* Supports most popular file types including: PDF, MS Office (Powerpoint, Word, Excel), iWork (Pages, Keynote), Text/RTF, HTML, Jpeg, PNG, and BMP images
* Search text in PDF documents
* Bookmark and Go-to page
* Resizable zoom ratio
* Air Print (for iOS 4.2 or later) prints full document or current page for PDF, eNote and pictures
* New smooth Handwriting engine
* Simple and clean close-up handwriting panel
* Wrist Guard eliminates stray marks for ergonomic typing, writing and drawing
* Bold, Italic and alignment support
* Trash bin support double-protects documents
* Embed pictures
* Zooming/scrolling
* Create shapes with lines, rectangles, circles, and ovals
* Highlighters and Erasers
* PDF annotator, text search, and export
* Add audio notes to documents
* Choose form 9 different paper styles

“DocAS 4.0 is the only document application you’ll ever need,” stated Stone Wang of 9 Square. “DocAS lets you customize all of your documents the way you want them.”

Language Support:
* U.S. English, German, French, Japanese, Italian, Portuguese, Chinese, and Spanish

Device Requirements:
* Compatible with iPad
* Requires iOS 4.0 or later
* 10.6 MB

Pricing and Availability:
DocAS 4.0 – Annotate PDF, Take Notes and Handwriting is $4.99 (USD) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Productivity category.

Get DocAS – Annotate PDF, Take Notes and Handwriting by 9 Square in the App Store