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Swype like app

Discussion in 'Android Apps & Games' started by kyleboyer5, Sep 13, 2010.

  1. kyleboyer5

    kyleboyer5 Member
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    Sorry guys, I know this is somewhere else but I have been searching for awhile now, what is the name of the app that is similar to swype? I thought it was shapewriter, but that doesn't bring anything up in the market or appbrain. What is the name, and is it worth it?
    Thanks for your help!
     

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  2. An UrgeTo Dance

    An UrgeTo Dance The Hero of the Winds
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    The name of it is SlideIt, try the demo before you buy thats all I can say, also you may want to go and sign up for when they release the swype beta that way you can try it as well.

    Hope I helped,
    An UrgeTo Dance
     
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  3. sharkerbaby

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    There is a shapewriter as well but they took it off the market. i can't remember why. I was lucky enough to get it before it disappeared and love it. I also signed up for the swype beta but don't have much hope of them opening it up again as I believe they are targeting the OEM market rather than the consumer market. I haven't heard much about slide it but believe it's similar.
     
  4. kyleboyer5

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    Thanks I appreciate it. Hopefully it works well
     
  5. An UrgeTo Dance

    An UrgeTo Dance The Hero of the Winds
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    I used slideit on my Evo and thought it was pretty good, my only complaints were that there were no arrow keys and to get to all the secondary stuff (ie. !-?'_") you had to hit a button instead of just being able to long press the key and it pop up with all the alternant stuff. I also used swype on my friends Captivate and my only complaint about it was that if you wanted to type instead of swype it was hard and I didn't really like the auto correct.
     

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