A commenter on our last post about handwriting recognition in Windows 7 asked if it only works in English. The answer from the Windows 7 MSDN blog is quite impressive, so we thought that we should post it.
Windows Vista handwriting recognizers are available for 12 languages, including
- USA English
- UK English – Yes, the English recognisers are actually different and localised
- Brazilian Portuguese
- Chinese (Simplified and Traditional)
So that’s what is already available now.
We are planning to ship new and improved languages for Windows 7, including:
That is what’s coming with the release of Windows 7 – very soon…and the list continues to grow!