Google Handwriting Input APK

Version: 1.9.3 for Android, Windows PC, Mac.

Updated on: 2021-07-13

Author: Google LLC

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App details

Version: 1.9.3
App size: 15.4 MB
Category: Tools

Latest updates:

• Adds recognition support for Amharic, Armenian, Georgian and Tigrinya.
• Accuracy imp... read more

App Description:

Google Handwriting Input is a stand-alone keyboard which allows you to handwrite text on y... read more

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Installation instructions

Google Handwriting Input works on any Android devices (requires Android 4.0 or later). You can also install and run this application on your PC or Mac by using an Android emulator app. Here's how to do it:

Install Google Handwriting Input on Android devices

Select one of the two options below, depending on the type of file you downloaded from this page.

Install APK file

Find and select the APK file. Tap 'Install' when the APK installer menu shows up. Afterwards, complete the installation by following any additional instructions that appear on-screen.

Install XAPK file

To install a .XAPK file, first download and install the Split APKs Installer (SAI) application. Then, open the SAI app and choose the "Install APKs/XAPK" option. Locate the .XAPK file you wish to install and click 'Install.'

Install Google Handwriting Input on Windows 10/11 and Mac

This app can be operated on a computer with an Android emulator. While there are various emulators available, this tutorial uses BlueStacks, which is compatible with both Mac and Windows systems.

Installing BlueStacks is straightforward. Simply download the installer from the BlueStacks website and run it. Be aware that the installer is large and setting up the engine might take some time.

If you don't have other programs associated with APK/XAPK file types, BlueStacks will open these files by default. To install an app, either double-click the APK/XAPK file or drag-and-drop it onto the BlueStacks home screen. Then, confirm the installation. Once installed, the app will appear on the BlueStacks home screen.

That's all! You've now successfully installed Google Handwriting Input on your PC Windows and Mac using BlueStacks.

If you have any questions, please post them in the discussion section below.

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Older versions

1.9.3 (42602)2021-07-13
1.9.2 (41603)2020-05-26
1.9.1 (40603)2020-05-26
1.8.2 (33605)2018-08-02
1.8.2 (33604)2019-08-31
Google Handwriting Input is a stand-alone keyboard which allows you to handwrite text on your phone or tablet in 100 languages. It supports printed and cursive writing, with or without a stylus. Google Handwriting Input also supports more than a thousand emojis, so you can express yourself in any Android app.

Note: As of mid 2018, Gboard - the Google Keyboard allows for both handwriting and keyboard input. Google Handwriting Input is in maintenance mode, and new languages and improved recognizers will be deployed only to Gboard, so we encourage you to visit https://support.google.com/gboard/answer/9108773 to give it a try and let us know if you encounter any problems.

Key features:
• A useful complement to touchscreen typing or voice input
• A fun way to enter emojis by drawing
• Useful for languages that can be challenging to type on a standard keyboard
• Works across your Android phones and tablets running Android 4.0.3 and up
• If you claim your handwriting is terrible, try it out and see if it can convince you otherwise
• Adds recognition support for Amharic, Armenian, Georgian and Tigrinya.
• Accuracy improvements for several languages.
• Android P compatibility.
• Various bug fixes.