How Cool! Swype keyboard is finally available in Google Play Store
Couple of years back couple of brilliant guys created a mind-blowing keyboard – swipe to type and aptly named it “Swype”.
Swype is a revolutionary keyboard available exclusively to Android and Blackberry users. Sorry Apple fans – jealous, I know but you will have to live with the same antique keyboard. There are no signs of this or any other keyboard coming to iOS yet.
How Swype works?
Whatever you want to type, just swipe your thumb/finger joining letters in the word as you would type. Start by putting your finger on the first letter and move it in one swift action across all the letters in the word. Don’t worry, even if you go wrong, Swype will still detect the word you were trying to type. Call it magic, Maybe. (See the demo video below)
Some people, including my wife, have a hard time understanding how it works. But let me tell you,
Once you know how to use it, you can’t live without it. Once you start using it, you will fall in love with it.
As you can see, I am a great fan of Swype keyboard.
Until now, Swype was available in Beta to anyone wanted to go through the registration process and install as an unofficial third party channel. It was also available on certain Samsung, Motorola and other devices pre-installed. Later, Nuance acquired it for $100 Million.
Swype in Google Play
After years in Beta, Swype is finally available through Google Play officially. Download it for 30 days for free. If you like it, upgrade using in-app purchase to use it forever.
Believe me, it will be the best use of your $0.99 today. But hurry, this offer is available for LIMITED TIME. Who knows what will be the price later on.
Here is the official demo video:
Download Swype from Google Play.
Over to you
Let us know your views about it in comments and if there was another keyboard you have been using. I know Swype was first but not the last keyboard that came to replace the stock keyboard. So let’s hear it.