Say Goodbye to Messy Notes? iPadOS 18’s SmartScript Will Enhance Your Handwriting

Could This Be the End of Bad Handwriting for iPad Users?

Brian Tubbs
2 min readJun 10, 2024
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Got messy handwriting? Have no fear. Apple is here.

Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) is underway and the tech giant has announced one of its coolest upcoming AI features: “SmartScript.”

The upcoming iPadOS 18 feature purports to enhance your handwriting experience when using an Apple Pencil in the Notes app.

According to Apple, Smart Script aims to make your handwritten notes look more refined and orderly. This feature leverages on-device machine learning to transform your natural handwriting into a neater version as you write. The result, Apple says, will be a smoother and more legible reproduction of your own writing.

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