Wacom is known for making all sorts of digital tablets and stylus for putting handwritten notes or hand-drawn sketches and artwork into computer systems. The company has announced that it has launched the Bamboo Paper app for Android devices on the Google Play store. Previously, the app was only available for iPad users.
Bamboo Paper is a free app that works like a digital notebook. The app allows users to create and collaborate with handwritten notes, sketches, and doodles saved on the Android device. The app is designed to work with the Wacom Bamboo Stylus line of input devices or any stylus that comes with a smartphone or tablet.
The app is compatible with the Samsung Galaxy Note, Galaxy Note II, and the Galaxy S III to start with. Wacom promises that compatibility with other devices will come later. The app supports natural handwriting for capturing notes and allows the user to draw using different color inks and highlighting.
The app requires Android 4.0 or higher and so far has between 1000 and 5000 installations. The downloads 18 MB and currently has an average rating of 3.7. The app is also available for download from the Samsung Apps app store.