What's New?

Introducing Skritter's first in-app course! 

In-app videos have been around for a while, but this update takes them to a new level! For the first time ever, Skritter now offers a 25-episode video course right inside the mobile app. Study along with Iona Laoshi and learn 25 amazing animal idioms. Each episode breaks down contained characters, common examples of these idioms in use, and amazing art. 

This is only the beginning of what will be offered inside the app in the future, and we can't wait to bring out more structured content soon!

Watch the Trailer

A new stylus mode!

Do you have a device that has a pressure-sensitive screen* or are you using an iPad with an Apple Pencil? If so, you should totally try out the new "Stylus mode" from the Quick Settings or Study Settings screens. Turn your character-writing into your very own piece of art by combining this feature with the "Rawest squigs" mode! 

This setting can also work while using your finger, but you'll get a little more control, and it'll be a lot more fun to use with an affordable stylus ( Jake's current recommendation). 

Challenge yourself with a new writing mode

Looking for the ultimate challenge? Check out "rawest squigs" for a pen & paper writing experience. This writing mode has no hints and no automatic grading. Once you're done writing your character you can check your answer and give yourself a grade. Perfect for preparing for classroom quizzes, or anyone looking to truly master Chinese/Japanese handwriting. Access "rawest squigs" from the Study Settings screen, or from the Quick Settings drawer from any activity. Good luck! 

Note: "Rawest Squigs" is a working title. If you have any ideas of what to call this new writing mode, please be sure to drop us an email at team@skritter.com!

Be sure to check out our related articles below for the full Skritter Mobile Guide, and our Release Notes to see a full list of bug fixes, changes, and improvements. Happy studying! 

* Most modern iPhone's have pressure-sensitive screens, and the Samsung range of phones that support the S pen

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