WILL™: Handwriting goes truly digital.

Even in our connected world, handwriting is the most intuitive way for people to create, collaborate, take notes and prove their identity. That’s why the market for stylus or digital pen-enabled devices is booming. It’s also creating a wave of new digital ink content. And that’s where you come in.

  • Why Digital Ink?

    Demand for apps that turn digital pen strokes into beautiful digital handwriting with a truly natural feel is growing fast. It’s a multimillion-dollar development opportunity, limited only by your imagination. And WILL™ is your secret success weapon.

  • What is WILL™?

    The Wacom Ink Layer Language or WILL™ uses algorithms to convert raw digital pen data into stunning digital ink on any device, and stores it in the .will file format. Wacom’s WILL™ SDKs leverage this technology to make digital ink app building easy.

  • How do I use WILL™?

    Learn more about the different WILL™ SDKs and decide which one is right for your needs. Next, download your free evaluation license and start building your app. Once it’s finished, simply buy the appropriate WILL™ SDK Edition™ license, and launch!

Typical Use Cases

Handwriting has been central to our lives for thousands of years. The rising popularity of pen-enabled digital devices proves it’s still the easiest, fastest way to document and share ideas and identities. So, how are you going to harness it?

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Developer Relations

Developing isn’t just about great technology, it’s about turning apps into profitable businesses. We can help you do that.

Wacom Developer Relations gives you access to the resources, connections and industries you need to succeed in the exciting and disruptive digital ink market.

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Looking for drivers or something else?

The Wacom Device Kit contains all the drivers you need to transfer raw pen data from one device to another without rendering digital ink using WILL™.

Visit the Wacom Device Kit page here