Supported platforms

Platform and APIs

The following table lists the platform and architectures that are currently supported via MyScript Developer Portal:

Platform Min version Max version1 Architectures APIs
Android2 5.0 8.1 armeabi-v7a, arm64-v8a, x86, x86_64 Java Android
iOS 9.0 11.4 armv7, arm64 Objective-C (Swift-compatible)
Windows UWP3 Build 102404 Build 171344 x86, x64 WinRT
Windows Desktop3 Windows 75 Build 171344 x86, x64 .NET6
Web       Web component, JavaScript, WebSocket, REST
If your requirements extend to other platforms, please contact our sales team.

Should I go native or web?

The answer depends on your requirements.

You should probably use the native version if:

  • You cannot allow or ensure your users the access to an Internet connection.
  • You need to provide end users with content types that are not yet supported in the web, such as diagram or text document.
  • You want to have a fine control over the types of devices you consider or want to make use of specific hardware features linked to the stylus.
  • You want to avoid sending data to a remote server.

You should probably use the web version if:

  • You are developing a web or an hybrid application.
  • You prefer off-loading the recognition overhead to a remote server to spare resources on the local device.
  • You have data confidentiality constraints but you are ready to host the iink SDK server.
If you are interested in the on-premise version of the iink SDK server, please contact our sales team for more information and pricing.
  1. Last qualified version for the current release. Theoretically, newer versions of the platforms should be compatible. 

  2. Can be embedded into Android applications running on Chrome OS as well 

  3. Visual Studio 2015 and 2017  2

  4. Windows 10 versions  2 3

  5. Development shall be done on a Windows 10 machine 

  6. Comes with a WPF UI reference implementation 

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