Touchwriter / Touchwriter HD
Price: $1.99 / $2.99
Version: 2.0 / 2.0
Category: Productivity
Devices: iPhone, iPod touch, iPad
It is recommended to use iTunes' file sharing to backup/restore data in Touchwriter/TouchwriterHD.
Touchwriter Sync
You can use Touchwriter's backup feature to copy all the data in Touchwriter to your Mac or PC. It is recommended to take a backup regularly in order to avoid sudden data loss, in case you lose your iPhone or iPod touch or when you need to reinstall iPhone OS. In order to make a backup, "Touchwriter Sync" software is required.

For Touchwriter:
- Touchwriter Sync for Mac (0.8MB) download
- Touchwriter Sync for Windows (0.4MB) download

For Touchwriter HD:
- Touchwriter HD Sync for Mac (0.8MB) download
- Touchwriter HD Sync for Windows (0.4MB) download
System Requirements
  • Mac OS X "Leopard" *
  • Windows XP/Vista/7 **
  • Java (required for Windows XP/Vista)
  • WiFi Network ***
* Touchwriter Sync runs on Mac OS X "Tiger"; however, it is not officially supported.
* You do not need to install Java if you are using Mac OS X.
** If you are using a Windows computer, install Java before proceeding.
*** Your computer and your iPhone or iPod touch must be connected to the same WiFi network.

Launch Touchwriter and tap the "Settings" tab. Scroll down the settings and tap the "Backup" under the "Data" section. After a moment, Touchwriter connects to a WiFi network and displays an IP address. Leave Touchwriter as it is.

Launch Touchwriter Sync and enter the IP address shown in Touchwriter. Click "Backup" button when ready.

Please do not touch Touchwriter or Touchwriter Sync while the backup operation is in progress. When completed, you will see a message, "Backup is completed." Quit Touchwriter and Touchwriter Sync when the backup is completed.
When the data in Touchwriter is lost for any reason, you can restore the data from the latest backup. All data in Touchwriter will be overwritten when you perform restore operation. Click here for more information.