February 22, 2023 2 min read
Welcome to Freewrite Firmware 1.6, released today, February 23, 2023.
This firmware introduces a massive update to our supported languages and keyboard layouts. In addition to the 40 variants supported, we have added 16 new languages and 48 new keyboard layouts, bringing the total to 88 layout variants and 60+ unique languages.
Freewrite keyboard layout variants now include:
Tip: To see a graphic of the active keyboard layout on your device, hold down the space bar. We call this the Heads-up Display!
For more help, visit our support topic on how to change the language on your Freewrite device.
There are also numerous bug fixes under the hood, including:
For a full list of v1.6.0 new features, improvements, and fixes visit the Release Notes page.
To manually check for a firmware update:
If an update is available, your device will begin downloading the update immediately. To perform the manual check, your device must be running on firmware version 1.1.6 or higher.
For more detailed instructions, visit our support topics: