Swype 3 beta has been released is now available for download on the Swype Beta site.  If you’re already signed up for the beta program, simply head over to the Swype beta download site and get the latest version.  If your not already signed up for the beta, be quick and sign up while the beta is open once more.

Check out the video below and the read the release notes after the break.

Swype v3.0 BETA released!

Here are the details:

  • Swype v3 introduces two major new features: Tap Correction and Horizontal Word Choice List
  • Our Tap Correction engine utilizes many of the concepts that make swyping so accurate. Seamlessly go from typing to swyping and back without missing a beat!
  • The Horizontal Word Choice List replaces our popup word choice window, giving users an experience more in-line with evolving Android standards. It also makes dictionary control and word selection faster and easier.
  • Swype v3 is available for devices with HVGA, WVGA, FWVGA, QVGA, WQVGA, WSVGA, qHD screen sizes
  • Introducing a special Honeycomb-only WXGA version for Android tablets, with features like “moveable keyboard” that you won’t find anywhere else!
  • To see which languages are supported on your device, check the language and resolution table
  • Improved licensing: Swype will no longer be disabled after a reboot on some devices; added support for devices that don’t have a cellular radio (wifi-only tablets); no more license failures for CDMA devices in airplane mode.
  • Simplified registration by allowing users to authenticate their email address directly through the installer
  • Too many other improvements to list! Download Swype v3 NOW to explore everything the next generation of Swype has to offer!
  • Limited End User Support – mostly via our forum
  • If your phone came pre-installed with Swype
    DO NOT download this beta (it won’t work)

Swype has been the numbe ron alternative keyboard for Android for a long time and comes pre-installed on many new devices, but the beta is adding many features, the biggest of which is the new enhanced version for Tablets.