Microsoft has just released the Mac edition of its OneNote digital notebook software. As of today, Microsoft OneNote is available to download in the Mac App Store.

While it comes with a new look for OS X (which we can expect to see in the upcoming new version of Office for Mac), OneNote for Mac offers the same core features as its counterparts in other platforms.

OneNote for Mac has the following key features:

  • Sync your notebooks seamlessly across computers and devices -then share them to your friends, family, or colleagues
  • Your notes look just the same on your Mac – including rendering ink annotation and formatting
  • Bold, italicize, underline, highlight, increase indent, decrease indent – format your notes like you want in a free form canvas
  • Search your notes and files for anything you’ve captured by just typing a keyword or phrase
  • Create, move, copy, re-order, rename, color code and delete pages, sections and notebooks to organize your content as you’d like

Microsoft OneNote for Mac

OneNote for Mac opens existing notebooks created in Microsoft OneNote 2010 format or later as well as those saved to OneDrive (formerly SkyDrive).

Compatible with OS X 10.9 or later, Microsoft OneNote is available now in the Mac App Store for free.

As noted by The Verge, OneNote for Windows has also been made available for free. Consequently, OneNote is now free across Mac, PC, Windows Phone, iOS, Android, iOS, and the Web for its core features, with its premium features unlocked via Office 365 or SharePoint subscription.

In addition to releasing OneNote for Mac, Microsoft has just launched a new cloud API that allows third-party developers to add OneNote clipping and sharing integration directly into their apps.

See also: Report: Microsoft Has A Full Version Of Office Ready To Go For The iPad, iPhone, Microsoft Releases My Apps For Windows Azure Active Directory Users On iOS, and Microsoft Updates Xbox One SmartGlass For iOS With Several Enhancements.