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These Are Great For All Around Note Taking

When simple note won't do then ketone of these great apps. These all in one note apps allow you to take everything from a simple note to adding sketches, audio, handwritten note, to dos and more.

Notability
Notebook - Take Notes, Sync
ZoomNotes

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Notability

Notability

Ginger Labs

Notability is a powerful all-in-one note-taking solution.

A note-taking app not to be missed, Notability allows users to search handwriting and even convert it to text.

A plethora of PDF editing tools
Noteshelf 1

Noteshelf 1

Fluid Touch Pte. Ltd.

Take notes, annotate, and multitask on your iPad.

Noteshelf is an app that lets you make beautiful, hand-written notes on your iOS device thanks to the built-in templates.

Notebook - Take Notes, Sync
Notebook - Take Notes, Sync

Notebook

Zoho Corporation

*An App Store 2016 Best App of the Year* 

*An App Store 2016 Best App of the Year* 

Take notes, add files, create checklists and sketches, record audio, and capture moments using Notebook. All your notes are instantly synced across your devices and to the cloud. 

The simple, intimate joy of Notebook comes from using the app. We've been meticulous in our design, paying attention to every detail. Notebook is 100%...

ZoomNotes
ZoomNotes

ZoomNotes

Deliverance Software Ltd

Draw, diagram, and be creative with your notes.

ZoomNotes offers multiple pen types, sub-pages, bookmarks, shapes, arrows, a symbol library, and document sharing.

Choose your plan
Evernote

Evernote

Evernote

Evernote changes the way you organize your notes & projects. Even works in iMessage

Evernote is your one-stop solution for note-taking, document storing, and sharing your ideas.

Noteshelf
Noteshelf

Noteshelf

Fluid Touch Pte. Ltd.

One of the best note-taking apps, now on iPhone

For years, Noteshelf has been a staple for iPad owners who needed to take gorgeous handwritten notes or annotate PDFs. Now, iPhone users can enjoy the same tool, with even more features.

Whink
Whink

Whink

Rama Krishna

Welcome to Whink: powerful, yet wonderfully simple note-taking and PDF annotation app

Welcome to Whink: powerful, yet wonderfully simple note-taking and PDF annotation app.

Whink is uniquely designed for the iPad and iPhone to provide the best note-taking experience at school, at home, and at work. And with iCloud, your notes are always up-to-date on all your devices.

***Write Naturally***
• Handwrite and sketch on Whink as if you’re using a real pen and paper.
•...

Outline -your digital notebook
Outline -your digital notebook

Outline

Gorillized

Your digital notebook.

Store your thoughts and ideas with Outline+.

NoteLedge Ultimate
NoteLedge Ultimate

NoteLedge Ultimate

Kdan Mobile Software LTD

Anything goes.

Express all of your amazing ideas with NoteLedge.

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BossNote
BossNote
BossNote

BossNote

Ruslan Shigabutdinov

BossNote is your personal assistant in the Cloud available on iPhone, iPad and Web.

Organize and keep your information together with BossNote - it is a simple application that combines the functions of Notepad, Calendar, and Cloud Storage.

BossNote allows you to create notes, set alarms for important events, store...

Beesy
Beesy
Beesy

Beesy

BeesApps

"This application is perfect for managers, project managers and salespeople. " - Mac4ever
"Beesy, the smart organization on iPad. " - Macworld.com
"This smart app will save you the chore of meeting minutes. " - 01 Business
"The application that makes meetings effective and participants smile. " - Locita
"The essential application you need...

NoteLedge – Multimedia Notepad
NoteLedge – Multimedia Notepad
NoteLedge – Multimedia Notepad

NoteLedge – Multimedia Notepad

Kdan Mobile Software LTD

NoteLedge is a digital notepad that comes with powerful multimedia tools for creating notes and presenting works straight from a smart device. It provides a versatile workspace for collecting information from multiple sources, connecting thoughts, and expressing your amazing ideas. Take notes, make sketches, record ideas, add web clippings and...

Mental Note ๛
Mental Note ๛
Mental Note ๛

Mental Note ๛

Zymbiotic Technologies

"...a true notepad experience that may help you make a clean break from the pencil-and-paper era." -New York Times.
=== Users describe Mental Note as "the only notepad app... that's actually better than, and as simple as, a pen and paper." It's "the future of note taking", and "a...

ParkerPlanner - Cal+Todo+Note
ParkerPlanner - Cal+Todo+Note
ParkerPlanner - Cal+Todo+Note

ParkerPlanner - Cal+Todo+Note

Parker Planners, LLC

Welcome to the all-new Parker Planner!

You can now:

- Sync all todos with the Reminders iOS app
- Sync Notes across devices
- Organize notes via tags
- See todos with due dates on Month, Day, and List View
- Create and organize todo lists by name
- Tons more!

Needless to say we're crazy excited about...

Mental Note for iPad ๛
Mental Note for iPad ๛
Mental Note for iPad ๛

Mental Note for iPad ๛

Zymbiotic Technologies

"...a true notepad experience that may help you make a clean break from the pencil-and-paper era." -New York Times.
=== Users describe Mental Note as "the only notepad app... that's actually better than, and as simple as, a pen and paper." It's "the future of note taking", and "a...

Meteor Notes
Meteor Notes
Meteor Notes

Meteor Notes

Mathieu Routhier

• Meteor is highly visual and instinctive!

• Efficiently classify your memos in a more familiar way. Divide them into folders instead of a plain list. You can create an unlimited number of folders and subfolders.

• Take notes with words or images! Take a new picture with your camera or pick...

Mach Note - iCloud PDF Editor
Mach Note - iCloud PDF Editor
Mach Note - iCloud PDF Editor

Mach Note - iCloud PDF Editor

Mach Software Design

Mach Note is the most innovative, flexible, compatible, and powerful Note-Taking application! Mach Note features Freehand Notes in a Native PDF format, Audio recording in a Native M4A format, and Word processing in RTF format. Using the PDF format, Freehand Notes are synced across all your devices (via iCloud) so...

All Note - All in One Notepad
All Note - All in One Notepad
All Note - All in One Notepad

All Note - All in One Notepad

Kuo Yang Chang

With All Note, you can keep track of wonderful things anywhere anytime.

Keep Your Ideas Anytime Anywhere
Add notes, set reminders, take shots/videos to note down your thoughts real time. Retrieve location and save phone number to dial later. Share notes anywhere

Group your notes
Label your notes with different color, tags, and category,...

SuperNote Notes Recorder&Photo
SuperNote Notes Recorder&Photo
SuperNote Notes Recorder&Photo

SuperNote Notes Recorder&Photo

FITNESS22 LTD

NOTES + RECORDING + PHOTOS + REMINDERS
Auto-organized with color code / category

Perfect for Lectures, Meetings, Conferences, Interviews, Debriefings, Brainstorming, Quick notes, To-Do Lists, Planning, and more.

Awesome for Work, School and Daily Life.

Type, record, or type while recording/playing, also add in photographs and capture everything. This is the quickest &...

NoteMaster Lite
NoteMaster Lite
NoteMaster Lite

NoteMaster Lite

Kabuki Vision, LLC

Create amazing notes with ease. Sync with Dropbox or Google Drive.

FEATURED BY APPLE : "STAFF PICK" and "NEW AND NOTEWORTHY" in the App Store!
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Read what others have to say about NoteMaster:

"NoteMaster is going to revolutionize the way that you take notes on your iPhone." - The Daily App Show

"I was...

Better Notes + Lists and Todos
Better Notes + Lists and Todos
Better Notes + Lists and Todos

Better Notes + Lists and Todos

Better Notes, LLC

** As FEATURED by Apple in “New Apps We Love” **

This is a different kind of notes app. Simpler. Smarter. Better.

You can type #hashtags into your notes to organize them.

#hashtags link all the tagged notes together—tap on any to see them all.

We'll find any phone numbers, email addresses, or links...

memono Notepad
memono Notepad
memono Notepad

memono Notepad

Dennis Ebbinghaus

Multimedia notes application for iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and Apple Watch.

** SAE Alumni Award 2015 WINNER **

TEXT
Add a title and text to your note. Phone numbers, addresses, web links and email addresses can be used interactive from inside memono.

PHOTOS
Take a photo with the camera or choose one from the...

Awesome Note 2
Awesome Note 2

When you need to have notes with your to-do lists

Awesome Note 2

Awesome Note 2

BRID

Awesome Note 2 is a powerful and comprehensive app that will handle your to-dos, lists, notes, calendar, and journals with ease.

Groovy Notes - Organizer Diary
Groovy Notes - Organizer Diary
Groovy Notes - Organizer Diary

Groovy Notes - Organizer Diary

XLabz Technologies Pvt. Ltd.

Groovy Notes is your personal diary for text, voice notes, attachments, annotations and more!!

Groovy Notes is a valuable tool for recording minutes of the meeting, managing notes, lists, audio recordings, plans, messages, agendas and other details on the go. It is your ticket to getting your life, be it personal,...

Nimbus Note
Nimbus Note
Nimbus Note

Nimbus Note

Nimbus Web Inc

Powerful notes app and organizer that helps you can gather and organize your information — all in one place. There’s no need to spend time searching for your notes anymore. Create text notes, scan documents/business cards and make to-do lists. Synchronize it all with Nimbus Note for future viewing and...

Notes HD: Notes, Drawings
Notes HD: Notes, Drawings
Notes HD: Notes, Drawings

Notes HD: Notes, Drawings

iBear LLC

"Notes HD really is one of the most extensive apps in its class." - MakeUseOf

Note taking app reinvented. Powerful all-in-one easy to use notebook with cloud sync and team collaboration! Discover even more together with Notes HD for Mac!

Complete user guide with video: http://noteshd.com

Featured by Apple

Notes HD allows...

all-in Notes
all-in Notes
all-in Notes

all-in Notes

www.gogonavi.net

all-in Notes is a flexible, easy to use notes application, featuring multimedia notes with:

• TEXT - Add a title and text to your note. The date will be added automatically and can also be changed. The text body is scanned by data detectors so phone numbers, addresses, web links...

Notes HD Lite: Notes, Drawings
Notes HD Lite: Notes, Drawings
Notes HD Lite: Notes, Drawings

Notes HD Lite: Notes, Drawings

iBear LLC

"Notes HD really is one of the most extensive apps in its class." - MakeUseOf

Note taking app reinvented. Powerful all-in-one easy to use notebook with cloud sync and team collaboration! Discover even more together with Notes HD for Mac!

Complete user guide with video: http://noteshd.com

Featured by Apple

Notes HD allows...

Daily Notes + Tasks
Daily Notes + Tasks
Daily Notes + Tasks

Daily Notes + Tasks

Fluid Touch Pte. Ltd.

Daily Notes is a simple yet powerful note-taking app that lets you create and organize your notes, add and manage tasks, attach photos, PDFs, sketches and even voice recordings to your notes.

All your information is synced between your iPhone and iPad via iCloud or Evernote.

Watch how it works here:...

all-in Notes Lite
all-in Notes Lite
all-in Notes Lite

all-in Notes Lite

www.gogonavi.net

all-in Notes is a flexible, easy to use notes application, featuring multimedia notes with:

• TEXT - Add a title and text to your note. The date will be added automatically and can also be changed. The text body is scanned by data detectors so phone numbers, addresses, web links...

Notes+ for iPhone
Notes+ for iPhone
Notes+ for iPhone

Notes+ for iPhone

Quoog Limited

Notes+ is the ultimate rapid multimedia note taking app, featuring intuitive gesture driven control:
• Pinch apart to add new items, anywhere in a note
• Press and hold any item to select and reorder
• Swipe any item right to share, or left to delete

With its minimal interface design, your...

Notes+
Notes+
Notes+

Notes+

Shanmin Xu

xNotes, My Personal Documents, Diary.

1. Text notes.
2. Handwriting notes, support Apple Pencil and pressure touch.
3. Table notes, export to pdf.
4. Camera pictures and movies.
5. Photo Album pictures and movies.
6. Folder tree structures.
7. Folder view and file view on both columns.
8. Drag and drop to move file to folder.
9. Image...

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Inkpad Note - Notepad Take Notes, Handwriting, Annotate PDFs

Inkpad Note - Notepad Take Notes, Handwriting, Annotate PDFs

de jesus jams

Inkpad Note lets you take beautiful handwritten notes and annotate PDFs. You can also type your notes, record audio, draw shapes, sketch ideas, sign contracts, fill forms, print documents, and more right on your iPad. Syncs with Evernote and works with all popular cloud services such as Dropbox, Google Drive and Box.

Inkpad offers the most beautiful handwriting on the app store - this is one of the key reasons why our users fall in love with Noteshelf.

GORGEOUS HANDWRITING
• Feel the fluidity and smoothness of our pens, pencils and highlighters that rival the real ones.
• Our unique ink pens produce a beautiful calligraphic effect that makes your handwriting look great.

MANY OPTIONS TO CHOOSE FROM
• Choose from a selection of 70 tastefully designed notebook covers, ranging from classic leathers to fun stripes and florals.
• Our extensive paper template library offers papers for all your needs from simple ruled papers to special day planners and workout logs.
• Turn the personalization a notch by changing your shelf themes to suite your choice of notebook covers.

KEEP IT ORGANIZED
• Create as many notebooks as you wish for various purposes like meeting notes, journals, sketches, project work, class notes.
• Neatly group related notebooks by just dragging and dropping them on one another.
• Organize pages inside and across notebooks with ease.

SECURE YOUR NOTES
• Add a passcode to protect important and sensitive notes.
• Automatically backup your notes to Dropbox
• Use our proprietary AirTransfer to archive and share your notes

EASY SHAPES
• Tap on the "shapes tool" on the pen rack and see your pen strokes magically transform into shapes.
• Draw perfectly geometrical shapes such as circles, triangles, squares, etc. to your notes.

AUDIO RECORDING
• Record lectures, meetings and discussions while taking notes.
• Playback recordings anytime you want.
• Add multiple recordings and keep them safe right next to your notes.

WRITE WITH EASE
• Zoom in to your notes for a more close-up and detailed writing.
• Add photos to your notes, artworks, recipes, diaries & more.
• Offers left-handed and other 5 more writing modes to meet everyones writing style.

MARK UP & PRINT DOCUMENTS
• Open-in and import PDF and Microsoft Office documents as notebooks in Noteshelf.
• Highlight and underline key information in your documents.
• Sign and print contracts straight from your iPad.

SYNC & SHARE
• Automatically sync and access all your notebooks via your Evernote account from any device.
• Quickly share pages via Email, Twitter or Facebook.
• Send your notes to Dropbox, Evernote, Google Drive for archival or sharing with classmates, colleagues or clients.
• Showcase your lecture notes, diagrams, ideas & more using a projector. Noteshelf offers a special whiteboard mode for this purpose.

STYLUS SUPPORT
• Any iPad stylus will work great with Noteshelf.

• For more advanced features such as pressure sensitivity and palm rejection, use stylus from one of our partners: Pencil by FiftyThree, POGO Connect, Hex Jaja, Adonit Script, Adonit JOT Touch, Wacom Intuos Creative Stylus & Bamboo Stylus Fineline

Advanced Notebook Pro - Note taking, Sketching & Handwriting Pad

Advanced Notebook Pro - Note taking, Sketching & Handwriting Pad

Wei Li

Advanced Notebook lets you take notes, annotate PDFs, sketch ideas, sign contracts, fill forms, print documents and more right on your iPad. Syncs and works with all popular cloud services such as Dropbox, Google Drive and Box.

Advanced Notebook prides itself as the only note-taking app that offers the most beautiful handwriting effect - this is one of the key reasons why our users fall in love with Noteshelf. It perfectly mimics that intuitive ink-on-paper feeling so smoothly, its as if you’re using a real pen and paper.

TAKE NOTES IN STYLE
• Feel the fluidity and smoothness of our pens, pencils and highlighters that rival the real ones.
• Our unique ink pens produce a beautiful calligraphic effect that makes any handwriting look gorgeous.
• Our extensive paper template library offers papers for all your needs from simple ruled papers to special day planners and workout logs.
• Turn the personalization a notch by changing your shelf themes to suite your choice of notebook covers.

KEEP IT ORGANIZED
• Create as many notebooks as you wish for various purposes like meeting notes, journals, sketches, project work, class notes.
• Neatly group related notebooks by just dragging and dropping them on one another.
• Organize pages inside and across notebooks with ease.


ENHANCE YOUR WRITING
• Zoom in to your notes for a more close-up and detailed writing.
• Add photos to your notes, artworks, recipes, diaries & more.
• Offers left-handed and other 5 more writing modes to meet everyones writing style.

MARK UP & PRINT DOCUMENTS
• Open-in and import PDF and MS Office documents as notebooks in Noteshelf.
• Highlight and underline key information in your documents.

SYNC & SHARE
• Automatically sync and access all your notebooks via your Evernote account from any device.
• Send your notes to Dropbox, Google Drive for archival or sharing with classmates, colleagues or clients.
• Showcase your lecture notes, diagrams, ideas & more using a projector. Advanced Notebook offers a special whiteboard mode for this purpose.

STYLUS/ SMARTPEN SUPPORT
• Any iPad stylus will work great with Advanced Notebook.

• For more advanced features such as pressure sensitivity and palm rejection, use stylus from one of our partners: Pencil by FiftyThree, POGO Connect, Hex Jaja, Adonit Script, Adonit JOT Touch, Wacom Intuos Creative Stylus & Bamboo Stylus Fineline

• Advanced Notebook now offers support to Livescribe 3 smartpen, allowing you to sync everything you write on a paper directly onto your iPad over Bluetooth Smart wireless technology.

The Note : Recorder, Note, Photo, Drawing

The Note : Recorder, Note, Photo, Drawing

BlueFinger Apps

The Note is the productive workspace where you can organise ideas and creative resources.
It will help you take a wide range of types of notes; daily quick notes, lecture notes, office notes, etc.

The main functions are as follows;
- Take notes in efficient ways as well as good-looking layouts.
- Voice Recording synced with texts, photos, and drawings.
- Keep notes organised and arranged.
- Share notes with people.
- Keep private notes protected from other people.
- Back up and restore notes for continuous use.

[Taking notes]
- Create and open notes through Today Widget for fast access.
- Provide paragraphs and bullet lists as text-based inputs.
Support three font sizes.
- Take unlimited number of images from Photo Album, Camera, Maps, and Pasteboard.
- Draw ideas as handwritten notes.
- Mark and highlight something on images.
- Support hyperlinks.

[Voice Recording]
- Synced with texts, photos, and drawings.
- Pause and resume for multiple recordings.
- Bookmarks in a recording.
- 1x, 1.5x, 2x playback speed rate.
- 15secs rewind.

[Organising notes]
- Categorise notes with color tags.
- Name the tags with you own label.
- Search for notes with keywords.
- Sort notes by modified dates as well as created dates.

[Sharing]
- Support three formats for sharing.
Image : Including text and pictures only
Editable format : The Note proprietary format
Readable format : For other apps
- Export notes to other apps such as Facebook, Twitter, Dropbox, and so on.
- Exchange notes between all iPhone and iPad families preserving good-looking layouts.

[Privacy]
- Ensure you complete control having notes stay within the app only.
- Hide notes with a password.
- Automatically synchronise hidden statuses between the app and Today Widget.

[Backup and Restore]
- Back up notes in a single file.
- Export the backup file to other apps such as Dropbox.
- Download the backup file to a PC using WiFi local networks.
- Restore notes importing the backup file from another apps or a PC.

Note Anytime

Note Anytime

Kuo Yang Chang

Keep Your Ideas Anytime Anywhere
Add notes, make lists, and set reminders. Take shots or shoot videos to note down your thoughts real time. Retrieve your location and save phone numbers to dial later. Share notes anywhere.

Group your notes
Label your notes with different colors, tags, and categories, so notes with the same color, tag, or category appear together.

Smart Search
You can do Instant search or go to Search Home to do multi-condition search and manage it afterwards.

Warm Tip
Adding a location will initiate GPS service temporarily and connect to the internet to retrieve current location.
Initiating GPS service will consume more battery power and decrease battery life.Connecting to the internet may increase your telecom fee.

Key Features
‧You can create the following different kinds of memo in a note or add it to the note.
-Create simple text memos quickly.
-Create lists to break down steps and mark tasks that are finished.
-Create one-time and recurring reminders. The later can be set to recur every day, week or month.
-Use camera to take pictures and annotate what’s on your mind.
-Use camera to take videos and annotate your feelings.
-Through Voice Recording, capture your thoughts at the moment, create a voice memo and add annotations.
-Through Voice Input, create text memos right away.
-Select a photo, a video or a voice recording scattering in the multimedia on your phone to create a memo.
-Use Location service to create a location/an address memo where a map is included.
-Use Location memos to plan a tour itinerary, and initiate Google Map to navigate to your next destination.
-Through a Location memo, the current location can be retrieved automatically. You can move and reset the anchor freely, search any location, and search nearby locations.
-Create a telephone number memo, so you may click on the number to make a call in a flash.
-Create an email memo quickly so that you may click on it to share the note to the recipient.
‧Share your memo to friends anytime. There are many sharing tools for you to choose from.
‧Undo and Redo are provided to edit your memos in notes.
‧Edit Home Filter in Settings to filter the notes you'd like to display on Home. Filtering conditions can be set according to key words, categories, tags, colors, memo types and/or modified time.
‧Enable the Direct Editing Mode in Settings, so you can edit notes directly when entering them.
‧Change system background color and enable more colors in Settings.
‧Disable Display Toolbar in settings, so that the toolbar will be hidden upon entering a note.

The following features make it easy for you to organize and search your notes and memos.
‧Fast text search enables you to search any text contents and descriptions in all your notes and memos in an instant.
‧Categories, tags and colors help you manage and differentiate various notes.
‧Categories and tags are customizable; that is, you can add any new categories and tags.

The following advanced features are exclusive for Note Anytime Pro
‧Import and export (backup and restore) safeguard the notes and memos you created.
‧Smart Search enables you to set multiple search conditions and manage your searches for different kinds of memos.
‧Categories and tags are customizable; that is, you can add any new categories and tags or delete the ones you added.
‧Different sort modes are provided. You can set the sorting order according to time, title, category, tag, and color. Ascending or descending sorting can be set when doing an advanced search.
‧Sorting order being editable allows you to edit the sorting order of categories, tags and colors. Notes will be shown in accordance with the order you set.
‧Search favorites allows you to create unlimited and reusable search favorite rules. Search conditions can be set according to key words, categories, tags, colors, memo types and/or modified time.