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Note Annotation Apps

Capture your ideas anytime and customize to your style. These apps let you take notes, sketch ideas, annotate PDFs, and share your documents all in one place. Perfect for teachers and students!

GoodNotes 4
MetaMoJi Note - note taking and PDF annotation app
MarginNote - Efficient study PDF & EPUB docs
MarginNote Pro - Efficient study PDF & EPUB books
Notes Writer+ Pro

Best Apps

Highest scored apps in the category

GoodNotes 4
GoodNotes 4

GoodNotes 4

Time Base Technology Limited

For those who want an annotation app with fill and sign options for forms.

With GoodNotes 4, you can annotate PDFs as well as fill and sign forms. Jot down handwritten notes, check out a helpful template, and sync across your devices.

MetaMoJi Note - note taking and PDF annotation app
MetaMoJi Note - note taking and PDF annotation app

MetaMoJi Note

MetaMoJi Corporation

MetaMoJi Note is a note and sketchbook app, PDF annotation tool, voice memo and digital scrapbook for your life

MetaMoJi Note is a note and sketchbook app, PDF annotation tool, voice memo and digital scrapbook for your life. Capture your ideas anytime with quick voice recordings, advanced handwriting recognition and handwriting to text conversion, or annotate Office and PDF documents. Use the app as a high resolution sketchbook with a vast color wheel palette, pastel colors and advanced calligraphy...

MarginNote - Efficient study PDF & EPUB docs
MarginNote - Efficient study PDF & EPUB docs

MarginNote

Sun Min

For those who want an annotation tool with outline, mind map, and flashcard features.

MarginNote lets you read PDF and EPUB documents. You can outline and create a mind map along with turning your notes into flashcards easily. The app also supports importing, exporting, and syncing.

MarginNote Pro - Efficient study PDF & EPUB books
MarginNote Pro - Efficient study PDF & EPUB books

MarginNote Pro

Sun Min

*** Reading & Studying will NEVER be the same

Add notes to your PDF files, books, and documents with this helpful productivity app.

Notes Writer+ Pro
Notes Writer+ Pro

Notes Writer+ Pro

knowtilus

For those who want an annotation app with a variety of mark-up tools and document scanning.

Notes Writer+ provides tools for typing, handwriting, annotating, drawing, and highlighting your notes. You can also scan documents, fill and sign forms, and create automatic backups.

Also Good

Apps with average score

CaptureNotes 2
CaptureNotes 2
CaptureNotes 2

CaptureNotes 2

G8R Software LLC

Capture Notes 2 could be higher on the list if the next update focused on improving the writing experience and less on the other features. Currently, handwriting looks pixellated and jagged, which admittedly could be due to the fact that the app hasn't updated for retina display iPad 3 yet,...

demonstro: multi text & audio image annotation app
demonstro: multi text & audio image annotation app
demonstro: multi text & audio image annotation app

demonstro: multi text & audio image annotation app

David Jirman

demonstro is an app for making annotations. It has been designed to make annotating pictures easy, efficient and shareable.

Annotation app features:

1) Take picture or upload - allows you to take picture or upload photos from camera roll to create annotated photo.

2) Easy pin drop - simply tap and hold where...

AnnotDoc - Annotation for MS Office and PDF
AnnotDoc - Annotation for MS Office and PDF
AnnotDoc - Annotation for MS Office and PDF

AnnotDoc - Annotation for MS Office and PDF

EncGoo

The ONLY iPad app to support all these: Annotation on MS Word! Annotation on PowerPoint! Annotation on PDF! Reached Top 1 in 7 App Stores around the world!

*****"a handy little application that provides big results. This is a must have app" *****
Rick Rockwell, AppPicker

*****"AnnotDoc offers an impressive number of features...

Creative Notes
Creative Notes
Creative Notes

Creative Notes

Mahmoud Yacoub

Take Notes with Audio, Video, Annotate PDFs, Convert any docs to PDFs and SYNC to Google drive, Evernote ..etc

Save your time looking for the best note-taking app for iPad

Convert any doc to PDF with

One document, many sources
Just open any word, excel, PDF..etc file from the web or your email in...

MarkNote - Take Notes with Markdown
MarkNote - Take Notes with Markdown
MarkNote - Take Notes with Markdown

MarkNote - Take Notes with Markdown

Shumin Sun

Write documents with markdown.
Sync documents into iCloud.
Access your documents with any of your mac or iOS devices.
Share your story with your friend.
You can easily embed photos, format text, create tables, send rich formatted mail message, and share and edit notes from any devices.

FEATURES
- Embed photos and images into note
-...

Other Apps

Could be good for special cases

Measures & Notes Lite - Best annotation app for home improvement projects

Measures & Notes Lite - Best annotation app for home improvement projects

Tarasoft Inc.

MEASURES & NOTES is a simple-to-use popular application to capture and share object measures, dimensions or notes through photos on your mobile device.

Need to save measures or notes for home improvement project? Want to save dimensions information for furniture or construction materials? Working on a school or DIY project and want to share results?

Get started quickly: take a photo -> annotate photo using application tools -> share annotated photo with friends and colleagues over email or dropbox.

Key Features

- Annotate images using tools like Lines, Text-boxes, Arrows, Angles, Images
- Share images or PDFs through email or DropBox
- Organize images in folders
- Image in image functionality
- Zoom In/Out
- Generate multi-page PDFs
- Create text notes and include these to PDF documents
- Photo Tagging
- Magnifier glass for precise object alignment

Popular uses

- Home Improvement projects
- Construction
- DIY projects
- School projects
- Real-estate
- Car appraisals