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Take Notes Anywhere With These Apps

For those who enjoy the experience of pen and paper get to have the best of both worlds. These apps let you take handwritten notes on your IOS device so you can organize, sync, share, and much much more!

Notes Plus
Inkflow Visual Notebook
Pen and Paper

Best Apps

Highest scored apps in the category

MyScript Nebo
MyScript Nebo

MyScript Nebo

MyScript

Note: Writing requires an official Apple Pencil

Note: Writing requires an official Apple Pencil.

** Best App 2017 CES Mobile Apps Showdown **
** App Store Best of 2016**
** Featured by Apple as "Perfect with Apple Pencil" **
** Apple World Today Pick of 2016: Rating (5 out of 5 Stars) **

Nebo® is the best way to take notes. It turns your iPad Pro into an on-the-fly notepad, specifically created...

More than plain notes
Penultimate

Penultimate

Evernote

Penultimate is a one-stop note-taking hub

Penultimate is a pure handwriting note app for your iOS device that syncs with Dropbox and Evernote.

Notes Plus
Notes Plus

Notes Plus

Viet Tran

Record, write, or type your notes with a handy app for iPad.

Notes Plus for iPad is a full-featured note-taking app with handwriting options with support for left-handers, audio recording, importing and exporting, Dropbox backup, folder management, and a built-in browser.

Inkflow Visual Notebook
Inkflow Visual Notebook

Inkflow Visual Notebook

Qrayon, LLC

Inkflow is a note-taking and brainstorming experience unlike any other

Capture your notes with a pen and resize them using your finger with Inkflow Visual Notebook. Jot down a list, sketch an idea, and organize your thoughts easily.

Notepad+ Pro
Notepad+ Pro

Notepad+ Pro

Apalon Apps

Fully optimized for iPad Pro and Apple Pencil

Fully optimized for iPad Pro and Apple Pencil!

Notepad+ is pen and paper right on your iPad exactly when you need them. Take notes, draw, make sketches, annotate PDFs, create lists and memos, export your notes, and discover other great features. From now on you can be more productive than ever!

CREATE & ANNOTATE
- Take notes in lectures, seminars, business...

Turn your iphone into a personal notebook
Pen and Paper

Pen and Paper

Vivid Apps

Put away the keyboard and take notes with your own hand-writing.

Pen and Paper by Vivid Apps offers hand-writing, typed text, photo editing, PDF support, and integration with Dropbox, Box, and WebDAV. The app also provides options for shapes along with various fonts, sizes, and colors for writing or drawing.

Also Good

Apps with average score

Bond – Handwritten Notes
Bond – Handwritten Notes
Bond – Handwritten Notes

Bond – Handwritten Notes

Bond

In an age of texting and email, the written word is appreciated more than ever. Bond helps you to be more thoughtful with technology that streamlines the art of correspondence to save you time.

• Choose from over 15 handwriting styles for flawless penmanship every time.
• Select stationery to fit the...

Note Taker HD
Note Taker HD
Note Taker HD

Note Taker HD

Software Garden

Note Taker HD is a polished, professional app that took a leap forward with a recent update supporting the new iPad's retina display. The app is a great option for anyone wanting to take notes on the iPad without a zoom function (which the app does have), as it has...

UPAD
UPAD
UPAD

UPAD

PockeySoft

UPad is so quick to respond to a user's handwriting that it's almost like writing on real paper. Although UPad makes your handwriting look smooth and fluid, it sometimes fails to register some lines or strokes, especially with the palm rest activated. This seemingly minor issue makes UPad difficult to...

neu.Notes+
neu.Notes+
neu.Notes+

neu.Notes+

neu.Pen LLC

Neu.Notes+ is a solid, simple app for handwriting notes. Neu.Notes+ offers all of the essential features (i.e., palm rest, zoom writing mode, text entry) in a polished, well-executed manner. In addition, the app includes stamps you can insert into your notes, allows you to customize the page size, and links...

Notepad+
Notepad+
Notepad+

Notepad+

Apalon Apps

Fully optimized for iPad Pro and Apple Pencil! Take creativity further with support for pressure and palm rejection with Apple Pencil. Make notes or sketch on iPad Pro’s beautiful, large screen like never before.

Notepad+ is a great assistant in study and business, also being perfect for writing down your ideas...

Note Always
Note Always
Note Always

Note Always

Always Sunny Ltd.

The Apple Pencil is so amazing!
Note Always is a notebook app designed for this wonderful device.

- Beautiful and natural handwriting.
- "Circle, Grab, Move" - Featuring startlingly smooth document editing features.
- Powerful support to help cleanly round up and bring out the edges of your writing.

As free and flexible as...

PenPaper Note
PenPaper Note
PenPaper Note

PenPaper Note

ACE CAD Enterprise Co.,Ltd.

Use this App to create your notes, memos, ideas, sketches, handwriting and drawings.
- Easily organizing, editing and viewing your book files.
- Page thumbnails function.
- Importing the photos or taking photos into a page.
- Exported as PDF and Image file.
- Sharing your handwriting, stickers or sketches in Community or Communication...

Jotter (Handwriting Notepad)
Jotter (Handwriting Notepad)
Jotter (Handwriting Notepad)

Jotter (Handwriting Notepad)

groosoft

Jotter is a barebones app that does little more than let you take handwritten notes. While the handwriting works well, the lack of connections to online services and clunky user interface make it difficult to recommend Jotter over the other options in this Guide.

WritePad for iPad
WritePad for iPad
WritePad for iPad

WritePad for iPad

PhatWare Corp

Writepad for iPad is narrowly focused on converting handwriting into text, and as such does not offer a standalone handwriting mode. However, Writepad does include some other unique and, if we're honest, somewhat odd features, such as the ability to make a phone call from the app by clicking on...

Livescribe+
Livescribe+
Livescribe+

Livescribe+

Livescribe Inc.

Note: Livescribe+ is designed to be used with the Livescribe 3 smartpen. 

Livescribe+ pairs with your Livescribe 3 smartpen to instantly sync everything you write on paper directly onto your iPhone or iPad. Your notes become more useful, more quickly when they’re organized, tagged, searchable, and converted to text.
 
Notes, sketches, diagrams...

Handwriting Note Lite
Handwriting Note Lite
Handwriting Note Lite

Handwriting Note Lite

Planet Computer Technology co.,Ltd

This is a very practical electronic notepad.It can record information fast and convenient.
It has the main features as follows:
1.You can use it record any information you want to write down simply and easily.
2.You can easily find the note you have saved in the list menu.
3.The note can be saved to...

Memoz - Handwriting Notes
Memoz - Handwriting Notes
Memoz - Handwriting Notes

Memoz - Handwriting Notes

Kais Karim

Memoz
Handwriting Notes , For both iPhone and iPad.

Memoz provides you with an simple, clean and easy to use interface to hand write your quick notes or sketch a drawing quickly. It comes with different color options as well as many different stroke sizes.

With Memoz, you can share the...

My Handwriting Notes
My Handwriting Notes
My Handwriting Notes

My Handwriting Notes

Crater Tech LLC

Handwrite your notes and share!
Similar to regular notepad but with handwriting.
Keep track of your notes anywhere, no need to carry a pen and a notepad.
With this app you can:
- Change pen color
- Change pen width
- Change paper color
- Erase
- Write on writing pad then the app aligns the word where...

Equil Note HD
Equil Note HD
Equil Note HD

Equil Note HD

Luidia Global Co., Ltd

Equil Note is the ultimate note-taking app for everyone who wants to capture, enhance, stream, share, and organize their paper and whiteboard notes: business professionals, educators and students, parents and homemakers, designers and project managers, and more!

ANY PAPER, ANY WHITEBOARD
Equil Note, when used with Equil Smartpen and...

Equil Note
Equil Note
Equil Note

Equil Note

Luidia Global Co., Ltd

Equil Note is the ultimate note-taking app for everyone who wants to capture, enhance, stream, share, and organize their paper and whiteboard notes: business professionals, educators and students, parents and homemakers, designers and project managers, and more!

ANY PAPER, ANY WHITEBOARD
Equil Note, when used with Equil Smartpen and...

Movable Write
Movable Write
Movable Write

Movable Write

PettyFun.com

[Movable Write] is open sourced: http://blog.yjpark.org/blog/2012/04/22/movable-write-open-sourced/

[Movable Write] is not like writing on a paper, it's like typing with your finger/stylus.

Written words are fully editable, found out missed a word in last line, no problem, you can just insert new word anywhere. You can break long lines into paragraphs too,...

Use Your Handwriting
Use Your Handwriting
Use Your Handwriting

Use Your Handwriting

Gee Whiz Stuff

Use Your Handwriting® (UYH®) lets you finger write quick notes, lists and messages on your iPhone or iPad and view them on your Apple Watch. Its unique handwriting engine simulates the physics of a fountain pen to produce smooth and fulfilling drawing strokes. Your handwriting will flow beautifully and come...

Notepad Pro - Annotate PDFs, Notes Taker
Notepad Pro - Annotate PDFs, Notes Taker
Notepad Pro - Annotate PDFs, Notes Taker

Notepad Pro - Annotate PDFs, Notes Taker

Lee Peng

AKE 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.
• Choose from a selection of 70 tastefully designed notebook covers, ranging from classic leathers to...

DukePen - Handwriting, Noting, Sketching!
DukePen - Handwriting, Noting, Sketching!
DukePen - Handwriting, Noting, Sketching!

DukePen - Handwriting, Noting, Sketching!

HalfPen LLC.

DukePen is a professional hand writing notes app that brings back the charm and benefits of using stationery pens and paper to working with notes on your iPad.

Touch feeling, fluent writing and the satisfaction, that you never had the handwriting feeling on iPad.

What's a really notes book, that it is...

Pencil Note
Pencil Note
Pencil Note

Pencil Note

Magitech Corporation

Gather your thoughts in a flash using Pencil Note! With support for the new Apple Pencil, you can create sticky notes and save them on a digital bulletin board. Choose from 4 different paper types: pink or yellow sticky notes, graphing, or cardstock paper and two pen colours: red or...

Awesome Notes - Inkflow Notebook, Annotate PDFs
Awesome Notes - Inkflow Notebook, Annotate PDFs
Awesome Notes - Inkflow Notebook, Annotate PDFs

Awesome Notes - Inkflow Notebook, Annotate PDFs

Long Rice

Functional, Flexible and Powerful, Notebook+ is the best notebook for your iPad. One Notes provides you with smooth and comfortable experience when you’re writing, texting, taking notes, or just doodling. One Notes supports adding pictures and photos from your iPad Photo Album and camera. One Notes is perfect for your...

Other Apps

Could be good for special cases

Note Paper for handwritten paper, old notebook

Note Paper for handwritten paper, old notebook

ThumbSoft

Here comes Note Paper, which supports pencil inputting, hand writing, keyboard inputting and also supports iPad Pro completely.

Do you want a real handing writing notebook? Do you want to get more fluent when taking notes? Yes, come and download Note Paper! With it, you may no longer need to hold heavy notebook to take notes, more convenient and fashionable.

We develop the app for you with our utmost care. After you finished text inputting, the app can automatic zoom out and typeset your text. What’s more, you can choose pencil colors, insert photos and images, add map location; also you can undo or restore your text, and delete all text by one click.

Why hesitated? Come and experience it by yourself!

Notebook Lite - Take Notes & Handwriting

Notebook Lite - Take Notes & Handwriting

YI FEI

Notebook Pro 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.

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

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 Notebook Pro.
• 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. Notebook Pro offers a special whiteboard mode for this purpose.

STYLUS SUPPORT
• Any iPad stylus will work great with Notebook Pro.

• 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

Notebook Pro - Take Notes & Handwriting

Notebook Pro - Take Notes & Handwriting

YI FEI

Notebook Pro 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.

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

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 Notebook Pro.
• 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. Notebook Pro offers a special whiteboard mode for this purpose.

STYLUS SUPPORT
• Any iPad stylus will work great with Notebook Pro.

• 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

zoNote

zoNote

NagisaWorks, K.K.

zoNote is a free-handwriting note application for iPad.
zoNote will sync your every notebook with Evernote.
You can use Evernote's OCR technology in zoNote to find your handwritten notes.

Preset 16 colors and 4 point types, and you can customize colors and types freely.

Available in grid-snap pen for drawing some straight lines.

Three type of paper for the background - graph paper, ruled paper and plain paper.

List preview displays single page's thumbnail.
When you select the notepad, all the pages are shown with animation of flicking the page over.

Send a E-mail as image file and open in another application as PDF file.

It is possible to use this application without Evernote account.

MyHandWrite

MyHandWrite

P5Tech, LLC

App for building Great Human Relations.

Every hand writing is Unique. Handwriting is as easy as typing with this app.

MyHandWrite app make your own handwrite while you are typing the letters through the on-screen keyboard or by using the voice keyboard.Once you completed typing, you can share on any Social Media such as Email, iMessage, Twitter, Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram. You can also save in your device or any cloud storage service like iCloud, Dropbox, Google Drive, OneDrive etc.

How it works:

When you type a letter for the first time, it will ask you to write the letter, once you write it will be saved for future uses. While you writing on the screen it will capture the aesthetics and if the letter that's written doesn’t look good, you may clear the screen and rewrite it again. You may rewrite any letter in "MyLetters" section.

Make your handwriting digital today.

Please download the app today!