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Quick And Easy Note Taking With These Apps

When you just need the bare essential note taking app these have just what you are looking for. No frills just easy peasy note taking.

Simplenote
Jot - Notes & Todos
Drafts (Legacy Version)
MemoMa
InkPad Notepad - Notes - To do

Best Apps

Highest scored apps in the category

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Simplenote

Simplenote

Automattic

Capture notes, sync with your devices, and stay organized.

Simplenote offers easy and basic note-taking features for both iPhone and iPad. You can share notes, organize them with tags and pins, and take advantage of Web access.

Swipe gestures and settings
Jot - Notes & Todos

Jot - Notes & Todos

Things That Are Brown

Jot is perfect for those who want a simple and fast, distraction-free note-taking app without the fuss.

Jot - Notes & Todos is a simple and fast app for quickly jotting down notes when you need them.

Useful keyboard shortcuts
Drafts (Legacy Version)

Drafts (Legacy Version)

Agile Tortoise

When all you need is a digital notepad for quick notes and text drafts, nothing beats this

Drafts 4 is the best app for quickly capturing notes and other moments of writing inspiration before they get away.

MemoMa
MemoMa

MemoMa

Tsuyoshi Niwa

MemoMa saves your notes in your calendar

MemoMa saves your notes in your calendar. You can also watch your photos and add comments.

What's possible:
Saving notes in the calendar.
Registering frequently used words for fast typing.
Viewing photos.
Adding comments to photos.
Search notes with multiple keywords
Apple Watch: Writing and reading notes.
Apple Watch: Checking calendar events.

What's not supported:
Attaching files or images.
Formatting fonts.

InkPad Notepad - Notes - To do
InkPad Notepad - Notes - To do

InkPad Notepad

Workpail, LLC

InkPad Notepad is the simple, elegant, easy way to keep notes on your phone, or on the web

InkPad Notepad is the simple, elegant, easy way to keep notes on your phone, or on the web.

Once upon a time, you had to write down notes in a paper notepad and carry it around with you. If you wrote a shopping list or to do list, you might go to the store and discover you had forgotten your notepad....

Noted by Tack - Write simply beautiful notes
Noted by Tack - Write simply beautiful notes

Noted by Tack

Tack Mobile

Noted is a simple and elegant way to take notes on your iPhone or iPod Touch

Noted is a simple and elegant way to take notes on your iPhone or iPod Touch. Capture your thoughts in a whole new way with a delightful gesture-driven interface that puts the focus on your notes.

“a dead-simple app for jotting things down” - WIRED

“it's dead simple to use...” - CNET

“a beautifully simple gesture-based note-taking app…” – The Next Web

“…a colorful,...

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Transom Note-Taker for Writers
Transom Note-Taker for Writers
Transom Note-Taker for Writers

Transom Note-Taker for Writers

VoidMedia

Writers rejoice: never lose an idea again. Transom has helped thousands of writers capture and organize their thoughts on the fly.

Simply create a note (aka "Thought") and tag it. Then search by tag or keyword to quickly find the right Thought later on.

Once you've used a Thought, archive it...

Memo Notepad
Memo Notepad
Memo Notepad

Memo Notepad

Adylitica, Inc.

The simple and easy place for your quick thoughts

Memo Notepad provides you with a totally simple way to take notes on your iPhone. Saving, cloud syncing all happens in the background. Just focus and write down what you are thinking super quickly and easily.

Memo is a perfect place for your...

EverMemo · Fastest Note
EverMemo · Fastest Note
EverMemo · Fastest Note

EverMemo · Fastest Note

Shaonan Liu

EverMemo is a simple memo pad which can quickly record and share your ideas. No matter you are taking notes or writing dairy, it will make perfect record for you. It also can synchronize to Evernote, make sure the notes never lost. It can completely replace the system built-in Notes!

【Features】
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Quick Note Lite
Quick Note Lite
Quick Note Lite

Quick Note Lite

cheolhyun wang

Quick Note Lite is free version of Quick Note Pro.

Quick Note is a recordable note and you can use it on both iPhone and iPad.
It supports note and record simultaneously to help you manage your idea effectively.
You can send email with your voice and note easily.

Quick...

vNote - Visual Note
vNote - Visual Note
vNote - Visual Note

vNote - Visual Note

Nicola Canali

Take notes with 2 taps and view them as you like.

vNote is a simple App, that goes straight to the point. No dates, deadlines, alarms or labels.

It encloses your notes in a single screen and lets you choose how to visualize them by changing fonts, colors and sizes, to get...

Notez
Notez
Notez

Notez

Kais Karim

Notez, The Simple Dark Theme Note Taking App
It provides a simple interface to take notes quickly on your iPhone, iPod and iPad. It comes features like an awesome night/dark theme mode!

Features:
+ Light and Night/Dark Themes
+ Different Font Sizes and Faces
+ Open Note in any of your favorite Apps
+ Show Note...

Scribble It 2
Scribble It 2
Scribble It 2

Scribble It 2

EquiSketch LLC

Scribble It 2 is the easiest way to quickly scribble, jot, sketch, write or draw anything. With insanely quick loading and an easy to use interface, you go from launch to scribble almost instantly!

Included Features:
• Simple and easy to learn interface
• Smooth drawing with black, blue or...

MiniNote - Write Quick Notes
MiniNote - Write Quick Notes
MiniNote - Write Quick Notes

MiniNote - Write Quick Notes

FIPLAB Ltd

NOTE TAKING DONE RIGHT WITH SYNCING

MiniNote is quite simply the best notes app you will ever use. It has been engineered from the ground up to offer the fastest and most pleasurable note taking experience possible. Try it for a week and you'll be hooked for life.

Use MiniNote to...

Snap-it Notes
Snap-it Notes
Snap-it Notes

Snap-it Notes

Chun Man Chuang

Snap-it Notes is a versatile, reliable and simple to use photo note app in your pocket. With Snap-it Notes, creating notes is just a snap. Apple Watch integration allows you to easily view, create and delete notes right on your wrist!

See something important? "Snap it", add description, select tags and...

Quick Note Pro
Quick Note Pro
Quick Note Pro

Quick Note Pro

cheolhyun wang

Quick Note is a recordable note and you can use it on both iPhone and iPad.
It supports note and record simultaneously to help you manage your idea effectively.
You can send email with your voice and note easily.

Quick Note can help you note your ideas flitting through your...

E&Q Notes lite
E&Q Notes lite
E&Q Notes lite

E&Q Notes lite

Tsigosys

Easy & Quick Notes, free version.
An exclusive easy-to-use notebook with alarm function, sort function, code protection and changeable font size.
Images can also be added (only in full version).
All notes can be grouped into categories. Category name is freely definable.
Each category can be marked with a color or...

Easy Note 2
Easy Note 2
Easy Note 2

Easy Note 2

OrangeOrApple.com

Easy Note 2 is a simple yet effective notes and to-do app with an attractive and clutter-free design.

• Features

Organize notes in folders
Check items as complete
Due dates, reminders, notifications
Search
Add pictures to notes
Sync across multiple iOS devices


• Additional features new to Easy Note 2

Share folders with other users
Journal/diary support
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Short Notes - Capture Ideas
Short Notes - Capture Ideas
Short Notes - Capture Ideas

Short Notes - Capture Ideas

ProductiveTap

Short Notes is a simple but powerful app that helps you capture your ideas quickly. Wherever and whenever you are, you will never miss any of your ideas again.

Short Notes encourages you to be concise by limiting a note's length to 250 characters. It also helps you organize your ideas...

Quick Notes — Notes with widget
Quick Notes — Notes with widget
Quick Notes — Notes with widget

Quick Notes — Notes with widget

Michal Kos

Quick Notes is a simple app for writing notes that you want to access anywhere, anytime in your Notifications Center. Quick Notes is about efficiency. You are not filled with clutter you don't need. Just open and take notes.

Features:
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- Set a reminder
- Today widget in Notification...

Flashnote - Easy Notebook
Flashnote - Easy Notebook
Flashnote - Easy Notebook

Flashnote - Easy Notebook

Snatch App LLC

Let Flashnote be your new outlet to capture important material from lectures to handouts. Quickly convert pictures taken into outlined text Documents and save them to your notebook for any future reference. Instantly share your produced documents with your classmates and other devices.

Memo Notepad HD
Memo Notepad HD
Memo Notepad HD

Memo Notepad HD

Adylitica, Inc.

The simple and easy place for your quick thoughts

Memo Notepad provides you with a totally simple way to take notes on your iPad. Saving, cloud syncing all happens in the background. Just focus and write down what you are thinking super quickly and easily.

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Simple Note Taking - Buno
Simple Note Taking - Buno
Simple Note Taking - Buno

Simple Note Taking - Buno

HELLOWORLD DEV PRIVATE LIMITED

When we started Buno (an abbreviation of Bucket Notes), the main purpose was to make note taking simple, beautiful and intuitive. And here we are to redefine that.

Here’s how:

• QUICK NOTES
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iNotes – take quick notes & memo stickers
iNotes – take quick notes & memo stickers
iNotes – take quick notes & memo stickers

iNotes – take quick notes & memo stickers

Landay Apps

Take notes, organize the shopping list, your ideas and reminders or tasks. 

Write all your ideas, take colorful notes, make sketches or doodles, the shopping list, draw everything that comes to your mind in this bloc notes of post it or stikies. Draw on the screen of your mobile or tablet everything you want on...

Write fast and note free
Write fast and note free
Write fast and note free

Write fast and note free

Z-Systems

The learning fast entry with notebook, browser, search, integration of Dropbox, and more, for you and your team.

A universal app for all mobile iOS devices optimized (iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch).

Enter text quickly and easily on your device. With a dictionary that automatically learns new words, it adapts to your language...

Notes - Captures your everyday notes
Notes - Captures your everyday notes
Notes - Captures your everyday notes

Notes - Captures your everyday notes

George Sargunaraj C

Notes+ is an elegant way to capture your notes, thoughts, numbers, lists and everything else you would need a note pad for. The app is specifically designed to seamlessly work in your phone and watch.

Seamless Integration between Phone and Watch

The seamless integration between the app on the phone and...

Big Note Lite
Big Note Lite
Big Note Lite

Big Note Lite

To Scale Design

A simple app that records your notes and lets you easily change the text size to make it easy to read.

Big Note Lite is Ad supported. If you want to get rid of the ads check out the full version of Big Note.

Big Note is designed for those of us...

Color Notes
Color Notes
Color Notes

Color Notes

Hagens Media, LLC.

Color Notes is simple application to save your important notes. Color is important in some persons life, so this application is like by many person's. Application allows you to create, delete and edit notes with your choose color.

Minutes Master - Notes & more!
Minutes Master - Notes & more!
Minutes Master - Notes & more!

Minutes Master - Notes & more!

Hartmut Albers

Minutes Master will be your 'best buddy' if you need to
- take notes to assist your memory
- keep track of agreements
- keep track of assignments
- take meeting minutes
- administrate meetings

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Notes – take quick notes & memo stickers PRO
Notes – take quick notes & memo stickers PRO
Notes – take quick notes & memo stickers PRO

Notes – take quick notes & memo stickers PRO

Landay Apps

Version without ads. Take notes, organizes the shopping list, your ideas and reminders or tasks. 

Write all your ideas, take colorful notes, make sketches or doodles, the shopping list, draw everything that comes to your mind in this bloc notes of post it or stikies. Draw on the screen of your mobile or tablet everything...

Quick Notes Widget
Quick Notes Widget
Quick Notes Widget

Quick Notes Widget

Catalystwo Limited

This app enables you to display notes in Notification Centre.
Take some notes in this app then you can read them anytime from Notification Centre Widget.


【How to install widget】

[1] After downloading this app, open Notification Center by swiping your finger from the top of the screen towards the bottom of the...

Other Apps

Could be good for special cases

Simple Notes - Notetaking

Simple Notes - Notetaking

elias sleiman

SimpleNotes awesome for daily life, weather your at work, school, meetings, lectures even at home.

Simple Notes its a free App but some in app purchse maybe required "remove Ads, More BackGrounds"

Type, voice or video record, your recording will be saved in list you can listen and watch any time, quick easy simple to use app.
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SimpleNote will help you create and categorize your dated notes, weather home, work, or personal by selecting icons to each note.
#will assist you to sort out your notes.
#share your notes with friends, colleges by email or by Tweeting

Also allow you to take voice or video recording and save it for later use.
# with high quality audio recordings.
# Pause and continue your recording session
# Play Back recordings whiles typing
# Change color font and size of you note
any questions feel free to contact us at [email protected]

Textever - quick notes for Evernote

Textever - quick notes for Evernote

Gosubits

Textever is a quick and easy app for your diary, journal and life log. One tap to open, one tap to send and quick edit your plain text notes. Quickly add checkboxes, images, dates, times, reminders, bullets, tags and select notebooks.

Quick and reliable synchronization between devices through Evernote. Import Evernote notes. Use 'Textever' tag to send your notes into Textever.

Text editing assisted with Clear/Undo/Redo and auto-save even in offline. Additional gestures help moving cursor and undo/redo. Select one of several notebook paper choices.

twitter: @gosubits

New Textever 3 Features:
- Inline Images.
- Text Search Highlighting.
- Favorite Notes.
- Open favorite and recent notes from Today Widget.
- Recent Photo.
- Tag, Notebook URL Schemes.
- New keyboard tab.
- Sort Options.
- Save to Camera Roll option.

Features:
- Mutual Synchronization.
- Take and Attach multiple photos per note.
- Import existing Evernote notes.
- Evernote Reminders.
- Capture Links.
- Bullets.
- Preserve indents on new line.
- Auto checkbox and bullets on new line.
- Syncing edit cursor position.
- Command+S key.
- Discard (Hold Save button).
- Send your notes to Evernote quickly and sync back.
- Insert checkboxes and timestamps.
- Passcode lock.
- Select and create Evernote notebooks/tags in place.
- Offline mode.
- Location support.
- TextExpander support.
- Auto-save.
- Paper choices.
- Support Chinese yinxiang.com Evernote server.
- Gestures: “Undo” and “Redo” with a two-finger swipe; move cursor with one finger swipe; Close/Open keyboard with one finger swipe.
- Queue posts when offline.
- Queue indicator.
- Quick launch for typing on the go, keyboard is up by default.
- Font size options.
- Hardware keyboard support.
- Redo/Undo/Clear Buttons.
- Background sending.
- 'Facebook', 'Twitter' support.
- Delete or archive choices.
- Export tracking.
- URL Schemes:
textever://new or textever3://new
textever://new?content=c
textever://new?title=t&content=c¬ebook=n&tags=t1,t2