When it comes to taking notes during important business meetings and classroom lectures, your iPad is a real gem. Of course choosing the right iPad note taking app(s) for you can be a bit tedious since there are so many to choose from. This is why we’ve taken the time to help simplify things a bit and hopefully make the selection process easier for you. So, sit back, relax and be sure to take note of the following iPad apps.
Featured iPad Note Taking Apps
Evernote – Free
Evernote is a very popular note taking app for the iPad and for good reason. It’s a great tool to use for doing research and of course for taking notes in the classroom. That’s not all though, Evernote is perfect for handling snapshots and recordings as well and you can easily sync your notes to your Mac or Windows desktop computer.
You’ll never lose track of your brilliant ideas with Evernote.
HelvetiNote™ – $2.99
HelvetiNote might be small in file size but it’s big on useful features. It’s a great app for organizing your thoughts and taking important notes that you need to keep track of. Both a drawing and erasing tool has been integrated and it has the ability to store both written and hand drawn notes.
All notes taken with this app are optimized for email and you’ll enjoy it’s elegant user interface.
Notably – $2.99
Whether you’re in a classroom or at a local coffee shop taking notes, Notably is a wonderful app to have. Designed exclusively for the iPad with some amazing features you can explore and definitely worth the price.
Daily Notes – $4.99
Turn your iPad into a note taking machine with Daily Notes. Great for keeping track of key points during class or business meetings and also the perfect app to use for a daily journal or diary.
You’ll be amazed at how many great features are bundled in this app. You can even include photo attachments with your notes and export in PDF format.
Want to make sure your notes and/or diary are kept private? No problem! Daily Notes even has the option to password protect all of your recorded data!
MobileNoter for iPad – Free
If you use Microsoft OneNote and were looking for a way to sync your notes on your iPad then look no further because MobileNoter is the perfect app for you. The app itself is free and can be used as a stand alone iPad notetaking app, and for only $1.25/month you can enjoy the benefits of syncing your MS OneNote files.
Looking for a realistic sticky note app for your iPad? Introducing abc Notes, a colorful and useful app which is very rich in features. Not only can you keep track of important notes and information but you can also dazzle up your notes with 24 different skins to choose from.
You can sort and organize your notes and even mark your notes with badges. That’s right, badges, and there are over 2,000 to choose from!
abc Notes also comes bundled with 60 professional backgrounds. Of course you can select any photo from your own personal album to use as a background if you choose to do so.
Looking for another way to take notes other than using the built-in keyboard? Check out one of these Styli in our TCGeeks store and see if one is the right fit for you. Not everyone can get used to using Stylus for writing on the iPad but it is an option.
We hope this helps you on your quest to find the perfect note taking iPad app for you. We’d love to hear your thoughts, comments and suggestions. If you feel that perhaps we left out any apps that you believe should be on this list then please do share!
Originally posted 2010-08-10 14:58:54.