GoodNotes 4

By Time Base Technology Limited

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GoodNotes lets you take beautiful handwritten notes and annotate PDF documents. The handwritten notes are searchable and are created using a pioneering vector ink engine. Thanks to iCloud sync, your documents in GoodNotes will synchronize between your iPad and iPhone automatically.

## Make Your Handwritten Notes Last Forever ##
GoodNotes features a state-of-the-art digital ink technology that will look great even with future super-high resolution displays.

## OCR: Search Handwritten Notes ##
Just type in the search box what you're looking for and then tap Search.

## Better Than Paper Notebooks ##
Type with the keyboard, insert images, or draw perfect shapes easily; mix between any kind of papers or even insert PDF docs inside a notebook; rearrange or delete pages as you like. It is very flexible.

## Annotate PDF Documents; Fill and Sign Forms ##
Great for saving time, paper, and the environment. Microsoft Word and PowerPoint files are supported too.

## Large Collection of Beautiful Covers and Papers ##
Each template is carefully designed in vector format. There are lined papers, graph papers, music papers, and lots of notebook covers to choose from. Add your own template with an image or a PDF file.

## GoodNotes Does Not Slow You Down ##
Thanks to the powerful zoom window feature, you can write quickly with your fingers or with a stylus in a large area, and your handwriting will be shrunk automatically.

## Just Write Them Down and Don’t Worry ##
You can correct any mistake any time and it won’t become messy. The lasso tool will let you move things around or even resize them.

## Protect Your Valuable Data ##
GoodNotes features a trash function to protect from accidental deletion. It can also backup your data to Box, Dropbox, Google Drive, or SkyDrive automatically.

## GoodNotes is Also a Digital Whiteboard ##
Your audience will not see the user interface — just the content — and you can choose which part of the page to show them. Many teachers and lecturers are already using GoodNotes to teach.


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What's new in Version 4.12.11

Improved iPhone X support.



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Customer Reviews

The best—if not the best possible

For my usage, this is easily the ‘digital handwriting’ app to use. In comparison, for example, Notability’s handling of templates feels like a hack. And this is a genre where the temptation to the skeuomorphic has tricked some developers into creating some real ‘two-baggers’ of UIs.

But there, still, are many miles before we sleep. My personal aesthetic would appreciate the ‘ink engine’, or whatever you want to call it, feeling a lot more natural (cf. Paper by FiftyThree), rather than like MS Paint. For one thing.


It depends on what your looking for in a note app, but I’ve tried them all and this is a clear winner for me because you can use hyperlinked pdfs , my Apple Pencil, GoodNotes and Polar Planner from Etsy and I haven’t looked back yet. Well done keep up the good work, one I thing would love is an eye dropper in colour picker, please please please, just like to add, that I have now replaced all my note apps with GoodNotes and PolarPlanner from Etsy. Well done guys.

This over notability any day.

I got both apps because I needed the recording feature on notability. But I have discovered that it freezes my Apple Pencil so I will probably delete Notability. GoodNotes hasn’t let me down in any way so far. I can live without the recording least this app doesn’t disable the Apple Pencil.

GoodNotes 4
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • iTunes Price: £7.99
  • Category: Productivity
  • Updated: 24 November 2017
  • Version: 4.12.11
  • Size: 201 MB
  • Language: English, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Traditional Chinese
  • Seller: Time Base Technology Limited
Rated 4+

Requirements: Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.

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