Download Take Notes - Best Software & Apps

  • Windows Reader

    6.2.8232.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A simple, built in PDF reader for Windows 8

    3
    209 votes
    • PROS: Baked into the operating system, Snappy and responsibe interface, Ability to take notes, highlight, rotate and bookmark, Search is very useful
    • CONS: Zooming with a PC could be more intuitive, Doesn't open anything but PDFs
  • Rainlendar

    Lite 2.12.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Handy free calendar for your desktop

    8
    827 votes
    • PROS: Discreet yet original interface, Take notes and jot down events, You can add a lot of new skins
    • CONS: Downloading and importing new skins is not straightforward
  • Workflowy

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Web Apps
    iPhone

    Make and manage lists

    9
    7 votes
    • PROS: Make and edit lists and take notes, Collaborate with others with shared notes and list projects
    • CONS: Emphasis on fast and easy, very few advanced editing features
  • Cute Sticky Notes for Win 8+

    1.0.0.4

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Take Notes & Set Reminder, and Read & Write your encrypted notes Anywhere.

    7
    6 votes
    • Microsoft Office Mobile

      Beta 2010

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Pocket PC

      The new version of Office - in your pocket

      6
      38 votes
      • PROS: Supports touch gestures, Easy document sharing over SharePoint, Improved desktop syncing, Take quick notes with OneNote
      • CONS: Toolbars look very dated, You still can't drag the stylus to select text
    • Letterspace

      1.7.2

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Take and organise notes with Letterspace

      -
      No votes yet
      • PROS: Hashtag searching, Simple swipe bar
      • CONS: In-app purchases, Harsh default background colour
    • Penultimate

      6.0.6

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      iPhone

      Take handwritten notes on your iPad

      8
      12 votes
      • PROS: Simple to pick up an use, Multiple pen colors and sizes, Unlimited notebooks
      • CONS: It's hard to write neatly, No copy and paste
    • Circus Ponies NoteBook

      3.1.1

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Take control of your notes and life

      7
      7 votes
      • PROS: Gives context to entries, Feels like a conventional notebook, Elegant presentation and feel
      • CONS: Can still become confusing as entries build, Very broad in scope - could do with focusing on just one organizing aspect
    • Desktop Messager

      1.21

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Take notes or draw sketches right on your desktop

      8
      11 votes
      • Notebook Take Notes Sync across devices

        1.0.2

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Mac
        iPhone

        Free Application to Record Notes and organise a Schedule

        -
        No votes yet
        • PROS: This application is free to use, Zoho is a highly trustworthy and reputable software provider
        • CONS: It is not possible to store PDF files, There is no trash bin to recover accidentally deleted notes
      • Notebook - Take Notes, Sync

        3.0.0

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Android
        Mac

        Note-Taking Easier Than Ever With Notebook

        -
        No votes yet
        • Letterspace — Taking notes made easy

          1.7.2

          License
          buy Download
          Platform
          iPhone

          Take and organise notes with Letterspace

          -
          No votes yet
          • PROS: Hashtag searching, Simple swipe bar
          • CONS: In-app purchases, Harsh default background colour
        • SwiftKey Note

          1.8.3

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          iPhone

          A faster way to take notes on your iOS device

          8
          1 vote
          • PROS: Makes typing notes faster, Backs up notes to Evernote, Supports several languages, Elegant user interface, Lets you organize notes with tags and notebooks
          • CONS: Can take time before you can reach a decent speed, No support for touch gesture typing
        • Agenda – A new take on notes

          1.2

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          iPhone

          A free program for iphone

          -
          No votes yet
          Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
          #NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
          1Lite 2.12.28278Windows
          26.0.6127.8iPhone
          31.21117.7Windows
          4Beta 2010386.1Pocket PC
          56.2.8232.02093Windows
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