Notability

Notability

By Ginger Labs

  • Category: Productivity
  • Release Date: 2010-04-01
  • Current Version: 9.0.3
  • Adult Rating: 4+
  • File Size: 209.74 MB
  • Developer: Ginger Labs
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 11.0 or later.
  • App Ratings:
    4/5 ( 27,210 Reviews)
  • Price:
    $9.99
Notability App Ratings: 4
4
Total 27,210 Reviews

Notability App Description

Welcome to Notability: powerful, yet wonderfully simple note-taking and PDF annotation. Apple Editors' Choice on iPad, iPhone, and Mac!  Top selling paid app on iPad App Store, regularly ranked #1. Students, teachers, and business professionals use Notability daily to enrich their lives. It is uniquely designed for each device to provide the best note-taking experience at school, home, and work. STREAMLINE YOUR WORKFLOW • Become fully paper-free, in the classroom, office, and at home. • Complete, sign, and share documents in Notability. • Drag and Drop to move files, text, photos, GIFs, web pages, and more from other apps into Notability with Multitasking. • Secure and lock your notes using Face ID and Touch ID. HANDWRITE AND SKETCH WITH BEAUTIFUL INK • Fully express your artistic side with custom colors and match any color with the color dropper. • Easily create perfect shapes. • Precisely erase freehand ink or shapes with varied brush sizes. • Ink is fine-tuned for 1st and 2nd generation Apple Pencil for the most responsive, precise writing experience yet, including double-tap gesture for switching tools, erasing, and more. SEARCH AND CONVERT HANDWRITTEN NOTES • Search for handwritten words from the Library and in the note view in any of our 15 supported languages. • Convert handwriting to text. • It all happens on your device, so your information stays private. SAVE TIME WITH MULTI-NOTE • Multi-Note lets you work with two notes side-by-side. • Quickly switch between notes with the Note Switcher. • Drag & Drop handwriting, typed text, images, and more between notes. TYPE ANYWHERE • Notability includes full-featured, left-aligned typing with word count and a wide range of fonts, sizes, and colors. • Create outlines, interactive checklists, and text boxes. • Save time with keyboard shortcuts. IMPORT AND SHARE • Import PDFs, DOCs, PPTs, images, GIFs, and more - conversion to PDF happens on your device, so your information stays private. • Annotate imported pictures, lecture slides, and meeting agendas, or complete class assignments. • Share notes via email, AirDrop, Dropbox, Google Drive, Box, OneDrive, and more, or share note content to other apps with Drag and Drop. RECORD AND PLAYBACK AUDIO • Get more out of your lectures and meetings when you record them. • Notes are automatically synced with audio recordings so during playback you can listen to what was happening as you wrote. AUTO-BACKUP AND ICLOUD SYNC • Use iCloud to automatically sync your notes to Notability on iPad, iPhone, and Mac, or to retrieve previous versions of your notes. • Use Auto-backup to send your notes to a cloud service for archiving or recovery. Dropbox, Google Drive, Box, WebDAV, and OneDrive are all supported! Mac app sold separately. Notability is a registered trademark of Ginger Labs, Inc.

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Notability App Reviews

  • some things wrong!

    4
    By awwwwwwwsomehhh
    Some bugs appear in this new version! When I reopen the app, my handwriting’ll disappear! Hope you guys can fix it quickly~
  • Love the update

    5
    By Nifdeveloper
    I have been using the great app for months. The latest update solves exactly the problems that I need. If you wanna go further, there are another two functions that we may need. (1) Add the shape of arrow into auto shape drawing. Another basic and important shape! (2) Customized positions for tool icons (text, eraser, pen...) like how Safari did. I use Apple Pencil 1 and it will be helpful to move them to left-hand position. Then I can write with right hand and change tool with left hand. At last, thank you for the great app!
  • Delete Pages in Notes

    2
    By DaveNancy
    Just saw with the latest app revision, deleting pages is quicker, easier. I do not understand, because I have notes with text only on 1 page, yet the note has 4 pages, and I am not able to delete any of the extra pages. I really like the app, but this should not be a difficult thing to do!
  • The New Update(s)...

    2
    By Twilight Daze
    Let me start by saying I’ve had Notability for a number of years now; bout 4 to 5. Back then, those were the days the app never bugged out, and if it did, it always saved. I could write footnotes on images, draw on pages without it lagging. I could make circles with ease, and it never corrected my shapes and/or handwriting. Until now. Notability has a new number of problems, despite yesterday’s (6/25/19’s) update. -Shapes: It’s absolutely wonderful that notability has added other shapes besides circles. However, when tapping to “draw” a dot, it zooms me out and it actually doesn’t make the shape itself. This also happens with my handwriting when writing lowercase ‘i’s. The other shapes themselves merely aren’t bad, and I do like how it doesn’t auto-shape a drawing if you want it to look a certain way, so good job on that. -Shutting Out: After drawing a few dots (see above), or even just regular drawing, typing, calligraphy, etc., the app suddenly shuts out and shows my home screen. This is abnormal for the app. It has NEVER done this before in the history of its past, but since these update(s), this has been a recurring issue. Not only does it shut you out of the app, but when you go back in, none of your progress is saved... again, in Notability’s past, this has never happened. -Images: When inserting images, it’s usually very simple, and it still is now. However (as mentioned before), when writing or typing on the images, this is usually where/when most of the bugs listed occur. Now you’re probably wondering why I’ve taken such an amount of time, and so many words to report the problems with these new updates. I spent my time doing this because I LOVE Notability. Even though most of its main functions (in my opinion) aren’t working anymore, I couldn’t find it in my heart to give it a one star, because truly, Notability is a five star app. I checked several other recent reviews, and noticed others also/still having the same bugs, and I realize that the developer(s) is/are trying to kill the bugs, and address the problems. I just really hope that most of them are fixed soon, and most definitely I will change my review back to a five star.
  • Almost perfect for school

    4
    By ShawnseePK
    I use Notability exclusively for all my notes in school. I love the flexibility of changing paper styles, adding sticky notes, highlighting, etc. and I love the addition of the dot grid paper. The only thing I wish Notability did is have even smaller options for lines on the paper. I like to write pretty small and I like to have a lot of information on one page. I would love the option of writing small with less space between lines.
  • Constantly downloading

    1
    By Ohio238
    I seem to have the same issue as other users, and I would like some assistance in resolving my problem. I have used Notability for years and it has worked smoothly until recently. Now every time I open it, for some reason it downloads all my notes from the Cloud. Not a single note can be accessed for quite a long time. I could understand if it was backing up notes that had been modified since it was last opened, but all notes? I can’t even search.
  • Key missing features

    3
    By j00nie
    1. Tables - I don’t need star shapes in my notes; what I need are basic tables 2. Ability to have images and drawings move with text - when I want to add a few lines of text to a paragraph that is surrounded by images, I have to manually move the images to fit the new text. This is especially tedious for longer notes as it offsets everything subsequent to the new text.
  • Great App

    4
    By At best buy
    Terrific app with great usability. How ever when sync to the cloud is selected, each time you open the app ALL of the docs must re-download. Making quick use of the app in the mode nearly useless.
  • Best note taking app!

    5
    By Tanner at SUN TAN CITY
    This is the best note taking app on the market, I use it for college and personal notes. All of my nursing friends who know about it use noteability and love it. I’ve watched yt videos and read so many reviews on it and so I bought it. It is the one of two apps I’ve paid for (the other being complete anatomy 3D) and it’s worth every penny. I intend to use it for med school as well!
  • The Best Note-Taking System I’ve Ever Worked With

    5
    By Jake Rosenzweig
    I cannot recommend this app enough. It continues to surprise me everyday (and trust me, I use this EVERYDAY!). I have all my lectures, homework, and textbooks from all throughout grad school. It is amazing to be able to quickly and easily go to switch between notes, have them up side-by-side, or even search through ALL your texts (handwritten or typed) instantly. I have zero complaints about this app. It is beautiful, easy, and intuitive. Evidence: - THERE ARE NO SYNCHRONIZATION ISSUES! (Microsoft OneNote lost me as a consumer because of the way it would displace text on top of itself My notes became unravelable.) - It hardly ever has any hang ups. - Can easily move text around with no lag, no matter how much text you select. - Can easily import multiple PDFs, images, etc. into a single page, and beautifully so. Even a 700 page PDF will quickly be imported with no lag whatsoever. - Can modify existing text, change the color of text, can rotate text selections through any angle, and resize as you see fit. - Now they have shape templates! Of course it is not a perfect app, but it’s as close as you’re gonna get! The pros far, far, FAR outweigh the cons.

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