Top 11 Note Apps for iPhone and iPad in 2016

In today's time, we have busy life schedules, and due to this, it becomes necessary for us to prepare notes for important things, so as to use them as and when required. In today’s digital world, although word processors are quite handy for preparing notes, sometimes you need quick notes. These quick notes are highly useful to create a shopping list, noting down meeting schedules, preparing a list of important contacts, and many more things. There is various note taking apps that come in-built in most of the smartphones and tablets, and iOS devices are one great example of this. Whether you are using iPhone, iPad or any other iOS device, it comes in-built with some note taking applications to suit our needs.

Here are some of the best note-taking apps for iPhone and iPad that you can use anywhere, anytime, for preparing any type of quick notes.

1. OneNote

Download link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/microsoft-onenote-lists-photos/id410395246?mt=8

Price: Free

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This note taking app is one of the best apps, ever developed for iPhone and iPad users. It is highly versatile and easy to use. Using this note application, you can conveniently add tables, hyperlinks and images to your notes. You can also use this app to organize your notes in different notebooks. This means you can create, rename, search, sort and copy sections, notebooks and pages. You can also share your notes with friends and colleagues. Even, you can sync your notes with the cloud, so that you can easily access them on your iPhone or iPad anytime. It is highly useful for those, who want to create presentations and documents.

2. Evernote

Download link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/evernote/id281796108?mt=8

Price: Free

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The app provides unmatched experience when it comes to writing and organizing notes. This indispensable tool is capable of syncing your notes between all devices and across different platforms. It is used to write notes, make to-do lists and checklists, attach files (PDFs, photos, office docs and more), search for notes and images, and organize notebooks. You can also use it to discuss notes with others, without actually leaving the app; share notes with team mates; and to create agendas and action items. It also acts as your digital assistance, if you want to track your expenses and prepare travel plans.

3. Awesome Note 2

Download Link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/awesome-note-to-do-calendar/id320203391?mt=8

Price: $2.99

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It is a primary note taking the app, which comes included with schedule management. It comes with awesome writing features; for example, you can use it to write notes, add images, record voice and create drawings. This powerful note taking app is user-friendly and is flexible in nature. It is also used as a diary to record day-to-day life, prepare shopping lists, create photo albums and make travel notes anywhere. It is also used to check to-do lists and manage schedules.

4. Drafts 4

Download link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/drafts-4-quickly-capture-notes/id905337691?mt=8

Price: $9.99

Using this note app, you can swiftly capture text and send it anywhere, you wish to. In this app, “text” comes first, so you need to get a new, blank draft to type. Using Drafts, you can write text and share it on Facebook, Twitter, Mail, Calendar event, Google Drive, Dropbox and more. It supports latest iOS 9 and other devices. It is used to edit notes, even in landscape mode and in any font style, installed in the device.

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5. Paper

Download link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/paper-notes-photo-annotation/id506003812?mt=8

Price: Free

This notes app focuses mainly on inspirational writing. Using this app, you can create, capture and connect your notes, sketches, and images. It comes with the swipe-to-style formatting feature, which makes the creation of notes and checklists quicker and a fun task. Also, it comes with photo spotlight tool, which assists in clarifying important details hastily; and unique visual notes, which aids in getting your point across precisely. This “Paper” app is just like a wall of sticky notes to write down whatever inspires you.

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6. Simplenote

Download link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/simplenote/id289429962?mt=8

Price: Free

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As the name defines, this app is a simple way to keep notes, ideas, lists, and many more things. It keeps your notes synced with all your smart devices, absolutely free of cost. The app is quick and highly efficient in its functioning. You simply need to open the app and write your ideas. Using this app, you can easily search, organize, share and publish your notes.

7. Letterspace

Download link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/letterspace-swipe.-edit.-note./id879516377?mt=8

Price: $4.99

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This is a very simple app, which has elegant designing and works noise-freely. Using this app, you can simply prepare to-do lists. It offers some useful features like full text search; four purchasable color themes; swipe on the bar above the keyboard for cursor movement; sync notes across all iOS devices, including iPhone and iPad; use in-line #hashtags and @mentions for group notes and more.

8. Penultimate

Download link: https://itunes.apple.com/US/app/id354098826?mt=8

Price: Free

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9. Vesper

Download link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/vesper/id655895325?mt=8

Price: $9.99

This is a very simple yet elegant looking notes app, used to collect notes, ideas, to-do things and several other things. Using this app, you can organize your notes in a hassle-free manner. Also, you can use tags to group-related notes, attach images, back-up notes (with Vesper sync), drag & drop notes to reorder them, and swipe notes to send them to archive.

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10. Noteshelf

Download link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/noteshelf/id392188745?mt=8

Price: $7.99

This notes app allows you to take notes, record audios, sketch ideas, annotate PDFs, fill forms, draw shapes, sign contracts, print documents and can do a lot more things on your iPad. Using this app, you can easily sync your notes with Evernote. It works great with all cloud services, like Google Drive, Box, Dropbox and more. It also allows you to organize your notes and keep them secure with a passcode. It is one of the best note-taking apps, offering artistic handwriting effect.

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11. Note Taker HD

Downloadlink: https://itunes.apple.com/in/app/note-taker-hd/id366572045?mt=8&ign-mpt=uo%3D4

Price: $4.99

This is one of the first designed note taking apps for iPad. It is used to write and organize handwritten notes and images, and to annotate PDFs. Using this app, you can flexibly organize your documents according to date/time, tags, favorites, last modified and more. It is also used to mail one or more pages as a single PDF doc. It allows you to organize pages into documents and folders and zoom in and out on a page. It comes with more than 60 customizable shapes, and numerous other useful features.

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So, use any of these note-taking apps on your iPhone or iPad to make your life simpler.

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May 31,2016 11:26 am / Posted by Selena Lee to Notes

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