Many of us prefer paper and pen for note-taking. Time has changed, we have a vast number of software’s and apps available to make note instantly by digitally. Here is the list of best note-taking tools for Windows and cross-platform.
Whenever you take a note on your phone and your computer gets synced to your Evernote account on the Web. Evernote is a good note-taking application. It also automatically uploads your camera snapshots to the Evernote server. Evernote will translate any text in the image so you can search for it as if it was a text note.
Alternatively, you can just manually type in the note yourself. An Evernote web clipper extension for your browser is very handy, which help you to grab anything from the internet and copied to Evernote server. You can also email notes to Evernote using a secret email address.
One note is a note-taking tool with silent features. The program supports input in many forms such as documents, onscreen handwritten notes, and media files. You can take format notes, insert documents files, record audio and video, customizable page templates. You can send the saved notes to e-mail, share a note to shared locations, publish a note to blog.
Simplenote is a note taking application. The application works for the iPhone, iPad, Android, the web, PC, Windows Phone, or Mac. There is a premium version with extra features that includes syncing Simplenote with Dropbox. It Keeps notes on the web, your mobile device, and your computer. Supports simple styles, and syncs. You can find notes quickly with instant searching and simple tags.
Hackpad is a collaborative note taker which can share your data, allow comments and authorship to the real author. It is recently acquired by Dropbox. It is free for personal use and paid for private workspaces.
Notepad Classic is a modern type text editor and note taker available for Windows 8 or above. The app is available exclusively in the Microsoft Windows Store.
6. Notepad Next
Notepad Next is much similar to Windows OS default text programs like Notepad++ or Notepad2. The app is available for Windows 8 or above with beautiful user interface and simplified design.
Note: In the above list, we added some web-based note taking apps.