If you are looking for some good note taking apps other than the default Notes app that comes with your Mac the list below has you covered. These are apps that will enhance your note taking experience on Mac. They will enable you to instantly capture your thoughts and record your notes in both audio and textual formats. The apps also provide you with a number of interesting organizational features to help you organize your notes and access them across different devices. Whether you want to record voice notes, lectures, interviews, meeting notes, create to-do lists..etc, the list below is a great place to start with. Check it out and share with us your feedback in our Facebook page.
1- Google Keep
“• Capture, edit, share, and collaborate on your notes on any device, anywhere.
• Add notes, lists, photos, and audio to Keep.
• Organize your notes with labels and colors.
• Set and forget. Get reminded about a note at the right time or place.
• Record a voice memo and have it automatically transcribed.
• Grab the text from an image to help you quickly find that note again through search.”
2- AudioNote—Note+Voice Recorder
‘AudioNote combines the functionality of a notepad and voice recorder to create a powerful tool that will save you time while improving the quality of your notes. It’s the perfect app for students or business.’
3- Audio Recorder – Voice Notes
‘Audio Recorder lives in your menubar and makes it easy to start recording audio at a click of a button. Use it to record voice notes, lectures, meetings, interviews and much more. Supports high quality audio recording.’
4- Memo – Sticky Notes
‘Memos are like sticky notes on your computer screen (minus the residue). Pop open a new memo in less than a second and use it to jot down phone numbers, messages, meeting notes, or write down ideas before you forget them. You can assign different colors to your memos to visually set them apart. Choose from yellow, red, green, blue, or purple. The Memo app supports rich text in dozens of font families.’
‘Let Evernote change the way you organize your personal and professional projects. Dive in: take notes, create to-do lists, and save things you find online into Evernote. We’ll sync everything between your phone, tablet, and computer automatically.’
‘Students, teachers, and business professionals use Notability daily to take notes, sketch ideas, annotate PDFs, mark-up photos, record lectures, provide audio feedback and more. It is uniquely designed for each device to provide the best note taking experience at school, at home, and at work. And with iCloud, your notes are always up to date.’
7- Microsoft OneNote
‘Capture your thoughts, discoveries, and ideas and simplify overwhelming planning moments in your life with your very own digital notebook. With OneNote, you can plan that big event, seize that moment of inspiration to create something new, and track that list of errands that are too important to forget. Whether you’re at home, in the office, or on the go, your notes are available to you across all of your devices.’
‘The Simplenote experience is all about speed and efficiency. Open it, write some thoughts, and you’re done. As your collection of notes grows, you can search them instantly and keep them organized with tags and pins. You can also share notes and publish them for other people.’
‘Take notes, create checklists, record audio, capture moments with Notebook. All your notes are instantly synced across your devices and to the cloud.’