Notability by Ginger Labs (Universal)
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Released: Apr 1, 2010
Version: 9.4.7
Size: 240 MB
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Notability

Ginger Labs
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.

CREATE MEMORABLE MULTI-MEDIA NOTES
• Work with a variety of note-taking, journaling, and drawing tools like ink, highlighter, text, and audio.
• Leave room for ideas with infinite page scroll.
• Mark up imported or scanned textbooks, documents, forms, and images.
• Add photos, GIFs, web pages, and more.

STAY ORGANIZED, PAPER-FREE
• Go paperless and keep your notes with you, without the weight, the hassle or the waste.
• Group notes with customizable subjects and dividers.
• Quickly search handwriting*, typed text, PDF text, image text, and note titles.
• Secure notes using Face ID and Touch ID.

HANDWRITE AND SKETCH NATURALLY
• Create custom colors and match any color with the color dropper.
• Ink is fine-tuned for the Apple Pencil for the most responsive, precise writing experience yet, including double-tap gesture for switching tools, erasing, and more.
• Easily create perfect shapes.
• Precisely erase freehand ink or shapes with varied brush sizes.

RECORD AND PLAYBACK AUDIO
• Get more out of your lectures and meetings when you record them.
• Notes are automatically synced with audio recordings so you can replay what was said while you wrote.

SHARE IDEAS IN PRESENTATION MODE
• Present ideas in full screen without distracting toolbars when connected to an external display.
• Engage the audience with all of Notability's tools including a Laser Pointer.
• Use Multi-Note to view a secondary note that stays hidden from the audience while presenting.

DO MORE WITH MULTI-NOTE
• 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
• Full-featured, left-aligned typing with word count and a wide range of fonts, custom 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 information stays private.
• Annotate imported pictures, lecture slides, and meeting agendas, or complete class assignments.
• Easily create searchable multi-page PDFs using the built-in Document Scanner.

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!

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*Available for in-app purchase (included with Education Volume Purchase Program):

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.

MORE THEMES

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Mac app sold separately.

Notability is a registered trademark of Ginger Labs, Inc.

What's new in version 9.4.7
*** What's New in Notability 9.4.7 ***
• Fixed unwanted scrolling when using a trackpad or a mouse
• Fixed a problem completing in-app purchases for devices with parental control
• Added missing translations when sharing a document to Notability

*** What's New in Notability 9.4 ***
We are excited to announce updates and improvements to our audio system!

Audio recordings can now be:
- Renamed
- Reordered
- Trimmed
- Merged
- Split

This release also includes:
- Updates to the recording UI
- Themed popovers with support for all themes
- Support for iPadOS mouse pointers
- Ability to set sticky note and text box backgrounds to custom colors
Screenshot #1 (iPhone)
Our verdict: Great!
  • + Notability is a highly rated app (5-star).
  • + Notability is currently ranked #5 in paid Productivity apps for iPhone, as well as #2 in paid Productivity apps for iPad.
  • + It is also the 113th most popular paid iPhone app, as well as the 6th most popular paid iPad app (all categories combined).
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