smartNote by 52apps (iPad)
Released: Apr 13, 2010
Version: 4.0.1
Size: 77 MB
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All-new and rewritten smartNote 4.0, now optimized for iOS 7!

Try smartNote Free, also in the App Store!

Take notes in class, sketch out the next great idea, write personal notes in your password protected notebook, or simply highlight some text in a pdf. smartNote makes it easy to do just about anything you would normally do on paper on the iPad.

Try before you buy! Checkout smartNote Free on the App Store!

Arrange your notes into custom notebooks, searchable by tags or content, with 28 high quality covers and 16 included paper types, or import your own custom paper types wirelessly. Open a PDF as a notebook, or add a PDF to an existing notebook. String multiple PDFs together and freely mix included paper types with PDF pages. Copy and paste pages in your notes. Rearrange pages within your notebooks or PDFs.

Never let resting you palm onscreen get in the way of taking notes. smartNote's palm ignore area lets you rest you palm on-screen without worrying about the direction you are working from.

Export entire notebooks as PDFs, and open them in other applications. Email single pages as images from within your notebook. Upload images, PDFs, and entire notebooks to you personal Dropbox account or Evernote. Sync files to and from your computer through iTunes and Dropbox. Save pages to Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, or Evernote.

Insert widgets on a page from an extensive catalog of over 150 included. Place photos from the application directory, the clip board, or from the iPad's photos app. Place several different kinds of text fields that auto expand to fit the content. Full undo/redo for any drawings on the page. Move previously placed widgets or drawing around on page, and even resize the drawings.

Just about everything within smartNote is customizable. Include your own images for home screen wallpaper or paper types, chose from two different toolbars, place the tool bar at the top or the bottom of the page, set custom header colors, or define the palm ignore area size. Fully control the text and pen color, size, and alpha. smartNote can be customized to fit your taste.

Place a pin containing notes directly on the page, and tap it to view/edit them. Type anywhere on the page, and move, rearrange, and resize content at any time.

Main Features:

-Import and Export PDFs
-Annotate and Highlight PDFs
-Record, Import and Export Audio Recordings all while writing!
-Email documents
-Built-in calculator
-Handwriting and text on the same page!
-Unlimited number of pages per notebook
-Wireless Document Access
-Access files via iTunes
-Download Audio,PDFs, and Notebooks from the Web
-Hand ignoring area allows you to rest your hand on the screen while writing
-Import PDFs, rearrange, delete and markup pages
-Resize,edit, and move textfields
-Password protect notebooks
-Pen Smoothing
-Visual Page Selector
-Insert Photos from the Clipboard, Photos App, or File
-Change paper type on a per page basis
-Insert PDF or page from a PDF into an existing notebook
-Pinch-to-zoom gives you 5 times the normal drawing area
-Undo/Redo writing

Online User Guide Available

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What's new in version 4.0.1
• Bug fixes

iOS 7 update!

• New look and style for iOS 7
• Tons of bug fixes
• iOS 7+ only
• Option to disable handwriting auto-smoothing is back!
• Option to disable the page turn animation for faster page turns.
Our verdict: Meh!
  • = smartNote has average ratings (3-star).
  • + It is currently 25% off its regular price.
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