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Notability Review Breakdowns

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Downloads

Aug, 2021
Worldwide
18K

Revenue

Aug, 2021
Worldwide
$632K

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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. • Explore endless ideas with continuous page scroll. • Mark up imported textbooks, documents, lecture slides, class assignments, and images. • Add photos, GIFs, web pages, and more. STAY ORGANIZED, PAPER-FREE • Always keep your notes with you, without the weight, the hassle or the paper 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 • 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. • Create custom colors and match any color with the color dropper. • Precisely erase freehand ink or shapes with varied brush sizes. • Easily create perfect shapes. • Quickly switch between ink or eraser styles with the Favorites Toolbar. RECORD AND PLAYBACK AUDIO • Get more out of your lectures and meetings when you record them. • Replay audio recordings and tap anywhere on your note to hear what was said at that moment. SHARE IDEAS IN PRESENTATION MODE • Present ideas in full screen without distracting toolbars when connected to an external display. • Engage an audience with all of Notability's tools including a Laser Pointer. DO MORE WITH MULTI-NOTE • Work with two notes side-by-side. • Quickly switch between notes and Drag & Drop handwriting, typed text, images, etc. 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. IMPORT AND SHARE • Import PDFs, DOCs, PPTs, images, GIFs, and more - conversion to PDF happens on your device, so information stays private. • 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 across iPad, iPhone, and Mac. • 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! --- Customize your note-taking experience in the Notability Shop! Explore an exciting array of content available for purchase: • *Handwriting Conversion and Search (included with Edu VPP) • Daily Planner • Stickers, themes, and more! --- Notability is a registered trademark of Ginger Labs, Inc.

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Reviews

Frustrating at times
afadingmind on 2021-09-17
I’m getting more annoyed by this app more and more. Simple things, guys. Cmon. Simple things. Why can’t we customize the papers? Why are the options for the lines, dots, etc limited to whatever you decided to give us? I want lighter dots, but I can’t have it. I have to just use those annoying in-your-face dots with my black paper. I don’t want that. I want to barely see them so they are not in my face. I want a lighter black but, no. I can’t have that. I am limited to these ugly pages. Oh good grief. And organization? Why can’t we have more than two levels. A pointless divider and subjects. Don’t even get me started with using a digital imported planner. I mean, why can’t you add an imported page to any of the notebooks you are currently writing in? The tedious, beyond frustrating way of having to go back out of a note, copying a page and then coming back in to paste it in… omg, I seriously want to…. Cmon developer, what is with you man? Get with it. This is seriously making me hate this app. So other than the recording feature, this is probably as bad as any other free app yet this costs me $9.99. AND, if you want the ability for the app to recognize and search what you wrote, fork over another $3-4. You want a planner in September with only 3 months of use left? $9.99, and that’s after a generous (laughing) 50% discount. That’s right, you read write, $9.99 for 3 months which is what is left in this current year. I want to punch myself because this app is so frustrating.
A small feature that has yet to be added
🍰🎂🍦 on 2021-09-17
I’m BEGGING for us to be able to organize our notes within subjects outside of the 3 categories provided. It’s ridiculous that I can only organize it by name, date created, or date modified. Let me organize my notes how I want. When typing, and using the lined paper feature, my typed words should line up on the lines of the paper. Instead they are all uneven and the lines of the paper go through the words. I shouldn’t have to make the font larger for the text to align correctly. IF this feature isnt going to be fixed, it should be easy for me to adjust the text and align and move it how i want, but i cant even do that!! Also, sometimes this app is so frustrating to use. It should be easier for me to convert my handwriting to text instead of clicking through a million options. I accidentally messed up my formatting and I had to start. A new note to undo it. This app is great but also incredibly frustrating from lack of BASIC feautures that shouldve always been there
All my notability files are gone
No habla espanol on 2021-09-17
I was using notability to take notes for class which worked fine. Not the best software but it got the job done. I switched iCloud accounts to do something separate on my device and then went back to my original and found when I checked notability again that all of my notes were gone - a years worth of notes poof. Found out through google that this is fairly common - files got corrupted and can’t do anything about it unless you have a backup of the files and can just access it through there. I didn’t know there was a backup function so I don’t have anything. Messaged notability and they can’t do anything but they try to make it seem like they’re working on it. Doesn’t seem promising when I see that this was a known problem at least 1.5 years ago and it’s still happening and we can’t do anything about fixing it. Don’t use notability and maybe they’ll fix this bug in 10 yrs or so when I don’t need these notes anymore. Thanks
Great app, organization is lacking
yoyoman1208 on 2021-09-17
I absolutely love Notability. I have been using it for a week, after switching from OneNote. The note taking experience is leaps and bounds better. Writing feels more natural, since it’s page based it’s easier to export. I like being able to put notes side by side. Literally my only gripe, and one I can live with but would love to see fixed is the organization. I like the dividers and subjects idea, but it’s infuriating that I can’t have 2 subjects with the same name. If I have Divider A with “Notes” and “Homework”, I can’t have divider “B” with “Notes” and “Homework” as well. I also can’t have notes with the same name. So I can’t have “Homework 1” in one subject and “Homework 1” in another. This is the only thing ( feel OneNote does better. I can live with it, but it’s very annoying. Another feature I would like to see is being able to archive subjects/dividers.
Disappointing
Piano Music Lover on 2021-09-17
1 - This is the message I get every time I reach out for an answer to Notability problems.... Hello! Thank you for contacting us! At the moment, we're experiencing a higher than usual volume of inquiries and responses may take longer than expected. We appreciate your patience and are working to get back to you as quickly as possible. Your ticket number is 231591. Thank you again for your patience! 2 - I'm just tired of the page jumping miles away every time I do a word search and other such frustrations and having no one to fix things. 2 - it's back to the page jumping to far away pages whenever I click at the page where the search took me. I tap once and it flies to wherever it wants to in the document. Makes it extremely hard and time-consuming to continue my work.
Looks better, lags worse
kaedonbuchmiller on 2021-09-17
Like many others, I use notability almost exclusively to annotate lecture slides. It's awesome to have something that will look decent, keep clean organization, and sync between ALL devices properly. The issue I have is with this new version on Mac, there is CRAZY lag. And its only for the Mac - zero issues with the iOS/iPadOS versions. It's been an issue since the cross-platform merger and I've been faithfully updating every chance I get in hopes this issue will be fixed. I use Notabilty alongside Anki to add screenshots to my flashcards, so just doing Notability exclusively on iPad isn't an option. **EDIT: Developer team reached out and I submitted a support ticket. Hoping it is something that can get better. App is otherwise fantastic.
The Only Note App I'll Ever Use
Carrie A. Freed on 2021-09-17
I've been using Notability to take notes on my iPad ever since my freshman year of high school. For reference, I am now in my sixth year of pharmacy school, so I've been using this app for a decade now. I love minimalism, and this app gives me a minimalistic way to keep my notes in order. It's not quite as customizable as GoodNote 5, but I found that with GoodNote 5, I'd spend more time trying to customize my notebooks than I would actually studying and creating notes. I love being able to sync my notes easily between my iPhone, iPad, and MacBook. I can take notes on my iPad, make flashcards with my notes by my side on my MacBook, and quickly look up information on my notes at any time of the day with my iPhone.
Extremely Glitchy
Spooktra on 2021-09-17
I use this app a ton and have been for the past 2 years but it just gets worse and worse with every update. I like how it has the favorites for the pen and highlight colors but that’s literally it. The app will restart everytime my ipad goes to sleep, it will randomly just not show any of my notes at all (which is terrifying as a university student), and recently it just deleted all of my folders so now my notes are piled up in the unfiled notes section and the folders are gone. I want to keep using it because it’s very simple and easy to use, but ultimately I may end up switching because of the stress of never knowing if my notes will be there when I open the app.
Great app, but need Latex editor in text mode. Would be SOOO useful
枫263 on 2021-09-17
Sometimes when typing the notes is more convincing in math class, but writing math equation is painful. Right now I can type the words, and use pen to write something, then hit convert to math, then edit the latex equation. looks pretty ridiculous that I need use pen to make some sketch to enable the latex editor. Instead,if there could be some shortcut, say when pressing “cmd+=“ and create an latex editor box, it would be SOOO much smoother experience. beside, this doesn’t seem like a huge modification needed for this feature, just need a short cut to a feature that already exist in the app. I think this would make the app much better for writing notes in math.
You need a toggle switch!
Imhere2slay on 2021-09-17
Since you won’t change the pen tool from being on when you open every single note, how about making a toggle switch in the settings tab that allows the consumer to make their own decision on whether or not they want to open Notability with the pen tool or let’s say, the pointy finger, the eraser, or anything else other than the pen tool. It would toggle what the consumer would like to start with when they open up Notability. I have more than 25K notes in my Notability and marking them all up as soon as I open them is way beyond frustrating! Please fix this, I absolutely & completely DO NOT NEED the PEN TOOL AS SOON AS I OPEN UP THIS APP!!

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