OneNote is the best note-taking app for Windows 8
and there’s some good news. It’s now completely free and Microsoft has also come out with a version for Mac, which means OneNote is now a cross-platform app available on Web, Windows, Mac, iOS, Android and Windows Phone.
The Perfect Modern Notetaking App: OneNote For Windows 8
The Perfect Modern Notetaking App: OneNote For Windows 8 Microsoft finally did something right! OneNote turns your Windows 8 tablet into a handy notebook. Quickly scribble down notes and pick them up anywhere. Syncing via SkyDrive automatically makes them available on the desktop.
OneNote 2013 is completely free for users to download and install, but there is a premium version for Office 365 and Office 2013 users with features like SharePoint support, version history, Outlook integration and more. But the core capabilities are intact in the free version, Microsoft says. Plus, everything is synced with your Microsoft Account’s OneDrive to give you 7GB of free storage with no monthly upload limit.
The new OneNote brings a few cool new features that can help it
go head-to-head with Evernote
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OneNote Clipper: The new OneNote Clipper extension (Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari) captures any web page in one click and puts it into Quick Notes.
Quick email notes: Send a link, a message or forward anything from your Outlook inbox to firstname.lastname@example.org and it’ll be auto-saved your OneNote Quick Notes.
Office Lens: Office Lens is a Windows Phone app that will capture any image of text (like business cards, whiteboards) and put it into your OneNote Quick Notes.
OneNote uses OCR
to turn this into searchable text.
Microsoft Updates OneNote With OCR, Camera Scan, Share Charm
Microsoft Updates OneNote With OCR, Camera Scan, Share Charm Microsoft OneNote has now had a major update on the desktop OS that brings some cool new functions, including ‘Camera Scan’ for smart scanning and the ability to read and search scanned items.
If you aren’t already a OneNote user,
download the free OneNote to start. And while you’re doing that, here are 10 awesome tips to maximize your OneNote
10 Awesome OneNote Tips You Should Be Using All the Time
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Source: Microsoft Office blog