The best way to take notes

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Write with your active pen

For example an Apple Pencil™, Microsoft Surface Pen, Samsung S Pen, or Google Pixelbook Pen

Browse compatible devicesApple Pencil, Microsoft Surface pen, Pixelbook pen, Smasung S Pen


  • Best of 2016 by Apple
  • Amazing app for iPad Pro by Apple
  • 2017 Online & Live winner at Mobile Apps Showdown
  • Featured by Apple as Perfect with Apple Pencil

Take, edit and convert notes

Structure your notes using titles, paragraphs, and bullet lists then render your ink into text. The layout, colors and styles are preserved. Recognized text is displayed while you write.

Rich content

Add interactive diagrams, editable equations, freeform sketches and annotate pictures.



Draw and manipulate diagrams. Connectors are persistent and stay connected when elements are moved. Edit with gestures and convert the result.

Smart layout

Layout is flexible: Content scrolls indefinitely and adjusts to the screen size and orientation; Blocks can be enlarged, reduced or moved. Ink reflows in accordance to window size and screen orientation.

Browser window that is resizable

Responsive content

Block selection

Resizable blocks

Document with unlimited canvas

Unlimited canvas

Detailed features

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  • Write and typeset

    Structure your notes using titles, paragraphs and bullet lists, then render your ink into text.

  • Edit, apply decorations and styles

    Insert or remove content and space, decorate and apply styles, using only your pen.

  • Draw interactive diagrams

    Draw interactive diagrams with elements that you can edit, delete and relocate.

  • Edit and export equations

    Write editable equations, systems and matrices on multiple lines; get calculated results or conversion to LaTeX.

  • Sketch and annotate pictures

    Draw freeform sketches, and annotate pictures.

  • Export as HTML

    View your note and print in browser or Quick Look.

  • Export as text, PDF, HTML or Word

    You decide where to take your writing next. Copy/paste fully editable diagrams to PowerPoint.

  • Sync and export notes

    Sync your notes to iCloud, Google Drive or Dropbox. Export your notes to other apps.

  • Reflow handwritten text

    Ink reflows according to window size and screen orientation.

  • Search in notebooks and diagrams

    Search and find handwritten ink and text in all your notebooks, including in your diagrams.

  • User interface localized in 11 languages

    English, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Japanese, German, Korean, French, Italian.

  • Virtually no lag

    Supporting the latest technologies from Google and Wacom. Writing in Nebo on a Pixelbook feels like writing on paper.

59 handwriting recognition languages.

Afrikaans, Albanian, Armenian, Azeri, Basque, Belarusian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional (Hong Kong), Chinese Traditional (Taiwan), Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English (Canada), English (United Kingdom), English (United States), Estonian, Finnish, Flemish, French (Canada), French (France), Gaelic, Galician, Georgian, German (Austria), German (Germany), Greek, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Kazakh, Korean, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malay, Mongolian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Portuguese (Portugal), Romanian, Russian, Serbian (Cyrillic), Serbian (Latin), Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish (Mexico), Spanish (Spain), Swedish, Tatar, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese.

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This is the killer app that made me buy the iPad Pro!Zaca1000
I have horrible handwriting, yet this app is able to recognize every word I write without a problem or lag.D4walker
Best note taking app I have tried so far with Apple Pencil. I feel this is how Apple Notes should have been!NoBSReviews