Cost: $1.99 | Developer: Cocoa Box Design LLC | Platform: iPad | Version 3.0.1 | 17 MB | iOS 3.2+
iPad owners that are keen to make their tablet device a fully-fledged note taking tool might be interested in Penultimate.
The app forgoes the traditional software keyboard found in simple word processing programs such as Apple’s Notes to allow users to handwrite their information through the touchscreen.
With a clean, full-screen interface and quick navigation between pages in a notebook, Penultimate ensures that your digital note taking experience is just as effective as the traditional one that you’re replacing.
Numerous paper styles, such as graph or lined, also allow users to tailor their notebooks to their note taking needs.
While users can create diagrams and write using their fingertips, the best results from the app will be gained by using a dedicated stylus to handwrite notes.
Pros: A user friendly and accurate digital note taking tool.
Cons: While usable with your fingertip, this app really does call for a stylus.
Verdict: If you’re looking to move your note taking experience away from the in-built software keyboard to your own handwriting, Penultimate has got you covered.
Get it here: Apple App Store
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