When it comes to noting down notes, shopping lists or to-do lists, it can be a bit difficult in deciding the right app for you. With the Google Play Store offering a wide array of note taking apps to choose from, which are some of the best Android apps for all your note taking needs?
Evernote- For multipurpose use
Evernote is one of the most popular and best note taking apps available for Android. With a clean, easy to user interface, this app offers a ton of functions not only for notes but can also be applied for multiple uses as well. Evernote allows sharing of notes with friends who also have the app, attaching of notes within the app, scanning of texts on a photo, creation of to-do lists, saving of different types of notes in one place and a lot more.
Evernote is a comprehensive app that is great both for business and personal note taking uses, especially because of its inherent simplicity and its capability to sync with a variety of devices.
Diaro: For writers
For inspiration that comes unexpectedly, Diaro allows you store and even transfer all these creative thoughts to all your devices. While other apps mostly allow quick memos type of notes, Diaro is ideal for writer as it lets you write down longer notes for however long you need to.
The app features an interface similar to that in a word processor, while texts can be searched and organized easily.
If you need to, Diaro allows transfer of notes to larger document. It also allows seamless syncing while working across a number of platforms. For personal journals or diaries, you have the option of protecting them with passwords.
Quip: For Collaboration
Quip is an exceptional collaborative app, with a simplified sharing function and a changes tracking ability for documents. People on your share group can work collaboratively on the same document or spreadsheets from a multiple of devices, anywhere.
Quip is suited for organizations and is relied upon by many businesses. For reminders, groups have the ability to create notifications. Documents can be imported from cloud storage apps such as Google Drive, Dropbox, Evernote and others. Once you are done collaborating, formats can be changed to Word or PDF, notes can be printed or shared with those outside the group.
Squid: For creativity
Squid allows you to be creative with your notes. If you are a fan calligraphic designs, like doodling or just prefer paper notes, then Squid is a fun choice.
Squid can be a great option for students, as it allow easy adding of symbols or quick notes to a PDF. You can enter handwritten notes alongside keywords, which is awesome during studying sessions, however, you need to upgrade the app to take advantage of this feature.
Color Note: For simplicity
Though it has fewer features compared to other apps on the list, Color Note is best if you are looking for simplicity. It features a streamlined color coding set up for organizing. For example, you can choose the color yellow for shopping reminders for easy navigation when you need to refer to it.
This app is ideal for those who want quick and easy organization. If you write a lot of notes, want to add photos or videos or even share, then consider getting a different app.