OneNote Software


 

Microsoft OneNote is a digital note taking app that can be accessed via Android, Chrome, Windows, iOS and Mac devices. The solution is well-suited for individuals attending numerous meetings per week and working on multiple collaborative projects.

OneNote offers deep search functionality for all notes stored in its database. Users can also store and organize audio recordings that are in a searchable format and can be integrated with other Microsoft Office products.

OneNote allows users to take handwritten notes with the help of a stylus or fingertip and can also convert these notes to digital text. Important ideas or points can be highlighted by using various shapes and colors.

The solution has the ability to embed other Microsoft Office files into a note. They can then be easily edited by OneNote users. OneNote offers cloud-based storage and allows users to easily toggle between separate but synced up enterprise and personal accounts.

 

OneNote - Various note types
 
  • OneNote - Various note types
    Various note types
  • OneNote - New note
    New note
  • OneNote - Create to-do list
    Create to-do list
  • OneNote - Multiple devices
    Multiple devices
Supported Operating System(s):
Web browser (OS agnostic)

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Denis from DBI
Specialty: Software / Technology
Number of employees: 201-500 employees Employees number: 201-500 employees

May 2018

May 2018

OneNote not bad application for notes included in MS Office package.

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If you have already purchased an Office 365 subscription then OneNote is rather included in the Suite of provided applications and is tightly integrated with other office applications from Microsoft, then OneNote is your choice.

Pros

Another application from the Office Suite. With it, you can create notes in a convenient form for you, such as record by hand, sketch, so you can add to your notes pictures or photos. It is nice to be able to group notes. OneNote works on any device or platform. You can create notes even if you don't have network access at the moment. If you want to collaborate with other users, you can share your notes with colleagues.

Cons

The app looks minimalistic, overloaded functions and looks more like some sort of stripped-down Word, in General, similar to Wordpad. When working on Android is not once faced with the fact that the application one day did not run and what I did not do and could not start it, it is certainly extremely annoying. It does not look very small on the screens of mobile devices.

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Dipesh from Northern Illinois University
Specialty: Financial Services
Number of employees: 5,001-10,000 employees Employees number: 5,001-10,000 employees

May 2018

May 2018

Digital Board with flexible features

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Pros

This is the best tool to organize your work, take notes, clip images/screenshots in any business. It is like digital board where you can write anything, anywhere on the screen with complete formatting. You can copy and paste images along with text.and the best feature is you dont need to save any of your work on this board. Hence, reduces the possibility of loosing your notes due to unexpected power outage or system problems.

Cons

I haven't seen any cons as such. I mainly use this tool to take my notes, add some clippings related to my work. However, it does not support handwriting. It would be very useful if we simply draw anything on the screen.

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Tina from Reliable Bookkeeping Services
Specialty: Accounting
Number of employees: 51-200 employees Employees number: 51-200 employees

May 2018

May 2018

Electronic notebook

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It is an electronic version of a binder notebook with infinite filler sheets. Easy to organize notes because you can simply move the pages around and rearrange the tabs too. No need to carry around heavy notebooks. It can store anything (scanned documents, pictures etc). You can use it to create a to do list and link it to outlook tasks.Can be accessible online through your cellphone.

Cons

Notes can only be exported to word, pdf, xml. It unfortunately cannot export to excel even if it is in a table format

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Matthew from City of Savannah
Specialty: Education
Number of employees: 501-1,000 employees Employees number: 501-1,000 employees

May 2018

May 2018

Great product,

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We use it at my technical college. Great program along with the rest of Microsoft office programs.

Cons

None. It integrates well with all other Microsoft products.

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Rita from Clairvoyix
Specialty: Software / Technology
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

May 2018

May 2018

Use to organize all aspects of life!

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Great add on from Microsoft!

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Very user friendly software that sync's over multiple devices for ease of access. Greatly enjoy the personalization that it allows.

Cons

When you copy and paste it created a new text box, sometimes you have to reorganize your notes when adding to them.

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Tina from COPE Center for Colorectal and Pelvic Health
Specialty: Healthcare
Number of employees: 1 employee Employees number: 1 employee

May 2018

May 2018

Convenient

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Pros

Easy to share notes, easy to upload to drive. I think it's the easiest to use on the desktop, but then sharing is easy.

Cons

A little tricky to get the hang of initially. Layout is similar to a word document, so it didn't take too much time to figure out.

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andrew from The Schwarz~Garrison Law Firm
Specialty: Legal
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

May 2018

May 2018

This free program helps organize a law practice in a manner similar to programs costing thousands of dollars

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We use this program daily and cannot believe that others have not discovered its many applications.

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We use this program to keep track of complex discovery, commonly used office forms, practices, and procedures, and generally to keep our practice functioning on an even keel.

Cons

It is sometimes a bit difficult to figure out how to use one note to organize a task, but once some thought is applied, it generally serves to streamline and memorialize procedures.

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Tharsanan from University of moratuwa
Specialty: Software / Technology
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

May 2018

May 2018

Best Digital NoteBook for You

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Everyone can use OneNote for free. Free account has every features with 5 GB cloud storage.

Pros

Best features available even for the free accounts. Very attractive user interface with highly customizable features. We can share notes between team members easily.

Cons

So far i don't have any major issues with OneNote. some times i feel recording quality is very low compare to other software.

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Chris from Lifetime
Specialty: Education
Number of employees: 501-1,000 employees Employees number: 501-1,000 employees

May 2018

May 2018

Microsoft OneNote

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Great tool for collaborating with stakeholders, simple note taking and communication. Great that it easily links into other Microsoft tools.

Cons

No major cons. Text customisation isn't great. It can be difficult to create sub-pages in the right place without having to change orders.

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Aparanji from Igs
Specialty: IT Services
Number of employees: 1,001-5,000 employees Employees number: 1,001-5,000 employees

May 2018

May 2018

a great way to get organized

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Love it

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we can create drawings ,recording videos and recording videos .We can create note books and sections with in which is a better way of organizing.

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Not so easy to adapt for new users but it is doable with little r&D. Features differ for MAC and windows so ... have to struggle little if we are switching between OS

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Jacob from Loras College
Specialty: Education
Number of employees: 1,001-5,000 employees Employees number: 1,001-5,000 employees

May 2018

May 2018

Using OneNote

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I love using OneNote for all of my classes! It is great as I can type and draw whenever its great. I am able to easily take all the notes I need and separate each class with its own page.

Cons

The only Con with this application is the lack of easily of transferring photos. It is hard to get some photos pinned to the notes correctly. That is the only feature.

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Hilda from Campus Labs
Specialty: Software / Technology
Number of employees: 201-500 employees Employees number: 201-500 employees

May 2018

May 2018

It connects to other Microsoft platforms and that's the best part.

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If you use other Microsoft products and value integration, use this. If not, stick with something better like EverNote.

Pros

I like that I can easily use tasks, insert emails, and keep my Microsoft functions connected. I like being able to have multiple notebooks with multiple sections and pages.

Cons

The interface is not pretty and also frustrating. The newest version is buggy and often doesn't load for me - it's prettier than the one I am using but not worth the hassle.

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Jen from Quantum Business Solutions, LLC
Specialty: Other
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

May 2018

May 2018

One Note - Horrible

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The idea of posted notes and collaborating with others is great
The ability to access on different devices is also nice

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I have very little I can say about this product with relation to whether it's a good product or not. I have used this software a few times and absolutely hated it. It's complicated to use for a laymen and I couldn't figure out how this would really benefit me. I found it to be a waste of time.

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Linda from PSCU
Specialty: Financial Services
Number of employees: 501-1,000 employees Employees number: 501-1,000 employees

May 2018

May 2018

OneNote for All Notes

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OneNote is a surprisingly useful software solution. It allows you to use it as a notepad, but also as a place to collect screenshots and print/save full pages worth of information to. It easy to setup multiple "notebooks" allowing you track various types of information separately, but still access everything from one location.

Cons

The layout is very basic, much like a notepad. You can do some basic formatting, but this software will not replace Word.

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Matt from Trinity Church, Cedar Hill TX
Specialty: Non-Profit
Number of employees: 51-200 employees Employees number: 51-200 employees

May 2018

May 2018

I love one note!

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Pros

The ability to set up task list for myself and my team and have it shared across multiple platforms I.e. phone,tablet, laptop, etc.

Cons

We have had a hard time with the notebook sharing across different accounts. It takes a little bit to figure out how to share some notes while locking others.

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Nancy from Florida Virtual School
Specialty: Education
Number of employees: 1,001-5,000 employees Employees number: 1,001-5,000 employees

May 2018

May 2018

Onenote works to save time searching for files

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I use Onenote to store and access files used on a daily basis. This program saves me time and searching my computer.

Cons

The one big con that I experienced was that Onenote was difficult to add to my computer. I had to utilize the tech. dept. Once installed, no issues.

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Abbas from Asia Society
Specialty: Education
Number of employees: 201-500 employees Employees number: 201-500 employees

May 2018

May 2018

Goto app for taking notes in meeting

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Very easy to use, works very well with a touchscreen. I use it with my Surface: able to write, doodle, type, import documents, create binders of notes. All safely backed up in the cloud (synchs with your Office365 account).

Cons

Uses a lot more memory and processing power than anticipated, sometimes takes a while to load and can be a drag when using on Android devices.

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Juan from Derevo
Specialty: Software / Technology
Number of employees: 1 employee Employees number: 1 employee

May 2018

May 2018

Another option to take notes but not the best one

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Is free to use as a mobile app, you can add images, links and other resources, you can manage multiple notes and also add tabs to have more control.

Cons

I just don't like the interface and for me was slow to sync in different devices, at the beginning I felt lost on how to use it, it was not easy to understand at first.

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JASVIN from UNLV, NEVADA MS IN MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
Specialty: Education
Number of employees: 10,000+ employees Employees number: 10,000+ employees

May 2018

May 2018

The Contemporary Word- Must to have

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To conclude, It is the best app ever designed to create sheets with pictures, audios and digital Ink and to organize the data. There are many potential application to this software as It is accessible to anywhere and later you can update the content to other devices and creates a nice presentation worth reading.

Pros

--Organize the data as per user
--User-friendly
--Supports all the platform-mac OS, window phone etc.
--Collect all the data format without modifying quality
--Convenient to organize lessons and distribute material from central content library

Cons

--Access to Replace would give a lot more flexibility
--Advanced formatting and Text can be improved collectively.

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Gregory from Accelify
Specialty: Education
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

May 2018

May 2018

OneNote Is A Disaster

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I like that because OneNote is part of the Microsoft Office Suite that it is integrated with all your Microsoft documents.

Cons

OneNote is extremely difficult to understand and very complicated to setup. My company tried to implement our client profiles internally on OneNote and nobody could ever figure out the sharing rights and how the notebooks are setup.

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Daniele from Università di Bologna
Number of employees: 5,001-10,000 employees Employees number: 5,001-10,000 employees

May 2018

May 2018

Really a game changer for notes takers.

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This is the software that allowed me to switch from notes taken on paper to notes taken on a tablet. Whether you have an IPad, a Microsoft Stylus device or any other device of this type, is really the best software out there. Practical, with plenty of options for personalization and very dynamic.

Cons

They NEED to implement OCR in the iOS version. Sometimes it can request a pretty high allocation of memory and does get stuttering (I own an iPad Pro 2016 version).

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Anyugel from Information Technology

May 2018

May 2018

A coolest note-taking app

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Easy to use to take personal notes. It allows to create offline notes and it has great tree-structure. It is great app for big notes

Cons

It is not provide you access to separate notes and also, creating tables is not an intuitive process as well as possible. but, It is not as good app for shop lists.

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Victor from Stoneleaf Construction LLC
Number of employees: 51-200 employees Employees number: 51-200 employees

May 2018

May 2018

OneNote for all! Long Live Microsoft OneNote

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The TCO is very attractive since this handy app comes with MS Office 365 or 2016, older versions has it too.
The App allows you to freely add notes handwriting and store images within the content, and the most exciting thing is that you can use in your computer, on the web, on your phone, tablet or wherever you go you can sync your notes. Sharing notebooks grants a plus to this app for fast and easy collaboration in real time with others. Even if they do not have the app themselves.

Cons

I'd like that the app could have the option to save files of greater than 100MB in OneNote. This would allow the use of embdedded video for instance.
Rather than the File storage limit I didn't found any other negative aspect.
Improve first-use sync/download time and experience, sometimes gets lagged on the first sync or under LTE bad connections using smartphones.
On Android can crash sometimes if the app is not up to date with the latest releases.

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Kelly from Self employed

April 2018

April 2018

Really great experience in using Microsoft OneNote

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I am a huge fan of all Microsoft products. I have been a vivid user for OneNote for the past year and it really helps when I have to open a meeting with my colleagues. Having the ability to collaborate and provide detailed information in our meetings help to reduce redundancy at work.

Cons

I would improve the use of OneNote on Mac. The functions are very similar but Windows still has an edge in how the product is displayed.

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Chris from Sage
Number of employees: 10,000+ employees Employees number: 10,000+ employees

April 2018

April 2018

Excellent note taking application

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The desktop application is excellent, and easy to use. The pen integration on the Microsoft Surface Pro is great

Cons

The native mobile app clients are not very good on Apple iOS, compared to other competitor note-taking apps

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Shannon from Doximity
Number of employees: 51-200 employees Employees number: 51-200 employees

April 2018

April 2018

Less bells and whistles than Evernote

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It's more than just a notepad or microsoft document, and it's less than Evernote or other complicated softwares like that. OneNote, to me, gives you exactly what you need - simplicity of notes and copy, while also the access to share, mark up, and customize your notes.

Cons

The syncing from Microsoft to mac isn't as seamless as microsoft to microsoft or apple to apple, but it still syncs moderately well. Also some of the features such as drawing, etc, work best with pen and come out looking a bit sloppy when you use your finger.

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Kevin from Omnitech, Inc
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

March 2018

March 2018

Easy to use, great for meeting notes

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It's easy to create and share notes with others in a team. The sync is very nice to have.
In conjunction with MS Teams, this is super helpful for us.
You can access it anywhere with an Office 365 account.

Cons

We have formatting challenges.
The web link is really long and crazy.
The syncing broke for me on one of my notes and I'm not sure how to fix it.

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Ralph from HandyTrain
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

March 2018

March 2018

One place for everything!

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Seamless integration with MS Outlook. Easily push emails and add notes. Autosave and syncing across devices is of much help. Supports rich text formatting to add some life to the notes. You can literally copy-paste any type of file into OneNote as part of your notes. Search functionality across Pages is amazing. You'll never lose a note again!

Cons

Inbuilt reminders would have made this product stand out. Apart from this, it's quite difficult to fault the product from the stage it's currently reached.

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Floyd from Universidad de Costa Rica
Number of employees: 5,001-10,000 employees Employees number: 5,001-10,000 employees

March 2018

March 2018

A useful app to have everything on-note!

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One of the things I like most about Microsoft's OneNote is the number of tools and options it offers to set up text, drawings and things that can be inserted. On the other hand, we can also be grateful for the different sections that are clearly distinguished by colors and that make all pages on a topic to be organized.

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Regarding the disadvantages, during the time that I have been using OneNote to this day, there is nothing that I do not like. We must recognize that it is a fairly complete application, and very easy to use.

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March 2018

March 2018

Always on my desktop

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This tool has become a staple for my daily routine. It helps me keep track of meeting notes during the day and is great to go back and revisit past notes. There are many powerful features that I have yet to dive into. Cross platform functionality is also great!

Cons

There are many other products similar to this on the market. Evernote for example is really great and comes up with many new and exciting features every year. OneNote might be too boring and bland for some, although the basic features works for me.

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February 2018

February 2018

Note-taking App

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There are a lot of nice benefits for what I consider to be a free product, although that's because it is included in our Microsoft bundle.

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The interface isn't the greatest and you would think that if you copied something from One Note to Outlook, the formatting would translate, but it doesn't.

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India

February 2018

February 2018

Great for IDEAs and Note Taking in one location

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Has several different books you can save in and go back and forth between. Does not require you to press save each time when you add or subtract information. It has several abilities that of Microsoft Office, and easy to use. The setup is very easy to learn and become familiar with if you have even basic knowledge of the Microsoft Office family of Software. It has a desktop and cloud version, which can be customized when it syncs, and to whom has permission to view and make changes and if a password is needed to view certain pages. You can create multiple pages, and tabs, for each idea. You can review your change history, and undo or redo changes. You can customize your own icons. It has extreme versatility and functions. From other note-taking apps I found this to be the most beneficial to my needs. It has copy and cut features like Paint, and you can place screenshots in One Note. For someone with millions of app ideas, or music ideas this app would be great it also records audio and video.

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I found it hard to delete notebooks, still unsure how to do it, I can close a notebook but to perm. delete one shoudl be a bit easier. I honestly has been a few months, I use it everyday and have not found any signifigant glitches or issues to complain about as of yet.

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Markie from Go-Fig Bookz
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

February 2018

February 2018

Great app for note gathering

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I use Onenote to capture all my client notes and my to do or read later info. It allows me to separate different types and client notes as well as just take notes on the fly.

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There is no save in Onenote so if you type over something or delete is error you have most likely lost it if you do not undo right away

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January 2018

January 2018

Part of the Office Family and a great addition

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Onenote has changed the way you take notes and collaborate. You can make notes with its stylis but also stay in sync with teams when changes are made. This works great with Outlook and makes it easy to use as it is part of the Office family.

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This takes some getting use to and as always it can do more than you think but requires some time to get the best use out of it.

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Cesar A from Government Administration
Number of employees: 1,001-5,000 employees Employees number: 1,001-5,000 employees

January 2018

January 2018

An incredible app to take Notes

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With this app you can take your notes and save it easily, you can write and save anything you want in a meeting, in a class or even in a family reunion. Every note you take it is instantaneously save it in the cloud, where you can see and make any change you want, and because this a multi platform app you can watch your notes in your smartphone, computer or tablet. The interphase it is very simple and intuitive, every note you make it is in blocs and they have many pages and each you can save a different issue, like notes of your classes, reunions or appointments. You can edit anything you want of your notes, like color, font size, you can add image or files for more detail.

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In mi opinion this app does not have so much limitations, one can be the possibility of being overwhelming by the numbers of notes that you take, you can easily lost the order, but with a little practice you can handle the app in the right way.

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Lee from Weis Markets
Number of employees: 10,000+ employees Employees number: 10,000+ employees

December 2017

December 2017

save and organize everything

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ease of use, cross-platform support, web clipping tool, intuitive layout. it's the free and better evernote

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can't save notes to local drive (instead of just the cloud) on mac, it could do better with more mobile widget options, and there's no custom tags on mac.

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Jacob from PromptCloud
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

November 2017

November 2017

A note taking app with plenty of features, but not the best

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Onenote comes with a host of features, it's one of the best note taking and collaboration apps out there. The easy sharing feature comes handy.

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The user interface itself is very clumsy and it's tough to find the most needed things at times. Another shortcoming is the lesser pool of users with Microsoft accounts, which makes it less useful as universal tool.

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Loralee from Her Portable Biz
Number of employees: 1 employee Employees number: 1 employee

October 2017

October 2017

Easier than Evernote

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I started using Onenote in 2007, and used it for everything. Then, everyone began recommending Evernote and I jumped on the bandwagon, but years later I realized that I was only saving things in Evernote - not accessing the information, using my checklists, etc. This year I've switched back to using Onenote and haven't looked back.

It's at my fingertips with all of my devices, loads quickly, and everything is sorted in a way that makes logical sense to me.

I can capture things I've found from around the web with the webclipper tool (very similar to the way the webclipper works with Evernote)

I can even use the bookmarks tool to add personal notes, recommendations and then share with other entrepreneurs.

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- sharing sections of a onenote doc with others often requires them to log in, even if it's just set to "view only"
- Moving items between Folders is difficult (moving to other sections inside a folder is easy)
- it doesn't integrate with as many other apps as Evernote

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Barton from Cintas
Number of employees: 10,000+ employees Employees number: 10,000+ employees

July 2017

July 2017

Onenote is the most flexible notetaking and retrieval program I have found. Its power is its lightning fast searches.

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The ability to separate subjects into separate notebook files. And that you can input data from your camera, voice dictation, typing and HANDWRITING!!!. When you enter a picture that contains text you can enable Onenote to make text searchable. I can write notes on top of our schematics to show changes to my colleges. Onedrive allows me to access my data from my phone and desktop without having to take an extra syncing step.

I have digitized our manuals and share them via web over our intranet. That is very handy.

Cons

This product is not configured well right out of the box. You will have to google tutorials on how this should be setup to get the most out of it. Good news is that this is a one time setup.

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Amokrane

June 2017

June 2017

The best solution for a student and surface pro user

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I use this on my Surface Pro 4 and it is wonderful. I can switch between the keyboard and the Surface Pen, I can convert handwritten notes into text, formulas into a LaTex-like font, import files and edit them with the pen, import Excel spreadsheets...

Pros

Easy to use, a lot of features, shortcuts, data imports, Tab organization, ability to record while you take notes

Cons

Bad recording quality

Review Source: GetApp