As you go through your day there may come a moment when you need to jot something down but lack a paper and pen. Now with our smart phones ever-present there are note-taking apps that can help you out. Unlike phone only note apps, these save your note to be accessed across multiple devices. All apps are available for free from Apple and Android app stores.
Evernote (available on iOS & Android) – In addition to note-taking, this app lets you clip web pages and images; search for text inside images; share and discuss notes with others; and add a passcode for security. You get up to 60MB of uploads per month.
Google Keep (available on iOS & Android) – This tool lets you record audio notes, take screen grabs, and translate image to text in addition to writing notes. Pin important notes to the top and organize by changing the color of notes. Add others to your note for easy collaboration.
Microsoft OneNote (available on iOS & Android) – This app is more than just lists. It can act as a true notebook. It has excellent organizational options – functioning on a colorful tab system. Notes can include audio and photos.
Simplenote (available on iOS & Android) – Changes to notes are saved instantly and synced across devices. Finding notes is easy with simple search, and organization is made simple with tags. This also allows collaboration with multiple people. Want to go back before changes? You can – all notes are backed up.
WorkFlowy (available on iOS & Android) – Highly regarded for its simple interface, this app makes collaboration easy with clean lists that include drop down menus, indentation, focus points, and tags.