Noteshelf 2 4+

Note-taking & Annotate PDF

Fluid Touch Pte. Ltd.

    • £9.99


A new version of Noteshelf is available on the App Store as a free download. Search for "Noteshelf 3" on the AppStore to find it. We’ll continue to support “Noteshelf 2" (this app). However, if you are a new user, we recommend "Noteshelf 3". It has the latest features to enhance your note-taking experience.

Digital note-taking, simplified! Student, working professional, or bullet journalist, Noteshelf is a perfect note-taking app for you. Take beautiful notes in your natural handwriting just as you would on a notepad, but only better. You can type, annotate PDFs & record audio.

You can also personalize your notes with beautiful covers and organize them the way you want. What's more - you can sync and share them with your colleagues, friends, and family!


Experience natural writing in Noteshelf—as smooth and fluid as writing on a notepad. Choose from a range of pens, pencils, and highlighters; a wider range of colors and sizes to suit your needs. Our fountain pen makes your handwriting look gorgeous!


You can search through the notes taken on your own handwriting and even convert handwriting to text. We provide handwriting recognition in 65 different languages.


Import PDFs, MS Office documents or images; or add them to your existing notebooks. Highlight, underline or write notes on your documents/images.


Noteshelf brings you the convenience of typing too. You can choose from many styles and formatting options like bulleted/ numbered lists, and checkboxes.


Record audio as you take notes so you never miss anything important at school or work. Add as many recordings as you want and play them back anytime, even as you take handwritten notes. Loved by students while taking lecture notes!


Open up multiple windows of Noteshelf and work simultaneously with ease. This multi screen workflow of using 2 notes side by side will work only on iPads running on the iPad OS.


Create voice notes with Noteshelf for the Apple Watch. You needn’t have your iPhone or iPad nearby. Auto-save all your recordings to the iPhone and use iCloud to sync them across devices. Take notes later as you listen to those recordings.


Sometimes notebooks might run into hundreds of pages. So, bookmark important pages, name and color them to search with ease.


Auto-publish your notes one-way into Evernote and access them on Evernote, from just about anywhere.


100s of beautifully crafted paper templates and notebook covers to go with your good notes. Get them for free when you signup for the Noteshelf Club!

Find paper templates for student notes, meetings memos, to-do lists, shopping lists, personal health trackers, journals, and many more!


iPhone and iPad support. Mac app coming soon!

Squares, circles or triangles, use auto-shapes to draw perfect geometrical shapes with ease.

Auto-backup to Dropbox & OneDrive.

Share your notes with colleagues, friends, and family. We support - Dropbox, Evernote, Google Drive, and OneDrive.

Secure your notes with passcodes. We also support Face ID and Touch ID to lock and unlock your notebooks.

Ask Siri to create a new notebook, search for an existing notebook, or open a notebook in a snap!

Create multiple folders and subfolders to keep your notes organised.

Keep your personal and business notes separate. Drag and drop notebooks into groups or categories easily on the iPad OS.

We now support a dark color scheme - as beautiful as the system-wide dark mode. (Only on iOS 13 for iPhones and iPad OS for iPads).

Noteshelf is on the way to delight it’s users with amazing features which makes it your go-to app for note-taking.

Got a suggestion? We'd love to hear from you—write to us at noteshelf(at)!

Happy note-taking!

What’s New

Version 8.9.6

- Minor bug fixes and performance improvements.

~ Noteshelf- Digital Note-Taking, Simplified! ~

Ratings and Reviews

4.4 out of 5
71 Ratings

71 Ratings

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Hi Team,

I’ve been using Noteshelf and GoodNotes for a couple of years now. Both are very good. They have points that each are better at.

I particularly enjoy the writing on Noteshelf. I love the calligraphy pen (best bit).

I wish Noteshelf would copy the way that GoodNotes can:
1. Double tap on the page to zoom in and out to page width.

2. When either in full page or zoom-window you could set a user-defined size (level of how much you are zoomed in). Maybe double tap to scroll through full page-page width-user defined.

3. Sort out the search function. It’s ok for titles, but nowhere near as good as GoodNotes; can’t global search for handwritten notes. This is the main reason I use GoodNotes for work uses. Search function is crucial.

4. When drawing a shape around a word (so as to highlight it as a title), need to be able to edit the shape and change its 4 dimensions to enable you to fit it to the words/ space. At present you can only change its overall size.


Developer Response ,

Hi! We'd like to know more about your requests. Kindly send us an in-app email (Gear icon- Support- Contact Us) so we can discuss further and log the requests internally.

MarkLeedsUK ,

Not impressed.

I created a notebook and entered a few lines of text. Looked at the sample notebook a bit and then got sidetracked for an hour or so. When I went back to the app, neither notebook will open. Created another one, it opens okay so far. Exported all three to files. The original two still won’t open if i share them to noteshelf, the third does but I haven’t entered anything into it yet. A little concerned as to the stability and safety of the data. Sent emails from within the app to support, hopefully they will respond quickly (they didn’t, it took FIVE days to get an initial reply) and sort the problem out (not yet). Not very impressed so far. One other niggly point, I decided to turn auto-backup on just in case it helps keep the remaining test notebook alive, it sets it up but shows 0/3 notebooks being backed up, so you have to set it to backup each notebook before it will AUTO backup each notebook! Might be better if it automatically added all the notebooks and you could turn them off if you wanted to, or ask me, or else don’t call it auto-backup… I presume that also means that if I create a new notebook (assuming I continue using it) then I will also have to remember to go and turn the backup on for it or else if it too vanishes I will find it’s lost for good!
Requested a refund, back to GoodNotes5 at least I know my notes won’t suddenly self-destruct!

Developer Response ,

Sorry to note. We'll do our best to resolve this issue ASAP & gain back your trust in us again! Please follow ticket # 108321 for updates from us regarding this issue, our developer is looking into it as we speak.

jgeitner ,

Love Noteshelf

I’ve been using noteshelf for a while and don’t often leave reviews. But this is just one of those apps/platforms I find incredibly useful. It’s become my go to place to make notes - as I always know where they are and can more easily find notes instead of flicking through pages and pages on a paper notebook.

I do wish this was a available on desktop PC, to simply type notes and be able to read notes. Using it with Evernote means you can then look up notes on desktop when synced - if Evernote can do it, there’s no reason why Noteshelf can’t! Either way it’s still my go-to note taking platform. Love it. And the templates they have on offer for things like daily schedules. Well worth using.

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