ZoomNotes is the most comprehensive visual note-taking app with huge zoom range. Make handwritten notes and sketches on virtual paper, huge WhiteBoards , PDF files, images and MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint documents (via GoogleDrive). Sync your documents between your iPad and iPhone with iCloud.
ZoomNotes is compatible with any capacitive stylus pen and also with the top electronic pens on the market including the fabulous Apple Pencil.
ZoomNotes Desktop for Mac now also available.
MULTIPLE PEN TYPES
There are 8 pen types to choose from including gel, nib, pencil and watercolour each with unlimited line thicknesses.
Search handwritten notes.
Either import a planner pdf or use the ‘Custom digital planner’ option to create your own. You can configure a planner to show events and reminders from the Calendar and Reminder apps.
This unique feature allows you to use ‘pages within pages’. This allows you to use sticky-notes and enables the creation of hierarchical visual files. You can also insert whole pdf files as sub-pages, or import pages from other ZoomNotes documents into a sub-page.
Bookmarks allow you save views in your documents, and then return to them at a later date. There are animated playback facilities to allow you to present with or to create videos from your document.
Add links between pages, and even between documents. This lets you create your own digital planners, enhance imported pdf planners or create indices.
Edit and view two documents side by side (or above and below). You can now also have 2 views of the same document.
Add events/reminders linked to your documents, possibly with alarms. The URL in the event links back to the document in ZoomNotes.
HUGE ZOOM RANGE, WHITEBOARD MODE
Zoom in and out without arbitrary limits including rotated views.
Layers let you control what is visible on a page, also options for 'master layers' which show on all pages.
WRITE OVER PDF FILES
Import and write over PDFs, Microsoft Office files Word, Excel and PowerPoint (via GoogleDrive).
UNLIMITED PAPER SIZES AND STYLES
Make your page as small or as large as you like. Choose any type of paper with our configurable paper types.
In ZoomNotes, you can select, scale, rotate, shift and flip (mirror) objects. Cut, copy and paste are also available, including between documents, pages and other apps.
SHAPES AND ARROWS
Regular shapes and arrows (ideal for visual mapping); they can be drawn with the polygon tool or roughly drawn by hand and automatically converted into the exact geometric shape.
Fully configurable library of reusable shapes and images.
IMAGES AND IMAGE EDITING
Insert images (photos) in your documents at any size and scale. Crop, mask, re-sample, edit transparency, scan-correct and deform images. Insert images and videos from camera or photo library.
Enter typed text via keyboard; with a wide range of fonts and font sizes, font colours, fills and borders. Text can be entered at all zoom scales and can be selected and moved, scaled and rotated.
RECORD AND PLAYBACK SOUNDS
Including import and export of mp3 files. You can also insert a sound recording on the page to which it relates. Now linked to drawing.
Share documents as PDF files, images, videos or ZoomNotes documents (via email, iTunes, clipboard, Dropbox, Twitter and Evernote, Airdrop, iCloud Drive and Open in.
USE FOR PRESENTATIONS
ZoomNotes is VGA compatible for use with projectors, monitors and AirPlay.
Write into a zoomed in view whilst still viewing the zoomed out view.
There are lots more details including videos or the app in action at www.zoom-notes.com.
We respond to every email sent to email@example.com
New: Rename tags now possible
New: Links have an option to 'Open in split-screen'
Various other fixes and optimisations
If you are enjoying using ZoomNotes please leave a review - thanks.
Ratings and Reviews
This app rivals note anytime and inkflow. The latter are more flexible. However zoom notes has a lot of advantages to a presenter and teacher:
One can do connected maps of any kind
One good addition would be the ability to add files and links: but then again this isn't the main function.
Strengths: vector drawing; smooth handwriting; infinite fonts (pretty much) ; variety of colours; price ; Easy access
It would be nice to have a normal view option with menu that doesn't have so much of the top of the screen taken up.
What I like is that responses via reviews are taken up quickly - improvements .
Better for my use than other multi media apps and again , a very fair price.
This has been done and it would be nice to see video capturing the whole page image - or an option to do so.
Subpages are brilliant though. In fact indispensable once one is used to them .
Renaming remains a bit of a pain - like all such apps. A hold and menu option would be useful.
Colours would be easier to change- more naturally.
Great application that writes better than paper with a lot of paper size options.
Excellent Array of Features, Poor Stylus Integration
This app has a wide array of features and is customisable in extensive ways, making it easy to organise your notes, your toolbars, pens, shapes etc. However, writing using an Adonit Jot Touch 4 is often a pain. The app randomly deletes or fails to record stylus inputs, making it a very frustrating experience. Disabling Adonit’s palm rejection helps somewhat, with all inputs being recognised, but the app still deletes text at random. I tried disabling all shape recognition aids, cross-out to delete, and other similar features, to no avail. While the app attempts to differentiate between stylus and finger inputs and discard the latter, the implementation is very poor, and there seems to be no option to disable this while the bug is (hopefully) fixed. In short, a prime example of too many features crammed into an app, making it a pain to get it to work just right. I suggest you look elsewhere if you are merely looking to jot down notes, and are not interested in complex pen customisation, shapes etc.
Incredibly powerful software
If you just want something to do simple handwriting notes then this might not be the app for you. But if you want to trace a floor plan, write notes with diagrams, do presentations, record notes with handwriting and sound etc etc then this is the app for you. Yes the bewildering amount of options can be a turn off at first but invest a bit of time like I did and you’ll find this will be your ‘go to’ app for note taking. Particularly good with sync to Evernote and its ocr handwriting search (save as jpg). The app is constantly being improved and the dev was responsive to my query on how to delete with pen strokes (a big Z motion) which is obvious once you’ve done it once...
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- Deliverance Software Ltd
- 161 MB
- Requires iOS 11.0 or later.
- Requires iPadOS 11.0 or later.
- iPod touch
- Requires iOS 11.0 or later.
- Requires macOS 11.0 or later and a Mac with the Apple M1 chip.
English, French, German, Japanese, Portuguese, Simplified Chinese, Spanish
- Age Rating
- © 2022 Deliverance Software Ltd
Up to six family members can use this app with Family Sharing enabled.