Meet Nebo, the award-winning digital notebook! Create beautiful notes, handwrite professional reports, sketch ideas on an infinite canvas and annotate existing documents. With its world-beating AI, Nebo understands every word you write.
Nebo for iPad is the ONLY note-taking app that makes handwriting as powerful and versatile as typed text. Now with added Mac M1 support - download and enjoy Nebo on Apple silicon devices!
Turn handwritten notes into professional documents thanks to the world's best handwriting recognition and write-to-text conversion. Nebo understands and accurately converts even the untidiest scribble in your choice of 66 languages.
Create freely and evolve ideas on a limitless freeform page. Import PDF files or Word and PowerPoint documents as PDFs, ready to annotate. Nebo simplifies your information workflow and boosts your productivity.
** NOW AVAILABLE: NEBO VIEWER **
Nebo Viewer is a handy companion app that gives read-only access to your notes on your iPhone. Search your library, copy/paste content into other apps and even export pages, ready to share.
Nebo Viewer is available now from the App Store on iPhone. Please note: you'll need access to cloud sync and a free MyScript account to access your notes in Nebo Viewer.
** NEBO ON IPAD: FEATURES IN DETAIL **
• Empower your handwriting:
- Write¹, type or dictate - all in the same document, sentence or even word.
- Accurately convert handwriting and math to typed text, and hand-drawn diagrams to perfect shapes.
- Add a selection of emoji and symbols with your pen.
• Edit with your pen:
- Use simple gestures to edit and format without breaking your flow.
- Create headings, lists and checkboxes, add or remove spaces and line breaks, delete and emphasize text.
- Use the marker to highlight or color, the lasso to select, and the eraser to delete either entire strokes or precisely defined content.
• A uniquely responsive experience:
- Nebo’s regular page automatically reflows your handwriting as needed.
- Make edits, adjust layout, rotate your device or split your screen without worrying about readability.
• Enrich your notes:
- Add photos, sketches and smart objects like math and diagrams.
- Handwrite math equations and matrices across several lines, solve simple calculations and copy math as LaTeX or image.
- Hand-drawn diagrams stay editable when pasted into PowerPoint.
• Write and draw freely:
- Nebo's freeform page is an infinite canvas that’s ideal for brainstorming.
- Pan around the page and zoom in or out to get a fresh perspective.
- Use the lasso to select and move, copy, delete or resize content.
• Reuse freeform content in regular pages:
- Copy content between freeform pages or sections, and into regular pages or other apps.
- Freeform content stays editable and convertible when pasted to a regular page.
• Paperless management:
- Organize your library via drag-and-drop.
- Back up your notes as needed.
** PRODUCTIVITY PACKS **
Try Nebo free. When you're ready to take your note-taking to the next level, you can choose the features you want in-app.
Select from a range of Productivity Packs offering powerful features like unlimited notebooks, cloud sync, multi-page export and PDF import/annotation. Alternatively, purchase the Full Pack for max power at a discounted rate!
Please note that Productivity Packs are not compatible with Family Sharing.
** LOVE FOR NEBO **
- “Perfect with Apple Pencil” (Apple App Store)
- “For note-takers with needs that go beyond the basic” (TechRadar, 2019)
- Best App 2017 (CES Mobile Apps Showdown)
Nebo respects your privacy and never stores your content on our servers without your explicit consent.
For help or to request new features, create a ticket at https://myscri.pt/support
Check the minimum and recommended requirements for Nebo: https://myscri.pt/devices
¹You can use any compatible active or passive pen, including Apple Pencil, to handwrite in Nebo. Find more details at https://myscri.pt/pens
** Nebo on Mac M1 **
Download and enjoy Nebo on Apple silicon devices! Available free from the iPhone and iPad apps section of the App Store.
** Improved highlighting **
You can now add highlights to titles as well as colored, bold and underlined text.
** Marker as coloring tool **
Touch and hold with the marker to change the color of highlights, words, strokes, diagram shapes and math symbols.
** Stability improvements **
Thanks for reporting your issues. We hope you enjoy this version of Nebo.
** Need HELP? **
Contact us via nebo.app
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Ratings and Reviews
Good handwriting recognition.
Nebo got great handwriting recognition and it support Malay language hence the reason why I choose it. It make searching for word in Malay a breeze. Although that it lack many features and customisation, their handwriting recognition are second to none. I can jot down really fast with bad handwriting but this app will still understand what I write.
For me, handwriting recognition are really important. I don’t want to read every single thing that I have write just to find one or two reference. I want to easily locate that information.
I do hope that Nebo team can add more features in the future like dark mode, paper customization, better image integration, pen option, pdf editor and a lot more.
I’m buy this app because I love the handwritting recognition and I hope with my little support, Nebo can grow more and compete with the big player.
Developer Response ,
Hello, and thank you for your kind words. We do appreciate them a lot. We are constantly working to provide our users with more and more practical and engaging features, so it is great to hear that you enjoy writing with Nebo. Regards, Mila.
It’s very bad
I mean, I guess it’s ok. Let me list down some problems:
1. Can you please let another iPad pen? I don’t have the Apple Pencil so it’s very hard to write, heck even write at all! I always wanted to download GoodNotes but since I have no money I went for Nebo, and JUST because I don’t have a Apple Pencil, I can’t even write with my finger. Please make it available so I can write with my finger or with other iPad pencil brands.
2. Why do you need a text feature? I personally don’t like it.
3. Please allow cut, paste, and copy option.
4. Can you allow dual screen mode? (Multitasking mode) that way I can open two notes at the same time or open google while taking notes.
5. Allow sound recording
6. Some people have bad and messy handwriting, can you please add a “handwriting” type font?
7. Very tedious and inconvenient
8. I understand you want money but just because, why do you have to ask for so much money?
9. Add more templates.
10. Is there a way to disable text?
11. Add word count feature if you can
12. The multiple language recognition is REALLY bad.
13. Please add shortcuts like double tap to undo.
I really think this apps need more improvement. I don’t have enough to afford GoodNotes so this is my last resort after all those other crappy note-taking apps. Please improve. I need not taking apps like these for school
Lack of simple functions
I like nebo instantly writing recognition, cuz my handwriting is very messy but this is the only feature that I enjoy.
1. Why can use keyboard to type, I know this is the handwriting apps, but at least we can choose to type or write.
2. The convert feature is nice but not perfect, why cannot toggle between the handwriting and the digital word?
3. The full screen button is not instantly function, when i use split view and change back to full, the full screen function will gone.
4. Not support drag and drop image
5. Not support sound recording
6. Not support duo Nebo note open
7. Note multiple language recognition is very poor.
8. Why don’t support to finger double tap to undo?
9. Don’t have word count feature
10. Copy and paste or cut don’t have
11. Hope to have a instant handwriting font, for some people like me having messy handwriting, but like the handwriting kind of font.
12. Bullet Number is not automatically change when I instantly at
Between a bullet number
Hope to having much much more feature, thanks .
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- 161.5 MB
- Requires iPadOS 13.0 or later.
- Requires macOS 11.0 or later and a Mac with the Apple M1 chip.
English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Traditional Chinese
- Age Rating
- © 2021 MyScript. All Rights Reserved
- In-App Purchases
- Full Pack RM34.90
- Nebo Pro RM24.90
- Full Pack RM19.90
Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.