Transform your iPad into smart digital paper. Take handwritten notes in digital notebooks, on imported PDF, PowerPoint, and Word documents, or on images and photos. All notes are searchable and you'll never have to worry about losing or misplacing them again. GoodNotes is one of the top paid iPad apps worldwide and is frequently featured on the App Store, making it a must-have for your iPad.

* Fluent, precise, and completely natural writing experience thanks to GoodNotes pioneering vector ink engine
* Write with the Apple Pencil, Logitech Crayon, or with many capacitive styluses and even your finger
* Select and customize your pen color, thickness, and style (fountain pen, ballpoint, brush pen)
* Easily switch between pen, highlighter, and eraser

* Everything is indexed: Search your handwritten notes, typed text, PDF text, document outlines, folder titles, and document titles
* Convert your handwriting to text to share it with other apps or add it to the page as a text box to continue typing with your keyboard

* All your notes with you at all times thanks to iCloud Sync

* open GoodNotes in multiple windows to view two documents or two pages side by side
* use tabs to quickly switch between open documents

* Move, resize, and rotate your handwriting or change colors
* Draw perfect shapes and lines with the Shapes Tool
* unlimited undo & redo including gesture control for faster corrections
* powerful & smart eraser tool: Choose to erase the entire stroke or only parts of it. Set it to "Erase Highlighter Only" to leave the ink intact
* Pinch to zoom and write more precisely
* Navigate through imported PDFs with existing hyperlinks

* Choose from a large set of beautiful covers and paper templates: Essentials, writing paper, Cornell paper, dark paper, checklists, planners, and more
* Import any PDF or image as a custom template for more customization

* import PDF, PowerPoint, Word, images, photos and more to annotate them right on your iPad
* export documents and share them with others for a fully digital workflow
* scan your paper documents and recognize the text

* Organize your documents in folders and create unlimited subfolders
* Mark your most important documents, pages, and folders as Favorites to access them quickly
* Create custom outlines for easier navigation through your documents

* Keep your audience focused on what's important: Presentation mode lets you hide all distractions on an external screen when you connect your device via HDMI or AirPlay
* Use all of GoodNotes' tools, including the Laser Pointer on the iPad, while your audience only sees the page and the content
* GoodNotes empowers you to give more engaging presentations, lectures, and lessons. You can move around freely and interact with the audience while adding new information to the digital whiteboard for everyone to see

Visit our website at for more information, or follow us on Twitter and Instagram as @goodnotesapp.

What’s New

Version 5.3.11

- fixed a crash when content is moved outside of the page with the lasso tool and then scrolling to another page
- improved writing experience so that you can start writing while the page is slowing down from scrolling
- fixed a bug where writing would sometimes disappear

Ratings and Reviews

4.8 out of 5
1.1K Ratings

1.1K Ratings

scientisct314 ,

It is great, but it has some bugs and unconfortable settings

In general the application is great. Vertical scrolling is very confortable. The app allows to configurate the type of drawing of the pencil. In combination with apple pencil, the application is very useful. Nevertheless, it has had some, normally sporadic, bugs that have been unsolved for some time now. For example, when deleting some text, the application may become unstable: the deleted text will appear and dissappear arbitrarially. It is also unconfortable the fact that it is not possible to start drawing on a page and to finish on another one. The application does not recognize it. The application does not allow for moving a cut text on a page to another one. One has to copy and delete on one, and then to paste on the second page.

JohnCLNowak ,

Mały problem z PDF / Small problem with pdf file

Aplikacja jest naprawdę bardzo dobra, spełnia moje oczekiwania w 100%, chociaż zauważyłem w niej mały, niegroźny, ale irytujący problem.
Opcja „zoom” pozwala na przybliżenie pewnej części strony. Za jej pomocą można pisać bez przerwy, a program sam „przesunie” stronę o linijkę w dół - tak, aby to wyglądało jak najbardziej naturalnie.
Sprawa ma się inaczej w przypadku pliku PDF.
Pisząc po pliku, zoom nie przesuwa się naturalnie o linijkę w dół, a przeskakuje o kilka, przez co robi się ogromny odstęp między jednym napisanym wierszem, a drugim.
Nie pomaga restart aplikacji, czy przeinstalowanie.
Problem występuje tylko w plikach pdf. Kiedy dodamy normalną stronę, zoom działa naturalnie.

This app is really great, it fulfills 100% of my expectations, but I’ve noticed small, but irritating problem/bug.
The “zoom” option let us to zoom part of the current page. Using it, we can just write continuously and the program will automatically move the page one line down - it seems really naturally.
We have completely different situation with PDF file.
While writing on it with “zoom” option, it doesn’t move one line down, but... a few lines, so that we have huuuge space between one written line and another.
App reboot doesn’t work, the same as re-installing.
The most important thing - this problem occurs only with PDF file. On “normal page” the “zoom” option works correctly (naturally).

GoodNotes 5, version 5.1.0

Lynaxchan ,

Nice one.

I really like this application. Perfect for everyday use and I definitely give 5 whistles. However ... like any application, it requires new options. Over time, I noticed that mathematicians and scientists may have a bigger problem with using it. You could use utensils such as a ruler, protractor, set square to be able to draw drawings with greater accuracy. I also noticed some bugs when I entering text. Inserting mathematical formulas is possible only with pictures, it can be tedious. :) Still, I sincerely recommend the application and I’ll be waiting for a new upgrade.


Time Base Technology Limited
307.7 MB

Requires iOS 12.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.


English, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Thai, Traditional Chinese, Turkish

Age Rating
37,99 zł


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