Screenshots: Five Android note-taking apps you never heard of
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When you’re on the go, you need tornbe able to quickly jot down notes before they slip away into the ether.rnOtherwise, you’ll most likely forget every brilliant idea you’ve ever had.rnThankfully, there are more note-taking apps than you could possibly imaginernusing. But which ones should you be using? How about thernones you’ve never heard of?
That’s right; there are so manyrnnote-taking apps available in the Google Play Store, you’ve probably heard ofrnonly a small portion of them. Some of those unheard-of apps are actually quiterngood. And so here we are, ready to unveil a few note-taking apps ready to servernyou… whether you know of them or not.
Note: This gallery is also available as an article.
Note Everything allows you tornquickly send memos, create folders, search–all in the free version. There isrnalso a pro version that adds photo notes, checklist notes, gallery notes,rnreminders, encryption. It lets you add notes to the status bar and do a fullrnbackup to an SD card. The Note Everything Pro add-on will set you back $3.99rnUSD. It’s worth every penny.
Squid (formerly Papyrus)
Other premium add-ons include ToolrnPack ($2.99), which adds tools like highlighters, a u201ctrueu201d eraser, a sharp toolrn(to draw lines, rectangles, etc.), and a text tool and Cloud Backup ($2.99),rnwhich allows you to back up your notes and export them to the cloud as PDFs.rnNote: Cloud Backup supports only Dropbox and Box at the moment.
SealNote Secure Encrypted Note
SealNote offers features such asrnAutosave, secure window content (to prevent screenshots from being taken whenrnnotes are open), password timeout, and backup/restore. You can also add yourrncredit cards (and other cards) into the app and secure them away–although ifrnyou’re as paranoid as I am, you probably won’t opt to use this feature. If yournlong press a note (from within the main window), you can archive notes, asrnwell. To get to your archive notes, swipe right from the left edge and taprnArchive.
My Notes - Notepad
My Notes allows you to add an apprnlock (to secure your notes away). If you happen to be a power user, you’llrnenjoy the built-in grouping and sort-by feature that makes finding your notesrneven easier—or you can use the included search feature. My Notes allows you torncreate folders and tag important notes with stars for quick access from the sidebar.
You can use the free version orrnpurchase the in-app SomNote Premium ($3.99/month USD), which gives you 30 GB ofrnextra storage (you get 1 GB with the free account). You’ll also get premiumrnthemes, attached file size up to 100 MB, attached file restoration, and thernremoval of ads.