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hovernote is a floating notepad app that lets you write text notes on top of other apps without having to switch out of them. hovernote lets you experience true multitasking on your Android device-- you can have a note open while using your browser, messaging app, pdf viewer, or any other app. The app can read and write .txt files on your device, features zero-effort autosaving capabilities that Just Work, and can Share notes to other apps. Dropbox Sync support is in beta.

★★★ Feature List ★★★
• Floats over other apps, allowing true multitasking
• Several different themes that you can assign to individual notes or as a default
• Share notes with other applications, such as Dropbox, Evernote, or whatever else you use. hovernote works with the apps you already have.
• Autosave keeps track of all of the notes you write in the Recent Notes list
• Select and edit text using the Edit Toolbar
• Reading and writing to .txt files on your device
• Reading and writing to .txt files synced with a Dropbox App Folder (BETA)
• Can have an unlimited number of notes open simultaneously
• Android Wear support: create quick notes with your watch using either voice input or a tiny keyboard

• Configuration Options:
‣ Whether to keep a persistent notification after closing all of the notes, to quickly open a new note
‣ Whether to autosave a .txt file note
‣ Whether to hide the window controls when switching away from a note, to save screen space
‣ Window Transparency
‣ Font style and size
‣ Whether to automatically show the keyboard when you focus a note window

★★★ Suggestions, Bug Reports, etc? ★★★
If you have any questions please send me an email: hovernote@mjlim.net. Emails responded to on a best-effort basis.
I work on hovernote (sometimes) in my spare time. Development is typically slow.
The app is now free due to the new requirement for me to have my physical address on the app store page if I want to continue selling it.

Tags: hovernote, hovernote dropbox, hover note, andiroid hovernote indir, hovernote app moving on display, hovernote 2.

Recently changed in this version

Full changelogs at http://mjlim.net
* Theme selector
* Scrapped the theme introduced in 2.1 for a much more flexible and better looking theme engine.
* Replaced all of the icons
* Add a setting to enable/disable automatic keyboard on window focus
* An assortment of small bugfixes
* (BETA) Android Wear support: Create notes with your watch using either your voice or a tiny keyboard.

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  • (56 stars)

    by Stephen Cia on 16/01/2015


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    by Sergio Eduardo Flores Mena on 14/01/2015


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    by Harminder Singh on 13/01/2015

    Hi there, Thanks for this innovative note taking idea. I have a suggestion though in order to improve it. You know it takes 2 clicks to close it. If it can be possible to put close button (X) on  the main window outside, it would reduce the number of clicks and would make it more quicker to use. Also if the fefault size of the window could be smaller or adjustable upon opening the app, it would p

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    by Syed Mohammed Mehdi on 12/01/2015

    I want it to auto save into Google keeps...

  • (56 stars)

    by Sonny Toshiro on 11/01/2015

    I like the new update, everything just convenience. But, I only store my notes locally, because I don't use Dropbox. I hope you can add Google Drive, then it would be perfect.

  • (56 stars)

    by Alexandria Felidae on 11/01/2015

    It's everything I was looking for and more! Has everything you could wasn't from a floating notes app, and text editor.

  • (56 stars)

    by Mohammed Sharikh on 11/01/2015

    I love your app.love the new UI but more than that you're use anywhere functionality. Would be very pleased if you would add the 'start on boot' feature

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