hovernote

hovernote

5,000 - 10,000 downloads

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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
• 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

• 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

★★★ Suggestions, Bug Reports, etc? ★★★
Honestly, development is glacially slow. I don't have anywhere near as much time as I used to to work on hovernote.
Also I am aware that some of the settings do not persist across app restarts and will fix that at some point.
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.
If you have any questions please send me an email: hovernote@mjlim.net. Emails responded to on a best-effort basis.

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

Recently changed in this version

Full changelogs at http://mjlim.net
2.0.3: Notes can be removed from the Recent Notes list by long-pressing
2.0.2: Bugfixes
2.0:
• Dropbox app folder integration (BETA!)
• Undo/Redo buttons in the Edit Toolbar
• Greatly improved iconified notes (transparency, animation, snap to sides)
• Display a changelog the first time you open hovernote
• Generate a filename using the current time if none is provided when saving
• Fixed an issue with keyboard focusing on older versions of Android


Comments and ratings for hovernote
  • (74 stars)

    by Mary Schaperow on 25/06/2014

    what I was looking for! The things I want to stay "in my face" will, without being intrusive. I've tried a lot of these kinds of apps. Some are too confusing, or too BIG. But this app does exactly what I want perfectly. Thanks!

  • (74 stars)

    by Hank Falck on 04/06/2014

    Changed from 5 to 3 since I'm no longer able to save the notes. It is a great concept and I like being able to get to the app quickly.... but for some reason am no longer able to save the file.

  • (74 stars)

    by Dunavan Thompson on 24/04/2014

    Simply one of the best apps I have. I can jott notes here and share them with the desired app while never interrupting what I was doing in the first place. If you want to be able to multi-task on your device here's a great add-on.

  • (74 stars)

    by Ben Roope on 13/04/2014

    This is perfect! Multitasking at it's best!

  • (74 stars)

    by Andrea Perra Antonucci on 07/04/2014

    Does what it says. Easy to use and share from.

  • (74 stars)

    by Allie Smith on 03/04/2014

    this app is pure genius!

  • (74 stars)

    by Paul Ripley on 30/03/2014

    Can't believe how often this comes in handy! ...thank you for producing this. ...only thing that I feel could be improved is the selection method. Would love start and end selection to be replaced by standard android mechanism. Great tool though. Thanks again.