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LectureNotes is an Android app for note-taking by handwriting on the screen, in particular with a stylus.

It has been designed while having a user at university (or at school) in mind, for instance a lecturer who is using it for preparing her/his lecture or even for actual teaching (by writing on the device and projecting the screen content for the audience) or a student who is using it for taking handwritten notes during a lecture. However, it has found many users outside university, for instance businesspersons who use it for business notes and sales presentations or artists who use it to create sketches and drawings.

Its major target devices are tablets with Android 3.0 or later (it is developed on a Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 with an S-pen, and an Asus Nexus 7, a Samsung Nexus 10, an Amazon Kindle Fire HD, and an Asus MeMO Pad with an Adonit Jot Pro and a Wacom Bamboo stylus). The basic functionality works on all devices with Android 3.0 or later, but some which are hardware-dependent such as pressure sensitivity might not.

NOTE: There is a free trial version to test if the app is right for you. The free trial version is fully functional with the exception that the number of notebooks is constrained to two, with no more than eight pages per notebook.

User feedback:
We would love to hear from you, please send feedback and feature requests to us by email (devel [a] acadoid.com). If you encounter a problem with the app, please email us and we will do our very best to fix it quickly.

Major features:
* requires only minimal permissions and no internet connection (we do respect your privacy!)
* allows multiple pages to be simultaneously visible on the screen (i.e. continuous page view)
* allows smooth writing, typing, scrolling, and zooming

Additional features:
* multiple layers in notebook pages
* image and image set import into notebook (including image import directly from camera)
* single- and multi-page PDF import (requires PDFView to be installed)
* notebook export as compressed PDF
* notebook export to Evernote (requires Evernote app to be installed)
* notebook export to OneNote (requires OneNote app to be installed)
* audio recording and replay (requires LectureRecordings to be installed)
* video recording and replay (requires LectureVideos to be installed)
* presentations (requires LecturePresentations to be installed)
* sharing and import of notebook pages
* keyword attachment to notebook pages and automatic indexing
* insertion, deletion, and rearrangement of notebook pages
* sharing and import of notebooks
* organization of notebooks in folders
* backup and restore of notebooks board

Possible issue: For certain functionality, the app requires other apps to be installed: Notebook and folder import, notebooks board restore, and image set import require a file manager app to be installed; image import directly from camera requires a camera app to be installed; PDF import requires a file manager app and PDFView to be installed; export to Evernote requires the Evernote app to be installed; export to OneNote requires the OneNote app to be installed.

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Recently changed in this version

* text layer and text drawing tool improved
* export to PDF improved
* export to Evernote and to OneNote improved
* share individual layer added
* issues solved on devices with latest Android 5.0 version
* adjustable delay for two fingers gesture added
* adjustable delay for two fingers input zone gesture added
* adjustable delay for two fingers safe zone gesture added
* new custom paper pattern and custom drawing tool commands added
* size of pointer made adjustable

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Comments and ratings for LectureNotes
  • (77 stars)

    by Jay Williams on 12/12/2014


  • (77 stars)

    by Phillip Hagerman on 11/12/2014

    The interface takes a little getting used to, but once you spend some time making all your personalized adjustments this one really. the best. Sometimes it can be a little slow, especially when scrolling through imported PDFS, but nothing else has the same feature set at this price and good responsiveness.

  • (77 stars)

    by Darryl Toma on 10/12/2014

    This app is absolutely fantastic. Simply the ability to customise the stylus button uses alone puts it above the SNote app. With the custom pencils, layers, and good organisational tools for notes, this app is getting daily use from me at work as an architect. Two things that I find a bit unintuitive though, are: 1. Choosing the file storage location - for all of my notes that I export to PDF,

  • (77 stars)

    by Russ Poole on 08/12/2014

    Allow for the app to auto backup to dropbox... More page templates would be great... I use a note 4 + note 10.1 it would be good to synchronise both.. Great app , better than the competition.

  • (77 stars)

    by Rod Tuckwell on 07/12/2014

    This app has totally transformed my productivity. Be it brain storming or taking notes. Can't recommend this app enough!

  • (77 stars)

    by Denislav Yanakiev on 07/12/2014

    Amazing app, totally replaces S-Note, but there is one issue, the screen turns black every now and then, can not explain why. If that could be fixed, that would be great! Thank you!

  • (77 stars)

    by David Frydman on 06/12/2014

    Exactly what i looked for