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7 Great Android Note Taking Apps To Help You Live a Better Digital Life

Posted on 2.10.2015

You probably write notes everywhere: on scrap pieces of paper, digitally on your smartphone, all over your legal pads and occasionally, probably even on your hand. Fortunately, it doesn't have to be that way.

There are some really amazing note taking apps for Android that can fit rather seamlessly into the business and personal experiences of each day and which could really help us all live a better digital life. Let's take a look...

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Evernote, OneNote, and Google Keep

There are some best-in-class note taking apps for Android that most will be familiar with. Evernote, of course, is considered to be somewhat of the gold standard of applications in the note taking category, emerging in 2008 and overtaking Microsoft's OneNote in 2010 in interest). Evernote current dominance (illustrated in the Google Trends chart below) has been somewhat affected by the introduction of Google's Keep (and likely also as a result of better integration with the company's other products. Without question, Evernote is still the top note taking applications for Android, but Keep and OneNote and particularly feature-rich and reliable alternatives.

There are of course numerous alternatives to the big three in note taking applications for Android. Here are five that are sure to impress even the most diligent note taker:


Simplenote :: Rating - 4.3 / 4,759

ColorNote :: Rating - 4.5 / 1,144186

Note Everything :: Rating - 4.4 / 47,013

Notes :: 4.1 / 7,838 

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