Better features, better notes
The tools you need to take your digital note-taking to the next level.
Search your handwriting
Search any term to find every place it appears in your library – whether handwritten or typed. With powerful handwriting recognition, you'll always find what you wrote.
Annotate PDFs and PPTs
Freely mark up PDFs and PowerPoints without being confined to typed text – perfect for signing documents, writing on lecture slides, or annotating articles.
Organize your notes your way
Create as many folders and subfolders as you need, and rest assured that no matter how many notes, PDFs, and files you have, they're easily found.
Personalize your notebooks
Choose from a variety of covers and paper templates, from graph, dotted, and lined paper, to weekly planners, or easily add your own custom templates to create the notebook you want.
Save and reuse elements
Easily save and insert frequently used objects like stickers, images, text, formulas & diagrams with the Elements tool.
Open documents side by side
Multi-tasking made easy: read an article on one side, and take notes on the other. Or easily drag and drop information from one note to another.
Access your notes on the Mac
Get the Mac app at no extra cost, so you can always view your latest notes, wherever you prefer.
Easily share your notes
Work on the same notebooks with multiple people. Shared Documents gives you a shareable link to collaborate no matter where you are.
Study with flash cards
Test yourself and learn more effectively with the built-in flash cards study mode.
More Features at a Glance
Your first 3 notebooks in GoodNotes are free!
Download and try for free, on iPad, iPhone, and Mac.
GoodNotes is Free for Schools
Any educational institution using Apple School Manager will have full access to GoodNotes, including handwriting recognition powered by MyScript, for free.Find Out More